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'''Dzogchen Beara''' -  
 
'''Dzogchen Beara''' -  
Set on cliffs of the Beara peninsula in the west of Ireland, looking out over the Atlantic ocean, Dzogchen Beara is the setting for Rigpa’s long-term or secluded retreats, including closed one-year intensive retreats that lead to the traditional three-year retreat.  
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Set on cliffs of the Beara peninsula in the west of Ireland, looking out over the Atlantic ocean, Dzogchen Beara is the setting for [[About Rigpa|Rigpa]]’s long-term or secluded retreats, including closed one-year intensive retreats that lead to the traditional three-year retreat.  
  
As well as holding public courses and seminars, Dzogchen Beara also serves as a centre of activity for Rigpa’s Spiritual Care education and training programme. Many of the Tibetan Lamas who have visited Dzogchen Beara have remarked on its extraordinary purity and natural healing qualities, a place that naturally inspires meditation and inner reflection.
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As well as holding public courses and seminars, Dzogchen Beara also serves as a centre of activity for Rigpa’s Spiritual Care education and training programme. Many of the Tibetan [[lama]]s who have visited Dzogchen Beara have remarked on its extraordinary purity and natural healing qualities, a place that naturally inspires meditation and inner reflection.
  
“Dzogchen Beara is like a conch-shell made of crystal. It will sing out the sound of the teachings to beings of all the ten directions.” ''--His Holiness [[Sakya Trizin]]''
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“Dzogchen Beara is like a [[conch]]-shell made of crystal. It will sing out the sound of the teachings to beings of all the [[ten directions]].” ''—His Holiness [[Sakya Trizin]]''
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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*1973: Peter and Harriet Cornish buy 150 acres of rugged farmland with a wish to create a place that would offer a spiritual home to people of all traditions.
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*1992: Peter and Harriet made a gift of the land and buildings to a charitable trust under the spiritual guidance of [[Sogyal Rinpoche]], founder of Rigpa.
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*June 1993: Harriet dies of cancer at the age of 44. Harriet’s peaceful death and the care she received inspired the development of the Spiritual Care Education Programme and the building of the Spiritual Care Centre at Dzogchen Beara.
 
*1994: One-year retreats begin
 
*1994: One-year retreats begin
 
*1999, December: [[Tulku Pegyal Rinpoche]], [[Yumka Dechen Gyalmo]] and [[Dukngal Rangdrol]] empowerments
 
*1999, December: [[Tulku Pegyal Rinpoche]], [[Yumka Dechen Gyalmo]] and [[Dukngal Rangdrol]] empowerments
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*2008, 3 August: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on ''Light Comes Through''
 
*2008, 3 August: Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on ''Light Comes Through''
 
*2009, February: [[Chagdud Khadro]] leads a [[phowa]] retreat
 
*2009, February: [[Chagdud Khadro]] leads a [[phowa]] retreat
*2011 14-16 October: [[Garchen Rinpoche]] teaching on the [[bardo]]s and [[phowa]] practice; empowerments of [[Amitabha]] & [[Vajrayogini]]; several lungs
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*2011, 14-16 October: [[Garchen Rinpoche]] teaching on the [[bardo]]s and [[phowa]] practice; empowerments of [[Amitabha]] & [[Vajrayogini]]; several lungs
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==Further Reading==
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*Peter Cornish, ''In Memory of Harriet''
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*Peter Cornish, ''Dazzled by Daylight''
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.dzogchenbeara.org/ Dzogchen Beara Website]
 
*[http://www.dzogchenbeara.org/ Dzogchen Beara Website]
 
*[http://www.spiritualcare.ie/ Spiritual Care Centre at Dzogchen Beara]
 
*[http://www.spiritualcare.ie/ Spiritual Care Centre at Dzogchen Beara]
 
  
 
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Revision as of 09:04, 7 August 2019

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Dzogchen Beara - Set on cliffs of the Beara peninsula in the west of Ireland, looking out over the Atlantic ocean, Dzogchen Beara is the setting for Rigpa’s long-term or secluded retreats, including closed one-year intensive retreats that lead to the traditional three-year retreat.

As well as holding public courses and seminars, Dzogchen Beara also serves as a centre of activity for Rigpa’s Spiritual Care education and training programme. Many of the Tibetan lamas who have visited Dzogchen Beara have remarked on its extraordinary purity and natural healing qualities, a place that naturally inspires meditation and inner reflection.

“Dzogchen Beara is like a conch-shell made of crystal. It will sing out the sound of the teachings to beings of all the ten directions.” —His Holiness Sakya Trizin

History

Further Reading

  • Peter Cornish, In Memory of Harriet
  • Peter Cornish, Dazzled by Daylight

External Links