Tig-Le House Newsletter 15th January 2022

Hi friends of Tig-Le,
Happy New Year all! May it be a year of furthering our compassionate engagement within our own lives, with the lives of others, and the world system. Remembering how much of a rare opportunity it is to be alive in this moment, whizzing around a shining ball of gas shedding light and life on this exquisite planet.
We are hopeful that Tig-Le will be able to remain open for in-person attendance as Covid-19 enters further into the WA community. Tig-Le will be following ‘General Community Service’ mandatory Covid-19 Government guidelines. Please read and adhere to these instructions when attending as compassionate consideration for the wellbeing of all who attend.

Here is our list of protocols:
* As with regular cold and flu like symptoms. If you are feeling unwell, please do not enter or attend in-person sessions.
*Please do not attend if you have been at any current registered WA Gov. Covid-19 exposure sites or are required to isolate.
*Everyone attending, please sign the Covid register.
*Maximum of 12 people. Please be considerate of each other’s personal space – 1.5m spacing.
*If you are required to wear a filtration mask, please do so.
*You are welcome to wear a filtration mask for your own sense of security and protection.
*Hand sanitiser is supplied for your use.
*Tig-Le is cleaned and sanitised regularly.
*Tea is supplied, however please bring your own cup.

Thank you for adhering to these protocols. Currently there is no requirement to be double vaccinated to attend.
We are understanding of varying views and perspectives, and we understand these protocols may cause some exclusion for in-person classes.
The Tig-Le household (Ian and family) have chosen to be vaccinated.
We deeply appreciate your respect and compassionate care for the wellbeing of all in this combined family and community space.
Wednesday evening mindfulness starting in February will be accessible both in-person and online, all other sessions are in-person for now. We will adapt as required and with the support of a helper we could move other sessions online too. We aim to make classes as accessible and inclusive as possible within our means.

Here is the link to what’s coming up this term or you can read it in the information below: Tig-Le Calendar 1st term 2022 (tiglehouse.org)
Well wishes from Tig-Le House. We look forward to seeing you when we are back in February.


Padyam Mudra – Compassion emerges from the heart of Refuge

Calendar 1st term 2022
Weekly sessions

Tuesday morning Mindfulness 9am – 10am, 8th February to 29th March
Open sessions, no booking required. Taught as a building practice, there is benefit in attending weekly. Cost is Dana (a freely offered supportive financial contribution).
Wednesday mornings Mindful walking group 9am – 10am, 2nd February to 23rd March.
Free community walks. Various locations. Instruction on mindful walking followed by silent walking in nature. Details and registration contact: tiglehouse@gmail.com
Wednesday evenings Mindfulness 8-week training program 7pm – 8pm, 2nd February to 23rd March.
Bookings appreciated. Available in-person and online via Zoom link. Cost is Dana paid online via a sliding scale. Select the amount that suits your financial needs. To register and book visit Mindfulness 8-week training program (tiglehouse.org)
Week 1 – Introduction, intentions, aspirations
Week 2 – Patterns of engagement
Week 3 – Mindfulness of feel
Week 4 – Mindful breath
Week 5 – The Senses
Week 6 – Mindfulness of Mind
Week 7 – Practices for integration
Week 8 – A living practice
Thursday mornings Buddhist meditation, dharma studies and practice 9am – 10:15am, 3rd February to 24th March.
Open sessions, no booking required. Based in the Art of ‘The language of compassion and peacebuilding’, and sacred theatre of the mind and imagination. Cost is Dana (a freely offered supportive financial contribution). Suggested $10 – $20/session. Enquiries: tiglehouse@gmail.com

 Wongkur and workshop
Wongkur sacred theatre of the imagination Sunday 13th February 2022.
Ceremony of Amitabha 10am start. Open to formal students, friends, family, community. Sorry no children for this ceremony. Dana in support of Tig-Le appreciated. Enquiries: tiglehouse@gmail.com
Compassion, a practice – weekend workshop combining: ‘Compassionate Engagement’ and the ‘Dialogues of Compassion’ training. Saturday 26th 10am – 4pm & Sunday 27th 10am – 3pm February.
A workshop on understanding and generating compassion. Participants must join in from the first session (unless you have attended this training previously through Tig-Le). Experience with mindfulness is a prerequisite. Cost is on a sliding scale. Please select the amount that suits your financial needs. Bookings are essential: Weekend workshop on compassionate engagement and the dialogues of compassion (tiglehouse.org) 
5-day mindfulness and nature retreat 25th – 29th April 2022 @ Fair Harvest. 
This is a semi-silent retreat exploring the foundations of traditional and contemporary mindfulness through an ecological lens along with nature immersion activities including essential time for rest and respite. Recall the sacred relationship we all have with the natural living world and this exquisite Planet. Bookings at: 5-day mindfulness and nature retreat (tiglehouse.org)

5-day silent meditation retreat 10th – 14th October 2022 @ Fair Harvest. 
This is a silent retreat: Engage with traditional mindfulness and meditation teachings and practices. Secular and sacred ancient dharma, mindfulness and contemplative meditation, visualization, word mandala, mantra, mudra, walking meditation and more. These teachings are a vast treasury for our shared humanity. Bookings at: 5-day silent meditation retreat (tiglehouse.org)
We take very seriously our ‘duty of care’ to your health and wellbeing. For this silent meditation retreat ALL participants must have attended pervious mindfulness training through Tig-Le House at either one of our weekly community sessions, previous retreats, or through our private training sessions. *If you are unsure as to your attendance, before booking please email us at tiglehouse@gmail.com

Metta meditation weekend 11th – 13th November 2022 @ Fair Harvest. Details to come.
Private mindfulness training and mindful counsel sessions by appointment Tuesday – Thursday.
Well wishes to everyone. Thank you for taking the time to read our newsletters.
Ian and the Tig-Le House family
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