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Mindrolling Monastery Calendar

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Wednesday Night Study Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Study Group @ Lotus Garden - Kunzang Gatsal Shrine Room
May 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes are led by resident-lopön, Helen Berliner, a senior student of Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.
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Wednesday Night Study Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Study Group @ Lotus Garden - Kunzang Gatsal Shrine Room
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes are led by resident-lopön, Helen Berliner, a senior student of Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.
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Dakini Day (25th Lunar Day)
Dakini Day (25th Lunar Day)
May 10 all-day
Jetsün Tröma Nagmo (Krodhi Kali, Vajrayogini) sadhana/feast. Should there be two 25th lunar days in a row, which sometimes happens in the Tibetan calendar, the practice will be scheduled for the regular calendar day that falls on the first of the two 25th lunar days.
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Monthly Meditation 2:00 pm
Monthly Meditation @ Mindrolling Lotus Garden
May 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Date: The 2nd Sunday of each month Time: 2:00—3:30 p.m. Place: Künzang Gatsal Shrineroom at Lotus Garden Web Description: Monthly Meditation For more information, please telephone the Lotus Garden main office at 1-540-778-2405 or send email to registration@lotusgardens.org
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Protector Day (29th Lunar Day)
Protector Day (29th Lunar Day)
May 14 all-day
Damten Chitor with Ekajati, Kshetrapali, Long Serkyem Offering and so forth. Extra fulfillments of Ekajati and Kshetrapali may be offered. If the Tibetan month is missing the 29th lunar day, the Protector Practice is held on the 28th lunar day.
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No Moon (30th Lunar Day)
No Moon (30th Lunar Day)
May 15 all-day
Read all liturgies in the the Lotus Garden prayer book.
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Wednesday Night Study Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Study Group @ Lotus Garden - Kunzang Gatsal Shrine Room
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes are led by resident-lopön, Helen Berliner, a senior student of Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.
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Practice and Study Intensive
Practice and Study Intensive
May 18 – May 28 all-day
Lopons Barbara Ryan and Helen Berliner with Lotus Garden ritual instructors.
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Tara Day (8th Lunar Day)
Tara Day (8th Lunar Day)
May 22 all-day
8th Lunar Day. Tara sadhana and praises.
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Wednesday Night Study Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Study Group @ Lotus Garden - Kunzang Gatsal Shrine Room
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes are led by resident-lopön, Helen Berliner, a senior student of Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.
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Tse Chu (10th Lunar Day)
Tse Chu (10th Lunar Day)
May 24 all-day
Rigzin Thugthig sadhana/feast.
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Buddha’s Birth, Enlightenment and Parinirvana
Full Moon Day (15th Lunar Day)
Full Moon Day (15th Lunar Day)
May 29 all-day
Vajrasattva (Minling Dorsem) sadhana/feast practice.
Saga Dawa
Saga Dawa
May 29 all-day
The Saga Dawa ( Sanskrit:  Vesākha) festival commemorates three important events in Buddha’s life: his birth, awakening and parinirvāna (death). The entire lunar month from May 29-June 27th is dedicated to dharma practice and accumulation of merit. Good deeds and prayers are multiplied many hundreds of thousands times during this period.
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Wednesday Night Study Group 7:00 pm
Wednesday Night Study Group @ Lotus Garden - Kunzang Gatsal Shrine Room
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Classes are led by resident-lopön, Helen Berliner, a senior student of Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.
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