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Sundays with Gelek Rimpoche each Sunday, 10 a.m. CST.

Jewel Heart Chicago is located at:
4043 N. Ravenswood Ave., Suite 105
Chicago, IL 60613.

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Chicago Programs Summer 2018


Join us to watch and discuss a classic teaching from Jewel Heart spiritual director Gelek Rimpoche.
11:15- 12:30pm Dharma Discussions, Practice and Tsohs
Classic buddhist texts, various topics from the Lam Rim, Tsoh offerings, and Tara practice are enjoyed through presentations, discussion and meditation.
All welcome!

1st Sunday of the month:
GOM- Concentrated meditation

GOM, or concentrated meditation, helps to develop clarity, serenity and a deeper understanding of the world we live in. Review and practice the essentials of GOM with a senior Jewel Heart Chicago instructor.
April 29, June 3, July 1, Aug. 5, Sept. 2

2nd Sunday of the month:
The Healing Practice of White Tara

Tara is the mother goddess of Tibetan buddhism, known for her quick and compassionate activity. She is particularly associated with healing and long life. This practice uses visualization techniques relying on the feminine energy of White Tara to overcome physical, mental, and emotional suffering.
May 13, June 10, (none in July/ retreat), Aug. 12, Sept. 9

3rd Sunday of the month:
The Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life, Chapter One

Also known as the Wonders of Compassion, Shantideva's Bodhisattvacharyavatara is among the most beloved and inspiring works in the Mahayana tradition. It illuminates the qualities and benefits of bodhimind, the altruistic aspiration to become enlightened to benefit others.
June 17, July 22, Aug. 19, Sept. 16

4th Sunday of the Month:
Lama Chopa Practice and Tsog Offering

Lama Chopa is a beautiful practice that richly illustrates and guides us through each stage on the path to enlightenment. When accompanied by a Tsoh offering, it also allows the opportunity to generate and dedicate greatamounts of merit. All are welcome.
May 27, June 24, Aug. 26, Sept. 23,
{Vajrayogini Tsog July 29, for those with initiation.}
Tuesdays 12:00- 1:00pm New Time

Meditation for Everyone
Learn and practice simple meditations to calm mind and body, improve concentration, and create space for spiritual development.
Every Tuesday. (No meeting on May 22, or July 10)
Thursdays 6:00- 7:15pm

Good Life, Good Death
This online course will guide participants through the process of creating a practice out of the wisdom in Gelek Rimpoche's best-selling spiritual classic, Good Life, Good Death. Facilitated by Jewel Heart instructor Amy Hertz, who edited the book, the course is intended to help us live our lives with more joy, purpose, intelligence, and compassion.
Join us to watch and discuss webinar sessions from our center in Chicago.
May 3, May 10, May 24, May 31

Special Dates
Tuesday, May 29 Sakadawa Day...Precepts at dawn

Sunday, May 6, 11:15-12:30, Vajrayogini Study Group
Following the Sunday Talk on May 6, we will be meeting to review the 11 yogas of Vajrayogini, based on Gelek Rimpoche's Vajrayogini transcript. The review will be open to those who have received Vajrayogini initiation and teachings.

Sundays with Gelek Rimpoche


Classic Teachings with GELEK RIMPOCHE and live talks by DEMO RINPOCHE

Online via Webinar
Free - Open to All
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