2016 Lumbini prayer routine

The Great SakyaMonlam Announcement


The announcement and programs of the 25th annual SakyaMonlam are as follow:
The 25th Sakya Prayers for universal peace will be held on 25th December 2016 for eleven days. His Holiness the 41st SakyaTrizin has kindly consented to preside over this great prayer.
The main highlights of the event are: commemoration of the silver jubilee -celebrating 25 years – of the SakyaMonlam; anniversary puja of late His Holiness JigdalDagchen, and offering of the tenshug to His Holiness the 41st SakyaTrizin.


The programs of SakyaMonlam:

  • From 25th Dec 2016, starting from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Daily recitation of the prayer

  • On 30th Dec 2016, starting from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Celebrating the successful completion of 25 years of SakyaMonlam

  • On 31st Dec 2016, from 9:00 am onwards

His Holiness will bestow the empowerment of Vajrasattva and give public talk

  • From 31st Dec 2016 onwards for three days, 7:00am – 8:00 am

Performing the preparatory ritual of longevity for His Holiness 41st SakyaTrizin by senior monks and those who  have underwent the retreat of White Tara

  • On 1st of Jan 2017, from 9:00 am onwards

memorial services in the name of H.H JigdalDagchen Rinpoche; performing the guru yoga ritual of Vajrasattva

  • On 2nd of Jan 2017, from 9:00 am onwards

On behalf of all the monastics and lay disciples, His Eminence KhondoongRatnaVajra Rinpoche will offer the long life mandala to His Holiness the 41st SakyaTrizin

Issued by the 1st Executive Working Body of SakyaMonlam on 30 August 2016