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What Is the Nyung-ne Retreat? Also: Explanation of the Lojong Slogan, “Drive All Blames into One.”

What Is the Nyung-ne Retreat? Also: Explanation of the Lojong Slogan, “Drive All Blames into One.”

In the first part of this two-part Dharma Talk, Lama Kathy explains the Tibetan fasting retreat called “Nyungne” and talks about the benefits of this two-and-a-half day retreat. In the second part, she explains the meaning of the Mahayana Mind Training slogan “Drive All Blames into One,” showing how we can reverse the habit of blaming others when bad things happen in our lives. A lively question period includes the question, “What is the relationship between karma and accidents?”

What Is the Nyung-ne Retreat? Also: Explanation of the Lojong Slogan, “Drive All Blames into One.”
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Lama Kathy Wesley

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Kathy Wesley (Lama Gyurme Chötsö) has studied Tibetan Buddhism since 1977. She has been active in the Columbus Karma Thegsum Choling since its inception in 1977, and has served the center in a variety of roles, including meditation instructor, newsletter editor and secretary. From 1986 until 1991, she was the center’s administrative director. Lama Kathy now serves the Columbus KTC as its resident teacher.

From June 1993 until May 1996, Kathy participated in a three-year retreat led by the Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at the Karmé Ling Retreat Center in Delhi, N.Y. You can learn more about her at lamakathy.net