THE EMPOWERMENT OF THE GREAT MOTHER
Friday, September 2 - Sunday, September 4
Blessing Empowerment and Teachings
with Gen Kelsang Rigpa
in 2013, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso granted Prajnaparamita empowerment in Portugal. in this special weekend event, Gen Rigpa will share this empowerment and transmit Venerable Geshe-la's teachings associated with them.
What to Expect
Day by Day
Friday, September 2 | 7:30-9:00pm
Happiness and Liberation is a special talk in which Gen Kelsang Rigpa will re-transmit the profound lineage blessings and instructions presented by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche during the "Introductory Teaching" at the infamous 2013 International Kadampa Fall Festival in Cascais, Portugal. How fortunate we are! Everyone is welcome to attend.
Saturday, September 3 | 9am-4pm
Saturday is empowerment day! After the first meditation, we get to receive the special blessing empowerment of the Great Mother, Prajnaparamita. In this empowerment, Gen Rigpa guides us to make a connection with this special Buddha. The empowerment bestows upon us special blessings that heal our mind and awaken our Buddha nature.
Saturday, September 4 | 9am-12:45pm Meditation & Teachings
On Sunday, we begin with a guided meditation and then receive the final teaching from Gen Rigpa on the powerful practice called The Great Mother, we will recite the Heart Sutra and meditate on emptiness. This is a special method to overcome obstacles and dangers.