Dear Dorje Ling Friends,
To celebrate Losar, we in Atlanta will join New York Dorje Ling by conference call for chanting for the auspicious beginning of Losar as well as prayers for Penam Rinpoche.
We plan to meet MONDAY March 7 @ 7:30 and chanting with Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche will begin around 8 pm. (?)
Whenever you can arrive, you are warmly invited.
Bring whatever you might want to bring as mentioned below.
This next month all merit is multiplied so its a wonderful way to join with friends and start the New year with merit.
The email below is from Dorje Ling NY so you can read a bit more , and also pasted is article about Losar and merit.
Dorje Ling ATL
Special Prayer Ceremony
Date: March 7, 2011
Ngawang Pedma Namgyal Palzangpo
On Monday evening, March 7th, 2011 there will be a prayer dedication ceremony for Ngagwang Pedma Namgyal Palzangpo (His Holiness Penam Rinpoche) by Tashi Gyaltsan Rinpoche.
If you can attend, please bring food, flowers, and lamp offerings to the center. If you are not local and would like to participate, you can light candles and recite prayers to His Holiness Penam Rinpoche along with meditation. For more information regarding His Holiness Penam Rinpoche, please see our facebook page.
Dorje Ling Buddhist Center
March 5 – 20 is a special time for practices in the Buddhist Calendar.
It commemorates the fifteen days when the Buddha performed miraculous display in order to subdue certain non-Buddhist opponents to his teachings. March 5 is Losar, Tibetan New Year. March 20 is the Day of Miracles, also called Day of Offerings or Day of Miracles. All fifteen days are merit multiplying days – the effects of any action are 100 million times more powerful than usual! It is an especially powerful time to do practices.