This talk was recorded on September 9, 2020. Purchase to access the recording.
"Making Room for the Wrathful Mother"
with Lama Justin von Bujdoss
In this talk, Lama Justin introduces Palden Lhamo from the Karma Kagyu Lineage and Tröma Nagmo from the Zhije Lineage. These forms of the wrathful mother show up for us in countless ways if we can hold a relationship to the wrathful mother which is devotional and intimate. Sometimes this requires us to let go of intellectual grasping and ideas around knowing what we are doing and letting go and simply being which can be uncomfortable and unsettling. Join us as we explore embracing chaos in order to begin to inhabit a place of increased embodiment and authenticity in relationship to these wrathful female Buddhas.
Lama Justin von Bujdoss is an American vajrayana Buddhist teacher, writer, and the is a co-founder of Bhumisparsha an experimental Buddhist sangha along with Lama Rod Owens. He is the author of Modern Tantric Buddhism: Authenticity and Embodiment in Dharma Practice published by North Atlantic Books, contributor to Buddhism and Whiteness: Critical Reflections published by Lexington Books. Lama Justin serves as the Executive Director of Chaplaincy and Staff Wellness for NYC Department of Correction where he also serves as Staff Chaplain and has experience as a hospice and hospital chaplain as well. He was ordained as a repa, a lay tantric yogin in the tradition of Milarepa, by His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche. Lama Justin has presented on Buddhist practice at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, University of Chicago, Wellesley, Columbia and has led retreats at a variety of dharma centers and is passionate about helping to create the conditions for authentic embodied tantric Buddhist spiritual practice in the West.
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7:00pm ET - Welcome & guided meditation
7:25pm ET - Dharma talk
7:55pm ET - Q&A with teacher
8:10pm ET - Announcements
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