His Holiness the Dalai Lama To Give the Path of Liberation Teachings

The following article is from the Summer, 1999 issue of the Snow Lion Newsletter and is for historical reference only. You can see this in context of the original newsletter here.


His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be giving the Path of Liberation Teachings as well as Thog Tha Ma, Je Tsong Khapa's Lam Rim Prayer of Aspiration, and the Initiation of Je Tsong Khapa with Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, and Vajrapani, October 12-14 in Pasadena, California.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will teach Thog Tha Ma, the eloquent Lam Rim Prayer of Aspiration by Je Tsong Khapa, the manifestation of Manjushri. This heartfelt prayer of devotion fervently requests that, as we practice Lam Rim, we may encounter the most favorable conditions for gaining personal liberation and that we may develop an unexcelled level of virtue in order to benefit infinite numbers of sentient beings.

On the morning of October 14th, His Holiness the Dalai Lama will offer the initiation of Je Tsong Khapa, with Manjushri, Avalokiteshvara, and Vajrapani. The flawless wisdom of all of the great Buddhas transformed is Manjushri. The great kindness of all of the Buddhas transformed is Avalokiteshvara The infinite power of the minds of all of the Buddhas transformed is Vajrapani.

On the evening of October 13th, His Holiness will give apublic talk on the topics of Ethics for the New Millennium (see catalog section); ticketing will be handled through the distinguished Speaker Series of Pasadena. Please contact them directly at 1-800-508-9301 for information and tickets.

The teachings are co-hosted by Geshe Lobsang Tsephel of Land of Compassion Buddha, and Thupten Rinpoche of Land of Flourishing Virtue. For further information: recorded information: 626-915-7008, 626-915-7930, fax: 626-966-5299, e-mail: liberationteachings@compassionbuddha.org, web: www.compassionbuddha.org ä_æ

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