Mon 5th July, 9.30am (Lama Pema Dorje Rinpoche’s Parinirvana — extended practice day)
Wrathful Black Dakini (Dudjom lineage)
The practice of Throma contains the complete path of the Vajrayana, from ngondro (the preliminary practices) all the way through the Dzogchen (Great Perfection) practices of trekchod and thogal.
The Throma-based practice of Chöd removes obstacles, both for our short-term happiness and those hindering our ultimate enlightenment. It carries extraordinary healing power and through its practice we can accummulate merit and wisdom in a vast and rapid way. Merely making a connection to Throma practice brings great benefit and blessings.
Empowerment is required to follow the text; however, those without empowerment are cordially invited to join with the sangha for this very melodious practice known for its healing potential. Offerings of food or flowers welcomed.
Whether or not you are able to participate in this tsog, it is possible to make an offering for the tsog or butterlamps, with prayers that auspicious conditions prevail for the flourishing of this practice and for the benefit of all beings. Butterlamps are $1.50 each; tsog offerings can be in any amount. There are several ways to make offerings:
1) with secure credit card donation processing online at www.padmapeace.org (use Donate Now button below, and from the pull-down “Program Designation”, select tsog or butterlamps.
2) by mailing a check made out to ‘Ati Ling’
3) by calling the treasurer on 415-663-9421 to arrange payment by credit card.
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