How To Prepare For The Moment Of Death And The Bardo

Friday, July 16
Time: 7:00 p.m
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested Donation: $30 Public, $25 Members

H.E. Kathog Rigzin Chenpo Rinpoche is joining us to share his profound wisdom and knowledge of the Dharma. He is a renowned master of the Dzogchen Teachings, the central teachings of the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Kathog Rinpoche has authored over 20 books including the biographies of his masters. He is the founder and leader of the Kathog Rigzin Chenpo Dharma Association in Taichung, Taiwan, with branches in France and Singapore.

Prayer Wheel Consecration Ceremony

Consecration Ceremony
Saturday July 3, 9:00-11:30am

Consecration ceremony for the 32 new Prayer Wheels, led by HH JD Sakya, assisted by HE Kathog Rigzin Chenpo Rinpoche, Yeshi Tulku, Khenpo Jampa, Venerable Lama Tashi, Lama Migmar, Lama Chime Tenzin. Attendees may arrive at any time during the prayers.


Potluck Lunch
Saturday July 3, Noon

Welcome Potluck Lunch for HE Kathog Rigzin Chenpo Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Tashi, President of Tsechen Thupten Dekyi Choling Ms. Chen Shih-Fang (Soyang-la), and recognition of Master Artist Lama Migmar

Independence Day Potluck Picnic

Bring: a dish to share, family and friends!!! Let’s have fun!

WHERE: Carkeek Park
950 NE Carkeek Park Road, Seattle, WA, 98177
Tel: (360)779-3205

WHEN: The site is reserved from 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, July 4th, 2010

DIRECTIONS: Go to http://www.seattle.gov/parks/parkspaces/CarkeekPark/directions.htm

White Mahakala Ritual Teaching

By Venerable Lama Tashi
Friday, July 2, 2010 at 7:00 PM
Prerequisite: White Mahakala Initiation
Suggested Donation: $25 Public, $20 Members

White Mahakala is the emanation of Black Mahakala in its wealth deity form. We pay homage and invoke this sixarmed protector in order to remove material and spiritual poverty, to bestow wealth, and to liberate us into a state of Buddhahood. We will do the practice regularly on the 8th day of each month of the Tibetan Calendar.

Venerable Lama Tashi is an accomplished Lama and Ritual Master of the Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism. As a monk he completed and mastered all the traditional Sakya deity retreats: Hevajra, Varjakilaya, Varjapani, and Vajrayogini. At the age of 25 he became the private tutor for HE Ratna Varja Sakya, son of HH Sakya Trizin. Through a special ceremony, HH JD Sakya appointed him as a leader of Sakya Tsechen Thupten Dekyi Choling Center in Taipei, Taiwan, where he has been the resident Lama for many years. Venerable Lama Tashi has served HH JD Sakya and the Sakya Monastery in many noble ways.

Dharma Lecture: How to Enjoy Your Life

By Tulku Yeshi Gyatso Rinpoche
Sunday, May 9 at 1:30 pm
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested Contribution:
$25 Public, $20 Members

Enjoy your life! We have wonderful lives. Compare many other lives and your life. You already have most of what you want and are ready to enjoy your life. Your environment is established for you to do so; nature is already set up for you to do so. Your practice is also already set up for you to do so. Tulku-la will give you insights on how to put it all together.

Ven. Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche is a Dzogchen master and the reincarnation of Dzogchen Gyaltsab Thodo Rinpoche. He was recognized by H.H. Dalai Lama's Nyingmapa teacher Kyabje Trulshig Rinpoche. He received teachings from twenty-five masters representing all five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Tulku Yeshi has written eight books, seven of which have been published, on the subject of Tibetan Buddhism and culture including A One Thousand Year History of Sakyapa. He also writes novels, poetry for mind training, provides Tibetan astrology readings, and can bestow empowerments. Currently he working on Dharma activities at Sakya Monastery in Seattle and is working on his own biography, Magic and Monk.

 

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