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Lama Tsondru Weekend Teaching

The Eight Verses for Training the Mind

Sat 15 & Sun 16 Sept

10.30am to 5pm

Bring & share lunch (both days)

The eight verses for training the mind is a teaching of Geshe Langri Tangpa, a Tibetan lama who lived in the eleventh century. It belongs to the lojong category and explains how to use  our relationships with people, our difficulties with others,  as the path to freedom.


R380 members; R460 public

To book or for more information please email  or phone 021 7612978

Refuge ceremony

There is a Refuge Ceremony after lunch on Sunday. If you have not taken refuge and wish to do so please send your details to

Bio of Lama Tsondru

Lama Tsöndru is a disciple of Ákong Rinpoché and Tai Situ Rinpoché, and was ordained in 1987. She completed the traditional 3 year 3 month retreat twice at Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery.  In total, she has completed more than 12 years of cloistered retreat. In June 2001, Akong Tulku Rinpoché granted her the title of Lama. Lama Tsöndru is the director of Samye Ling centres in Spain, and the co-founder of Kagyu Samye Dechi Ling Monastery.

She has been teaching for more than 25 years at centres in Spain, Europe, America and Africa. Lama Tsondru is highly appreciated for her direct, clear and enjoyable way of imparting the Buddha’s teachings. Her weekly Dharma teachings in Spanish are broadcast on YouTube where she has thousands of followers. 

Lama Tsondru Teaching at Tara Rokpa Centre, Northwest Province

7 to 12 September

A Vajra Song Of Realisation by Gyalwa Gotsangpa

Using this Vajra Song, Lama Tsondru will teach how circumstances that may appear negative on the surface such as illness, negative emotions, obstacles in meditation, suffering and even death, can become a big help on our spiritual path if we understand them from the correct point of views. Bring your singing voice!

Nyungney Retreat

Tibetan Fasting Practice Sun 9 Sept to breakfast Wed 12 Sept


Lama Tsondru will grant refuge on Sun afternoon 9 Sept. Only for those who have not yet taken refuge.

Email: (preferred communication). Skype phone only (use the country prefix): +27 11 0839338.

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Earlier Event: September 6
An Evening With Gelong Thubten
Later Event: October 8
Jayne Pilossof Tara Rokpa Therapist