White Tara Retreat
Offered by: H.E. Dagyum Kusho Sakya
Saturday & Sunday, April 22nd - 23rd
Time: 10:00 am -12:00 pm, 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested contribution: $120 Public, $100 members
To register online, visit conta.cc/2nF2esp
Prerequisites: All participants must have received the White Tara Cintamani Cakra initiation.
HE Dagyum Kusho has graciously agreed to lead an intensive 2 day White Tara Retreat, at the request of Adrienne Chan and Gillian Teichert. This retreat is especially beneficial for those who are born in a Year of the Bird. All participants must have received the White Tara Initiation on April 22 or previously. The program will include a teaching from H.E. Dagyum Kusho on Saturday morning from 10am to noon, and continue with intensive practice for the remainder of the retreat.
Please bring a vegetarian (no meat, poultry, fish, garlic, onion, egg) dish to share for lunch on Saturday, and eat exclusively a vegetarian diet from Friday night until after practice on Sunday. Lunch will be provided by the Monastery on Sunday.
Her Eminence Dagyum Kusho Sakya, also known as H.E. Dagmo Kusho, was born in Kham, Eastern Tibet. As the niece of one of the most highly realized Sakya Masters of the twentieth century, H.E. Dezhung Rinpoche III, her training in Buddhist practice began at an early age. She has received extensive teachings and empowerments from many great lamas of all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism throughout her lifetime. Dagyum Kusho is the widow of H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Dorje Chang of the Khön lineage, a Head Lama of the Sakya order of Tibetan Buddhism. She is currently the Acting Head Lama of the Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle, WA. Dagyum Kusho specializes in Tara empowerments, practices, and teachings, and has many students throughout the world.