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How to Practice Six-Session Guru Yoga

Lharampa Geshe Wangchen

Geshe Wangchen has been the Resident Teacher at Dorje Chang Institute since 2003, when he was requested to come by our Spiritual Director, Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Geshe-la is a highly qualified Lharampa Geshe who has done extensive study and retreats.

Taught by Lharampa Geshe Wangchen

Beginning 28 February 2023

Important class prerequisites:

In order to join this specific intermediate/advanced level class you must have already received a Highest Yoga Tantra Initiation from a qualified master and you must register in advance.

Class description:

Doing the practice of Six-Session Guru Yoga is a lifetime daily commitment for those who have received a Highest Yoga Tantra Initiation. Geshe Wangchen has been requested to give explanation about how to do this practice.

Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that “the practice of Six-Session Guru Yoga has unbelievable benefits. It gives incredible protection. This practice eliminates so much heavy negative karma and purifies all ten nonvirtuous actions. It purifies broken pratimoksha vows, bodhisattva vows, and tantric vows. It allows us to practice the general tantric vows, the samayas of the five buddha families, and the particular tantric root vows… We accumulate unbelievable merit by keeping the samayas and vows of tantra.”

Class Length: 

This class is scheduled to run for approximately 12 (TBC) Tuesday night sessions (7.30 – 9pm). The class begins on 28 February. There is no class on 7 March as there will be a Buddha Day Program that day.

Registration is required.

Facility Fee: $10 per session (Dharma Friend Monthly Contributors are free)

Materials: The text for this class will be the Six-Session Guru Yoga practice arranged by Phabongkha Dechen Nyingpo, translated by Joona Repo, published by the FPMT, 2022 Edition. The text for this class is available on request through the registration form.


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