Sunday, December 11 at 1:30 pm
Instructor: Ven. Khenpo Jampa Tenphel
Prerequisite: Vajrayogini empowerment
Suggested Contribution per lecture: $25, $20 Members
Ven. Khenpo Jampa Tenphel will give instructions on how to do the Ganapati practice. The Ganapati Initiation will be offered by H.H. J.D. Sakya on December 11, 2011.
Venerable Khenpo Jampa Tenphel comes to us from Dzongsar Institute in India, where he was the library director as well as a tutor for many years. He received a Degree of Acharya (equivalent to an M.A.) in Buddhist Philosophy in 2002 and was ordained as an Abbott in 2004. He has received many teachings and initiations from all four sects of Tibetan Buddhism (Sakya, Gelug, Kagyu, Nyingma). Many of those teachings and initiations were from H.H. the Dalai Lama and H.H. Sakya Trizin. He has also received the Lamdre teaching from H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. His root lamas are H.H. Sakya Trizin, H.H. Luding Khen Rinpoche, and H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche. At Sakya Monastery, Khenpo Jampa teaches intermediate and advanced level curriculum on Buddhist philosophy and also serves as the librarian for the growing collection of Tibetan Buddhist scriptures.