White Tara, Cintamani Cakra, is a refuge for all sentient beings and can guide everyone to the island of blissful liberation. She is well known as the Giver of Life. The practice of White Tara brings long life, subdues illness, evil spirits, and negative karma, and clears away mental obscurations and obstacles in one’s life.
Initiation: 7pm, Friday, April 21
$30 Public, $20 Members, $15 Children 12 & Under
To register, visit http://conta.cc/2o6UuMA
Prerequisites: One must not eat any meat, eggs, garlic, or consume alcohol on the day of the initiation. One must also be celibate for that day.
HE Dagyum Kusho has graciously agreed to lead an intensive 2 day White Tara Retreat, at the request of Adrienne Chan and Gillian Teichert. This retreat is especially beneficial for those who are born in a Year of the Bird. All participants must have received the White Tara Initiation on April 22 or previously.
The program will include a teaching from H.E. Dagyum Kusho on Saturday morning from 10am to noon, and continue with intensive practice for the remainder of the retreat.
Please bring a vegetarian (no meat, poultry, fish, garlic, onion, egg) dish to share for lunch on Saturday, and eat exclusively a vegetarian diet from Friday night until after practice on Sunday. The Monastery will provide lunch on Sunday.
Retreat: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm & 2:00 – 5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday, April 22-23
$120 Public, $100 members
To register, visit http://conta.cc/2nF2esp
Prerequisites: All participants must have received the White Tara Cintamani Cakra initiation