White Umbrella Empowerment and Teachings White Umbrella, an emanation of Tara, is renowned as a great Buddha with profound ability to subdue and pacify negative forces. She holds aloft a white parasol, which symbolizes her protection of all beings. She is also Samanthabhadri Tara, the female Buddha of the West, manifesting from the crown of the Buddha, and is the female counterpart to Buddha Amitayus.
Weekend activities will also include raising new prayer flags around the Padma Samye Ling gonpa, as well as performing fire and smoke offering ceremonies.
PBC members $181; $84/day
Non-members $213; $94/day
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