Medicine Buddha Retreat with Lama Döndrup
April 18 – 19, 2020 10am – 4pm daily
Online Via Zoom (Live Teaching)
and by Recorded Video after April 19th
Upon enlightenment, Medicine Buddha (Sangye Menla) made 12 vows. One of these vows was the vow to heal those who are experiencing illness, particularly illnesses for which there is no known cure. This practice helps us to uncover and access our innate capacity to heal and it also is effective in purifying karma before and after death. It is an excellent practice for working with the current health crisis that we as human beings are experiencing as a global community. It provides an avenue for being of benefit to oneself and others at a time when circumstances seem beyond our control.
In this two-day online teaching, Lama Döndrup will present a thorough explanation of each element of the practice text which includes visualization, mudras, and mantras. In doing this, she will also speak generally about Vajrayana practice theory and how it manifests in this particular text. The weekend teaching will culminate in doing the practice together.
Session times will be 10am – 12:30pm and 1:30 – 4:00pm
Requirements for Attending this Retreat
- Meditation experience is required in order to fully benefit from these teachings.
- Attendees commit to attend both days of the teaching in order to receive the full transmission, and are on time to each session
- In attending this retreat, one is stating their intention to engage in the practice.
Cost for the two day retreat is a sliding scale $0 – $225.
While Medicine Buddha is a vajrayana practice, one can receive these teachings and do the practice without an empowerment. But it is important to receive the empowerment as soon as possible. Sukhasiddhi will be offering the empowerment in the near future.
Lama Döndrup will be leading this Medicine Buddha practice at the Sukhasiddhi Sundays beginning on April 26th.