PREPARE YOURSELF FOR HIGHER TEACHINGS
Tantra is part of the Buddha’s esoteric teachings for advanced practitioners. They are higher practices meant for disciples who seek quicker methods to achieve greater results on the spiritual path, and ultimately enlightenment in the shortest possible time. Since we cannot be certain when/if we will meet the Dharma again in our future lives, we should make the most of our potential in this lifetime through the practice of Tantra.
“In this day and age, our overwhelming distraction is lust — which turns into difficulties short and long term. It is so hard to suppress. So in tantra, it’s transmuted into an energy that brings enlightenment.” – Tsem Rinpoche
You are invited to a free talk to discover the basics of Tantra and how it operates to enact quick transformation for practitioners. It will be conducted from the perspective of general Buddhist Tantra, which is the foundation on which all tantric practices are based.
The talk will also touch on the prerequisites for tantric practice, such as guru devotion, preparatory practices, and the role of sadhanas, initiations, yidams (meditational deities) and vows.
This free talk is part of our Preparing for Tantra series. All talks will be held in-person at Kechara Forest Retreat. A good grounding in Buddhism is recommended for anyone who wishes to attend this series of talks.