News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search


Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche To Visit Wgtn

The Great Tibetan Yogi Poet, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche Khenpo is one of the most senior teachers of the Buddhadharma in the Kagyu tradition.

Born in Kham in Eastern Tibet, he began practice as a child and became a cave and charnel yogi at an early age, travelling throughout Tibet. Mixing intense study of the buddhadharma with practice for many years he became "Khenpo", a realised master of the teachings.

Milarepa's Life and Songs Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche will teach about Milarepa's song on the Six Questions and how it helps our understanding of mind. Friday, 20 October, 7:30pm Registration 7:00pm 31 Hobson Crescent Thorndon, Wellington Cost: $10

Buddha Nature and Milarepa's Life and Songs The morning program will include teaching on the Buddha Nature from a chapter of the Uttara-Tantra-Shastra.

This teaching includes the profound teachings on buddha nature as the unconditional ground of existence. In the afternoon programme Khenpo will teach other Milarepa songs.

Sunday, 22 October, 9am to 5pm Registration 8:30am 31 Hobson Crescent Thorndon, Wellington Cost: $65 Pre-registration discount price $50 Registration Please make the cheque payable to Shambala Training. Send your name, address and phone number and payment to: Khenpo Programme 28B Mataroa Avenue, Northland, Wellington Early registration is encouraged as attendance is limited. For more information: call Marian or Colin on (04) 475 9223

© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

Legendary Bassist David Friesen Plays Wellington’s Newest Jazz Venue

Friesen is touring New Zealand to promote his latest album Another Time, Another Place, recorded live at Auckland's Creative Jazz Club in 2015. More>>

Howard Davis Review: The Father - Descending Into The Depths of Dementia

Florian Zeller's dazzling drama The Father explores the effects of a deeply unsettling illness that affects 62,000 Kiwis, a number expected to grow to 102,000 by 2030. More>>

Howard Davis Review: Blade Runner Redivivus

When Ridley Scott's innovative, neo-noir, sci-fi flick Blade Runner was originally released in 1982, at a cost of over $45 million, it was a commercial bomb. More>>

14-21 October: New Zealand Improv Festival In Wellington

Imagined curses, Shibuya’s traffic, the apocalypse, and motherhood have little in common, but all these and more serve as inspiration for the eclectic improvised offerings coming to BATS Theatre this October for the annual New Zealand Improv Festival. More>>


Bird Of The Year Off To A Flying Start

The competition asks New Zealanders to vote for their favourite bird in the hopes of raising awareness of the threats they face. More>>

Scoop Review Of Books:
K Emma Ng's Old Asian, New Asian

This book, written by a young second-generation Chinese New Zealander, gives many examples of the racism that Asian New Zealanders experience. More>>