This year's anniversary of Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche's parinirvana falls on 27. March 2015, corresponding to the eighth day of the second month of the Tibetan calendar.
In our Polish Centre in Grabnik we will practice together White Tara sadhana, Guru Yoga and the lamp offering (Marme monlam).
Vesak is a holiday encompassing the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana of Buddha Shakyamuni. According to most of Buddhist traditions it falls on a full moon day in the fourth month of the lunar calendar. Due to practical reasons we agreed to celebrate together on a Sunday, closest to the actual date of the holiday.
Beginning of the ceremony: Sunday, 24 May, 11 a.m. Venue: Szkoła Zen KWAN UM.
The Buddhist Culture Centre invites everyone for a photographic meeting during which we will be taken to places connected to Buddha's life in India and Nepal, as well as to Tibetan monasteries and palaces.
The meeting will take place on the 29th of March 2015 at 12.00 p.m. Free entrance.
In the last week of February 2015, the boxes with the statue's elements came from Kathmandu to Poland. On the 27th of February, after checking at the airport, they were brought to Grabnik. On Tuesday, the 3rd of March, we unpacked the boxes.
See the pictures below:
We started the celebration of Tibetan New Year with Riwo Sangcho offering and Guru Rinpoche tsog puja. Then all participant were invited for lunch sponsored by the Centre. After that, for an auspicious beginning of the New Year, we received the blessing of the Long Life Empowerment of Buddha Amitayus (Tsepame in Tibetan).
See a few pictures below.