"We think happiness is what we get when attachment gets what it wants. Buddha says happiness is what we get when we give up attachment."

Ven. Robina

Lama Yeshe

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

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TEACHING SCHEDULE

JANUARY 25, 2017–MARCH 31, 2018

FINLAND

HELSINKI

JANUARY 25–29, 2017

Wednesday 7:15–9:15pm:
How Attachment Pervades Our Lives
Buddhalainen keskus Sampo, Vetehisenkuja 3, 00530
Thursday 6–8pm:
Public Talk: Karma: Buddhist Teachings on How We Create Our Own Reality
Töölön kirjasto, Topeliuksenkatu 6, 00099
Saturday & Sunday, 9am–4pm each day:
Preparing for Death and How to Help Others
Astoria kabinetti, Iso Roobertinkatu 14, 00120
Tara Liberation FPMT Study Group
Contact: Mikko
+358 50-3532886
taraliberation@yahoo.co.uk
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LATVIA

RIGA

JANUARY 30–FEBRUARY 5, 2017

(Details to follow)
Ganden Buddhist Meditation Centre
Contact: Agnese Bisofa
+371 2755 1900
ganden@latnet.lv

ENGLAND

LONDON

FEBRUARY 11–12, 2017

Saturday & Sunday, 10am–5pm each day:
Get Real! How to Live a Life True to Ourselves
Jamyang Buddhist Centre London
Contact: Mike Murray
+44 (0)7950 918 173
spc@jamyang.co.uk
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SALISBURY

FEBRUARY 14–15, 2017

Happiness and How to Find It
Jamyang Salisbury Buddhist Group
Contact: Ian Cushing
+44 (0)7748 636720
cush63@hotmail.co.uk

LIVERPOOL

FEBRUARY 18–19, 2017

Saturday 10am–4pm & Sunday 11am–4pm:
Cultivating Love and Compassion in Difficult Times
Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, L1 3BT
Liverpool Buddhist Group
Contact: Mary Currell, +44 (0)7789 327254, mary.currell@sky.com
or: Stuart Eglin, +44 (0)7867 538 101, stuart.eglin@gmail.com
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SCOTLAND

FINDHORN

FEBRUARY 24–26, 2017

Friday 7:30–9pm:
Public Talk: Unraveling Our Emotions
Saturday 9:30am–9pm & Sunday 9:30am–5pm:
Teachings: How Attachment Pervades Our Lives
Sunshine Room, The Park Findhorn
Togme Sangpo FPMT Study Group at Findhorn
Contact: Margo van Greta
+44 1309 676665
togmesangpo37@gmail.com
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ENGLAND

GREENHAUGH

MARCH 9–15, 2017

Retreat on the Heart Sutra: Understanding the absence of the hallucinated self and everything else is the best method for ending suffering and its causes.
Land of Joy Buddhist Retreat Community
Contact: Jenny MacQueen
+44 (0)1434 240 412
info@landofjoy.co.uk
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LEEDS

MARCH 17–19, 2017

Friday 6:30–8:00pm, Saturday 10:30am–5:00pm, & Sunday 10:30am–4:30pm:
Loosening the Grip of Ego-Grasping
Jamyang Buddhist Centre Leeds
Contact: Kerry Prest, +44 (0)7866 760460, director@jamyangleeds.co.uk
or: Fiona Oliver, +44 (0)7972 395 272, spc@jamyangleeds.co.uk
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SOMERSET

MARCH 22, 2017

The Workshop is in the Mind
Saraswati Study Group
Contact: Neil Atkinson, +44 (0)1823 601 160, natkinsonco@btinternet.com
or: Claire Rutigliano, +44 (0)1460 242 781 or +44 (0)7552 692 600, clairer21@btinternet.com

BATH

MARCH 24–26, 2017

The Heart Sutra: A Glimpse of Freedom from Ego-Grasping
Jamyang Bath Buddhist Group
Contact: Sandra Wilding, +44 (0)1373 670 985, admin@jamyangbath.org.uk
or: Lynne Knight, +44 (0)1179 515 915 or +44 (0)7910 897 774, lynneknight@waitrose.com
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SPAIN

MADRID

MARCH 27–30, 2017

(Details to follow)
Nagarjuna C.E.T. Madrid
Contact: +34 (91) 445 65 14
nagarjuna.madrid@gmail.com

ORGIVA (GRANADA)

MARCH 31–APRIL 2, 2017

Weekend Course
(Details to follow)
O.SEL.LING Retreat Centre
Contact: Anne
+34 958 34 31 34
oficina@oseling.com
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NEPAL

SOLU KHUMBU

APRIL 5–19, 2017

Lawudo Trek 2017: Stillness Beyond Samsara
Kopan Monastery to Lawudo Gompa
Contact: reyne.kris.trek@gmail.com
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ENGLAND

CUMBRIA

APRIL 21–23, 2017

(Details to follow)
Yeshe Buddhist Centre
Contact: Brenda Fishwick
+44 (0)7786 242 112
yeshebuddhists@live.co.uk

SPAIN

GRANADA

APRIL 24–26, 2017

(Details to follow)
Nagarjuna Granada
Contact: +34 958 251 629
centronagarjunagranada@gmail.com

SOTOGRANDE

APRIL 27–MAY 4, 2017

Tara retreat (Details to follow)
O.Sel.Ling Study Group at Campo de Gibraltar
Contact: Javier Gonzalez
+34 667 998 712
pensamientobudista@gmail.com

VALENCIA

MAY 6–7, 2017

(Details to follow)
Centro Nagarjuna Valencia
Contact: +34 96 395 10 08
nagarjunavalencia@ono.com

ALICANTE

MAY 8–9, 2017

(Details to follow)
Centro Nagarjuna Alicante
Contact: +34 651 013 218 (Paloma) or +34 649 574 607 (Joseph)
nagarjunaalicante@gmail.com

ONTINYENT

MAY 10–11, 2017

(Details to follow)
Centro Budista Tekchen Chöeling
Contact: +34 650 645 701
centrobudistaontinyent@gmail.com

GREECE

PAROS

MAY 12–14, 2017

(Details to follow)
Tao's Center
Contact: +30 22840 28882
taos@taos-greece.com
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SWITZERLAND

ZURICH

MAY 15–21, 2017

(Details to follow)
Longku Zurich
Contact: zuerich@fpmt.ch

ROMANIA

BUCHAREST

MAY 23–28, 2017

(Details to follow)
Hermitage Urban Spiritual Hub
Grupul de Studiu Buddhist White Tara
Contact: Doina Grigoras
+40 (722) 168 606
venerablerobinainromania@gmail.com
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ITALY

MAY 29–JUNE 18, 2017

(Details to follow)

NETHERLANDS

JUNE 19–25, 2017

(Details to follow)

RUSSIA

JUNE 26–JULY 2, 2017

(Details to follow)

FRANCE

PARIS

JULY 3–9, 2017

(Details to follow)
Centre Kalachakra
Contact: +33 (0) 1 40 05 02 22
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USA

NEW YORK, NY

JULY 10–23, 2017

(Details to follow)
Shantideva Meditation Center
Contact: Arnaud Berger
program@shantidevameditation.org

LOS ANGELES

JULY 28–30, 2017

(Details to follow)
Contact: Lauren Ross
laurenross@mac.com

ORANGE COUNTY, CA

AUGUST 2–6, 2017

(Details to follow)
Laguna Beach
Gonpo Ludup Study Group
Contact: Kate Macdonald
+1 (949) 204-9870
gonpo.ludup@gmail.com

ORANGE COUNTY, CA

AUGUST 11–13, 2017

Cocktail Party Auction
(Details to follow)
Laguna Beach
Gonpo Ludup Study Group
Contact: Kate Macdonald
+1 (949) 204-9870
gonpo.ludup@gmail.com

SAN JOSE, CA

AUGUST 18–20, 2017

(Details to follow)
Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center
Contact: +1 (408) 866-5056
info@oceanofcompassion.org

SOQUEL, CA

AUGUST 22–27, 2017

Medicine Buddha Retreat
(Details to follow)
Land of Medicine Buddha
Contact: +1 (831) 462-8383
spc@medicinebuddha.org

AUSTRALIA

AUGUST 30–SEPTEMBER 10, 2017

Seminars and talks
(Details to follow)
Bodhi Events Contact: Lynn Bain
lynn@bodhievents.org

SYDNEY

SEPTEMBER 13–17, 2017

Tara Retreat
(Details to follow)
Vajrayana Institute
Contact: Ven. Chokyi
+61 (2) 9798 9644
chokyi@vajrayana.com.au

NEPAL

KATHMANDU

SEPTEMBER 23–30, 2017

(Details to follow)
Kopan Monastery
Contact: Ven. Fran
kopan@mail.com.np

NEPAL & INDIA

NEPAL & INDIA

OCTOBER 23–NOVEMBER 12, 2017

2017 Nepal and India Pilgrimage
This annual pilgrimage to the sacred Buddhist sites of Nepal and India will be led Ven. Robina following the advice of Lama Zopa Rinpoche regarding the practices to be done on pilgrimage. Ven. Robina will give daily Dharma talks and lead meditation sessions for the group.
Contact: Effie Fletcher
+1 (800) 455-8735
effie@HighTreks.com

FRANCE

MARZENS

DECEMBER 28, 2017–JANUARY 3, 2018

(Details to follow)
Institut Vajra Yogini
Contact: +33 (0)5 63 58 17 22
institut.vajra.yogini@wanadoo.fr

USA

JANUARY 8–MARCH 31, 2018

(Details to follow)