Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok will bestow the empowerments of White Tara and Medicine Buddha and will offer teachings in this long weekend (Canadian Thanksgiving) program at Sea to Sky Retreat Centre. There's no special pre-requisite or commitment associated with these empowerments. The retreat is open for all to attend.
Avalokiteshvara, the Bodhisattva of compassion, manifested as Arya Tara upon seeing the misery and suffering of the confused beings in the world.
Medicine Buddha Empowerment:
The practice of Medicine Buddha, the Supreme Healer (or Sangye Menla in Tibetan) is not only a very powerful method for healing and increasing healing powers both for oneself and others, but also for overcoming the inner sickness of attachment, hatred, and ignorance. Thus to meditate on the Medicine Buddha can help decrease physical and mental illness and suffering. The Medicine Buddha mantra is held to be extremely powerful for healing physical illnesses and for the purification of negative karma.
Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding Rinpoche
Her Eminence Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding Rinpoche, frequently referred to
as Jetsun Kushok or Jetsunma, is the spiritual director of Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling in
In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition Jetsun Kushok is one of only a few female lineage-holders and is one of three known female teachers to have transmitted the precious Lamdre (path and its results) teachings of the Sakya tradition. In 1971, Jetsun Kushokand her family moved to
- If you are interested in this retreat, please send an email to the Retreat Manager.
- The charge for this 4-day (3-night) program includes accommodation and all meals. To register for this retreat, please mail a cheque for $250 (sharing room) or $300 (private room, subject to availability) Canadian or US Dollars made payable to SIDDHARTHA'S INTENT. Please make sure to write on the memo of the cheque "Empowerment & Teachings: Oct 11-14, 2013".
- Mail cheque to: Sea To Sky Retreat Centre,
84 Retreat Road, Whistler, BC, V0N 1B1, . (Please note the new street address. The centre's location is unchanged, but Canada Post has assigned a new address.) Canada
The program begins with 3 - 5 PM afternoon arrivals on Friday, Oct. 11 and concludes with after lunch departures on Monday, Oct. 14.