Tig-Le House Newsletter 20th April 2021

Hi friends of Tig-Le,

We have had some great feedback from the Ecodharma weekend. Through sharing teachings and practice techniques, open dialogues, and simple grounded ceremony, participants gained insight and understanding into Refuge and cultivated compassion in a new and enriched way many had not experienced before. This is a wonderful outcome. This approach is an extension, building on the mindfulness and nature work we have been doing for many years now, and one that we will continue to unfold. A felt connection with Refuge leads to a deeper understanding of what is meant by compassion in the dharma teachings, which in turn supports people to love and care for the world at ever deepening layers of experience.

Coming up:

This Wednesday morning mindful walking group starts.

This Thursday morning weekly Puja begins.

Next Wednesday evening dharma talks and meditation.

Silent mindfulness and nature retreat.

Regular sessions – term 2, 22nd April to 1st July 2021

Wednesdays 7.30pm: Dharma talks and mindfulness @ Tig-Le House. Wednesday evenings are for sharing traditional and contemporary dharma teachings that support the development of a cultivated compassion. Each session covers a topic followed by mindfulness, reflection, contemplative practice, and open dialogues. We will begin Wednesday 28th April 7.30pm. All are welcome. Cost is Dana, freely offered donation. Dharma talks and mindfulness | Facebook event info

Thursdays 9.15am: Weekly Puja @ Tig-Le House. Regular weekly Puja, contemplative meditation and dharma teaching, study, and practice sessions resume Thursday 22nd April 9am. Practice is supplemented with mindfulness interwoven throughout. All are welcome. Cost is Dana, freely offered donation. Weekly Puja | Facebook event info

Big thanks to Julz for holding space for the group to practice Puja together last term xo.

Expressions of interest – online sessions: In 2020 during the restricted Covid-19 period we went online with some group sessions. We have been receiving requests to make this a regular feature of our classes. If there is enough interest, we can offer online sessions again via Zoom or similar platform.

We need some assistance to go ahead. If anyone is familiar with a suitable platform and is available to run the ‘tech’ during classes operating a device and managing participation, we would love to hear from you.

If you are interested in joining the online sessions, please send us an email and we can add you to the online mailing list. Many thanks!

Tig-Le mindful walking group: First walk Wednesday 21st April 9am Barret Street Weir carpark Margaret River. Practice mindfulness together in and around the Margaret River locality in a relaxed way, get some gentle exercise, enact peacefulness as a community. Walk, sit, stand, practice, solidarity. To get involved send a join request at Tig-Le mindful walking group | Facebook

Mondays 7.15pm: Mindfulness of the Day (MODs) program @ CrossFit MR. Contact Ben to join crossfitmargaretriver@gmail.com You can download a PDF or purchase a hardcopy of our program at Mindfulness of the day – MODs program (tiglehouse.org)

5-day Silent mindfulness and nature retreat 3rd – 7th May @ Fair Harvest. The 5-day retreat is on! There is still opportunity to join, plenty of space available. This will be our last retreat until mid-November. Participants will be guided and encouraged to practice with support. All bookings need to be in by 25th April. Follow this link to book: 5-day Mindfulness and Nature retreat: 3rd May – 7th May 2021 – Tig-Le House

Metta meditation weekend: making friends with life 12th – 14th November @ Fair Harvest. Metta translates as ‘the ever-present possibility for friendship’. Metta meditation is an extension of our mindfulness, the potential for a deeper friendship with ourselves, others, the World, and life. Practice helps us to find meaningful sources of love and understanding within our own lives, to find the freedom to live filled with greater tenderness and goodwill, to heal feelings and experiences of disconnection and isolation caused by resentment, jealousy, hate, anger, and prejudice. Follow the bookings link here: Metta meditation weekend 12th – 14th November 2021 – Tig-Le House

One on one private sessions are available. It great to see friends and new faces already getting in contact. If you would like supports for practice or mindful counsel, message Ian on M: 0408952151 or E: tiglehouse@gmail.com Sessions are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays between 9am and 3.30pm, evenings are also possible. Thank you for offering Dana in support.

Online resources: A variety of PDF’s are available for download from our growing list of mindfulness and other resources on the website at Mindfulness, Meditation, Dharma Booklets and Offerings – Tig-Le House

We look forward to seeing you again at Tig-Le House, for a walk, or on retreat.


Tig-Le House family

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