H.H. the 42nd SAKYA TRIZIN, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, gives CAKRASAMVARA Empowerment May 7-8, 2018 — REGISTER HERE

March 17, 2018 by  
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EWAM CHODEN is happy to announce that His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, head of the Sakya school, has kindly accepted our invitation to visit and bestow:

EMPOWERMENT OF CAKRASAMVARA (Khorlo Demchok) in the Nagpopa Tradition (Krishnacharya).  

This is an Anuttarayoga empowerment, the highest in Vajrayana Buddhism. Cakrasamvara is the consort of Vajrayogini. His name means Wheel of Highest Bliss-Union.

DATES:  MONDAY, MAY 7 and TUESDAY May 8, 2018   (Both days are required for the empowerment.)

TIMES:  Monday–7:00 pm to 9:00 pm  and  Tuesday–3:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Everyone is welcome.  There is no prerequisite besides having received Refuge from a Lama.  (If not, there might be a brief Refuge ceremony given by His Holiness.)

LOCATION: The Gyuto Foundation Shrine Room, 6401 Bernhard Ave, Richmond, CA 94805  DO NOT CONTACT THAT CENTER about this event !!! 


REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.   The number of attendees is limited to 225 total registered. 

You may register using either:

Click For Online Payment by PayPal or by Credit Card facilitated by PayPal

Click To Send a Personal Check

COST:  $160 (until 3/31)   $200 (from 4/1)   Dana (offering) to the Lama is separate.  Complimentary for ordained Sangha but please Register to reserve your seat.

His Holiness the 42nd Kyabgon Gongma Trizin, Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, is the eldest son of His Holiness Sakya Trichen (the 41st Sakya Trizin).  He is considered one of the most highly qualified lineage masters of Tibetan Buddhism. Renowned for his erudition and the clarity of his teachings, His Holiness the 42nd Sakya Trizin the prestigious Khön family, whose successive generations have provided an unbroken lineage of outstanding masters.
On March 9, 2017, His Holiness accepted the mantle of leadership from his esteemed father and root guru, in his new capacity as the 42nd Sakya Trizin or throne holder of the lineage. In doing so, he will continue to guide and inspire Dharma students from all over the world with his wisdom, genuine qualities of unaffected simplicity, humility and complete honesty, by presenting the Buddha’s teachings in the most authentic way, while maintaining the purest of Buddhist traditions.

His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche










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