Practice Schedule

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

* The Centre is still closed to the public due to the concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic.  Thanks for understanding and stay healthy. 

Monday7:00 pmMeditation and Book Club
Tuesday7:00 pmShakyamuni puja and meditation
Wednesday7:00 pmChenrezi puja and meditation
Thursday7:00 pmTeaching by Lama Jampa-- by donation
SaturdayBeg. 10:00 am
Adv. 1:30 pm
Tibetan Language Classes
Sunday1:00 pmManjushri puja and meditation - for initiates*
Sunday2:00 pmGreen Tara puja and meditation

*Lama Jhampa will give permission for the Manjushi Puja upon request.

Top

Vajrayogini and Vajrapani Practices 

Initiation required

Vajrayogini Tsok @ 7:00 p.m.|Vajrapani Practice @ 7:00 p.m.
2020|2020
January 19Sunday|January 4Saturday
February 18Tuesday|February 12Wednesday
Losar - February 24
Monday|
March 19Thursday|March 3Tuesday
April 17Friday|April 2Thursday
May 17Sunday|May 2Saturday
Saka Dawa - June 5Friday
|
June 15 Monday|June 29Monday
July 15Wednesday|July 28Tuesday

Note: 
When Vajrayogini Tsok or Vajrapani Practice happens on a regular scheduled practice day (like Chenrazi 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 🙂  

Top

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.
Top

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.
Top

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.
Top

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.
Top

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.
Top