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Tenshug Prayers for H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya
Dagchen Rinpoche

On September 26th, 27th and 28th, 2014, a Long Life puja honoring His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Sakya will be sponsored by Ponlop Tashi Rinpoche
Friday, September 26, 2014
9:30am-12:30pm        Tenshug prayers led in Tibetan by
                                          Dorje Lopon: Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche
                                      (Drokor Yeshin Khorlo text also available for English speakers)
Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:30am-12:30pm        Tenshug prayers led in Tibetan by
                                          Dorje Lopon: Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche
                                      (Drokor Yeshin Khorlo text also available for English speakers)
2:00 pm                      Amitayas-Hayagriva Initiation bestowed by H.H. J. D. Sakya

Sunday, September 28, 2014
7:30am             Tenshug prayers led in Tibetan by
                              Dorje Lopon: Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche

9:30 am            Arrival of guests and members to greet H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya

10:00am           Arrival of H. H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya to Sakya Monastery

                         Introduction:  H. H. J. D. Sakya‘s brief biography:  Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche

                         Request for His Holiness’ Long-Life:  Ponlop Tashi Rinpoche

                         Seven Auspicious Offerings:  Sakya Khon Dhungs

                         Eight Auspicious Offerings with explanations:  Ponlop Tashi Rinpoche

                         Mandala Offerings to H. H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya:
                                    Sakya Phuntsok  Phodrang  (Sakya Khon Dhungseys)
                                    Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling  (H.E. Jetsun Kushok - Vancouver)
                        Tsechen Thupten Dekyi Choling  (Ponlop Tashi Rinpoche, Taiwan)
                       Sakya Tsechen Phuntsog Choling  (Roland Yeung, Hong Kong)
                        Sakya Tsechen Shiday Choling  (Tho Luu, Vietnam)
                        Nalanda Institute  (Geshi Jamyang and Lama Lunrik, Olympia, WA)
                        Nyen-Gyud Samten ChoeLing (Tulku Jigme Rinpoche, Eugene, OR)
                        Tara Meditation Center (Chuck Pettis, President, Earth Sanctuary)
                        Tibetan Association of Washington (Tenzin Chokey, President TAW)
                        Tulku Urgen and Family
                        Sakya Monastery Teen Dharma School (Lamb and Tovar)
                        Sakya Monastery Virupa Educational Institute (Dr. Kristine Honda)
                        Sakya Monastery Board of Advisors (David Spiekerman, President)

                         Prayers for H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya’s Long Life:
                        Explanation of visualizations: Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche
                         Prayers of the Three Long Life Deities

Noon          Long-life rice, tea, cake and refreshments

Tenshug Sponsors:  Ponlop Tashi Rinpoche, Mahasandi Yoga Centre, Lama Chime Rinpoche


Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room
108 NW 83rd St
Seattle, WA 98117



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Here are the best ways for a new person to learn about the practice of Tibetan Buddhism at Sakya Monastery:

  • Attend the monthly Orientation - answers the most frequently asked questions.
  • Attend the 8:30 am Sunday morning introductory class and the 10:00 am Chenrezi service - open to the public. As we occasionally have special events, please check our calendar for the current schedule: Calendar of Classes and Events
  • Review the material on our website.
  • Attend a Virupa Educational Institute (VEI) class at Sakya Monastery.
  • Attend the 7:00 pm Friday evening Calm Abiding meditation. Free and open to the public.

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