Sakya Choekhor Lhunpo (The Melbourne Sakya Centre) aims to develop the
practice and activities of Mahayana Buddhism in general and that of the Sakya
tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in particular. We do this by fostering
opportunities for Buddhist study study and practice, as well as through engaging in meritorious activities.
- Teaching visits by Khenpo Ngawang Damchoe in 2015.
We are pleased to give early notice that Khenpo la has agreed to teaching visits in Melbourne during July 18th and 19th and December 5th and 6th 2015. Details to be confirmed. Mark these dates in your calendar now.
- Empowerments by His Eminence Luding Khen
In Warragul Thursday 15th January 2014 and Melbourne on Sunday 18th January 2014.
We are honoured by a visit from his Eminence Luding Khen Rinpoche in the New Year. While here he will be giving a Medicine Buddha empowerment in Warragul and a Rigsum Gonpo empowerment in Melbourne (see brochure inside and outside. Click here to book). Rigsum Gompo is translated as The Lords of the Three Families (Avalokiteshvara, Manjushri and Vajrapani). His Eminence will be accompanied by Khenpo Ngawang Damchoe.
During his Australian visit His Eminence will also be giving a Mahakala empowerment and teachings at Nalandra, as well as Chakrasamvara and Vajrayogini empowerments and teachings in Sydney.
- Sakya Monastery, Kalimpong, India
Melbourne Sakya runs a small sponsorship/fundraising scheme for this monastery. All contributions are gratefully accepted (contact us). Two of the members visited the monestery in October 2013 whilst in India and produced this report on its state of development. It is expected to be completed in October 2015.
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