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Sat, May 18, 2024


9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 


Kangyur Recitation



May 9 - June 6 is recognized as the month of Saka Dawa in the Tibetan
lunar calendar and considered an especially auspicious time to
undertake spiritual practices. As a way to remember the power and
benefit of Shakyamuni Buddha's legacy, we are holding several group
practices during this period. Today we invite our community to join in
the recitation of texts from the Kangyur. The Kangyur or "Translated
Words" consists of teachings given by Buddha Shakyamuni organized into
108 volumes. (The other main grouping in the Tibetan canon is "the
Tengyur" or "Translated Commentaries.")

We look forward to celebrating this auspicious month with today's
gathering of the western and Tibetan community. Our Tibetan friends
will recite from the Tibetan Kangyur while westerners can quietly
recite sutras and prayers of their choice such as the ones suggested
below. Geshe Tenley is encouraging us to take advantage of this
special time by joining in this group event.

The gompa (meditation hall) will be open from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM and
followed by a Guru Puja/Lama Chopa at 3:00 PM. Please join at whatever
time works for your schedule. All are welcome!

Suggested Prayer Recitations - copies will be available in our gompa for in-person participants.

The Heart Sutra is located on page 23 of the KKC Prayer Book.
The King of Glorious Sutras called the Exalted Sublime Golden Light

To join the Zoom Meeting:

You can also dial in on any phone:
+1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
+1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

If you’re asked for a Participant ID, just press #


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