Saka Dawa Tsok Offering

Date June 04, 2012 – June 04, 2012
Time 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location Namgyal Monastery, Ithaca, NY
Instructor Free and open to the public
Cost $700, see details below.
Registration None required

Saka Dawa commemorates the anniversary of the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana, which takes place on the 15th day of the fourth lunar month of the Tibetan calendar. Saka Dawa is traditionally celebrated for one full month; any virtuous acts performed during this month are multiplied 100,000 times.

There will be a special Tsok offering for Saka Dawa Duchen on Wenesday, June 4th , 2012 at 5:30 – 6:30:PM at Namgyal Monastery, 412 North Aurora Street, Ithaca, NY. Venerable Tenzin Norbu will first give a brief introduction on the significance of the day, and then conduct the Guru Puja that follows.

If you wish you can bring different Fruits for Tsok Offering.