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New York City Tara Practice with Lama Laia
January 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, January 25th
222 Bowery • NYC
10:00am-noon & 2:00-4:00pm
We invite you to join us in a day of meditation and Tara practice dedicated with a good heart for the benefit of all beings.
Tara is a female buddha of compassion and the embodiment of the enlightened activity of all the buddhas. Practicing on Tara helps one realize their true own true nature of love and compassion, releasing ego-clinging, anger, and attachment.
During this day’s practice led by Lama Laia, we will follow a Green Tara practice revealed by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche, and also recite the renowned Praises to the Twenty-One Taras.
People of all levels of interest and meditation are warmly welcome.
$20 PBC members; $25 non-members
Padmasambhava Buddhist Center spreads the teachings of the Buddha according to the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. PBC was established in New York in 1989 by Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche to preserve in its entirety the authentic message of Buddha Shakyamuni and Guru Padmasambhava, and in particular to teach the traditions of the Nyingma school and Vajrayana Buddhism.
Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche was born in eastern Tibet and enthroned as a Nyingmapa Abbot by H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche. As a holder of the complete Nyingma lineage—kama, terma, and Dzogchen teachings—Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche is fully versed in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana schools, and is a master of Dzogchen, the most advanced tradition of meditation practice in Tibetan Buddhism. He is the author of several learned works in Tibetan, and has co-authored over 35 Dharma books in English with his brother, Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche. Khenpo Rinpoche travels throughout the world, giving teachings, empowerments, and personal guidance at numerous retreats.
Lama Laia Pema Tsultrim was ordained in 2003 as a monk by his teachers Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche at the sacred site of the Buddha’s first teaching in Deer Park, India. He is a resident Dharma teacher at Padma Samye Ling Monastery in New York, where he has lived since 1999. Lama Laia is a senior editor of Dharma Samudra Publishing, leads daily meditations at PSL, and regularly helps with the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center monastery and nunnery in India.