Shi-né, or amatha in Sanskrit, is the practice of calm abiding. While its immediate benefits are a clear, spacious and joyful mind, its main benefit lies in the fact that it stabilizes the mind, preparing us for the practice of insight meditation, known as Mahmudra or Vipayana. After the retreat, we will be enabled to start practicing calm abiding in our daily life and can prepare for further modules envisioned for the future. Although Shi-né is not a tantric practice, we benefit tremendously from direct instructions from a qualified teacher Anybody who wishes to prepare for the retreat can get into contact with us and obtain an electronic copy of Geshe-las Book on the practice.
Rinpoche’s Holy Relics
In response to the unspeakable loss that the passing into peace of His Eminence, the fifth Choden Tulku constitutes for students worldwide, Geshe Gyalten has kindly initiated an opportunity for us to establish and deepen the connection with His Eminence by bringing the holy relics of this incomparable master to Europe, including Greece. The relics will be unveiled during the evening teachings in the top floor teaching room.