Past Events 2019

 
 
 
SUNDAY,  JUNE  16, 2019, at 10:30am 
SAKA DAWA DUCHEN
A PRAISE OF THE TWELVE EXEMPLARY
DEEDS OF LORD BUDDHA
GESHE SHERAP 
 

 
A Praise for the Twelve Exemplary Deeds of Lord Buddha to commemorate
his birth, enlightenment, and nirvana was recited for Saka Dawa Duchen
The Medicine Buddha monthly practice is about 1 hour in length and is recited in English.  Prayer requests can be made in person or can be emailed to: friends@landofenlightenedwisdom.org.
 
VEGETARIAN POTLUCK at 12:00pm:  Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
THE 400 STANZAS at 2:30pm 
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY,  MAY  19, 2019, at 10:30am 
GESHE SHERAP 
 

 
The Medicine Buddha monthly practice is about 1 hour in length and is recited in English.  Prayer requests can be made in person or can be emailed to: friends@landofenlightenedwisdom.org.
 
POTLUCK at 12:00pm:  Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
THE 400 STANZAS at 2:30pm 
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 
 
 
 
 
SATURDAY,  APRIL  06, 2019
FOUR NOBLE TRUTHS
11:00AM TO 1:00PM
 

 

Geshe Sherap will teach the Four Noble Truths and lead students in deeper learning of each truth  through analytical meditation  and contemplation.

Understanding the Four Noble Truths is important foundational teaching of the Buddha. Buddha Shakyamuni gave his first teaching on the Four Noble Truths (Aryasatya) and their sixteen attributes such as impermanence and emptiness in Sarnath, India. 

The Four Noble Truths class began on April 06, 2019 and will continue until completed.

 
 
 
TUESDAY,  FEBRUARY  19, 2019
CHOTRUL DUCHEN
DAY OF MIRACLES
 

 

Positive and negative merit increases on the Buddhist Holy Days, so be mindful of your mental, physical and verbal actions. No event has been scheduled for Tuesday.

For fifteen days after the Losar new moon (the first day of new year), Buddha performed multiple miracles and gave teachings each day. The fifteenth day is known as Chotrul Duchen or the Day of Miracles.

The  leaders of the six main philosophical schools had continuously challenged Buddha to a contest of miraculous powers.

 

Buddha had refused their requests many times, but due to their resentment and jealousy, they persisted with their challeges, following him to his teachings

with their 90,000 followers and making demands to the King to stage a contest. Buddha finally accepted their challenge as he determined that many people following them would be subdued through his display of his miraculous powers, and determined that the contest would take place in Shravasti. 

The marks the day when the 90,000 followers of the six schools, adopted the Buddhist doctrine, some becoming monks and Arhats.

 

 

 
 
SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY  17, 2019, at 10:30am 
GESHE SHERAP 
 

 
The Medicine Buddha monthly practice is about 1 hour in length and is recited in English.  Prayer requests can be made in person or can be emailed to: friends@landofenlightenedwisdom.org.
 
POTLUCK at 12:00pm:  Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
THE 400 STANZAS at 2:30pm 
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 
 
 
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 2019-2020 LOSAR - MEDICINE BUDDHA SHRINE

The Tibetan New Year began on February 05, 2019 until February 24, 2020

   
 

LOSAR MEDICINE BUDDHA SHRINE

 

Daily prayers, blessings, and lights are offered throughout the year by Geshe Sherap and guest monks for your loved ones and aspirations. Family names are placed on the shrine in front of one of the 108 Medicine Buddha statues. 

Each year students can renew their requests for prayers for families and aspirations. To renew your prayer request or add a new name to the Medicine Buddha Shrine, please complete this form.

 

2019 Annual Medicine Buddha Shrine Prayer and Light Offering Request

 

 
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TUESDAY,  FEBRUARY  05, 2019 
LOSAR -TIBETAN NEW YEAR
PALDEN LHAMO PUJA
 

The first day of the first lunar month of the Tibetan calendar is Losar.  "Lo"  means "Year" and "Sar" means "New". 

The Tibetan families celebrate this holiday by gathering at the local Monastery to make offerings and special prayers for the new year.   

The practice of purification for the new year, includes the recitation of prayers and rituals that dissolve the negativities of the old year, inviting positive energy into the New Year! 

 

 

Palden Lhamo is the wrathful manifestation of the female wisdom diety, Sarasvati. The Palden Lhamo Puja is offered on the last days of the old Tibetan year to purify obstacles for the new year.

When Buddha was a bodhisattva, Palden Lhamo made a pledge that when he was enlightened, she would be the protector of his teaching. Palden Lhamo has many manifestation where she is considered to be the protector of the many lineages and traditions.

 
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SUNDAY,  JANUARY  20, 2019, at 10:30am 
GESHE SHERAP 
 

 
The Medicine Buddha monthly practice is about 1 hour in length and is recited in English.  Prayer requests can be emailed to: friends@landofenlightenedwisdom.org
or can be made in person.
 
POTLUCK at 12:00pm:  Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
THE 400 STANZAS at 2:30pm 
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 
 

 

 

   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

2019 Auspicious Days

Losar
Chotrul Düchen
Saka Dawa Düchen
HHDL Birthday 
Chokhor Düchen
Lha Bab Düchen
Gaden Ngachu
Tues, Feb 05, 2019
Tues, Feb 19, 2019
Mon, June 17, 2019
Sat, July 06, 2019
Sun, Aug 04, 2019
Tues, Nov 19, 2019   
Sat, Dec 21, 2019

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