Introduction to the Kalachakra Mandala Retreat
Registration closes on Friday, August 28th for this free teaching.
In this three-day teaching cycle, you will be introduced to Dolpopa Sherab Gyaltsen’s short text “Praises to Glorious Kalachakra: A Summarised Approach to the Sadhana.” This text provides a skillful means to familiarise yourself with the various deities of the body, speech, mind, and primordial wisdom mandalas of the Glorious Kalachakra Tantra. It is ideal as a preliminary for practitioners who aspire to engage with the more extensive Kalachakra sadhanas. The teachings will follow Dolpopa’s auto-commentary which clarifies the meaning of each deity and how they each uniquely express the primordial purity of buddha-nature.
Spaces at Kalapa retreat center in Austria are limited and will, therefore, be awarded in chronological order of registration. Any additional registrations received above our maximum capacity will be placed on a waitlist. Out of respect for other people who wish to participate, if you register and then are unable to attend, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can give your space to the next person on the list. Failure to give proper notice and not showing up to the event will affect your ability to participate in future events. Please be considerate to others who wish to attend.
All participants, whether in person or online must register below to indicate that they will be attending. Those registered for the online teachings will be sent further information and links via email as we approach the date of the event.
How does the Online Retreat Work?
After you register prior to the online retreat, you will be sent an email containing all of the information to log in and follow along. The course will be held through “Zoom“. In order to access the sessions, you need to download the Zoom App onto the device through which you want to join.
We will provide you with the Zoom link (as well as Zoom Meeting-ID and Password) created by Dzokden. You will need this link (or alternatively Zoom Meeting-ID and Password) to access the online sessions. The Zoom link (as well as Zoom Meeting-ID and Password) will be provided at the latest two days before the online event in your email as well as in the Dzokden learning center.
Access to Video Materials Afterwards
The retreat access and all the prayers will be provided for you in Dzokden’s new online learning center. We encourage everyone to connect to the live-streamed retreat in real time but if that is not possible, you can still log in to the learning center after the retreat and access all of the retreat content.
Ven. Tenpai Gyaltsen
Ven. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen and his root teacher, the Kalachakra Master Khentrul Rinpoche Jamphel Lodrö, have collaborated on many English books from the basics of meditation up to the advanced yogic practices of the Six Vajra Yogas. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen is currently based at the Suchandra Institute in Austria, and is the president of Dzokden, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the manifestation of the golden age through the study and practice of Kalachakra.