Buddhist ritual practices
Tara embodies the wisdom and compassion energy of all the Buddhas. Lama Zopa Rinpoche advises that there are many benefits from reciting the Tara mantra or Praises to 21 Taras.
Usually conducted every second month.
The seven Medicine Buddhas made special prayers to benefit beings at all times. This practice purifies negative karma and is valuable for all types of healing: physical, spiritual, mental and environmental. This puja is conducted in English and is suitable for all students.
Conducted once a month.
This is a unique opportunity to come together in Dharma friendship and share in the joyful and meritorious activity of thanksgiving for all our kind teachers and gurus. It is also the best way to gain merit and purify negative karma. Conducted twice a month, recited in English and Tibetan. Offerings of food, flowers or light are appreciated.
Celebration of special Holy Days
Each year we celebrate Losar, Saka Dawa, Lha Bab Duchen and Lama Tsong Khapa day with extensive offerings, sutra readings and pujas.