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The Uses and Meaning of Vajrayana Buddhist Ritual Implements and Sacred Objects

  • Academy of Mantric Disciplines 119 Roosevelt Drive Poughquag, NY, 12570 United States (map)

Lama Rangbar will be offering a course on The Uses and Meaning of Vajrayana Buddhist Ritual Implements and Sacred Objects.

In Buddhist traditions, sacred objects are essential supports or tools used to structure and give power to ritual, prayer and meditation practices.  In this course, Lama Rangbar will introduce the basic use principles of these items underlying ritual prayer and meditation according to the Mindrolling tradition.  These principles form the basis of all Dudjom Tersar ritual practice conduct. During the course of the teaching, Lama will explain the use of the bell and vajra, the Buddhist mala, vase, damarus, men and rakta offering vessels, tormas and other essential ritual and offering items.  This course is important for anyone wishing to perform any Dudjom Tersar sadhana either in a group or individual setting.

The program will be from 9am to 5pm with a two hour lunch break.  

Please bring a prepared dish or some food to offer and share with the group.  

The suggested donation for this event is $50.  Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds however, we encourage everyone to make real effort to meet the requested donation.

To RSVP or for more information, please call 718-619-5051 or email jplearn@bodhivastu.org

Earlier Event: January 19
Naga Day
Later Event: January 24
Naga Day