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Ven. Zasep Rinpoche - December 2017

Gaden Samdrupling Monastery is very honored and blessed with the presence of Ven. Lama Zasep Rinpoche, one of the foremost Buddhist teachers in the west. During this visit, Ven. Rinpoche will offer:

Event: Teachings on properly relying on your Spiritual Teacher
Date: December, 5th
Time: 6pm - 8pm

"Finding and relying properly on your spiritual teacher is the pillar of our dharma practice." All the blessings of dharma and wisdom from through our teacher. This teaching will help us to understand how to strengthen our dharma practice.

Event: Green Tara Initiation (Cittamani Tara)
Date: December 6th
Time: 6pm - 8pm
Tara is Buddha, is the female aspect, and also known as mother of all Buddhas. There are twenty one Tara of different colors. Green Tara is known for compassion, overcoming fears and generosity.
She dispels obstacles of your life that cause untimely death, sickness and promote health.
Initiation serves as an "introduction" to Cittamani Green Tara, and you will receive Mantra and empower your practice, as well as develop a deep connection with Tara.

All are welcome. All teachings are offered Free. Donations are welcome. An opportunity to sponsor a teaching is available. Thank you!

Biography: Lama Zasep Rinpoche, a highly realized and internationally respected teacher of Gelugpa Buddhism, was born in Tibet in the province of Kham in 1948.

Since 1976 he has taught western Dharma students in Australia, Canada, and the United States and has developed Dharma centers in each of these countries. Rinpoche regularly visits these centers and offers extensive teachings, initiations and retreats which his many students enthusiastically attend.

In 1999, Rinpoche and his students created the Gaden for the West umbrella organization to more effectively support and nourish the study of Gelugpa Tibetan Buddhism in the West.


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