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Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Autumn at Aro Ling Cardiff - Nyingma Buddhism


The Autumn programme at Aro Ling Cardiff is detailed below.


Monday closed
Tuesday 19:00–20:30 Meditation Group – open group, all welcome
Wednesday 14:00–15:00 Tibetan Yoga – through these movements Mind finds itself in its own free space
Wednesday 15:45–16:15 Children’s Story-time – stories from Buddhist Traditions
Wednesday 17:30–18:30 Tibetan Yoga – through these movements Mind finds itself in its own free space
Thursday 19:00–20:30 Courses on Vajrayana Buddhism – for details see below
Friday 10:30–11:30 Tibetan Yoga – through these movements Mind finds itself in its own free space
Friday 12:00–13:00 Guided Meditation – enjoy a delightfully different lunchtime break
Saturday 10:00–12:00 1st Saturday of the month: Meditation – discover the spaciousness of Mind, & learn how to start or establish a regular practice
Saturday 10:00–12:00 Other Saturdays – courses & events – for details see below
Sunday closed (unless we are running a weekend event)

Upcoming courses:

The Body of Visions – 
the rich and dramatic symbolism of inner Tantra
Thursdays, 5 week course, 19:00 – 20:30, 06 Nov – 04 Dec, £6 per night, or £25 for the course
These five weeks will explore tantric theory and imagery, and practices of vision, voice, gesture, and music. It will include an evening of empowerment, and a presentation of Tibetan Tantric arts. Attend for particular evenings or for the whole course.
Week 1: The path of transforming ordinary appearance into realised appearance
Week 2. Tantric imagery – a visual presentation
Week 3: Padmasambhava – Guru Rinpoche, the tantric Buddha
Week 4: Yeshé Tsogyel and other important women in Tibetan Buddhism
Week 5: Empowerment and the Vajra Master

Tibetan Yoga through these movements Mind finds itself in its own free space. Saturdays, 3 week course, 10 – 12, 11 – 24 October, £15 for the course
Tibetan Yoga offers a range of exercises suitable for all ages, abilities and body types. The exercises range from simple to challenging, from low impact to high impact. It is an enjoyable practice that can benefit everyone.


Weaving the elements release neurosis into the skies of the elements Saturdays, 4 week course, 10 – 12, 08 – 29 November, £6 per session, or £20 for the course
Weave the elements earth, water, fire, air and space into thread cross designs and amulets to release oneself or others from neurosis and health problems. Discover the significance of the elements to our emotional state.