Completed–ANNIVERSARY DAY FOR SAKYA PANDITA Thursday, Dec. 24, 7:00 pm at EC

December 23, 2015 by  
Filed under Completed Special Events

ANNOUNCING  the Anniversary Day of Sakya Paṇḍita Künga Gyeltsen   

    You are invited to attend a ceremony for the SAKYA PANDITA.  
    Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 7 pm at Ewam Choden

Sakya Pandita was born in 1182 in Sakya, Tibet and passed in Liangzhou in 1251. As a little child, he had amazing abilities to learn reading and writing Sanskrit and Tibetan, and all other subjects. He received tantric teachings, performed practices, and gave commentaries from a very young age.
  He became known as a great scholar in Tibet, Mongolia, China and India and was proficient in the five great sciences of Buddhist philosophy, medicine, grammar, dialectics and sacred Sanskrit literature as well as the minor sciences of rhetoric,  poetry, dancing and astrology. His teaching legacy reached far and wide. He was the fourth Sakya founder and sixth Sakya Trizin and one of the most important figures in the Sakya lineage.


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