CyberDharma Teachings:

Jewel Ornament of Liberation

February 12, 2023, 9AM PT 

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Suggested: $20 per session

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Recent Past Teachings:

Lojong: Thought and Mind Transformation
Sutra of Remembering the Sublime Three Jewels

Themes from the Lotus Sutra

Book of Kadam

Special Practice Sessions:

Sadhana of Thousand Arm Avalokiteshvara
(Sahasrabhuja-lokeshwara)

TBD

This session is an opportunity to practice the sadhana together. No teachings or instructions will be provided. Participants should have received necessary initiation/ empowerment. We hope that practitioners will use this opportunity to both familiarize and stabilize their practice. Click here for sadhana text.

 

 

Online Practice Sessions:

Tara Mantra Recitation Session  

7AM PT/ 10AM ET
TBD

A wonderful way to begin your day and to stabilize your practice. Each session will be 30-45 mins long.

20 Minutes of Calm 

Virtual Sittings – Online Meditation Sessions

Resuming  January 17 – Tuesdays @ 1PM ET

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Special Events: 

TBD

 

 

 

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Upcoming Retreats

Cultivating and Abiding in the Four Immeasurables

with The Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi

Saturday February 4, 2023, 10AM-4PM PT

In Person Retreat in Santa Barbara, CA or live online.

The practice of Four Immeasurables or Four Brahmaviharas occupies a central theme in all schools of Buddhist tradition, from Theravada to Mahayana to Vajrayana. This retreat will focus on its meaning and practice, both as a beginner and as highlighted in the yogic traditions of Dzogchen. This retreat will be a combination of teachings, discussion and practice.

The in-person retreat is hosted by the sangha in Santa Barbara, CA. You can get more information from Susie at emid@emidsb.org

 

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Register here for on-line participation.

Etiquette for Virtual Gatherings, CyberDharma and on-line Retreats 

  • Join the session a few minutes prior to the actual start time.
  • Be sure that your computer is connected to the network and have the login information available.
  • When using video be sure that camera is at a proper angle. Or else choose not to transmit video.
  • Whether you are using computer audio or a phone line, mute yourself unless you have to say something or it is a Q&A session. After you’ve asked your question turn the phone to mute.
  • Do not pace around or talk to your pets or yourself while having the audio and video on. 
  • When using phone line only be sure you are at a quiet spot. If you are by yourself, please use a headset.
  • Prayer-books and texts are generally circulated in advance.

Virtual Meditation Sessions

  • Join the session a few minutes prior to the actual start time.
  • Find a quiet and comfortable place to Join in/ call in from.
  • Meditation sessions are generally silent unless it is a guided meditation
  • No Q&A unless the instructor has suggested as such