A Note from Tarchin
Due to a diagnosis of prostate cancer followed by sugery in mid-2015, and then radiation therapy in early 2017, I am living a life that continues to be tethered to medical tests and procedures. Recognising that what we call the future is unpredictable, especially with a medical situation called cancer, it will be best to view the following teaching calendar, not as a schedule set in stone, but as a “heart-felt aspiration list” and I will do all that I can to attend. Meanwhile, in addition to any public teaching, there is the opportunity for people to come to Orgyen Hermitage and to have individual mentoring and more directly personal teaching.
I will not post any more “Health Updates” unless there is some significant change.
May we all continue to flower in wisdom and compassion.
with love and good wishes
Open Path, Shoreham Vic. Australia
May 19 – 27, 2018,
“Being the Cresting Wave of Now”:
an interweaving of mahamudra, natural awakening and contemplative science
A Residential Retreat
‘Mahamudra’ is a Sanskrit name given to the path and process of experientially realising the true inter-being-nature of everything. We could call it, ‘Natural Awakening-in-action’. Although often associated with Tibetan Buddhist teachings, mahamudra’s ancestry goes back to traditions of contemplative science and yoga found in ancient India. These traditions themselves drew inspiration from a diversity of religious sources which in turn grew from the multi billion year journey of evolving living systems – a planet wide ecology of life itself. Luminous with the recognition of the interdependence of all manifestation, mahamudra teaching utilizes many aspects of contemplative exploration – including investigations into mind, consciousness and perception – while at the same time encouraging skilful and compassionate ways of participating in the unfolding community of all life.
For retreat bookings contact Kathryn
Sundays at Orgyen Hermitage, Katikati
“Teachings From The Heart”
Dharma and Great Aspiration
a practical approach
Classes begin at 10am followed by a shared lunch at 12 noon
Please contact Mary if you intend to come.