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Samye Institute - Dakini Day Digest - Issue #25

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This month Rinpoche traveled East and gave teachings for the Rangjung Yeshe Oddiyana Singapore sangha
 

Samye Institute - Dakini Day Digest

December 31 · Issue #25 · View online
The activities of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche

This month Rinpoche traveled East and gave teachings for the Rangjung Yeshe Oddiyana Singapore sangha on the topic of “Non-conceptual Meditation” by Vimalamitra. Also, in this last month of 2018, the ninth annual Sādhana Ritual Course successfully concluded on Dec 22nd. Please note that next years course on Trinley Nyingpo training will begin at the end of November.
Furthermore, we received some exciting updates from the construction of the Lotus Light Dharma Institute to share with you below. As the institute is now being finished up, we encourage you to take a moment to consider contributing to help bring it to full completion.

Lotus Light Dharma Institute
Lotus Light Dharma Institute
As of Dec 6th, the structural works on the Lotus Light Dharma Institute’s main building were completed with the final concreting works on the floor slab to take the roof top water tank. The brickwork on the top floor is ongoing and internal plastering has reached the fourth floor. The electrical and piping works have also commenced. One side of the external walls has been scaffolded to prepare for external plastering. Floor tiling will start soon. 
Kindly visit https://www.lotuslightdharmainstitute.org for more information about the Dharma school and to make your contribution. To learn more about the remaining interior work and furnishing which needs to be sponsored, you may contact Felina Lee at [email protected] . If you would like to make donations you may visit the donation tab of the above website or contact Felina. 
Recent Events
Phakchok Rinpoche gave teaching in Singapore on the topic of “Non-conceptual Meditation” by Vimalamitra.
Phakchok Rinpoche Teaching in Singapore
Tulku Migmar made offering to an organization in Nepal supporting an elderly community.
TulkuMigmar made offering to support an elderly community in Nepal
TulkuMigmar made offering to support an elderly community in Nepal
This month Khenpo Gyaltsen is on a teaching tour in Malaysia. Khenpo taught our Rangjung Yeshe Malaysia sanghas in Kulim, Penang, and Ipoh, and led a retreat at the Buddhist Lodge in Melaka.
Rangjung Yeshe Penang, Malaysia
Rangjung Yeshe Penang, Malaysia
Sādhana Ritual Course 2018
The ninth annual Sādhana Ritual Course successfully concluded on Dec 22, this past Full Moon day. The participants received the accumulated siddhi substances from the shrine and joined in a long thanksgiving tsok pūjā to celebrate the retreat on that auspicious day.
Participants attended from Ukraine, Mexico, Brazil, Norway and USA.
Next years course in Nepal will begin shortly after the conclusion of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Seminar Retreat, beginning at the end of November and lasting for most of December, and include Trinley Nyingpo training, as per the intent of Phakchok Rinpoche.
We hope many in the sangha may begin to make plans now to join next year.
Please email [email protected] or call / Whats App (+977) 981.863.0589 for more information
Sādhana Ritual Course 2018
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Akara Collection
KHEN LOB CHOS SUM
Khen Lob Chos Sum
These exquisite statues represent the three individuals who established the Dharma in Tibet. Through their combined efforts, Buddhism flourished in the “Land of Snow” and today we can still practice these authentic teachings. Tibetan artists frequently depict these three great beings together in a combination knowns as “Khen Lob Chos Sum”.
Further information about the statue can be found under the link below:
Khen Lob Chos Sum - AKARA Collection
Upcoming Teachings
List of Pūjās 2019 at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery
Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery Pūjās 2019 - Samye Institute
Phakchok Rinpoche Teaching in Vietnam Jan 2019
Phakchok Rinpoche Vietnam Program 2019 - Samye Institute
Mahāmudrā Retreat Vietnam 2019
Mahāmudrā Retreat Vietnam 2019 - Samye Institute
Khenpo Gyaltsen Asia Tour
Khenpo Gyaltsen Asia Tour: Malaysia-Indonesia-Singapore - Samye Institute
Wisdom Blogs
Self-reflection on the Spiritual Path - Samye Institute
Fear of Death: Practice for Long-Life - Samye Institute
Healing Practices from Tibetan Buddhism - Samye Institute
Experience Opens Understanding - Samye Institute
Guru Rinpoche Day Message
Mindful Joyous Year - Samye Institute
Facebook & Instagram Updates From Rinpoche
Dedication and Aspiration
ཚེ་དང་ཐར་པའི་བར་ཆད་ཀུན་ཞི་ཞིང་།  །
tsé dang tarpé barché kün shyi shying
May all obstacles to our life and liberation be pacified,
ལོ་བརྒྱ་འཚོ་ཞིང་སྟོན་བརྒྱ་མཐོང་བ་དང་།  །
lo gya tso shying tön gya tongwa dang
May we live for hundreds of years and see hundreds of teachers,
ལྷག་པའི་བསླབ་པས་རྒྱལ་བསྟན་རིན་པོ་ཆེ།  །
lhakpé labpé gyalten rinpoche
And through the three superior trainings, may we always uphold the precious teachings of the Conqueror,
ནམ་མཁའ་ཇི་སྲིད་གཞན་ཕྱིར་འཛིན་པར་ཤོག  །
namkha jisi shyen chir dzinpar shok
For as long as space exists, and for the benefit of others!
རྒྱལ་ཀུན་འདུས་ཞལ་དཔལ་ལྡན་བླ་མ་དང་།  །
gyal kündü shyal palden lama dang
May the glorious gurus, who are the very face and embodiment of all the buddhas,
རིས་མེད་བསྟན་པ་འཛིན་ཀུན་འཚོ་གཞེས་ཤིང་།  །
rimé tenpa dzin kün tsoshyé shing
And all the holders of the non-sectarian teachings live long,
ཆོས་འཁོར་རྒྱུན་ཆད་མེད་པར་བསྐོར་བ་ཡིས།  །
chökhor gyünché mepar korwa yi
And by turning the wheel of the Dharma without interruption,
འཇིག་རྟེན་གསུམ་པོ་རྟག་ཏུ་སྣང་བྱེད་ཤོག  །
jikten sumpo taktu nangjé shok
May they always illuminate the three worlds, now and forever!
~ Extracted from The Indestructible Vajra Garland, An Aspiration Prayer for the Lives of the Supreme Holders of the Non-Sectarian Teachings by Jamgön Kongtrul Lodrö Tayé.
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