I hope all of you are doing well. Today is the third day of the Aspirations to End Adversity. Today, the texts we will recite together are the sutra and dharani of the Buddha Akshobhya. The Buddha Shakyamuni said that this dharani of Protector Akshobhya is supreme for purifying karmic... read more →
I hope all of you are doing well. Today is the second day of the Aspirations to End Adversity. Today, the prayers we will recite together are the Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct and the Sutra in Three Sections. These two are important texts for practitioners of Mahayana dharma, because... read more →
Greetings to everyone. Starting from today, for the next eight days, I will be reciting prayers with you all. We all recite prayers every day, whether short or long. But I think there is a particular purpose and advantage when many people pray together. It is just as how a single... read more →
The 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje Because of the Covid 19 pandemic, this year’s Kagyu Gunchoe winter gathering had to be postponed, however there will be teachings on the “Four Dharmas of Gampopa”. These teachings were initially intended for monks participating in the Kagyu Gunchoe, but due to requests... read more →
In the realm encircled by snow mountains, You are the source of all benefit and happiness. Tenzin Gyatso, powerful Chenrezik, May you remain until samsara’s end. To His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Nobel Laureate, the kind protector of the Land of Snow, Lord of the Victorious Ones, I offer my... read more →
We would like to wish the Gyalwang Karmapa a very happy 35th birthday. With a deep gratitude for all of your endless care and hard work, we pray that all your wishes are fulfilled, your life is long, and that we are never separated. Photo thanks to Olivier Adam.
Tashi delek. Today is the seventh and final day of our prayers for the pandemic to subside. Today we will recite Tangtong Gyalpo’s Prayer that Saved Sakya from Disease along with the Six Syllable Mantra and other mantras, and Appeasing the Discord of the Mamos. There are many different mantras,... read more →