Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling is pleased to announce that His Holiness Sakya Trizin, the 41st throne holder of the Sakya Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, under the invitation of Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding Rinpoche, will bestow the Vajrakilaya 2-day major empowerment and teachings in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from 19 to 21 August 2011.

The Place:

Sty-Wet-Tan Auditorium

UBC First Nations Longhouse.


19 August 2011

First Day preparatory empowerment

Registration and Admission: 6:00 to 7:00PM

Empowerment: 7:00PM

20 August 2011

Second Day main empowerment

Pre-requisite: Having attended first day empowerment on 19 August 2011

Admission: 2:00PM to 2:30PM

Empowerment: 2:30PM

21 August 2011

Teachings on Vajrakilaya

Admission: 9:00 to 9:30AM

Lectures: 9:30 to 11:30AM, 2:30 to 5:30PM

Note: Participants must attend the first day preparatory empowerment in order to attend the second day main empowerment. Admission for the teachings will also be restricted to attendees who attended the full 2-day empowerment. Please be seated before empowerment time. Doors will be shut when program begins. Practice text will be available on 21 August 2011 before the teachings begin.

*Please consider making a charitable donation to help defray the travel costs and hosting of H. H. Sakya Trizin and entourage. Go to donation's page.

Pre-registration recommended




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