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Special Events

On special Buddhist holidays, the monastery celebrates with Namgyal students, community, and local Tibetans, offering puja’s and prayer ceremonies appropriate to each event. Additionally, the monastery offers special events and teachings on interfaith, and science and Buddhism symposiums, and is continually extending programming to meet the needs of students in bringing related topics of interest to the public.

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Namgyal monks prepare for traditional Tibetan holiday celebrations.

In keeping with the Tibetan Buddhist faith, Namgyal Monastery conducts several traditional pujas (special prayer ceremonies) in honor of the many Tibetan religious holidays throughout the year. Namgyal Monastery has also been expanding its programming include topics and activities in exciting new areas of research with Buddhist and non-Buddhist scholars on topics that are of growing interest in the Buddhist community.


Related Events
The Victor Mansfield Memorial Speaker Series: Shambhala: The Inner Teachings of the Kalacakra-tantra with Judith Simmer-Brown
Losar Monlam Prayer on the Commons
Worldwide Mass Solidarity Vigil for Tibetans in Tibet
Tibetan National Uprising Day
Saka Dawa Tsok Offering
Prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Birthday
His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Birthday Picnic
White Tara Empowerment for the Removal of Obstacles and Long Life
Torch Relay across North America to Highlight Crisis in Tibet
The Horse Flies Benefit Concert
Losar, Tibetan New Year, Monday – February 11, 2013
CHARITY DINNER – Organized by Namgyal Monastery
Celebration for Losar, Tibetan New Year 2139
Free Meditation and Tea Social
The Victor Mansfield Memorial Speaker Series: Knowing Reality from the Kalacakratantra’s Perspective
Namgyal Monastery Mind and Life Discussion Series II: Views of Attention and Memory in Buddhism and Western Neuroscience
Namgyal Monastery Mind and Life Discussion Series II: Views of Attention and Memory in Buddhism and Western Neuroscience
The Victor Mansfield Memorial Speaker Series: Mind Like Space Exploring Awareness through the Practice of Meditation with Cortland Dahl
The Victor Mansfield Memorial Speaker Series: Shambhala: The Inner Teachings of the Kalacakra-tantra with Judith Simmer-Brown
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Sample Special Events
Tibetan Association of Ithaca

The following is a list of some recent special events hosted by Namgyal Monastery:

  • Forums on inter-faith study
  • Science and Buddhism symposiums
  • Celebration of Tibetan Holidays
  • Buddhism and medicine forum
  • Community dinners

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