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The Karmapa Teaches and Empowers at Tergar Monastery Prior to Commencement of the Monlam

 

His Holiness gives the Green Tara empowerment to a crowded assembly in Tergar Monastery in Bodhgaya on December 22, 2006

In the evening 21st December, His Holiness performed the initial preparation puja for the Chakrasambhava preliminary Empowerment at Tergar Monastery in Bodh Gaya. The Chakrasambhava Formal Empowerment was transmitted on 22nd December. Recipients included Mingyur Rinpoche, Khenchen Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche and Tenga Rinpoche and Venerable Hai Ta Fa Su from Taiwan, who also received the Vajrayana Crown from His Holiness.

More than 2000 international devotees gathered from western countries and eastern countries. In the afternoon, His Holiness gave a public Green Tara Empowerment on the request of visitors from Korea.

On 23rd December, His Holiness began teaching on the Four Extraordinary Preliminary Practices. Afterwards, His Holiness gave refuge to all the devotees. Later in the evening , at the request of His Holiness, Mingyur Rinpoche gave additional detailed teachings (Tib. kyar tri) on the same text. His Holiness teachings are sponsored and organized by Hwa Yue Foundation of Taiwan. – Tashi Paljor

His Holiness pre-Monlam Schedule of Ceremonies and Teachings In Bodhgaya (December 2006)

Date
Time
Program
21/ Dec
07:00 pm
Chakrasambhava (Khorlodumpa) Preliminary Empowerment (For Public)
22/Dec
10:00 am
Chakrasambhava Formal Empowerment (Empowerment receivers must commit to fulfill the Four Extraordinary Practices)
02:00 pm
Green Tara Empowerment (For Public)
23/Dec
10:00 am
Four Extraordinary Preliminary Practices
11:30 am
Refuge Ceremony (Refuge Certificates will be handed out later)
07:00 pm
Teaching of Mingyur Rinpoche
24/Dec
10:00 am
Four Extraordinary Preliminary Practices
07:00 pm
Teaching of Mingyur Rinpoche
25/Dec
10:00 am
Four Extraordinary Preliminary Practices
03:30 pm
Group Photo Taking With His Holiness Karmapa and Mingyur Rinpoche
07:00 pm
Teaching of Mingyur Rinpoche
26/Dec
10:00 am
Four Extraordinary Preliminary Practices
11:00 am
Course Perfection Offering by Representatives of all groups Singing Offering of H.H Karmapa’s long life, good health and his continuum of turning the Dharma wheel.
03:00 pm
“Practice of Offering to Lama” for all Chinese Disciples
07:00 pm
Teaching of Mingyur Rinpoche
Teachings sponsored and organized by Hwa Yue Foundation of Taiwan
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