By Venerable Tulku Yeshi Gyatso
Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 pm
Location: Shrine Room
Prerequisites: Refuge required
The Bodhisattva Vow is instrumental in entering the Mahayana and cultivating Bodhicitta. Venerable Tulku Yeshi will be bestowing the Bodhisattva Vow to those interested in receiving it. The vow will be taken at 7 pm, one hour before we celebrate Lord Buddha’s Birthday. This particular month is Saka Dawa, whereby activities are increased 100,000 times. For those interested please see www.sakya.org/spiritualpractices/vows and review the Bodhisattva Vow. A monetary offering to the shrine and a donation to Tulku Yeshi is most appropriate for this occasion.
Ven Tulku Yeshi Gyatso 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.