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Celebration of Lama Tsongkhapa Day for the Center

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Celebration of the 600th Anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa

 

 

 

INTRODUCTORY: Open to all — no prior knowledge or experience required; no registration required

 

WHEN:  December 21st, 2019 - 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM; please check Calendar to confirm

 

WHERE: The Guhyasamaja Center, 10875 Main Street, Unit 108, Fairfax, VA

 

HOST: Dr. Lorne Ladner

 

Lama Tsongkhapa was the founder of the Gelugpa Tradition (in which HH the Dalai Lama was educated and which our center is part of), the teacher of the First Dalai Lama, a great yogi, and the author of many profound teachings.

 

Saturday, December 21 is the 600th anniversary of his passing. On that day, Tibetan Buddhist practitioners around the world will be doing practices to celebrate Lama Tsongkhapa's life and teachings!

We will also celebrate together at Guhyasamaja Center.

 

Saturday, December 21 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM

 

We will begin by doing the Guru Puja (Lama Chopa) with Tsog offering. (Feel free to bring along fruit, flowers or cookies to include as part of the Tsog offering ritual).

Then we'll have a brief presentation on Lama Tsongkhapa's life along with an opportunity to view a small relic (an imprint in medicinal herbs of Tsonghapa's tooth). We'll then read together a few brief texts/prayers composed by Lama Tsongkhapa himself.

 

Information regarding what you can expect when visiting the center, Dharma etiquette, the center's sacred artwork, and more can be found on our Resources page. For accessibility information, direction details, parking instructions, and other details you may find helpful for your visit, please visit our Contact page.

 

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SUGGESTED DONATION

 

Members: $10

Non-Members: $15
 

You have the option of dropping cash or check into the donation box onsite (don't forget to grab a tax receipt!). You can also make a one-time donation online using the button below. All donations made to The Guhyasamaja Center via our website are processed by PayPal. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with the center's Privacy Policy and Donation Payment Terms & Conditions.

 

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Don't forget to rejoice in your good deeds and dedicate the positive potential generated to the completion of something spiritually meaningful to you!


If you'd like to contribute but are unable to make a financial donation, please don't worry — no one will ever be turned away for financial reasons! And there are many other ways you can help support the teachings.

 

For more information about all our funds and special projects in need of financial support, the center's donation policy, tax deductible information, membership details, volunteer opportunities, and other ways you can support the center, please visit our Practicing Generosity page.

 

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Affiliations

 

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The Guhyasamaja Center is affiliated with The Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition; Lama Zopa Rinpoche, Spiritual Director

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We follow the Gelug tradition, the same lineage as His Holiness The Dalai Lama

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Contact Info

 

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(703) 774-9692

 

The Guhyasamaja Center
Professional Center of Fairfax Building
10875 Main Street, Unit 108
Fairfax, VA (Directions)

 

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P.O. Box 1511

Centreville, VA 20122 USA

 

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Hours

 

The Guhyasamaja Center is open for classes and events and sometimes silent meditation

 

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We are registered as a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization: Tax ID# 550881124

 

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