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Saka Dawa Duchen - Group reading of Practice and Sutra

12:00 pm Tuesday, June 14, 2022



Saka Dawa Düchen (June 14), is the full-moon day of the month when we honor Shakyamuni Buddha's birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (passing from this life).

Join us online in two powerful practices - Prostrations to the Thirty-Five Confession Buddhas, and a group reading of the Vajra Cutter Sutra.

This day, and the entire month, are especially auspicious for spiritual practice  — the karmic effects of all actions are multiplied one hundred thousand times. 



12:00 pm:  A group reading of the Prostrations to the Thirty-Five Confession Buddhas, and of the Vajra Cutter Sutra. Online only via YouTube and Zoom (registration required for Zoom).

We will display these texts via shared screen so students can follow along. If you wish, you can download them to read in advance.

The practice of Prostrations to the Thirty-Five Confession Buddhas is available in the FPMT Retreat Prayer Book 

Download a copy of the Vajra (Diamond) Cutter Sutra from FPMT  Geshe Gelek advises that we begin reading the sutrat at home in preparation for the group reading.

Geshe Gelek also advises us to create merit by going around the stupa (or the entire Gompa), reciting mantras and sutras, liberating animals, saying prayers and doing charitable works.

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