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Last updated on Oct. 9, 2013
 

31st Kagyu Monlam Pre-Monlam Teaching: The Torch of Certainty

Dates:                  Friday, January 3–Sunday, January 5, 2014


Friday & Saturday, January 3–4:

Topic:                  The chapters on Refuge and Vajrasattva from The Torch of Certainty

Location:            Monlam Pavilion

Session I:             8:00–10:30 am

Session II:             2:00– 4:30 pm 
 

Sunday, January 5:

Event:                  The empowerment for Jatsön Nyingpo’s Konchok Chidu ritual

                                 Explanation of The Seven Line Prayer according to Ju Mipham’s commentary

Location:             Monlam Pavilion

Time:                      8:00–10:00 am

 
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31st Kagyu Monlam Special Program: Garchen Tse Chu

Dates: January 6- 10, 2014

Ritual: Garchen Tse Chu 

Location: Monlam Pavilion

January 6

Session I

8:00–10:00am

Guru Rinpoche Empowerment: Chöwang Lama Sangdü

Session II

2:00–4:30pm

Seat assignment for sangha

Ritual text: 

Könchok Chidü

January 7–9

Ritual

The Mind Practice of Guru Rinpoche: The Eight Chapters of Lama Sangdü and the Ritual of the Dharma Protector Shinkyong

Session I

6:00–8:30 am

 

Session II

9:00–11:30 am

 

Session III

1:30–3:30 pm

 

Session IV

4:00–6:30 pm

 

January 10

Session I

2:00–3:30 am

First session of the ritual

Session II

4:00–5:30 am

Second session

Session III

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lama dancing

Session IV

5:00–6:30 pm

Concluding ritual

 

31st Kagyu Monlam

Dates: January 11–15, 2014

Location: Monlam Pavilion

Day 1:  Saturday, January 11

I
II
III

IV

6:00 – 8:30 am
9:00 – 11:00 am
1:30 – 3:00 pm

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Mahayana Sojong, Twenty-Branch Monlam
Teaching on The Eight Verses of Mind Training
King of Aspirations, Maitreya’s Aspiration, Aspiration from The Way of the Bodhisattva, Sukhavati Prayer
Twenty-Branch Monlam

Day 2: Sunday, January 12

I
II
III
IV

6:00 – 8:30am
9:00 – 11:00 am
1:30 – 3:00 pm
3:30 – 5:00 pm

Mahayana Sojong, Twenty-Branch Monlam
Teaching on The Eight Verses of Mind Training
Removal of Obstacles: Prayers to Tara and Saraswati
Twenty-Branch Monlam

Day 3: Monday, January 13

I

II
III
IV

6:00–8:00 am
8:00 am
8:30 – 11:00 am
1:30 – 3:00 pm
3:30 —5:00 pm

Mahayana Sojong; Medicine Buddha
Kangyur Procession
(At Mahabodhi Temple)
Reading the Kangyur
Prayers for the Well-Being of Tibet
Twenty-Branch Monlam

Day 4: Tuesday, January 14

I
II
III
IV
 

6:00–8:30 am
9:00 am
1:30 – 3:00 pm
3:30 – 5:00 pm
5.00 pm

Mahayana Sojong; Twenty-Branch Monlam
Alms Procession
Akshobhya Ritual
Twenty-Branch Monlam
Akshobhya Fire Puja

Day 5: Wednesday, January 15


I
II
III
IV

3:30 – 5:00 am
6:00 – 8:30 am
9:00 –11:00 am
1:30 – 2:30 pm
3:00 – 5:00 pm

Fifteenth-Day Sojong (ordained sangha only)
Mahayana Sojong, Twenty-Branch Monlam, Ritual of the Sixteen Arhats
Lama Chӧpa: Offerings to the Gurus
Lama Chӧpa: Offerings to the Gurus
Sponsor Appreciation; Special Address


Marme Monlam

Date: January 16, 2014

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Monlam Pavilion

 

 

 

 

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