His Holiness Phakchok Rinpoche (HHPCR) is back in Bangkok January 2011.
The latest version of his schedule is below – Further details, maps etc. on these events will be posted individually over the next few days.
Rinpoche has been to Bangkok several times, and has always been well received. He has a fresh and vigorous style of speaking that is always engaging and to the point. If you have not seen him yet this is a good chance. Rinpoche is a very popular speaker and visits dozens of countries on regular world tours.
Below is a summary of events – click on each event for further details/maps etc…
Saturday 15th Jan
1330-1630 Loving Kindness and Compassion in Buddhism at the BIA
Sunday 16th Jan
0900-1400 Medicine Buddha talk and empowerment in Nakhon Pathom
Monday 17th Jan
0930-1300 Medicine Buddha Dharma talk and Puja @ Mahidol University, Salaya campus
1800-2030 The Path to a Happy Mind @ Tawana Hotel
Tuesday 18th Jan
For the Little Bangkok Sangha, in English only
1800-2030 How to Dispel Negative Emotions @ Tawana Hotel
Wednesday 19th Jan
1300-1500 Mind training @ Rajabhat University – Suan Sunantha Campus, Khet Dusit, Bangkok
1900-2100 Essence of Bodhisattva @ DMG hall, Amarin plaza
Thursday 20th Jan
1900-2100 Enlightened Buddhist teachings of the great Indian masters (English only) @ Siam society, Asok intersection
Friday 21st Jan
1200-1400 Bodhicitta – The Path to Enlightenment @ CP Tower, Silom road
Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd Jan
Full two days Meditation retreat in Bangkok. Must reserve beforehand, contact Ram at 081-9855564
-The venue of the retreat will be Saladaeng place apartment on Silom road.
-The retreat cost is Baht 2500 per person. For early-bird registration before Jan 5th 2011 the cost will be Baht 2000 per person, 50% of the payment is required at the time of registration.
-This cost is for meals and a twin-sharing room so one other person will share the room with you.
Official Bio :
Kyabg.n Phakchok Rinpoche is a lineage holder of the Profound Treasures of Chokgyur Lingpa from the Nyingma School of Early Translation and throne-holder of Riwoche Taklung Kagyu Lineage. His Holiness is currently Vajra Master of Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery in Boudhanath Kathmandu, Nepal), Abbot of Pal Do-Ngak Nyida Zungdrel Mindrol Norbuling Monastery (Nepal), Abbot of Pal Kagyu Shedrub Tashi Dhargye Phuntsok Ling Monastery (Nepal), and President of Rangjung Yeshe Shenpen Nepal, a
volunteer-based, non-profi t organization that serves the poor and disadvantaged in Nepal.
Phakchok Rinpoche received the Khenpo title (similar to a Doctor of Divinity) from H.H. 14th Dalai Lama and H.E. Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He completed in seven years the traditional nine-year curriculum of Buddhist philosophy at the Dzongsar Institute of Advanced Buddhist Studies, Bir,
Himachal Pradesh, India, where he specialized in studies of the Sakya School of Tibetan Buddhism under the guidance of Khenchen Kunga Wangchuk Rinpoche and H.E. Dzongsar
An enthusiastic and vibrant young teacher, Phakchok Rinpoche’s lectures are direct and easily understood. Since 1999 he has served as Professor of Buddhist Philosophy at the Rangjung Yeshe Institute Shedra, Center of Buddhist Studies, Kathmandu University, where he teaches general Buddhist
philosophy with emphasis on the Middle Way. He has also been guest-lecturer at numerous centers in Europe, North America, South America, and South East Asia.