pūjā

Nyungné Fasting Practice -

Nov 26, 2019

Nyungné is a fasting ritual of the 1000-armed Avalokiteshvara belonging to the Kriya Tantra tradition. Its purpose is to purify negative karma in a short time and to develop great compassion. For...

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Impressions from Kurukullé Puja Conclusion -

Nov 5, 2019

Kurukullé Puja: The Concluding Scene On the last day of the Kurukullé puja, the gathering of practitioners, the shrine and the offerings were set outside of the main temple.  Below a large...

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Impressions of the 7 day Kurukullé Puja–Day One -

Oct 23, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 marked the first of seven days of the Kurukullé puja in Do-ngak Nyida Zungdrel Sherab Raltri Ling Monastery. We also refer to this place as Vajra Varahi Monastery,...

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Tibetan Ritual Music -

Jul 30, 2019

Tibetan ritual music makes a major impression on newcomers to Tibetan Buddhist pūjās. People are often surprised and impressed by the dramatic and sometimes deafening sounds of ritual music. Monastic group chanting is known...

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