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Tibetan: the Great Prayer Mönlam Chenmo (Tibetan: the 'Great Prayer' festival) which is the most important Tibetan Buddhist celebration of the year, held annually as part of the New Year festivities. Also this is the first Jonang Monlam chenmo held in the USA.

Monlam Chenmo will be held from 21 – 25 December 2011, in Tashi Choeling Buddhist Center in Charlottesville VA.
Khenpo Ngawang Dorjee, other monks from the India and Mongolia , all of our members and other people devotees to pray for the wellbeing of the world and for all sentient beings to be touched by the wisdom, compassion and power of the buddhas and bodhisattvas

 

The Tashi Choeling Buddhist Center invites everybody to come and take part in the celebration. Khen Rinpoche Ngawang Dorjee, along with monks arriving from India and Mongolia, will come to make the offering sculptures (torma), create a sand mandala, and lead the prayer ceremonies.


Schedule and Prayer Sessions


Wednesday
, December 21:
Sherab Orser and monks make the offering sculptures (torma), create.


Thursday,
December 22:

Sherab Orser and monks make the offering sculptures (torma), create.


Friday, Decem
ber 23:

8 – 10 am Kalachakra Sadhana Offering.
10 - 10:30 am: tea break

10:30 -12:30 pm: continually Kalachakra Sadhana Offering.

12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch time

1:30- 3:30 pm: Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

3:30 – 4 pm: tea break

4 - 6 pm: continually Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

Dinner time


Saturday
, Decemember 24:

8 - 11 pm: Kalachakra Sadhana Offering.

11 -11:30 am: tea break

11:30 -12:30 pm: Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

12:30 -1:30 pm: lunch time

1:30 - 3 pm: Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

3 - 3:30 pm: tea break

3:30 - 5 pm: Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

feast ritual of Kalachkra (tsok offering)


Sunday, December 25:

8 - 11 pm: Kalachakra Sadhana Offering.

11 -11:30 am: tea break

11:30-12:30pm: Praying the King of Aspiration Prayers of Noble, Excellent Activity

Lunch time

2-4pm: feast ritual of Kalachkra (tsok offering and Long life Prayer for HH Dalai lama

4:30pm: The End


Contact: Tashi Choeling Buddhist Center (TCBC),

Tashi Choeling Buddhist Center 1889 Fiddlestick Lane
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903 USA
Tel: 434-293-7739
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