Venerable Khenchen Rinpoche
visiting TRTCC April 22-24, 2016
Most Venerable Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche, founder of Three Rivers Dharma Center, is coming to visit Pittsburgh in April:
Friday April 22, 7-9pm
Dakini Achi Chokyi Dorlma Empowerment
Saturday April 23, 10am-12pm, 2-4pm
Teaching with Q&A, Heartfelt Advice and Mind-Training
4:15-6pm Bestowing Bodhisattva Vow
All events on Saturday will be held at:
First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh
605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Sunday April 24, 10am-12pm
Five-fold Path of Mahamudra Empowerment
( Bodhicitta, Deity yoga, Guru yoga, Mahamudra, and Dedication )
2-4pm Consecration of the new Buddha statue, house blessing, and
4:30-7pm Open for individual interviews with Khenchen Rinpoche
All events on Sunday will be held at TRTCC
We are fortunate to have Khenchen Rinpoche coming to Pittsburgh for a visit. We urge you not to miss this opportunity to be with him and receive his teaching and blessing. To download a flyer for this event please click FLYER , or Khenchen Rinpoche Flyer. For a card size info sheet please click INFO CARD.
Suggested donation for the teaching is $50 each day on Saturday and Sunday to cover the costs of organizing this event. Please give what you can. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Dana offering for the teacher will be at the end of each day with traditional Kadak offering.
In order for us to plan the event better please let us know if you are planning to come for the teaching, and which day(s) you are coming, especially if you want to have an interview with Khenchen Rinpoche on Sunday. Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center is located at: 7313 Florence Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15218
The Precious Sutra of The 35 Buddhas
April 3, 2016, at TRTCC
Venerable Khenpo Choephel, spiritual director of TRTCC, will teach on The Precious Sutra of The Thirty-Five Buddhas.
Sunday, April 3, 2016
10am-12pm: The Teaching of the Sutra
2-5pm: The Practice of Prostrations
The Sutra of the 35 Buddhas, also known as The Sutra of the Three Heaps, is a powerful purification practice which includes prostration, confession and dedication. The practice is done for the benefit of purifying negativity, accumulating merits, and especially for the purification of the downfall of all vows, including the Vinaya Vows, Bodhisattva Vows, and Tantra Samaya Vows.
Ven. Khenpo Choephel will explain the meaning and purpose of the teaching in details and lead us in the whole prostration practice.
We invite everyone to come to this event to learn about this practice and participate in the prostrations with us for the benefit of all beings.
Suggested donation for the teaching is $35 for the whole day. Please give what you can. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.