Updates

It is with heartfelt sadness that the great Sakya master, H.E. Sakya Ngor Luding Khenchen Rinpoche passed from this world in December.  We will truly miss his amazing ability to transmit the Sakya teachings.  We will always remember his visits to our Victoria Dharma Centre and how much he inspired the students here. 

Monday January 2 @ 7:00 pm Sonam Tsemo Anniversary.
We will recite Special prayers for H.E. Sakya Ngor Luding Khenchen Rinpoche. We will do an offering of light, read from Sakya Pandita’s “A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes” and recite the Rain of Blessings Prayer by H.H. 41st Sakya Gongma Trichen Rinpoche.
 
 
Sakya Pandita Anniversary Thursday January 5 @ 7:00 pm.  
We will recite Manjushri prayers and again recite special prayers for H.E. Sakya Ngor Luding Khenchen Rinpoche. We will do an offering of light, read from Sakya Pandita’s “A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes” and recite the Rain of Blessings Prayer by H.H. 41st Sakya Gongma Trichen Rinpoche.  
 
New Teaching on Parting from the Four Attachments starts Thursday January 12 @ 7:00 pm.
 
Chogyal Phakpa Anniversary Saturday January 14 @ 7:00 pm.
We will recite Manjushri Prayers and again recite Special prayers for H.E. Sakya Ngor Luding Khenchen Rinpoche. We will do an offering of light, read from Sakya Pandita’s “A Clear Differentiation of the Three Codes” and recite the Rain of Blessings Prayer by H.H. 41st Sakya Gongma Trichen Rinpoche.  

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Covid restrictions have relaxed in BC but we encourage healthy  practices. Please stay home if you are feeling unwell.  When at the Centre please wash hands, practice social distancing, be vaccinated  and wear a mask when moving about in the Centre.

Please check the Calendar page for updates or changes before visiting the Centre.  

Thank you 🙂
Victoria Buddhist Dharma Society

 

Prayer to Tara

Om, I pay Homage to Tara, the Noble One, the Arya,
Namo, Tare she who is quick, the Heroine,
She who eliminates all fear with Tutarre,
The Saviouress who gives all bennefit with Ture,
I bow down to you Soha.

Om Tare Tutarre Ture Soha,
Om Tare Tutarre Ture Soha,
Om Tare Tutarre Ture Soha,