The Sadhana of Mahamudra: an Introduction (Online)

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Date:
Sunday 9 May 2021 (10:00 -12:00)
Location:
17 Lower Redland Road, Redland
Teacher : John Seex
Coordinator : Irene Cleghorn
Contact person : Irene Cleghorn
Price 1 : £10.00
The Sadhana of Mahamudra is a practice of taking refuge in the phenomenal world, the five elements: to come back to reality rather than get lost in materialism - what we think we know of the world.  

The session will begin with an introduction prior to practicing the Sadhana of Mahamudra. Written by Chögyam Trungpa when he was on retreat in Bhutan, its descriptive language depicts a colourful visualization. It is a practice of taking refuge in the phenomenal world, the five elements: coming back to reality rather than getting lost in materialism, which is what we think we know of the world and how we use this to reinforce our ego, our sense of self.   It celebrates co-emergent wisdom and the balance between wretchedness and brilliance: our wretchedness keeps us humble and our brilliance keeps us energised and available, always opening out. John will then give a talk on this practice, its meaning and its relevance to us.

Although some familiarity with the practice will be helpful it is not essential and newcomers are welcome to attend.