During the first fifteen days of Losar, we will be reciting the Sutra of Golden Light led by our young adults group**, especially dedicating for world peace. Please join us.

February 27 through March 12 –  Sutra of Golden Light recitation.
Mondays at 7–8pm
Tuesdays through Sunday at 5:30–6:30pm

Read about the Sutra of Golden Light below to get inspired, either to join us in the recitation or to read it on your own at home. The Sutra of Golden Light is available for download in various languages.

About the Sutra of Golden Light, from FPMT website:
This “King of Glorious Sutras,” contains everything needed, from daily happiness to complete Enlightenment. It contains a heart-rending practice of confession and rejoicing, profound teachings on dependent arising, reliable assurances of protection, guidelines for ideal government, and awe-inspiring stories of the Buddha’s previous lives, in which the Buddha shows how, even before he had completely eliminated the delusions, he liberated countless beings from the ocean of suffering through compassion and personal courage. The Sutra of Golden Light moves us to do what has to be done and clearly describes the result.

To these sentient beings
I shall reveal this sutra called Sublime Golden Light,
which rids one of every harmful misdeed, and expounds upon the profound.

Benefits of the Sutra of Golden Light
Lama Zopa Rinpoche urges us to recite the Sutra of Golden Light every day. The benefits from reciting, listening to, or even hearing the name of the sutra are immeasurable, from eliminating conflict, terrorism, torture and famine to achieving full enlightenment.

This sutra is inconceivable,
For its ocean of virtue is without end;
It frees every being
From countless oceans of suffering.

For beings without merit,
The store of their merit
Will grow into a limitless,
incalculable, inconceivable mass.


**If you or someone you know is a young adult and would like to lead a recitation, please contact Talia Lesser at .”

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Location: Main Gompa
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