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His Holiness Dalai Lama’s 89th Birthday

6 July

Please join us at Chenrezig Institute (or participate via Zoom) to celebrate the auspicious day of His Holiness’s 89th Birthday, celebrated by Tibetan Buddhists around the world!

Schedule of auspicious events for His Holiness Dalai Lama’s Birthday 6th July:

(note: all events scheduled for the Nalanda Masters Garden will be moved to the gompa if the weather is not suitable… )

7.00am: raising of the beautiful big Chenrezig Thangka in the Nalanda Masters Garden (weather permitting)
7:30am: water bowls offerings in front of the Thangka, flowers offering and His Holiness’s Throne decoration in the Nalanda Masters Garden
9:30am: preliminary prayers, sweet rice and chai offered in the Nalanda Masters Garden
10am: Sixteen Arhats prayer and Long life prayer for His Holiness at the Nalanda Masters Garden
12pm:  lunch in Big Love Cafe (registration 24 hours ahead is required
1.00pm: Birthday cake at Nalanda Masters Garden offered for everyone
1:30pm: Recitation of the Yoga of the Inseparability of the Guru and Avalokiteshvara-a beautiful practice written by His holiness at 19 years old in the gompa
2.30pm: Inspiring video with His Holiness, played in the Gompa

4.30pm: A special Momo dinner with music starting at 4.00pm – (registration 24 hours ahead is required

6:30pm: Medicine Buddha Puja dedicated to long life, good health and quick recovery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Celebration and prayers will be led at Nalanda Masters Garden if the weatheris suitable – otherwise in the gompa
Evening puja will be led in the Gompa and also on Zoom

It would be wonderful if you could join us for this very special day to celebrate His Holiness Dalai Lama’s 89th Birthday. Everyone is most welcome. ❤️


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