His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche is a Drikung Kagyu lama who was known in the thirteenth century as the Siddha Gar Chodingpa, a heart disciple of Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon, founder of the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. In ancient India, he had incarnated as Mahasiddha Aryadeva, the lotus-born disciple of the great Nagarjuna. In the seventh century, he was known as Lonpo Gar, the minister of the Tibetan Dharma King Songsten Gampo.
Garchen Rinpoche is known for his vast realization, as well as for his great kindness. He is greatly respected and renowned as the great yogi of the modern times.
November 3, 6 pm Open lecture and Refuge Ceremony
Location: Budynok Arkhitektora (House of Architecture), 7 B. Grinchenko street. Free admission
November 4, 5 pm – 7:30 pm Guru Rinpoche Empowerment (recording)
Location: “Makoto Dojo” studio, 7 Novopechersky provulok. Recommended donation 200 UAH
Novmber 5, 10:30 am – 7:30 pm Teachings on the Three Roots
Location: “Makoto Dojo” studio, 7 Novopechersky provulok. Recommended donation 500 UAH
November 6, 10:30 am – 1 pm Guru Rinpoche practice and Tsok (recording)
Location: “Makoto Dojo” studio, 7 Novopechersky provulok. Free admission.
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