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Amitabha Practice in Portland, OR - September 22-30, 2018

posted Sep 16, 2018, 5:54 PM by Khenpo Karten   [ updated Sep 16, 2018, 5:56 PM ]
Please join us for the Eleventh Annual Dechen Shingdrub and Teaching with Ven. Khenpo Karten Rinpoche.

On site at the NWTCA Tibetan Community Center in Portland, OR

Day 1: Saturday, September 22nd 
Day 2: Sunday, September 23th 
Day 3: Monday, September 24th

Offsite at Mt. Adams Zen Buddhist Center in Trout Lake, WA

Day 4: Friday, September 28th 
Day 5: Saturday, September 29th and 
Day 6: Sunday, September 30th 

Cost of lodging is $25 (minimum) per person per night. Upgrades are available. 

Daily Schedule:
07:00 AM:    Sojong Dompa (གསོ་སྦྱོང་ངམ་བསྙེན་གནས་ཡན་ལག་བརྒྱད་ཀྱི་སྡོམ་པ།
07:30 AM:    Breakfast 
08:15 AM:    Dechen Shingdrub (བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིང་སྒྲུབས།)
10:00 AM:    Tea Break 
10:20 AM:    Dechen Shingdrub 
12:00 PM:    Lunch (vegetarian) 
01:00 PM:    Teaching & Meditation
02:30 PM:    Tea Break 
02:40 PM:    Teaching & Meditation
04:00 PM:    Q&A

Afternoon teaching will be based on ཐར་རྒྱན་རྣམ་གྲོལ་ལམ་བཟང། (Excellent Path of Freedom: The Jewel Ornament of Liberation) by Gampopa. 

Please contact Gelek Gyatso la or Pema Choephel la if you wish to sponsor a meal (breakfast $75, lunch $150), Rinpoche's air ticket ($405) or volunteer in the kitchen during Dechen Shingdrub at Bodkhang.