New Year Retreat with Khenpo Migmar Tsteten

You are invited to start your new year with initiation and practice to magnetize abundance and to strengthen spiritual practice with Khenpo Migmar Tseten, Acharya and Buddhist Chaplain at Harvard University. He is well known for the clarity of his teachings and his brilliant command of English. Please join us for this wonderful opportunity.21 Taras


Friday, January 1, 2016
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
9:30 AM to Noon: Golden Tara Initiation
2 to 4:30 PM: Sadhana Practice Instruction
(Vegetarian lunch provided)
Suggested Donation: $50 (non-members), $40 (members)
Work-study opportunity available

Tara is the manifestation of the compassion of all the Buddhas. She carries out and accomplishes the enlightened activities of the Buddhas. The practice of Golden Tara helps to increase and magnetize abundance and wealth. Open to all, sadhana will be given.


Saturday, January 2, 2016
9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Morning Session: 9:30 AM to Noon
Afternoon Session: 2 to 4:30 PM
(Vegetarian Lunch Provided)
Suggested Donation: $50 (non-members), $40 (members)
Work-study opportunity available

Guru Yoga is known to be one of the most important practice for Vajrayana practitioner, and the ultimate method for arousing the wisdom of realization in one’s mind. Khenpo Migmar will give instruction and guidance on practice and benefits of Ngondro Guru Yoga practice.

Nobody will be turned away due to inability to pay.
Pre-registration is recommended due to limited space.

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Khenpo MigmarVenerable Khenpo Lama Migmar Tseten

Lama Migmar has been serving Harvard-wide student, faculties, and staff as a Buddhist Chaplain since 1997. He received both a traditional and a contemporary education in India. He graduated with an Acharya degree in 1979 from Tibetan Institute of Sanskrit University, Varanasi, India, and with first position every nine years among four schools of Tibetan Buddhism. He was awarded a medal for academic excellence by His Holiness The Dalai Lama. He was also recognized as Khenpo for his scholarship and service to the Dharma by His Holiness Sakya Trizin.

Lama Migmar served as the head of Sakya Center in Rajpur, India, and the Sakya Monastery in Puruwalla, India, from 1981 to 1989, taking care of the well being of several hundred monastic residents. During this time he reintroduced the original form of the geshe educational system of Tibet, with degrees from kazhipa up to the rabjampa degree, with a curriculum that included all of the eighteen major texts, which are known as the Dragchen Chogyed.

Additionally, Lama Migmar supervised the editing and publication of over 50 rare volumes of Sakya literature including the 31 volumes of Sakya Lamdre and the rare Golden Manuscripts of the Five Founding Masters of Sakya. He founded Sakya Institute for Buddhist Studies in Cambridge, MA in 1990. He leads retreats at Buddhist centers throughout North America and Europe.

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