Whether you are looking for instruction and support with your meditation practice, or a complete path to Enlightenment, Rigpa courses have something to offer you.
Learn what meditation is and how to meditate. Explore compassion and how and why it is worth cultivating in our lives. For those new to Buddhism, there are introductory courses that provide a general introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.
In the Mirror of Death
Day and evening classes starting early October – 8 sessionsAn Introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist Understanding inspired by ‘The Tibetan Book of Living & Dying’. This 8 session course guides participants through the essential teachings on dying and death from the Buddhist tradition of Tibet. It offers a glimpse of this practical wisdom and sacred inspiration, which is so beneficial for today’s world.
Classes on Compassion
Day and evening classes starting mid July – 10 sessionsThe Art Of Compassionate Living course: simple ways to develop our empathy and compassion for ourselves and those around us—at home, at work and in every aspect of our lives.
Thursday Evenings, 7 pm to 9 pm, 20 July to 30 NovemberThis class will provide an introduction to the practices of Ngondro - the preliminary or ‘foundation’ practices of Vajrayana Buddhism. The ngöndro practices are a profound and powerful means for effecting a deep purification and inner transformation, at every level of our being.
The Seven Points of Mind Training
18 July to 28 November‘The Seven Points of Mind Training’ belongs to the category of teachings known as lojong. The essential meaning of the term lojong is ‘training or transforming the mind’. The lojong teachings help us to deepen our practice of bodhichitta and also show us how to bring bodhichitta into everyday life in a very practical and direct way.
Dzogchen Mandala StudiesDzogchen Study Group The practice of Dzogchen is the most ancient and direct stream of wisdom within the Buddhist Tradition of Tibet.