Celebrate the new year with the lighting of lamps around the world! With your donation, A lamp will be lit and prayers will be said in the Minnesota Sakya Center, Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling, on February 22, 2015 during the Bridge of Light and Losar ceremony and on every Sunday during the Miracle Month by the Center Sangha Community on your behalf and for those for whom you have sponsored lamps.
In addition, lamps will be lit at Tsechen Kunchab Ling, Temple of All -Encompassing Great Compassion, and the Seat of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin in the United States. Your lamp(s) will be among hundreds of others that will be lit during special rituals for success of dharma practice and removal of obstables at TKL.
And, finally, additional butter lamps will be lit at Sakya Centre in India at Losar during the Month of Miracles in 2015. His Holiness the Sakya Trizin and the Monastery Sangha will perform special rituals during this time when, as Buddha states in the sutra, all merit (including the merit generated by each of your lamps) will multiply 100,000 times.
HAPPY LOSAR (YEAR OF THE WOOD SHEEP) 2015!
To join the Bridge of Light online, please FOLLOW THESE 2 STEPS:
STEP 1. CLICK HERE OR ON THE BUTTON TO MAKE YOUR DONATION (you will be returned to this page to provide the names of those whom you wish to honor).
STEP 2. AFTER YOU HAVE MADE YOUR ONLINE DONATION, PLEASE FILL OUT THIS FORM AND SUBMIT THE NAMES OF THOSE YOU WISH TO HONOR:
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To join the Bridge of Light BY MAIL, click here or on the button to the right for a form to download and print. Please return this form with your donation by February 15, 2014.
*Your contribution will be equally distributed to support Sakya Centre (1/3), TKL (1/3), and Sakya publications & His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s holy activities (1/3). Sakya Thupten Dargye Ling is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code as a branch of Tsechen Kunchab Ling, seat of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin in the United States.