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Refuge Ceremony with Lama Tsondru

Refuge ceremony

There is a Refuge Ceremony after lunch on Sunday 15 September. Taking refuge is the formal ceremony by which one becomes a Buddhist. There is no charge.

If you are interested, and have not already taken refuge, please contact us so we can prepare for you.

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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.

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An Evening With Gelong Thubten
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