Chötrul Duchen: Special ceremonies celebrating Buddha Shakyamuni’s miraculous activities at the conclusion of the Miracle Month.
During the first 2 weeks of the New Year, it is celebrated that the Buddha displayed a miracle each day to increase the merit and devotion of us his future disciples. During this time, the benefit of one’s actions is multiplied 100,000 fold. The Miracle Month culminates on Chotrul Duchen ; the Day of Miracles. On this day, the effect of one’s actions is multiplied 10 million fold. This is truly a most auspicious day for practice.
Special ceremonies will be held at Padma Samye Ling as well as other Padmasambhava Buddhist Centers.
Practices at PSL begin at 3:00pm and include Mipham Rinpoche’s Buddha sadhana, Twelve Deeds of the Buddha, dharmapala prayers, white tsok feast offering (no meat or alcohol), with auspicious prayers and mantra recitation.