Meditation Benefits

Entering into the Light

Entering into the Light

Tibetan Bardo-teachings and the Near-Death-Experience 18 October evening through 20 October afternoon As we and our loved ones enter into the last stages of life many questions arise. What happens after death of the body? How can I prepare? How can I best support my loved ones as they near this great transition? In this weekend we will look at all these questions from the multiple perspectives of Tibetan Bön tradition, Western psychology and personal experience. We will introduce meditation practices you can use to prepare yourself for the great transition, and ways that you can help others resolve their fears, discover their peace, and enter into the light in a beautiful way. This transition offers many wonderful opportunities to let go of old negativities, and...

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Healing through the Pure Essence of the Elements

Healing through the Pure Essence of the Elements

Sintra, Portugal, 13 – 19 July, 2019 Sponsored by Ligmincha Portugal The spiritual path leads to inner insight and deep connection with nature. Through a clear understanding of the primal elements, earth, water, fire, air and space, one can balance emotions, thoughts and actions, leading to a rich and peaceful relationship with ourselves, others, and our world. In nature we clearly see the elements at play, and through our spiritual practice, become deeply appreciative of our natural environment and our responsibility to respect and preserve. Through appreciation and respect, right relationship and action manifests. Experience the world as a sacred place and you will be gradually transformed into sacred being. Bring your inner elements into harmony, bring balance...

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Healing Through Nature, Part 1

Healing Through Nature, Part 1

Nature as our Spiritual Refuge A five afternoon workshop May 7 – June 11, 2018 5 – 7 pm Nearly everyone feels nourished, refreshed and renewed when we spend time in Nature. This series of afternoons in beautiful natural settings will support deepening our experience of the healing spiritual qualities of the pure natural presence of the elements. This training is drawn from Tibetan practices of connecting to earth, water, fire, wind and space, to heal, renew, and bring balance to ourselves as well as to the earth itself. Each session will include an introduction to techniques to experience and bring balance through a specific element, time to practice and deepen your spiritual connection the elements in nature, and group discussions around the fire to...

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Healing Through Nature, Part 2

Healing Through Nature, Part 2

Nature as our Spiritual Refuge A six afternoon workshop July 9 – August 13, 2018 All indigenous spiritual traditions of the world know that nature is filled with spirit, is alive, and responds to people with right intention. In this series of six afternoon sessions we will explore and connect to the spirits that live within the trees, stones, streams, ponds, fires, winds and sky. In the first part of the Healing with Nature series we learned to connect with the pure elemental energies present in nature. In this second stage we learn to connect directly with the spirits that live within nature. Nature is eager to once again be in relationship with humans, for our ancestors around the world had regular contact and personal relationships with the spirits of...

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Transforming Challenging Relationships

Transforming Challenging Relationships

All of us at one time or another feel stuck, at a loss for how to make a relationship work better. This can be in a work situation, or in a personal relationship; the principles are the same. We can feel hurt, used, victimized, angry, or disconnected. The other person is not doing what we expected! If only they would pull their due, not fool around, and change into a nice person! What happened to that warm feeling we used to have when we first got to know one another? Blame, regret, guilt, anger and remorse keep us stuck in a self-centered downward spiral that can mean the end of a meaningful relationship. If we allow our minds to get stuck in the endless loop of criticism, there can seem to be no way out. But there are simple ways to step off this dead end path...

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