DAILY PRACTICE SCHEDULE:
Daily practices are open to everyone, unless otherwise stated.
|Monday||7:30 p.m.||Book club|
|Tuesday||7:00 p.m.||Shakyamuni puja and meditation|
|Wednesday||7:00 p.m.||Chenrezi puja and meditation|
|Thursday||7:00 p.m.||Teaching by Lama Jampa-- by donation|
|Tibetan Level 1
Tibetan Level 2
|Sunday||1:00 p.m.||Manjushri puja and meditation - for initiates*|
|Sunday||2:00 p.m.||Green Tara puja and meditation|
*Lama Jhampa will give permission for the Manjushi Puja upon request.
THURSDAY NIGHT TEACHINGS
The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva
These classes run every Thursday and Lama Jampa gives a detailed explanation of each verse.
THE PRACTICES BELOW ARE FOR INITIATES ONLY
|VAJRAYOGINI TSOK @ 7:00 p.m.|||||VAJRAPANI BHUTADAMARA @ 7:00 p.m.|
|March 1||Friday|||||March 15||Friday|
|April 29||Monday|||||April 23||Tuesday|
|May 29||Wednesday|||||May 13||Monday|
|June 27||Thursday|||||June 11||Tuesday|
|July 27||Saturday|||||July 20||Saturday|
|August 25||Sunday|||||August 9||Friday|
|September 24||Tuesday|||||September 7||Saturday|
|October 23||Wednesday|||||October 7||Monday|
|November 21||Thursday|||||November 5||Tuesday|
|December 21||Saturday|||||December 5||Thursday|
When Tsok or Vajrapani fall on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
THE PRACTICES BELOW ARE FOR OPEN TO EVERYONE
HOLY DAYS ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR
|2-12||Parinirvana Day of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen|
|9-14||Parinirvana Day of Sachen Kunga Nyingpo|
|11-11||Parinirvana Day of Lopon Sonam Tsemo|
|11-14||Parinirvana Day of Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen Pal Sangpo|
|11-22||Parinirvana Day of Drogon Chogyal Phagpa|
When a Holy Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
FESTIVAL DAYS ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR
|1.||1-15||Lord Buddha's Miracle Day|
|2.||4-15||Lord Buddha's Enlightenment Day|
|3.||4-6||Lord Buddha's First Sermon|
|4.||9-22||Lord Buddha's Descent to the Earth|
When a Festival Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
TIBETAN LOSAR (NEW YEAR’S DAY ) ACCORDING TO THE LUNAR CALENDAR
Losar – Tibetan New Year is on February 5th, 2019
The zodiac sign is the Female Earth Pig
On the first day of the first lunar month we make a special offering to the local spirits and protectors.
It is also the first day of Buddha’s miracles month.
AUSPICIOUS BIRTHDAYS ACCORDING TO THE WESTERN CALENDAR
|July 6||HH the 14th Dalai Lama|
|September 7||HH the 41st Sakya Trichen|
|November 19||HH the 42nd Sakya Trizin|
When an Auspicious Birthday falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.
DEPARTURE DAYS ACCORDING TO THE WESTERN CALENDAR
|September 7||Late Geshe Tashi Namgyal|
When a Departure Day falls on a regular scheduled practice day it will pre-empt the scheduled practice for that day.