Dharma

Kagyu Practice Retreat

Please join us for a weekend to reconnect with practice, lineage and old Dharma friends. Lama Yeshe Rinpoche has advised us to practice the first two special foundational practices of Refuge and Bodhicitta, and Dorje Sempa. Included will be Green Tara and Chenrezig practice. "If your mind is engaging either in the mantra or visualization [...]

By |2020-02-13T18:25:27+02:00February 28th, 2020|, , , |0 Comments

Experience The Heart Sutra Over Valentine’s Weekend with Ava Avalos

In the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh, come study and explore the mysterious wisdom of the Heart Sutra, known in Buddhism as ‘The Prajnaparamita.’ This ancient and sacred text will form the foundation of Zen Buddhist Mindfulness Practices to open your heart - including sitting, walking, dancing & singing. The workshop will be facilitated by [...]

By |2020-01-10T16:34:21+02:00February 14th, 2020|, , , , , |0 Comments

Retreating in December with Dónal Creedon

Tara Rokpa Centre is a supreme setting for this special retreat. Set in the dramatic scenery of the North West province - wild and wonderful – busting with all the elements of nature and with the living solidity of the Eco/ Adobe buildings - this venue established by our beloved teacher, Akong Rinpoché, made for [...]

By |2020-02-13T18:53:14+02:00January 9th, 2020|dharma, meditation, mindfulness|0 Comments

Dancing in the Depths

A retreat in the Tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh Impermanence moves us into the unknown whether we like it or not.  This movement based workshop will provide an opportunity to slow down and embrace the depth of our embodied experience and wisdom in a time of great uncertainty. Cradled in the safe beauty of the [...]

By |2019-09-05T21:55:20+02:00November 15th, 2019|, , , , |0 Comments

The Kagyu Monlam – A trip to Samye Ling and back

There I was, living at the tip of Africa looking for something, not really sure what, confused by the roots of my German-Indian descent: not at home, nor here nor there, standing on the halfway line between those two worlds. They say Cape Town is one of the most beautiful places on earth and South [...]

By |2019-08-10T10:38:54+02:00August 9th, 2019|community, dharma|0 Comments

Personal Practice Retreat

Guided by Alan Muller A traditional 3 year 3 month traditional retreat is out of reach of most people leading modern lives. And it is a great challenge for lay practitioners to find the time or place to complete practices such as Ngöndro – the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism. In response to these needs, [...]

By |2019-01-14T21:16:02+02:00April 19th, 2019|, , , |0 Comments

Re-calibrating for the year

…on retreat with Dónal Creedon at TRC – December, 2018 It always feels like there’s a lot of time on one of Dónal’s retreats. There’s an air of lightness and ease, It’s only in retrospect that you realise just how many hours of practise you’ve chalked up. I’ve been on a fair number of retreats [...]

By |2019-01-21T18:50:41+02:00January 21st, 2019|dharma, meditation|0 Comments