Sunday Meditation and Mantra Recitation

Sunday Meditation and Mantra Recitation This Sunday 14th July 11am – 1pm Mantra chanting and recitation ( Guru Rinpoche , Green Tara, and Chenrezig  mantra)  for HH Dalai Lama, HH Karmapa and Tai Situ Pa Rinpoche The birthdays of HH Dalai Lama and Karmapa occurred recently . It is such a blessing for the world and especially for all of us connected to these great beings that they remain as long as possible on this planet and that there are no obstacles to their teachings and  dharma transmissions. Next week our Guru, Tai Situ Pa Rinpoche was scheduled to hold a retreat …

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Quiz Night

Saturday August 10th 6pm -9.30pm  Palpung  Buddhist Centre, Banteer, Co. Cork  Hosted by the wonderfully talented and funny  Nuala Mc Donnell  Fab prizes, , light refreshments and a fun evening guaranteed!!!    €10 per person 4 people per table , €40 per table  All Welcome! Booking for tables or individuals please email Valerie on palpungirelandinfo@gmail.com  Raffle Great  1st prize of  a round of golf for 3 at Mahon Golf Course  Wow!!   All proceeds go directly to the current landscaping project at our centre.

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Mid-year Retreat – Review, Renew and Re-establish New Year’s commitments.

Sunday 30th June Mid-year Retreat  An  opportunity to  Review, Renew and  Re-establish New Year’s commitments.     Venue: Palpung Banteer Time: 10am to 5pm Cost :  E20   The mid point of the year, around the solstice, is a good time to take out the reflections we did and goals we established during the New Year. The day will be of particular benefit to those who participated in the New Years retreat , but its open to everyone. It’s never too late to establish goals that bring us closer to what we really want from life. The day will be a mixture of meditation and  …

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The Art of Sushi Workshop

The Art of Sushi Workshop Your teacher is the amazingly talented  Hoa Dinh from Vietnam volunteering her time to run this workshop at Palpung Buddhist centre in Banteer. All proceeds go towards the on-going renovation taking place at the centre.  Information on the Workshop  Enjoy a fun day Sushi making with Hoa at Banteer, while she shares with you her knowledge of traditional Sushi Making and an basic introduction to the Art Of Sushi Making. You will be able to join to make your own sushi with all ingredients provided. Booking Information:  PLEASE NOTE NEW BOOKING ADDRESS Venue: Banteer Centre …

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How to be a true Dharma practioner in today’s challenging world

Summer Retreat in Portugal with our Guru Tai Situ Pa Rinpoche July 16th to 21st July 2019  Summer retreat in Portugal filling fast……  Dear friends                       Greetings from the Holy land of India. I am in my monastery in Sherabling N India. Weather is pleasant and its so lovely to be here. Ani Dechen sends her love and looks forward to welcoming you here one day. I met with Situ Rinpoche in Delhi on Thursday. He is very much looking forward to the retreat . It is not possible to …

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First “DIY made easy” workshop

     Come to our first “DIY made easy” workshop!                         Your DIY instructor is the amazingly talented Emmet Murphy who is volunteering his time and expertise.  All proceeds go towards the on-going renovations at the centre. Information on Your instructor and the Workshop Emmet has worked in the construction industry for 25 years. He served his time with plasterers/roofers/ground workers/welders etc.   He built his own house from scratch, including putting in his own heating and plumbing. Most recently he did a fantastic job of renovating the shed at our Centre. …

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Meditation Retreat with Lama Rabzang

Meditation Retreat with Lama Rabzang at Palpung Banteer Dharma Centre   Saturday March 9th 10am – 6pm  and Sunday March 10th 10am – 5pm Lama Rabzang is the resident Lama at our sister Palpung Centre in Wales. Lama is from Palpung Sherabling monastic seat in India, where he completed two traditional retreats under the guidance of our Guru the 12th  Tai Situ Pa Rinpoche. The retreat  will be primarily practice based with some teachings on the practice of meditation included.  The retreat is open to all, beginners and experienced meditators. It is a wonderful opportunity to practice with a Lama who …

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New Year’s Day Retreat January 1st 2019

Palpung Centre Banteer     Time          10am – 5.30pm  Facilitator   Ani Chodron  Retreat fee           E25   As usual the New Year’s day Retreat will very much be a workshop-retreat.  Using a combination of meditation and written reflective practices, we deepen our  appreciation for all that has been good  in our past while acknowledging and letting go of what has not been beneficial for ourselves or others. Even though  every moment we die and are reborn ,  the New Year can be a particularly poignant time for setting the intention for  change in motion, …

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Christmas Retreat Day & Christmas Raffle

Christmas Day  at Palpung Centre Banteer December 25th This is our 3rd Christmas in Banteer. The past 2 Christmas Days have  been  very memorable days filled with love, friendship,  meditation and prayer  , good  food, fun and games!  Do join us for all or part of the day. 10.00am – 11.00am        Brunch (drop in for festive cheer and food) 11.30am – 12.30pm        Meditation Session (drop in for a session     12.30pm – 1.30pm           Meditation Session (drop in or stay on    )            2.00pm ish Christmas Dinner – …

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Make your own christmas floral table centre workshop

Your teacher is the amazingly talented flower arranger Hoa Dinh from Vietnam volunteering her time to run this workshop at Palpung Buddhist centre in Banteer. All proceeds go towards the on-going renovation funds taking place at the centre. Information on the Workshop Enjoy a day of festive fun with Hoa at Banteer while she shares with you her vast knowledge of floral arrangements. She is in charge of flower arrangement at Palpung and Samye Dzong center and also the creator of our lovely Buddha garden at Banteer. Price includes all materials provided. You will leave not only with the knowledge …

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