Buddha Jayanti celebrated, special prayer held to rid humanity of deadly Covid-19 virus

New York : The Buddha’s birth, enlightenment day was celebrated in our temple .

Special prayers were also held in the morning seeking riddance from the nationwide lockdown and the Covid-19 threat.

also we have posted live videos on our Facebook page . Physical distancing norms were observed during the performance of the rituals.

The program schedule is as follows

1. Teaching by Lopen Gyurme Chhodrak in Sherpa language-10 am to 12 pm.

2. Riwo Sangchho Practice (Smoke offering), recitation of 12 deeds of Buddha, and prayer to the sixteen Arhatas-12:30 pm to 2:00 pm.

3. Teaching by Khenpo Ngawang Sangay in Nepali Language- 2:00 to 2:25 pm.

4. Teaching by Lopen A.D. Sherpa in Nepali language -2:30 to 2:55 pm.

5. Tsik-dun Ladrup- Shower of Blessings, Guru yoga practice based on Seven Line Prayer. (Feast offering), Butterlamp offering.

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