Offered by H.E. Avikrita Rinpoche
Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 10.00am
Suggested donation: $25
Location: Rosemead Buddhist Monastery
7833 Emerson Place
Rosemead, CA 91770
His Eminence Sakya Dhungsey Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche is one of the highest Lamas of the Sakya tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Born into the illustrious Khön dynasty’s Sakya Phuntsog Phodrang in 1993, he has received an uninterrupted stream of teachings and transmissions from his grandfather, H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya, as well as many high Lamas of the Sakya lineage. We are very fortunate that His Eminence is taking time out from his studies in India to give the initiation of the Three Wrathful Ones in California.
His Eminence will bestow the authorising initiation (jenang) of this sacred transmission that comes from the Mahasiddha Legkyi Dorje. It combines Vajrapani, the embodiment of all the Buddha’s power, together with Hayagriva and Garuda. It is considered a profound practice for clearing away all the different kinds of obstacles, sicknesses and negativities that hinder our practice of Dharma and our well-being.
His Eminence will also explain how to conduct a daily meditation and recitation of the Three Wrathful Ones, guiding us on how to best cultivate the benefits of this profound practice for our daily lives.
His Eminence Sakya Dhungsey Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche was born into the illustrious Khön dynasty’s Sakya Phuntsog Phodrang in Seattle in 1993. At the tender age of six, he began his training in India to follow in the footsteps of his noble forebears. Since that time, he has received an uninterrupted stream of teachings and transmissions from his grand father, HH Jigdal Dagchen Sakya, as well as many high Lamas of the Sakya lineage.
Having mastered all the intricate rituals of the Sakya lineage, as well as completing intensive meditation retreats and presiding as Vajra Master of the annual Vajrakilaya ceremonies in Darjeeling, he enrolled at Dzongsar Institute of Higher Buddhist Philosophy and Research in 2010. There, he is successfully building on his extensive learning in Buddhadharma with a program of study and dialectics to gain proficiency in the classic treatises of the Sakya philosophical tradition. We are very fortunate that His Eminence is taking time out from his studies in India to share his wisdom with us directly into English here in Seattle.