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Lho Ontul Rinpoche/Nature of Mind Retreat/Oct 13-14/Bristol, VT

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    Ven. Lho Ontul Rinpoche Nature of Mind Teachings October 13-14, 2007 Bristol, Vermont This is a rare opportunity to receive Nature of Mind Teachings with Lho
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      Ven. Lho Ontul Rinpoche
      Nature of Mind Teachings
      October 13-14, 2007
      Bristol, Vermont

      This is a rare opportunity to receive Nature of Mind Teachings with Lho Ontul Rinpoche.
      Teaching times are 10-12 and 2-5 PM both days.

      Suggested donation is $120 for both days or $30 per session.
      Partial Scholarships and Work Study available.
      To register ddcv@... or 802-453-3431
      It is also ok to register at the door.
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      Housing
      Inexpensive community housing is available for $15 per night. To reserve this housing ddcv@....
      Other housing options can be found on our website www.ddcv.com
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      Teaching Location
      2 Elm St. Bristol, VT
      From New York City: Take I-87 to Exit 28 to RT-74 to Middlebury, VT. In Middlebury VT, pick up Rt. 17 and go to through the center of Bristol VT..

      From Boston: Take I-93 N to I-89 North. After White River Junction, take exit 3 for VT 107, follow 107 to 100N; 100N to 125; 125 to 116; 116 to Bristol.
      How to get there once in Bristol:
      From the traffic light at the intersection of Routes 17 & 116 and North St.
      Head north on North St. for three blocks to Elm St. The retreat will take place at the old Green Church on the Northwest corner where Elm St. meets North St.
      For more detailed directions, please consult Mapquest or Google Maps.

      NEAREST AIRPORT AND BUS STATION and PICKUPS
      The nearest airport is Burlington International Airport which is located in Burlington, VT, which is 50 minutes from the teaching location. The bus station is also located in Burlington.
      We can also arrange bus and airport pickups.
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      Venerable Lho Drikung Ontul Rinpoche

      Lho Ontul Rinpoche is a master of both the Drikung Kagyu and Nyingma lineages. The Drikung Kyabgon H. H. Chetsang Rinpoche recognized Ontul Rinpoche to be the emanation of Drog Ban Khiu Chung Lotsawa, one of the twenty-five main disciples of Guru Rinpoche. In a previous incarnation, Rinpoche was the older brother and one of the primary disciples of the great Drikung Treasure Revealer Orgyen Nuden Dorje, thus receiving the name "Ontul", meaning "older brother". In 1959 Rinpoche fled the Chinese Communist occupation of Tibet to India. In India the Drikung Khandro Nini Rinpoche cared for and taught Ontul Rinpoche as well as introducing Rinpoche to his root lama, Ven. Khenpo Thubten, a great Nyingmapa teacher, from whom Rinpoche received extensive instruction on the Longchen Nyingthig. Rinpoche also received Mahamudra and Dzogchen teachings from Dudjom Rinpoche, Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen, H.H. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, 3rd Kalu Rinpoche, Yogi Khyunga Rinpoche and others. Ontul Rinpoche received the Yangzab treasure teachings from H.E. Ch�je Togden Rinpoche, the 8th Garchen Rinpoche, and Khenpo Konchog Ngedon. With the blessing of H.H. Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche, Ontul Rinpoche travels the world transmitting the Drikung Dzogchen treasure teachings. Rinpoche is known for his warm humor , wisdom, and vast bodhicitta.

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