Participants must have formal refuge vows to take the empowerment. Vows will be given at the start of the empowerment for those who need to take them. Please indicate this on the registration form.
Transmission and authorization for those wishing to explore Vajrayana method for awakening through practice of the wisdom configuration of Awakened Compassion (Chenrezig or Avalokiteshvara).
Chenresig, also known as Avalokiteshvara. is the embodiment of universal, unconditioned, boundless compassion, which is also our true, undistorted nature. Meditating on Chenresig transforms our distorted view of self to reveal the radiant luminosity we truly are. Chenresig if the gateway to and essence of Tibetan Buddhism, and his mantra – om mani padme hum – is known throughout the world.
Lama Drupgyu will give the ChenresigEmpowerment on Tuesday, October 16th, at 7pm. Having taken formal refuge vows is required to take this empowerment, and will be given at the start of the empowerment for those who need to take the vow. Registration is also required, as information will be sent to participants.
Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the empowerment is to start; doors will be locked and no one will be admitted once the empowerment begins. Please note – ending time is approximate.
Cost: Suggested donation is $25, which can be paid online or at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, please offer what you can. It is also customary to make a donation to the empowering Lama with a kata which will follow the empowerment. Katas and envelopes will be available.