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Online | Art, Mantra chanting and Morning Mindfulness: Collective Merit On Chotrul Duchen | 11:30am-12:15pm EST

Feb
27

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Come celebrate Chotrul Duchen, the ‘Day of Miracles’ on the last day of Losar, The Tibetan New Year of Iron Ox 2148 – This day commemorates one of the four great deeds of the Buddha. It occurs on the full moon (the fifteenth day) of the first Tibetan month. The merit of any good deeds that you perform during this month especially on this day is considered to be multiplied many times over— by as much as ten million times, called Bumgyur Dawa.  How fortunate to come together on this auspicious day which falls on Saturday, Feb 27th to sit together for Compassion, Loving Kindness and Complete transformation.

Join Chant master and meditation teacher Geshe Tashi Dorje la, and Himalayan art and culture expert Tashi Chodron. Learn how Shakyamuni Buddha and Choktrul Duchen have been honored throughout Tibet, and the Himalayas and around the world. Tashi Chodron will talk about the symbolic of this meritorious day and will share the living traditions of this festival and Geshe la will lead guided meditation and group chanting to cultivate compassion, loving kindness and transformation, while dedicating benefits to world peace and healing. We will be chanting Buddha Shakyamuni, Tara and Guru Rinpoche mantra for healing, protection from any negative harms and World Peace.


Online | Saturday, February 27; 11:30am-12:15pm EST |  Donation Ticket Options below:

Proceeds from this class will benefit the weekly Tibetan children mindfulness meditation class; Awakening Wisdom Experience (AWE).
 Donation of $10 automatically enters into raffle to win a mini thangka.  Free shipping within USA only.
● Donations of $25 and above will receive a mini thangka in the mail. Please email us your mailing address. 

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● $108 Peace Sangha meditation cushion (scroll down towards end to see more images)Proceeds from this class will benefit the weekly Tibetan children mindfulness meditation class; Awakening Wisdom Experience (AWE).
Donation of $108, we will ship you a beautiful fair trade meditation cushion handmade in Llagang Tibet and donate in your honor a children’s peace cushion to the Children’s Meditations (Free shipping within USA only).email us your mailing address. REGISTER HERE

 

● $208 Limited Wooden Buddha Statue measuring 11″HX13″W designed by Annecoates.art.  Poplar wood rubbed with Eco-Flo waterstain in silver and slate grey, and copper ink; walnut base rubbed with Eco-Flo waterstain in silver, and black ink. (scroll down toward’s end to see more images)Proceeds from this class will benefit the weekly Tibetan children mindfulness meditation class; Awakening Wisdom Experience (AWE).

For a donation of $255 and above, we will ship you a beautiful wooden Buddha statue. (Free shipping within USA only). email us your mailing address

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Geshe Tashi Dorje la is the director of the Center for Universal Peace in New York and chant master in the Gelugpa tradition. He was born in a remote village called Phulping Katti on the border of Tibet and Nepal. In 1991 he received the Getsul (Samsrana) ordination blessing from His Eminence Kachen Lobsang Soepa, former abbot of Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, and in 1993 he received Bikshu (Gelong) Ordination Blessing from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Ten years later he was awarded the Rigchung degree upon completion of the perfection of wisdom course. In September 2005, he was appointed to be the chant master, the third-highest ranking official of Sera Mey Monastery. Among his many additional honors, he received a doctorate in Buddhism, concentrating in the Five Major Texts from His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. In the United States, Geshe la teaches dharma and the Tibetan language to Tibetans, Nepalese, and Westerners.

He has also guided meditations and performed chanting at Carnegie hall, attended the interfaith breakfast with the mayor of New York City, and participated in the Buddha’s birthday celebration at the United Nations.


Tashi Chodron, Awakening Wisdom Experience: Mindfulness teacher, Founder of Himalayan Pantry Inc and Voices of Tibet – Tibetan Oral History Project. Former consultant on Himalayan Arts and Culture at Baruch Rubin Project at Baruch College. Recipient of Gold star awards from American Himalayan Foundation for tirelessly educating and preservation of Tibetan culture. She leads Awakening Wisdom Experience: Mindfulness Meditation to adults and weekly Children Mindfulness Meditation to help children and parents during the Pandemic. She was a spokesperson for the Heifer project founded by President Jimmy Carter and helped to raise funds to benefit Tibetans inside Tibet. Former Board member of Committee of 100 for Tibet, Bay Area Friends of Tibet , Namdroling Dharma Center Montana, Tibetan Association of Northern California and other organizations for the preservation of Tibetan Culture. Currently, she works at the Rubin Museum manages Himalayan Cultural Programs and Partnerships.


Mini Thangka – sample


Meditation Cushion – sample


Limited Wooden Buddha Statue measuring 11″HX13″W designed by Annecoates.art

 

Venue

NY United States