Schedule Of Events

Upcoming Events - KTP
FEBRUARY-MARCH 2017

Sunday, February 19, 9-3 PM, Preparation Day for year end Mahakala puja.
9-12 PM Text review. Bring your Mahakala Druptab text with all of the inserts and your Kalu Rinpoche Tsok text. Empowerment required.
12-1 PM Lunch, bring a bag lunch and/or something to share
1-3 PM Clean and prepare the shrine room for the Mahakala puja. All are welcome!

Saturday, February 25, 9-4 PM, Mahakala puja and Kalu Rinpoche Tsok to clear away the obstacles of the past year and create auspicious conditions for the new year. Empowerment is required to participate in the puja but all may attend for the blessing of the practice. The Tsok will begin at about 1:30 PM(please arrive by 1:15) and all are welcome. Bring your texts and tsok to share. Also bring a bag lunch and a snack for the long tea break. If you would like to be a Tsok sponsor please send us a monetary donation and earn great merit!

Sunday, March 5, KTP Losar Celebration welcoming in the Year of the Fire Rooster beginning at 10:30 AM with the Chenrezik puja and followed by a potluck lunch at noon. Bring your favorite dish and join in the celebration. We will hang new prayer flags after lunch. All are welcome!

Tuesday, March 7, 10 AM, Lha Zhi puja. Empowerment required.

Thursday, March 23, 5 PM, Following Chagdrupa we will perform the Medicine Buddha puja. Send the names of those in need of healing to Lama Damtsik, damtsik@gmail.com, prior to the puja. Empowerment required.

Sunday, March 26, 10:30-2:30 PM, Workday. Following the Green Tara puja there will be a workday to prepare for the upcoming Mahamudra retreat. All are welcome to attend but Retreatants are required to attend or schedule another time to help. Bring a bag lunch or food to share.

MAHAMUDRA RETREAT MARCH 2017

The next Mahamudra Retreat at KTP will take place March 31-April 2.

This retreat has been designed so that you may attend for a single session or use a cabin and be in residence for the entire retreat. We are asking part time participants to attend the morning sessions. The vow of Refuge is required to attend and will be offered during the retreat.

We offer this retreat for your benefit and to support your meditation practice. The retreat is based on Bokar Rinpoche's Mahamudra program which has been continued by Khenpo Lodro Donyo Rinpoche. For those of you have been regularly participating in this retreat and are committed to these practices this retreat will hopefully inspire your practice. For new or returning participants the sessions will include the instruction and practices of calm abiding, insight, preliminaries to Mahamudra and bodhicitta and tonglen.  For those wishing to immerse themselves in the complete retreat experience we will begin the day with Green Tara puja and end the day with the Chenrezik puja.

The cost of the retreat is on a donation basis according to your level of participation. Three or more sessions per day, suggested donation $25 per day and includes cabin use. Single session, suggested donation $10. Please register by March 5 with Melissa at melissa@sonic.net or in person and let her know the sessions you will be attending and if you need a cabin. If you stay the day or are in residence you will be responsible for your own meals.  We are looking forward to practicing with you all.

Lama Damtsik

Schedule for March 31-April 2 Mahamudra Retreat
7-8:15 AM Green Tara puja(Empowerment required)
8:15-9:30 Breakfast Break
9:30-11:00 AM Session One
11:15-12:30 Session Two
12:30-2 PM Lunch Break
2:00-3:30 PM Session Three with Q&A
3:45-5:00 Session Four
5-6:15 PM Dinner Break
6:15-7:00 Chenrezik puja


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MAHAMUDRA RETREAT MARCH 2017

Weekly Schedule

(unless otherwise noted)

Sundays:

9-10:30am, Green Tara Puja and Fire Puja
(Empowerment required).

10:30-11:30 am, Discussion Group.

Thursday Evening:

3:30-4:30 Tibetan Language Independent Study

4:30-5pm, Chadrupa Puja (Empowerment required).

5-6pm, Chenrezik Puja
(open to all).

 

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