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Guru Rinpoche Day

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

April 25th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

April 25th also marks the Anniversary of Guru Chime Pema Jungne, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Horse, the king of Zahor tried to burn Guru Rinpoche who transformed the fire into a lake (Tso Pema) and turned the mind of the Zahor people towards the Dharma.  At the time or displaying his adamantine body and having taken Mandarava as his secret consort, Guru Rinpoche became known as as the immortal Guru Chime Pema Jungne, the immortal Lotus-Born Guru.

Earlier Event: April 15
New Moon
Later Event: April 29
Full Moon