Medicine Buddha Meditation Retreat

medicine buddha statue

Saturday, December 19, 2015

10:30am to 5:00pm

Medicine Buddha is an enlightened being who has unbiased compassion for all living beings. He protects living beings from physical and mental sickness and other dangers and obstacles, and helps them to eradicate the three poisons – attachment, hatred, and ignorance – which are the source of all sickness and danger. He is a Buddha Doctor.

Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal will guide us through the practice over the course of four sessions during the day. All are welcome!

Cost: $40 which assists us the center’s expenses and includes a delicious, vegetarian lunch. If you are in need of a partial scholarship please contact us at [email protected].

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First Session (10:30-11:30 am)

10:30 – 11:00 am Preliminary practice – Motivation and Refuge (Page 1)
11:00 – 11:30 am Explanation and Meditation on Altruistic Mind

11:30 – 11:45 amTea Break

Second Session (11:45 – 12:50)
Explanation and experiential meditation of Four Immeasurables (Page 2-7)

Purifying Space and Lineage Masters prayers
12:50 – 2:30 pm – Lunch Break

Third Session (2:30 – 3:30pm)

Actual Meditation and Recitation of Eight Medicine Buddhas (Page 7-22)

3:35 – 3:50 pm – Tea Break

Fourth Session (3:50 – 5:00 pm)

Explanation of Mantras and Mantra accumulation, Dedication practice (Page 22-27)