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11th Annual USA Drikung Kagyu Monlam

June 1 @ 9:00 am 5:00 pm EDT

Prayer Festival for World Peace
Hosted by Drikung Dharma Surya Center


Online Only

In-person ‌‌Monastics Participation of Rinpoche, Khenpo, Khenmo, Drupon, Lama and Ani at DDSC Temple

Zoom online teachings by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche from Arizona

‌‌‌Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2
9:00am-5‌:00‌pm EST (during Saga Dawa)

Join His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche, Monastics and Sangha from far & wide for this rare, authentic and auspicious prayer festival for world peace.

    • Saga Dawa is the month of merits multiplied by a hundred thousand times, during which Drikung Kagyu Monlam prayers and pujas performed in order to accumulate greater virtuous merits and to purify negative karmas
    • Commemorate the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana of Buddha Shakyamuni as well as the parinirvana of Lord Jigten Sumgon
    • Practice and rejoice in the blessings of the lineage and enlightened being, and reflect and inspire actions that are conducive for all beings to live in harmony
    • Pray for the long lives and continued activities of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and all of the Holy Gurus of all traditions and lineages

    Pray for World Peace and Welfare

    • The three jewels and three roots, Trustworthy source of refuge, and in particular the lord of snow, Avalokiteshvara, Jetsun Tara and Guru Padmasambhava, I supplicate you; please follow your previous pledges! Bestow blessings that this aspiration prayer may be fulfilled most perfectly!
    • Due to the degeneration of times when thoughts and deeds of beings are perverted and the inner and outer elements have lost their balance, humans and cattle are seized by epidemic disease previously unheard of;
    • Intruding rahus, nagas, powerful demons and dark forces, blight, frost and hail, bad harvest, warfare, and so forth,
    • Erratic rainfall, heat, misery and droughts in the world, destruction by the elements such as earthquakes and the threat of fire,
    • And in particular barbaric offenses causing harm to the teachings are rampant. May all types of harm and injury around the world be swiftly pacified and overcome!
    • May precious and supreme Bodhicitta spontaneously arise in the mindstreams of all beings, human and non-human, and may they be free from destructive thoughts and deeds!
    • May all be endowed with a loving mind for one another and may well-being, glory and prosperity prevail throughout the world! May the Buddha’s teachings spread far and wide and ever last!
    • By the truthful power of the three roots, the Buddhas and Bodhisattvas, by any root of virtue existing in samsara and nirvana and by the power of our perfectly pure, highest intention, may the fruition of our supplication and aspiration be attained.

    Please register at Drikung Dharma Surya Center using button below.

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