Monday, April 29, 2019 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Guru Puja 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Guru Puja Note: There will be tea breaks at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm. Lunch, tea and snacks will be sponsored by Her Eminence Dagmo Kusho Sakya. Join us in honoring His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Dorje Chang with two sessions of Guru Puja in Tibetan. Please come to this important memorial of His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Dorje Chang's parinirvana. You are welcome to bring tsok, flowers, incense or monetary offerings. You are also welcome to make offerings to the Buddha, the lamas doing prayers and in memory of H.H. Dagchen Rinpoche.
Instatement of H.E. Asanga Rinpoche and Installation of H.H. Dagchen Dorje Chang’s Relics in Vietnam
by Adrienne Chan The word for “Thank You” in Vietnamese is “Ca’m o’n pronounced “kom on”. I used this word often during my visit to Vietnam. The Sakya Vietnam Center members under the direction of Mr. Tho Luu and Ms. Hong, President of the Center gave Ani Rinpoche, Jetsunma Aloki, Jetsunma Mamaki, Dagmo Chimey and…
By H.E. Dagmo Kusho Sakya Date: Sunday, March 3, 2019 Time: 11:15am PST (6:15 pm GMT) Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Free, donations accepted. Live Stream available at http://dagmokusho.sakya.org Prayers of the Three Long Life Deities is a text that we recite each Sunday at the end of Chenrezi. This book includes short prayers for the three long life deities: Amitayus, Usnisavijaya, and White Tara. Her Eminence Dagmo Kusho Sakya will tell us more about the prayers in this book, and their significance for our own lives.
By Rigdzin Tingkhye Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019 Time: 6:30pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Suggested Donation: $15 Members, $20 Non-Members The very fabric of Tibetan Buddhism was tested when His Holiness Dalai Lama fled into exile in 1959, followed by tens thousands of Tibetans. Everything we believed and knew was shaken to its core: love, compassion, forgiveness, and the laws of karma, all were on the brink of falling apart. His Holiness Dalai Lama never give up his vow to guide us. He reminds us that life is full of opportunity to practice Dharma in the fullest engagement.
By Lama Kelsang Date: Sunday, March 24, 2019 Time: 1:30 pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Suggested Donation: $20 Members, $30 Non-Members A shrine is a place that holds the symbols of enlightened body speech and mind. A home shrine creates a sacred space for you to focus your spiritual practice. By making offerings, we purify our obscurations and generate positive merit, which moves us further along the path to enlightenment.
Teaching by Khenpo Choying Dorjee Dates and Times: April 19, 7:00-9:00pm, April 20, 10am to Noon, 1:30-3:30pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Suggested Donation:$20 Members, $30 Non-Members (per session)(For all three sessions: $50 Members, $80 Non-Members) The Precious Garland of Advice for the King (Sanskrit: Rajaparikatha-ratnamala) was written by Nagarjuna and belongs in his collection of advice texts. In his Precious Garland he clarifies the Buddha's wisdom of emptiness teaching based on the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras as well as extensively describing the Bodhisattva's deeds of compassion and skillful methods. It also includes an explanation of the Bodhisattva's stages of the paths for higher rebirth and complete enlightenment.