In response to the request of the Executive Members and this year sponsors of The Great Sakya Monlam Foundation, His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin has kindly consented to bestow the long life initiation to the general assembly.
In addition, His holiness will perform the purifying Ritual of the Mahavairochana Buddha for those who have lost their lives during the devastating earthquakes in Nepal together with Sangha and lay practitioners.
Events to be followed during the Monlam
Dec 15, 2015 (9:00am-4:30pm) The commencement of the Sakya Monlam.
Dec 16-18, 2015 (7:00am- 8:00am) Long Life ritual for His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Rinpoche
Dec 19, 2015 ( 9:00am-11:00am)Long Life Initiation for the public by His Holiness.
Dec 19-21,2015 (7:00am- 8:00am)Long life ritual to His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin
Dec 21, 2015 (9:00 am) Main long Life Offering to His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin.
Dec 24,2015 Guru Yoga puja of Sakya Pandita and debate session by shedra monks. Release of quadri-lingual book Ahamastakam (Nga Gyema) of Sakya Pundita – translated into Sanskrit, Hindi and English by Prof. Kameshwar Nath Mishra under the auspices of Sapan Translation & Research Foundation.
Dec 25, 2015 (9:00am) His Holiness, eminences and the sanghas will perform the Vairochana Puja for those who have lost their lives during the earthquakes in Nepal.