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12/30/2011
Winter weather advice

During the winter weather can be unpredictable.  If weather is bad, please call monastery (812) 334-3456 to confirm before you come to class and other events.  Thank you

 


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Gaden NgamChoe (Je Tsongkhapa) day

12/12/2017

Event: Gaden NgamChoe (Je Tsongkhapa day): Tsog offering and 1000 lights offering

Date: Tuesday, December 12th 2017

Time: 6pm 

Location: Gaden KhachoeShing Monastery, Bloomington. IN

This day is to commemorates the parinirvana (passing away) of the incomparable great master Je Tsongkahap.  The founder of the Gelugpa lineage (Yellow head) in Tibetan Mahanyana Buddhism.

Je Tsongkhapa is emanation of Avalokitesvara (Buddha of Compassion), Munjushri (Buddha of Wisdom) and Vajrapani (Buddha of Power). Gelugpa Buddhist followers around the world on this day lights lamps offerings, does engage in prayers, offerings to Buddhas, giving generosity of offering foods, alums etc and going aroung the temples, monasteries and focus on doing many virtous actvitities to accumulate merits.

All merits accumulated on this day will increase 1000,000 times...

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