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The method was conceived by the master of Tibetan Buddhism, Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche to benefit his students around the world.

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ON A DONATION BASIS
"Dana" in Sanskrit means "free gift," "free donation." This means that everyone pays what they think is appropriate for the lesson and what they are financially capable of. Dana is closely related to the Latin "Dona" or "Donare", which also means giving.

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

RIPA AWARENESS MEDITATION - Beginners on Tuesday at 19:30

This practice of Shamata meditation aims at familiarizing participants with the meditation technique of Shamata, or calm-abiding meditation, a traditional Buddhist method that uses the breath as a support to calm the mind.

The practice of this type of meditation results in a more calm, focused, and stable mind.

It is an ideal practice for those wishing to discover meditation for the first time.

No previous meditation experience needed

Every Tuesday from 19:30 to 21:00, from 3rd September (break during the Bern region school holidays)

Participation on a donation basis

Info & registration: info@ripa-international.com

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________

RIPA AWARENESS MEDITATION - Advanced on Thursday at 19:30

The current advanced group guided by Amrit Wagner will continue every Thursday

The practice of Shamata/Vipassana meditation aims to help participants deepen their meditation practice. Participants are guided through a methodic and progressive approach of exploration of the mind, following the traditional Buddhist Sutra of - The Four Foundations of Mindfulness.

It is addressed to participants with previous meditation experience.

Every Thursday from 19:30 to 21:00 , from 15 August (break during the Bern region school holidays)

Participation on donation basis.

Info & registration: amrit.wagner@gmail.com
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The name "Yogom" is a condensed version of YO for yoga, and GOM which means "meditate" in Tibetan. By unbinding tensions, this practice particularly helps to prepare the body and mind before engaging in formal sitting meditation practice.

This technique was developed by François Bertolero at the request of the Tibetan Master Gyétrul Jigmé Rinpoche. The workshop will be led by Cynthia Jouffre, yoga teacher in Alsace, France, and certified Yogom instructor since 2017.

Price

Normal price: CHF 160 / € 150, Reduced price*: CHF 140 / € 130
(*students, unemployed, retired, members of Ripa or Padma Ling)
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                    [post_content] => Winter Retreat in Full Silence

REGISTER - download the registration form

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Mindfulness and awareness work together to bring acceptance of living situations as they are. Life is not regarded as source of rejection or indulgence, but rather as the food of awareness and mindfulness; the depression and excitement that go on in life become the very object of meditation.
During this end-of-year retreat Rinpoche will unfold and guide participants through the key elements that help us in this process. Gathered under the Ripa Awareness Meditation method, they bring in Shamata's Buddhist tools – a millennial breathing technique that helps develop mental calm – and introduces aspects of Vipassana meditation, or penetrating vision, that help us develop “ways of looking” that free the mind from conceptual fabrication.

Normal Price : CHF 360.– CHF / € 320.– Reduced Price *: CHF 260.–  / € 240.–
(*students, seniors, unemployed or members of Ripa and Padma Ling)

Information and registrations on: info@ripa-international.com
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More info: info@ripa-international.com

Please visit our webpage regularly for further updates and registration. 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Ripa Awareness Meditation – weekly meditation sessions on donation basis

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The Ripa International Center (RIC)

“Ripa Awareness Meditation” is a simple and effective method that helps stabilize the mind, using the Shamatha technique or calm-abiding meditation; once the mind has settled, the application of Vipassana meditation tools allows the practitioner to gain access to more subtle aspects of his mind, thus allowing him a true exploration of the nature of phenomena and reality. More

Yogom with Cynthia Jouffre

With Cynthia Jouffre

November 23 - 24, 2019
Ripa International Center

Yogom is a set of exercises developed from traditional yoga postures, breathing exercises and meditation. The meditation technique used in this practice is Shiné (or Shamata in Sanskrit) aimed particularly at soothing our mind. More

Silent Winter Retreat : Ripa Awareness Meditation (RAM)

With Dungsey Gyetrul Jigme Rinpoche

December 27, 2019 - January 3, 2020
Ripa International Center

During this end-of-year retreat Rinpoche will unfold and guide participants through the key elements that help us in this process. Gathered under the Ripa Awareness Meditation method, they bring in Shamata’s Buddhist tools – a millennial breathing technique that helps develop mental calm – and introduces aspects of Vipassana meditation, or penetrating vision, that help us develop “ways of looking” that free the mind from conceptual fabrication. More

EASTER RETREAT Nyung Nay – Traditional Tibetan Fasting Ritual – 2 pairs

With Dungsey Lhuntrul Dechen Gyurmey Rinpoche

April 8 - 13, 2020
The Ripa International Center (RIC)

The Nyung Nay is a traditional spiritual fast in Tibetan Buddhism that aims to purify outdated patterns of behaviour, offering us the opportunity to free spiritual, emotional and psychological resources and thus accelerate our personal and spiritual growth. 2 pairs … More