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Guru Rinpoche Day

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

March 26th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

March 26th is also the anniversary of Guru Ghskya Sengey and Guru Loden Choktse, Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Snake, Guru Rinpoche took the Rabjung ordination from the Buddha's disciple Ananda.  He demonstrated unrivaled ability in understanding and accomplishing the Sutrayana and Mantrayana; therefore he became known as Guru Shakya Sengey, the Guru who is the Lion of the Shakyas, and as Loden Choktse, the Guru possessing intelligence and Supreme Siddhis.

Earlier Event: March 21
Lama Rangbar Vajrayana Teachings
Later Event: March 31
Full Moon