12 February 2021

Four Centers

 

***This special practice day will be on Zoom. You’re welcome to join for everything or drop in when you can ***

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Welcoming The Year of the Gold Ox 2148 🐂

Losar Schedule of Activities

Lama Thubten Yeshe

Lama Thubten Yeshe passed into Parinirvana on Losar

4:00am – 5:45am PST (Pacific Standard Time):
Recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light – Suvarna Prabha Sutra
with Lama Yeshe Ling Buddhist Group and Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center

6:00am – 6:45am PST:
Precepts and Morning Prayers with Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center

7:00am – 9:45am PST:
Continuing Recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light – Suvarna Prabha Sutra
with Lama Yeshe Ling Buddhist Group and Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center

10:00am – 1:00pm PST:

Lama Chöpa Tsog*
led by Venerable Steve Carlier of Land of Medicine Buddha

 

*Highest Yoga Tantra Practitioners who would like to participate in offering Tsog at home may set out offerings on their home altars and have on hand a small amount of meat and alcohol.

2:00pm PST:
Resume recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light (until it is complete)
with Lama Yeshe Ling Buddhist Group and Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center

6:30pm PST:

Rememberances of Lama Yeshe

followed by Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga (Ganden Lha Gyäma)
led by Elaine Jackson of Vajrapani Institute

✨Join Our Online Losar Celebration✨

Please join The FPMT Harmonious Friends, for a Losar celebration to commemorate the Tibetan New Year, the start of the 15 Days of Miracles and the anniversary of Lama Yeshe’s passing into Parinirvana.

🕯️🕯️🕯️Losar is the start of the Tibetan New Year and the first two weeks in particular commemorate the time when the Buddha, challenged by someone to a duel of mystical powers, uncharacteristically displayed his power by performing a number of miracles for the benefit of those present in danger of being misled by his challenger.  At the end of the two week period,  all those present had converted to the practices taught by the Buddha.

Any actions done during this two week period, for better or worse are multiplied in their power.  It is a very powerful time to practice and increase our commitments to practice and study, to use this beneficial time to assist in our personal evolution towards enlightenment, for the benefit of all beings.🕯️🕯️🕯️

 

There are four FPMT Centers teaming up to participate online in this Losar Celebration:

You’re welcome to join for everything or just drop in when you can. The same Zoom link will be used throughout.

Texts may be downloaded using these links:

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Date(s): 12 February 2021
Times: 4:00 am - 6:30 pm
Instructor/Leader: Elaine Jackson, Lama Yeshe Remembered, Ven. Steve Carlier
Type of event: special event
Number of sessions: One day
Level: All
Participation: Come to some or all
Location: Online Via Zoom
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