Mandala Offering Practise Workshop
June 9, 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
This workshop, is a great introduction to ‘Guru Yoga Mandala Retreat’. This retreat combines the practices of Guru Yoga, which is the gateway to receiving blessings, and Mandala Offerings, which is the gateway to accumulating merit.
In this workshop, we will learn:
What is Guru Yoga?
What if I don’t have a Spiritual Guide?
What are blessings?
What is merit?
What is a mandala offering?
How do I create a mandala?
Venerable Geshe-la says:
“Making mandala offerings is the best method to free us from future poverty and to enable us to obtain future rebirth in a Pure Land.”
A basic understanding of Buddhist teachings and meditation will be helpful during this retreat. However the main thing is to keep an open mind. Just relax and enjoy the experience even if you understand very little of the meaning.