Offering to the Spiritual Guide – August 10
August 10, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm| Free
Long Life Prayers August 10
Join us for chanted prayers August 10 with the practice of Offering to the Spiritual Guide. Engage in prayers to increase wisdom, compassion and to receive powerful blessings. This practice includes a tsog (food) offering.
Chanted prayers (Pujas) are an important component of training in a spiritual life. They help us to still our mind, connect with enlightened beings, and receive blessings. an important component of training in a spiritual life. Offering to the Spiritual Guide chanted prayers takes place on the 10th and 25th each month. On the 10th of each month we do the Long Life version of the prayers.
This practice is a special Guru Yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path and training the mind, as well as both the generation stage and completion stage of Highest Yoga Tantra. By relying upon Je Tsongkhapa our compassion, wisdom, and spiritual power naturally increase.These prayers are held onsite at AKBC. Please review and agree to the the covid-19 guidelines before attending. Everyone welcome! (2 hours)