Location: ONLINE · Greater VancouverCost:Free
And inspiring prayer practice to develop our wisdom, compassion and spiritual protection for the benefit of all living beings. This practice includes a special tsog offering so you can bring a vegetarian food offering with you if you wish. Everyone is welcome when it is safe to gather and in the meantime we can meet online usually 4pm on Mondays and you can make your own food offering at home!
Here is our universal link for all our prayer practices open to everyone https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86580628582
Chanted prayers are an important component of training in a spiritual life. They help us to take the meaning of Buddha’s teachings into our heart, and accomplish inner development more easily. They help still our mind, connect with enlightened beings, receive blessings and more! They take us out of the ordinary and help us connect with ourselves and other living beings in a special way.
The practice of Wishfulfilling Jewel is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa (the embodiment of wisdom, compassion and spiritual power of all enlightened beings) and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. In the second part we make prayers to Je Tsongkhapa appearing as our Dharma Protector, Dorje Shugden. Through this we can overcome obstacles to our practice and create favorable conditions to accomplish deep realizations of these teachings for the benefit of all. (1 hour)
Please read current information about attending this practice:
At the moment you can attend only online. Please test your zoom connection and the link in advance of class.
When coming physically (we will announce when this is possible on our front page), please kindly arrive early, preferably at least 15 minutes, to facilitate check in and get seated. Out of kindness for our registration volunteers, fellow meditation students and Teachers, we cannot accommodate latecomers. Thank you for your understanding!
During Covid times, you will, when attending is possible, need to wear a mask, provide contact information and depending on conditions we may also require people to pre-register.
We are a scent free environment. Please help us keep the air we share healthy and fragrance free. The chemicals used in scented products can make some people sick, especially those with fragrance sensitivities, asthma and allergies. Thank you.
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