Wednesday, April 15, 2009

our daily schedule

monday through saturday in winter


5:00 – 5:30 am...............Prostrations (Dapel and Nangpel)
5:30 – 6:00 am...............Individual meditation or Tea
6:00 – 6:30 am..............Group Prayers
6:30 – 7:30 am...............Cook and eat breakfast, Set up for teachings
7:30 – 8:30 am...............Listen to Recordings of Teachings
9:00 – 12:00 pm[*]........Tibetan Language Class (Damcho and Dapel)
......................................Formal Practice Session (Nangpel and Drolma)
(11 – 12 pm)....................Cook lunch (Two people)
12:00 – 1:00 pm..............Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm...............Cleaning kitchen, Rest, Other chores
2:30 – 4:30 pm[†]..........Translation Work (Damcho)
......................................Tibetan language study, memorization (Dapel)
......................................Formal Practice or editing (Nangpel)
......................................Formal Practice (Drolma)
4:30 – 5:00 pm...............Yoga or other exercise (Optional)
5:00 – 5:30 pm...............Tea break
5:30 – 7:30 pm[‡]...........Translation Work (Damcho)
.......................................Tibetan language study (Dapel)
.......................................Formal Practice (Nangpel and Drolma)
7:30 – 8:00 pm...............Group shamatha Meditation (Optional)
8:00 – 9:00 pm...............Group Practice
9:00 pm..........................Individual Practice, Translation or Rest


sunday in winter

5:00– 5:30 am ................Prostrations (Dapel and Nangpel)
5:30 – 6:00 am ...............Individual practice or tea
6:00 – 6:30 am ...............Group Prayers
6:30 - 7:30 am ................Cook and eat breakfast, Set up for teachings
7:30 – 8:30 am ............... Listen to Recordings of Teachings
9:00 – 12:00 .................. Cleaning and other chores
(11 – 12) ...........................Cook lunch (two people with this duty)
12:00 – 1:00 pm..............Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm................Cleaning kitchen, Rest, Other chores
2:30 – 4:30 pm............... Free time - Sometimes blog, check email, connect with families, wash clothes, reading, or just relax.
4:30 – 5:00 pm.............. Yoga (Optional)
5:00 – 5:30 pm.............. Tea break
5:30 – 7:30 pm.............. Translation Work (Damcho)
.........................................Tibetan language study (Dapel)
.........................................Formal Practice (Nangpel and Drolma)
7:30 – 8:00 pm ..............Group shamatha Meditation (Optional)
8:00 – 9:00 pm...............Group Practice (Dedications, Chenrezig etc.)
9:00 pm...........................Individual Practice or Rest

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