Functions of the Venue
Drala Jong – as a venue – will facilitate:
Buddhist talks, courses, and retreats.
Presentations for the public— irrespective of Buddhist affiliation— on: healthy happy personal / marital / parental relationships; embracing emotions as meditation.
Buddhist physical exercises, dance, and martial arts.
Teachings on the Buddhist Arts including: iconographic painting, calligraphy, and tantric music.
Buddhist Crafts including: woodwork, metal work, ceramics, tailoring, and appliqué.
Teachings on the Contemporary Arts—particularly music and poetry— from a Buddhist perspective.
Drala Jong will also:
House a comprehensive library of Vajrayana books – extending our existing collection of over a three hundred books.
House a library of audio-visual teaching recordings, texts, art, and photography.
Provide a study venue for practitioners – both adults and children.
Found a teacher training centre for the next generation of non-monastic ordained teachers.
Establish a residential care centre for ageing practitioners to grow old in dignity and company – whilst providing opportunities to learn from their experience and insight.
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