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Guru Rinpoche Day

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

July 22nd marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

July 22nd also marks the Anniversary of Guru Tsokye Dorje, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Bird, Guru Rinpoche was born miraculously on a lotus in the middle of Laka Dankosha.  Turning the Wheel of Dharma for dakinis on the island in this lake, he became known as Guru Tsokye Dorje, the Guru who is the Lotus-Born Vajra.

Earlier Event: July 12
New Moon
Later Event: July 27
Full Moon