Cardiff Events List

Date/Time Event
01/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

05/05/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff
Tibetan Buddhism Bristol - Dream Yoga Exploring Vajrayana

The Aro gTér is a small Nyingma Lineage. but encompasses a vast range of Buddhist teachings. Based in Dzogchen, the teachings include the scope of Sutra and Tantra, but always with reference to the Dzogchen view of nonduality.

This morning session is open to all. Particular topics will be explored in detail at each session. The session will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.)

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to know the details of the topic(s) being covered on a particular Saturday.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the morning break. If staying on for the afternoon session, please bring a packed lunch.

05/05/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cardiff
Tantric Crafts

The Arts are an important aspect of the practice of Tantra. In the Aro gTér, a small Nyingma Lineage. practitioners create and improve their practice equipment to make their relationship with such equipment more powerful and personal. Craftwork may include: creating a mat upon which to place instruments and a songbook; creating a rainbow banner (chö-phen) to decorate and balance a drum; filing bells and drums to make them finer; making bags to protect instruments when travelling; framing a thangka; making a meditation strap (gom-tag), and so on. Other items that can be created are specifically craft as practice – such as the amulet shown in the image above, or namkha (woven thread cross) which weaves the elements of the emotions through the symbolism of coloured thread.

This afternoon session is open to all, and will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.) Ngakma Nor’dzin is an experienced craftswoman and holds an Honours degree in design.

Please bring your own tantric craft project. Instruction, and suggestions for projects, can be offered to people who are new or unfamiliar with tantric craftwork. Basic tools will be available, such as sewing machines, a dremel, files, etc. Materials are not generally provided, but some will be available to purchase at cost if needed.

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to discuss a craft project.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the tea break. The session is scheduled to finish at 17:00, but this is not a fixed end time. People may leave when they wish, or stay on beyond this time if they are thoroughly engrossed in their craftwork. A group take-away is always a possibility!

06/05/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff
Meditation and yogic song

This monthly meditation session is open to anyone who wishes to practise meditation.

Meditation cushions, and chairs are provided for your comfort, and song sheets and instruments are available.

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month
with Ngakma Nor’dzin & Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin

A donation is requested.

Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin are a married and ordained teaching couple in the Nyingma Aro gTér Lineage. They have pastoral responsibility for a sangha of practitioners.

06/05/2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cardiff
Jong Dar

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month

11:30 – 12:30.

A donation is requested.

Jong Dar is a term that covers all the physical practices of the Aro Tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism. Each session is 1 hour. The session may include Ying’khor, walking meditation, and standing meditation.

The 25 Ying ’khor exercises involve subtle movement in a standing position. Some include visualisation of coloured light energy synchronised with the breath. A few involve sound as vocalised syllables.

All are welcome whatever age or level of fitness.

08/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

15/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

22/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

29/05/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

02/06/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff
Tibetan Buddhism Bristol - Dream Yoga Exploring Vajrayana

The Aro gTér is a small Nyingma Lineage. but encompasses a vast range of Buddhist teachings. Based in Dzogchen, the teachings include the scope of Sutra and Tantra, but always with reference to the Dzogchen view of nonduality.

This morning session is open to all. Particular topics will be explored in detail at each session. The session will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.)

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to know the details of the topic(s) being covered on a particular Saturday.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the morning break. If staying on for the afternoon session, please bring a packed lunch.

02/06/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cardiff
Tantric Crafts

The Arts are an important aspect of the practice of Tantra. In the Aro gTér, a small Nyingma Lineage. practitioners create and improve their practice equipment to make their relationship with such equipment more powerful and personal. Craftwork may include: creating a mat upon which to place instruments and a songbook; creating a rainbow banner (chö-phen) to decorate and balance a drum; filing bells and drums to make them finer; making bags to protect instruments when travelling; framing a thangka; making a meditation strap (gom-tag), and so on. Other items that can be created are specifically craft as practice – such as the amulet shown in the image above, or namkha (woven thread cross) which weaves the elements of the emotions through the symbolism of coloured thread.

This afternoon session is open to all, and will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.) Ngakma Nor’dzin is an experienced craftswoman and holds an Honours degree in design.

Please bring your own tantric craft project. Instruction, and suggestions for projects, can be offered to people who are new or unfamiliar with tantric craftwork. Basic tools will be available, such as sewing machines, a dremel, files, etc. Materials are not generally provided, but some will be available to purchase at cost if needed.

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to discuss a craft project.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the tea break. The session is scheduled to finish at 17:00, but this is not a fixed end time. People may leave when they wish, or stay on beyond this time if they are thoroughly engrossed in their craftwork. A group take-away is always a possibility!

03/06/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff
Meditation and yogic song

This monthly meditation session is open to anyone who wishes to practise meditation.

Meditation cushions, and chairs are provided for your comfort, and song sheets and instruments are available.

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month
with Ngakma Nor’dzin & Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin

A donation is requested.

Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin are a married and ordained teaching couple in the Nyingma Aro gTér Lineage. They have pastoral responsibility for a sangha of practitioners.

03/06/2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cardiff
Jong Dar

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month

11:30 – 12:30.

A donation is requested.

Jong Dar is a term that covers all the physical practices of the Aro Tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism. Each session is 1 hour. The session may include Ying’khor, walking meditation, and standing meditation.

The 25 Ying ’khor exercises involve subtle movement in a standing position. Some include visualisation of coloured light energy synchronised with the breath. A few involve sound as vocalised syllables.

All are welcome whatever age or level of fitness.

05/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

12/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

19/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

26/06/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

03/07/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

07/07/2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cardiff
Tibetan Buddhism Bristol - Dream Yoga Exploring Vajrayana

The Aro gTér is a small Nyingma Lineage. but encompasses a vast range of Buddhist teachings. Based in Dzogchen, the teachings include the scope of Sutra and Tantra, but always with reference to the Dzogchen view of nonduality.

This morning session is open to all. Particular topics will be explored in detail at each session. The session will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.)

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to know the details of the topic(s) being covered on a particular Saturday.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the morning break. If staying on for the afternoon session, please bring a packed lunch.

07/07/2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cardiff
Tantric Crafts

The Arts are an important aspect of the practice of Tantra. In the Aro gTér, a small Nyingma Lineage. practitioners create and improve their practice equipment to make their relationship with such equipment more powerful and personal. Craftwork may include: creating a mat upon which to place instruments and a songbook; creating a rainbow banner (chö-phen) to decorate and balance a drum; filing bells and drums to make them finer; making bags to protect instruments when travelling; framing a thangka; making a meditation strap (gom-tag), and so on. Other items that can be created are specifically craft as practice – such as the amulet shown in the image above, or namkha (woven thread cross) which weaves the elements of the emotions through the symbolism of coloured thread.

This afternoon session is open to all, and will be led by Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ‘ö-Dzin, an ordained teaching couple with many years experience of teaching and practice. (Please see their Facebook page.) Ngakma Nor’dzin is an experienced craftswoman and holds an Honours degree in design.

Please bring your own tantric craft project. Instruction, and suggestions for projects, can be offered to people who are new or unfamiliar with tantric craftwork. Basic tools will be available, such as sewing machines, a dremel, files, etc. Materials are not generally provided, but some will be available to purchase at cost if needed.

Booking is not required, but do check the calendar a day or two before, or telephone, to check it is happening. Please also phone if you want to discuss a craft project.

A donation is requested.

Refreshments are provided for the tea break. The session is scheduled to finish at 17:00, but this is not a fixed end time. People may leave when they wish, or stay on beyond this time if they are thoroughly engrossed in their craftwork. A group take-away is always a possibility!

08/07/2018
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cardiff
Meditation and yogic song

This monthly meditation session is open to anyone who wishes to practise meditation.

Meditation cushions, and chairs are provided for your comfort, and song sheets and instruments are available.

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month
with Ngakma Nor’dzin & Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin

A donation is requested.

Ngakma Nor’dzin and Ngakpa ’ö-Dzin are a married and ordained teaching couple in the Nyingma Aro gTér Lineage. They have pastoral responsibility for a sangha of practitioners.

08/07/2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cardiff
Jong Dar

Monthly on the Sunday of the first weekend of the month

11:30 – 12:30.

A donation is requested.

Jong Dar is a term that covers all the physical practices of the Aro Tradition of Vajrayana Buddhism. Each session is 1 hour. The session may include Ying’khor, walking meditation, and standing meditation.

The 25 Ying ’khor exercises involve subtle movement in a standing position. Some include visualisation of coloured light energy synchronised with the breath. A few involve sound as vocalised syllables.

All are welcome whatever age or level of fitness.

10/07/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

17/07/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

24/07/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

31/07/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

07/08/2018
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cardiff
Meditation Group

A weekly meditation group is open to anyone who wishes to meditate. It is available to new and experienced meditators – all will be made welcome.

30/11/2018 - 02/12/2018
6:00 pm - 2:00 pm
An Open Retreat with the Lineage Holders - Entering the Heart of the Sun and Moon

Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen will discuss the spiritual vivacity of: falling in love; perceptual intimacy; vajra romance; non-dual passion; liberated-lust; and the poignant possibility of remaining in love indefinitely.