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Nyungne Retreat – Friday, 26th May 2017 – Monday, 29th May 2017 – Barom Kagyu Sydney

May 26 @ 6:00 pm - May 29 @ 7:00 am
50B Woods Road,
Sefton, NSW, 2162 Australia
$60
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Venerable Sonam Tenzin Rinpoche and Venerable Lama Namsai from Barom Kagyu Sydney will conduct a practice retreat of Nyungne from Friday, 26th May 2017 to Monday, 29th May 2017.

The profound Fasting Practice of Nyungne Retreat is a Tibetan Buddhist practice designed to purify negative karma and accumulate merit and wisdom. It involves in practicing centring on the strict keeping of vows, the generating of the Boddhisattva attitude and the recitation on the sadhana (meditation practice) of the Thousand-Armed Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of compassion.  Additional commitments include strict silence and abstinence from intimate contact.

This Retreat will be held during the auspicious month of Sakadawa, the month commemorating the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of Shakyamuni Buddha.  It is said that, during this time, the merit accumulated through performing virtuous activity is multiplied 100,000 times.

Reservation are required by emailing to baromkagyu.syd@gmail.com with name and contact details, pre-registration is necessary to book for meals and accommodations.

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Details

Start: May 26 @ 6:00 pm
End: May 29 @ 7:00 am
Cost: $60
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Venue

Venue Name: Barom Kagyu Sydney
Address: 50B Woods Road,
Sefton, NSW, 2162 Australia

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