Venerable Samten

Ven. Samten has lived and worked at the Land of Medicine Buddha for over a decade.  He is the caretaker of the gompa and does the daily Medicine Buddha Puja and water bowl offerings.

Events with Venerable Samten

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja
July 14, 2024

About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja
July 17, 2024

Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja
July 21, 2024

About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja
July 24, 2024

Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja
July 28, 2024

About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja
July 31, 2024

Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…