On Saturday 13th October, to a well-attended audience, Lama Jampa Thaye continued teaching Chandrogomin’s master-work entitled ‘The Twenty Verses on the Bodhisattva Vow’, using the detailed commentary by Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen. He emphasised how essential it is for dharma students to develop loving kindness, compassion and the altruistic motivation of bodhicitta. This inspirational teaching will continue into next year with the next part being given on 12th January 2013.
In the afternoon Lama Jampa bestowed the initiation of Simhanada Chenrezik and at the end explained that this initiation is contained both within the collection of The Thirteen Golden Dharmas of the Sakya school and The Hundred Sadhanas of Bari Lotsawa. Lama Jampa received the the former lineage from His Holiness Sakya Trizin, and the latter from Karma Thinley Rinpoche.
Lama Jampa’s next teachings will be in the USA from 27th October to 3rd November, when he will give teachings and initiations at various venues across West L.A. Please click here for details: www.dechenfoundation.org/events
Later in November Lama Jampa and Dechen Dolma will travel to India to receive teachings from His Holiness Sakya Trizin and His Holiness Karmapa. He has also been invited to teach The Four Dharmas of Gampopa in Delhi. This will be the first time Lama Jampa has given teachings in India.
The next UK teaching will be London on December 1st, when Lama Jampa will give teachings on the Heart Sutra and the initiation of Prajnaparamita, please click here for details: www.dechen.org/events/events2012/LondonNov