Practice Schedule

CONTENTS
Calendar
Daily Practice Schedule
Initiates Only
Holy Days
Losar – Tibetan New Year
Auspicious Birthdays
Departure Days

*Update June 21/20 –  While the Covid-19 restrictions are easing up a bit in BC, the Centre will be open for one evening per week on Wednesdays for Chenrezi practice starting July 1st @ 7:00 pm.  Please email or phone the Centre if you plan to attend as there will be limited seating available. Also, a reminder to practice social distancing when getting seated.  Thank-you 🙂

Wednesdays7:00 pmChenrezi puja and meditation

 

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Vajrayogini and Vajrapani Practices 

Initiation required

Vajrayogini Tsok @ 7:00 p.m.|Vajrapani Practice @ 7:00 p.m.
2020|2020
Saka Dawa - June 5Friday
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June 15 Monday|June 29Monday
July 15Wednesday|July 28Tuesday

Note: 
When Vajrayogini Tsok or Vajrapani Practice happens on a regular scheduled practice day (like Chenrezi or Shakyamuni Pujas) it will pre-empt those regular scheduled practices for that day.  It’s a good idea to check the calendar regularly for these possible changes to the schedule. 
Thanks 🙂  

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The Holy Days 

Sakya Holy Days

Everyone welcome 

Lunar Calendar
MM-DD
Holy Day
2-12Parinirvana Day of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen
9-14Parinirvana Day of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo
11-11Parinirvana Day of Lopon Sonam Tsemo
11-14Parinirvana Day of Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen Pal Sangpo
11-22Parinirvana Day of Drogon Chogyal Phagpa

Note:
When a Holy Day happens on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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Buddhist Holy Days

Everyone welcome 

Display of MiraclesChotrul DuchenMarch 9, 2020
Shakyamuni Buddha's ParinirvanaSaga Dawa DuchenJune 5, 2020
First Turning of the WheelChokhor DuchenTBA
Descent from Indra's HeavenLhabab DuchenTBA

Note:
When a Holy Day happens on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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Losar – Tibetan New Year

Everyone welcome

Losar – Tibetan New Year is on Monday February 24th, 2020 
On the first day of the first lunar month of the Tibetan calendar we make a special offerings to the local spirits and protectors.
It is also the first day of Buddha’s miracles month.
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Auspicious Birthdays

Western dateMaster
July 6HH the 14th Dalai Lama
September 7HH the 41st Sakya Trichen
November 19HH the 42nd Sakya Trizin

Note:
When an Auspicious Birthday happens on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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Departure Days

Western dateMaster
September 7Late Geshe Tashi Namgyal

Note:
When a Departure Day happens on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
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