Thursday 10 Dec 2020

Schedule of Prayers & Practices

You are 🌟warmly invited 🌟 to join us online via Zoom for any or all of this day’s practices.  (One Zoom link for all.) The Zoom link is emailed to you upon registration. Registration and participation is free, although donations are welcome.

8:00am PST:
Prostrations to the 35 Confession Buddhas
led by Elaine Jackson
10:00am PST:
Recitation of Prayers in Honor of Lama Tsongkhapa
Prayer for The Flourishing of Je Tsongkhapa’s Teachings
Destiny Fulfilled
Glorious One of the Three Worlds
Hymn of Experience
2:00pm PST:
Lama Chöpa Tsog*
led by Venerable Steve Carlier
Dedicated for the Health and Long Life of Geshe Ngawang Dakpa
6:00pm PST:
Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga (Ganden Lha Gyäma) and Vajrasattva Tsog*
led by Venerable René Feusi
*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 (as well as a stick of incense for offering the leftover Tsog if the practice takes place after dark.)

Program Description:

Please join The Four Harmonious Friends – the four Bay Area FPMT Centers, for Ganden Ngamchoe, a celebration to commemorate the 601st anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s Parinirvana.  Lama Tsongkhapa is the founder of our Gelugpa lineage and is revered by all Tibetan Buddhist traditions as a scholar, practitioner, meditator, teacher.

Among Lama Tsongkhapa’s major accomplishments is writing the Lamrim, or the Great Treatise on the Path to Enlightenment, a step-by-step guide to the spiritual practices that lead to enlightenment. He also wrote several condensed versions of the Lamrim, including Foundation of All Good Qualities, the Three Principal Aspects of the Path, and Song of Experience.

He also revitalized the monastic code in Tibet, established the annual Great Prayer Festival, established Ganden Monastery, the first of the great monasteries in the Gelugpa tradition, and wrote 18 volumes of teachings.

For more information and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recommendations for Practitioners on Ganden Ngamchoe, please follow this link to FPMT.


Texts may be downloaded using these links: 

  • Lama Chӧpa is available from FPMT​
  • Texts for the recitations scheduled for 10AM are available Here.
  • Texts for Venerable Rene’s 6PM session are available here:

a) Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga

b) Heruka Vajrasattva Tsog

c)Prayers For The Flourishing of the Lama Tsongkhapa Tradition

 For more information and Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Recommendations for Practitioners on Ganden Ngamchoe, please follow this link to FPMT  

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Date(s): Thursday 10 Dec 2020
Times: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Instructor/Leader: Elaine Jackson, Ven. René Feusi, Venerable Steve Carlier
Type of event:
Number of sessions: one day
Level: All
Participation: come to part or all
Location: Online Via Zoom
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