Study Intensive Led by Lama Kelsang Tuesdays: October 1, 22, 29; November 5; December 3, 10 (We anticipate the class continuing into 2020 with six additional Tuesday dates, which will be announced later.) All starting at 7:00pm Location: Sakya Monastery Library Registration is limited. Those 13 years old and older are welcomed to register and…
Led by Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche Date: Friday & Saturday, October 12-13, 2018 Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, with a lunch break between 12:00 - 1:30 pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room If someone wants to become a Buddha or a Bodhisattva, one needs to accumulate merit and purify defilements. A very meritorious practice of Guru Rinpoche is a Bumtsok, which is a 100,000 Tsok offerings to Guru Rinpoche. It is fine to join the first day, the second day, or both. If you cannot come, it is considered very meritorious to donate food or money for a tsok offering for this event. Candles and flowers are acceptable as well.
Please join Amy Alcaraz and Teresa Lamb for this first HOSTA gathering Monday, Oct 15, 2018, 7:00pm at Sakya Monastery in the Cultural Hall The end of life for the animals we care about can feel deeply overwhelming for everyone involved. To help during this time the Marici Fellowship’s HOSTA program is being formed. The goal of HOSTA is to create a network of sangha members who have gone through, are currently going through, who would like to be prepared for this process with their own pets, and those who are interested in helping others.
Date: Sunday, October 21, 2018 Time: 1:30 - 3:00 pm Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room Suggested Donation: $20 Members, $30 Non-Members What would it be like to approach death with compassion in place of fear? Venerable Thubten Chodron shares how cultivating compassion day to day makes our lives meaningful, which in turn helps us to approach our own and others' deaths with a clear mind and open heart.
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19, 2018 You must attend both days to receive the empowerment Location: Nordic Museum, 2655 NW Market St, Seattle, WA “Unlike other mandala such as Hevajra or Kalachakra, the Chakrasamvara mandala is still fully manifested and active in the twenty-four holy places in India. For this reason, Chakrasamvara and his consort, Vajrayogini, are considered one of the most effective deities of our time.”
2018: The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions Dates: August 1-7, 2018 Location: Sakya Monastery Shrine Room The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions, taught in preparation for the Vajrayana path, is the meditation manual for the sutra path according to the Lamdré cycle of teachings. It covers all the practices from going for refuge and bodhicitta up to the cultivation of calm abiding and special insight, culminating in a description of the qualities of enlightenment manifesting with the perfection of these practices.