The Monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery

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July 25th through the 30th

The monks are returning!  Join us for a weekend of teachings, healings, and blessings with the monks of Gaden Shartse Monastery.

In addition to the scheduled events, the monks are also available for personal healings, house and business blessings.

Schedule 

Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 pm – Vajravidaran Purification Ritual. The Tantric ritual of Vajravidarin is a ritual of purification and has three stages: purification and removing of negativities; removing subtle negative imprints; and offering protection. The vajra master will take the form of this Buddha of Purification and use his power to cleanse participants.

Wednesday, July 26th at 7:00 pm – Teaching on cultivating bodhicitta (great compassion). Geshe Lama Phunsho will share practical methods to cultivate the transformative power of compassion into our daily lives.

Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm – Chenrezig Empowerment. Chenrezig is the Buddhist deity of Compassion. The practice of Chenrezig is a powerful and complete sadhana practice that is beneficial for students of all levels. The practice incorporates meditation, purification, contemplation, and lojong (mind training).

Location: All programs are at the Third Street Center in the Callaway Room, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale, CO.

Cost: By donation. Suggested donation for the teaching is $10-15. Suggested donation for the empowerment and healing is $15-$20.  No one is ever discouraged to attend due to lack of funds. Please only give what you can.

Mountain Fair

The monks will also be participating in this year’s Mountain Fair. Look for their tent from Friday, July 28th through Sunday, July 30th.

*If you would like to host the monks for a meal or bring one to them, that would be greatly appreciated. They will be here from July 25th through the 30th.

For more information, contact Shannon at shannon@wocompassion.org or (970) 510-0583.

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