OFFERING OUR FAITH ~ CELEBRATING THE 90TH BIRTHDAY OF VENERABLE GESHE-LA
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of our precious Spiritual Guide
A special day of retreat ~ offering our faith
in the KMC North Carolina
On June 4, Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day, we celebrate the 90th birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.
Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, but on this auspicious day, with minds of rejoicing and gratitude, we will offer him our faith through using the special prayer Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso from his Faithful Disciples and collecting our Guru’s name mantra in a one-day retreat.
Everyone is welcome to take part.
There will be two sessions of retreat using the sadhana The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra and the special request prayer, including recitation of Van Geshe-la’s name mantra.
In the evening, the retreat will conclude with Offering to the Spiritual Guide for long life.
Sessions will be live-streamed online.
- 10.30am – 12pm
- Session 1.The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra and the special request prayer.Reciting Ven Geshe-la’s Name MantraOM AH GURU VAJRADHARA KALPA BHADRA SAMUDRA SHRI BHADRA SARWA SIDHI HUM HUM
- 3.30 – 5pm
- Session 2
- The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra and the special request prayer.Reciting Ven Geshe-la’s Name Mantra
- 6.30 – 8.30pm
- Offering to the Spiritual Guide