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Celebrating the 90th birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche

A special day of retreat ~ offering our faith live-streamed from the Temple at Manjushri KMC

On June 4th, Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day, we celebrate the 90th birthday of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche.

Every day we remember the extraordinary kindness of Venerable Geshe-la, our Root Guru and Founder of the New Kadampa Tradition, but on this auspicious day, with minds of rejoicing and gratitude, we will offer him our faith through using the special prayer Request to the Holy Spiritual Guide Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso from his Faithful Disciples and collecting our Guru’s name mantra in a one-day retreat.

Everyone is welcome to take part.

Gen la Kelsang Dekyong, NKT-IKBU General Spiritual Director

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong will give a brief introduction the previous evening.

There will be three sessions of retreat using the sadhana The Hundreds of Deities of the Joyful Land According to Highest Yoga Tantra and the special request prayer. In the evening, the retreat will conclude with Offering to the Spiritual Guide for long life.

Sessions will be live-streamed online from the World Peace Temple at Manjushri KMC.

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Schedule

Thursday
7:30 – 8:30pm Introduction
Friday
9–10:30am Session 1
11:30am–1pm Session 2
4:30–6pm Session 3
7:30–9:30pm Offering to the Spiritual Guide

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