Saturday, November 22, 2008

Gaden Jangtse North American Tour 2007-2008

Gaden Jangtse Monastery Visits

2007-2008 North American Tour

Mandala House

Mandala House made by the visiting monks on display at the temple.

Dae Yen Sa hosted the Tibetan Buddhist Monks from Gaden Jangtse Monastery from July 29, 2008 to August 3, 2008 and again from September 1, 2008 through September 3, 2008. The monks travel throughout the USA offering joy and the wisdom of their profound heritage throughout North America.

To see the album of some of the events during their surprise visit to Dae Yen Sa, click the links!

Photos Photos Visit 2

Slideshow Slideshow Visit 2

Throughout their travels the monks present various teachings on Buddhist thoughts, such as Three Principles of the Path, Eight Verses of Training the Mind, Four Nobel Truths, different types of meditation instruction, plus other teachings and information.The tour leader Jamyang Chozin Rinpoche is not only Geshe but also recognized as a reincarnate lama. Rinpoche is highly qualified in bestowing Tartaric teachings. For example, teachings on different classes of Tantra and Empowerment on different deities such as Empowerment on Tara, Manjushiri, Medicine Buddha, Amitaba Buddha and others.Monks also do home blessings if individuals wish to invite them to their homes and different pujas such as obstacle remover. They visit places of business for blessing and puja. In addition, Ripoche will perform Mo, a form of divination.

The monks share their unique art forms. Several of their beautiful butter sculptures were on display at the temple during their visit.

For more information on the monk's tour, coutact Nima Nedup at 626-215-0997. Many of us are looking forward to future tours!


Intricate butter sculputure made by the monks.

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