I have just had this forwarded to me so I thought I would post it for my American readers - and anyone else who may be interested.
Bon Retreat by Geshe Chongtul Rinpoche - Connecticut,America
This fall on the East Coast, Geshe Chongtul
Rinpoche will present the very precious teaching of Eight Loving Mothers. The
three-day teaching will be held from November 30 to December 2, 2012 in a
beautiful and tranquil retreat center in Connecticut. Don't miss this wonderful
opportunity to share the experience of a peaceful and spiritual retreat with
Rinpoche and fellow practitioners over a long weekend this fall.
Eight Loving Mothers
with Geshe Chongtul
November 30 - December 2, 2012
The Loving Mother embodies the
divine feminine energy of boundless love and compassion. She is known as Sa
Trik Er Sang in the ancient Zhang Zhung language, Sherab Chamma in the Tibetan
Bon tradition, and as Tara in Sanskrit.
The Loving Mother's devotion to acts of
love over many lifetimes transformed her into Chamma, the goddess
whose unconditional love energy compassionately protects all beings.
Chamma's energy manifests in eight different ways to help overcome eight
Rinpoche will provide detailed explanations about each of these
eight Chamma manifestations and the corresponding fears each alleviates. He
will teach students how to access the transformative and healing energies of
these eight Chammas through specific mantras, colors and invocations.
healing energy of this teaching is of special benefit for imbalances in health,
both physical and mental
Contact: Retreat Manager Cheri Brady
(413) 525-1698 before 9pm EST
Location: The retreat will be
held at St. Thomas Seminary located at 467 Bloomfield Avenue
in Bloomfield, Connecticut.