Akshobhya special prayer Abbot Khen Rinpoche Jampa Sopa of Zongkar Choede Monastery, Mayor Don Iveson and his wife Sarah Chan, Minister of Education David Eggen, 13 deity Yamantaka ritual and the extensive consecration ceremony སྐུ་གཞོན་སྐྱབས་རྗེ་མཁན་ཟུར་བླ་ཏི་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་བྱང་ཆུབ་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་དཔལ་བཟང་པོ་མཆོག་གི་ཡང་སྤྲུལ་བསྟན་འཛིན་བྱང་ཆུབ་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་ཆོས་འཕེལ་རིན་པོ་ཆེ་མཆོག་ Our Monastery Abbot, Jampa Sopa Rinpoche la and Ven, Jampa Gylatsen la Montreal tour Canada Special prayer for a week Summer retreat prayer for one and half months Dzongkar Choede senior monks are performing special consecration ritual prayer Saka Dawa Special Prayers For A Week Special prayer Nalanda pilgrimage Our monastery small monks in Bodh Gaya for Pilgrimage

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Annual Prayers


ANNUAL PERFORMANCE

  1.  On the first of Tibetan NEW YEAR, The monks perform extensive puja offering with special elaborate tsok (Guru Puja) offering to Tibet’s guardian deity Palden Lhamo from early dawn 2. AM to 8 AM.
  2. Monlam prayer festival is celebrated from the 11-15th of the first month with three long sessions a day with special prayers and ritual offerings for sake of world peace and for the benefit of all the sentient beings. Elaborated butter sculpture offerings are created on this occasion. MONLAM CHENMO
  3. From 9-15th of fourth month Sri Guhyasamaja tantra self-initiation ritual is performed for a week on the basis of specially prepared sand mandala. (SANGWA DUEPAE DHROPCHOK)
  4. On the 15th of fifth month sangha community performs a special incense smoke offering ritual to celebrate world public incense day. (ZAMLING CHISANG)
  5. From 4-6th of the sixth month special consecration ritual, rabne-gelek-char-beb, is performed with tri-dimensional mandala of Yamentaka for sake of empowering world environment of security.
  6. From 16-22 of the ninth month Vajra-Akshobhya self-initiation ritual is performed for a week on the basis of sand mandala.
  7. From 19-25th of the tenth month Yamentaka self- initiation ritual is performed for a week on the basis of sand mandala with extensive offerings to commemorate Gaden-Ngachoe.
  8. From 27-29 of the twelfth month an extensive thanks-giving-rituals are offered to all the dharmapalas, guardian deities for two consecutive days. On the third and last day a day-long ritual mask dance, cham, is performed with Torgyak ceremony at the end.

OTHERS

  1. Tara ritual is performed on 8th day of every month.
  2. Tsok (Gana) offering rituals of common Guru-puja and Guru-puja combined with Heruka are performed on the 10th and 25th day of every month.
  3. A day long rituals of Dharmapalas, guardian deities are performed on the 29th day of every month.
  4. Medicine Buddha, Men-Lha, ritual performed on the last day of every month.
  5. Posatha, ordained community vow purification and restoration rite, is observed on the full moon and no moon day of every month.

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