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Practice Day for DB6 All About Karma – Sat, Feb 16, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Pine Room

Guided Contemplation – Sun, Feb 17, 9:30 am - 10:15 am, Various Venues at LMB

Extensive Medicine Buddha Puja for Chötrul Düchen – Sun, Feb 17, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Main Gompa

Program News

Losar and the Days of Miracles – Feb 5-19, 2019 (1/22/2019)- The first full moon in the Tibetan lunar calendar is celebrated as the Day of Miracles, or Chötrul Duchen, which commemorates the final day of miraculous display by the Buddha which lasted 15 days. The Buddha performed the miracles in response to a challenge from six rival teachers. These 15 days are merit-multiplying days in which any virtue created is magnified millions of times. Chötrul Duchen, which falls on 19 February 2019, is also the most special day of the Mönlam Chenmo, the Great Prayer Festival, where thousands of people, lay and ordained alike, pray, and make offerings of food, tea, lights or money to the Sangha. The Western year 2019 corresponds with the Tibetan year 2146, Female Earth Pig. At Land of Medicine Buddha, this year, on Losar (Tibetan new year) we will have a traditional Tibetan-style morning of pujas on Tuesday, February 5, (9am), and then an Extensive Medicine Buddha on [...]

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