A talk on birds, how to recognise them and their role in our Environment

 A talk on birds, how to recognise them and their role in our Environment. by Usna Keating   Sunday September 8th 11.30am – 1pm  Venue : Palpung Buddhist Centre Banteer no charge  Everyone is welcome – adults and young people. no booking required, just come along. refreshments will be served afterward. Usna Keating is a wildlife biologist. He has worked both in Ireland and overseas. He has undertaken work on numerous projects aimed at conserving wild species, including birds, fish, mammals and reptiles. He is particularly passionate about birds and hopes to share his knowledge with others. Usna will demonstrate  how …

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The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra

“The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra” (The Heart Sutra)   Live two way VC teaching by Guru Vajra Dhara Tai Situ Pa Rinpoche    Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September 8.30am – 3pm (Yes early start for us!)         As a result of numerous requests from students and centres around the globe,  Guru Vajra Dhara,  Tai Situ  Pa Rinpoche will teach ” THe Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra”, commonly known as The Heart Sutra. ( A Sutra is the words spoken by the Buddha)    As a Video Conference transmission it will be …

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Getting to know my mind – Summer Retreat

Summer Retreat at Palpung Banteer- Saturday and Sunday August 24th and 25th Saturday 10am – 6pm Sunday    10am – 4pm with Ani Chodron (anita treacy) and Ani Paldron(pat murphy)   “Getting to know my mind”         When we remove outward distractions, we meet and become intimate with  our mind. How does our mind operate? Learning the dance of not slavishly following our thoughts and emotions while at the same time not suppressing them out of  fear is a skill that we continually practice .  Only then can we truly  see that all the energy of our mind …

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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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