About Kagyu Monlam

37th Kagyu Monlam Program

January 28 - February 9, 2020

The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

January 28-30

 
   
7:00 - 9:00 pm • The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

Pre-Monlam Teachings
Live Webcast

January 28, Day 1

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Meditation Instructions
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:00 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   
3:00 - 3:30 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Western-style debate: Is it Proper for Ngakpa Lamas to Drink Alcohol?
   

January 29, Day 2

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 7 Features ( 619 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Meditation Instructions
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:00 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   
3:00 - 3:30 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Western-style debate: Is it Proper for Monastics to Eat Meat? (Monlam Pavilion)
   

January 30, Day 3

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 7 Features ( 619 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Meditation Instructions
  • Mandala with 37 Features
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:00 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Meditation Instructions
   

100,000 Ganachakras of Sangtik Vajrasattva
Live Webcast

 

January 31

   
8:00 am - 9:30 am • Session I
   
10:00 am - 11:30 am • Session II
   
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm • Session III
   
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm • Session IV
   

Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

February 1 - 7

 
   
8:00 - 11:00 pm • Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

The 37th Kagyu Monlam
Live Webcast

February 2, Day 1

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Sutra of Ornamental Appearances ( 43, 36 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • An Explenation from the Sutra in Three Sections
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Aspiration from the Ratnavali (113, 107)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seventy-Two Exhortations
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • Maitreya’s Aspiration ( 130, 124 )
  • The Aspiration from the Way of the Bodhisattva ( 136, 130 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Accomplishment of True Words ( 333, 309 )
  • Joy and Comfort for Beings ( 337, 313 )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Verses on Joy and Goodness from the Sutra Requested by a God ( 197, 191 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

February 3, Day 2

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Rashtrapala Sutra and following ( 54–80, 47–72 )
  • A Praise of Manjushri ( 227, 221 )
  • Praise of Noble Avalokiteshvara ( 229, 223 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81-116, 74-110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 7 Features (619)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seventy-Two Exhortations
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Sukhavati Prayer “I prostrate with respect” ( 149, 143 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for the Dharma of the Shangpa Kagyu ( 343, 319 )
  • The Thirty Aspirations ( 351, 327 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • The Auspiciousness of Twelve Deeds ( 190, 184 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

February 4, Day 3

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Offerings to the Medicine Buddha (501, S45)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 7 Features (619)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seventy-Two Exhortations
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Praises of Tara and Sarasvati ( 281–306, 259–284 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Aspiration of Avalokita ( 360, 336 )
  • Twenty Aspirations of Taklungthangpa ( 367, 343 )
  • The Aspiration of Trophu ( 372, 348 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly conquers greed...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

February 5, Day 4

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • The Praise “Beautiful Ornament of the Earth” ( 251, 244 )
  • Praise of Shri Samantabhadra with Aspirations ( 254, 246 )
  • Praise of the Six Ornaments and Two Great Beings ( 267, 250 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 7 Features (619)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seventy-Two Exhortations
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Clearing the Path of Obstacles ( 308, 285 )
  • Spontaneous Fulfillment of Wishes ( 321, 297 )
  • Requested Prayers for the Removal of Obstacles
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Yelpa’s Aspiration ( 379, 358 )
  • The Aspiration "The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel" ( 380 )
  • An Aspiration for the Seven Spiritual Trainings ( 383 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 559–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

February 6, Day 5

   
6:00 - 8:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Supplication of the Twenty-Five Chariots ( 270, 253 )
  • The Short Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
  • The Aspiration from the Ratnavali ( 113 )
   
8:00 am • Kangyur Procession
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • The Praise of the Twelve Deeds( 69 )
  • Reading the Kangyur
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Seven-Line Prayer ( 307 )
  • Prayers for the Well-Being of Tibet ( no English text )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama ( 595 )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Sakya Trizin ( separate text, S7 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Aspiration of the Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning ( 353, 329 )
  • The Barom Aspiration ( 405, 359 )
  • Phagmodrupa's Aspiration (408, 362 )
  • The Tsalpa Aspiration ( 410, 364 )
  • The Uncommon Dedication and Aspiration( 416, 370 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

February 7, Day 6

   
6:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Prostrations and Offerings to the 16 Elders ( 469-471, 421-423 )
  • "For each and every being ( a protector... )" ( 37-42, 31-35 )
  • "Peerless, the sight of you never satiates..." ( 471-477, 423-429 )
  • Abbreviated offerings ( 80, 73 )
  • Abbreviated confessions ( 91, 83 )
  • Rejoicing and so forth ( 96-97, 89–90 )
  • “Arya arhats, emanations...” (478, 429–30)
   
7:00 am • Sixteen Arhat Procession
   
1:30 pm • Akshobhya Fire Puja for the Deceased (Tergar Monastery Portico)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Reading the Akshobya Sutra ( 487, S31 )
  • An Aspiration for the Rebirth in the Realm of Abhirati ( 431, 387 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for Birth in Sukhavati ( 442, 397 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
   
 

February 8, Day 7

   
4:00 - 6:00 am • Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa (Tergar Monastery, Retreat lamas who have completed the three-year retreat)
   
6:30 am • Cotton-Clad Procession; Retreat lamas who have completed the three-year retreat
   
6:00 - 8:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Offerings to the Gurus ( 533-561, S96-103 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Offering to the Gurus ( 562, S111 )
   
2:00 - 5:00 pm • Appreciation of the Sponsors ( 204–214, 198–208 )
  • Special Address from the Gyalwang Karmapa
  • The Great Aspiration and Dedication ( 157-180, 151-170 )
  • Mila’s Aspiration ( 424, 379 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Lord Marpa’s Song of Auspiciousness ( 215, 209 )
  • Auspicious Prayers from the Vinaya Topics ( 185, 179 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • The Auspiciousness of the Great Encampment ( 217, 211 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)

The Red Crown Ceremony and Long Life Empowerment
Live Webcast

 

February 9

   
9:00 am • The Red Crown Ceremony and Long Life Empowerment

The Marme Monlam
Live Webcast

 

February 9

   
7:30 pm • Marme Monlam

36th 法會行程

2019年1月9日至1月21日

威儀大會考

1月9-11日 

 
   
7:00-9:00 pm • 威儀大會考 (祈願會場)

前行課程
直播

1月9日 第1天 

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • 金剛總持祈文(296, 133)
  • 三十七供曼達 (633)
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • 念誦度母讚和飲茶
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 382)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • 金剛總持祈請文(296,133)
  • 三十七供曼達
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm

• 念誦度母讚和飲茶

   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 382)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
   

1月10日 第2天 

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • 金剛總持祈文(296, 133)
  • 三十七供曼達 (633)
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • 念誦度母讚和飲茶
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 382)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • 金剛總持祈請文(296,133)
  • 三十七供曼達
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm

• 念誦度母讚和飲茶

   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 382)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
   

1月11日 第3日 

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • 金剛總持祈請文(296, 133)
  • 三十七供曼達 (633)
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
9:30 - 10:00 am

• 念誦度母讚和飲茶

   
10:00 - 11:30 am • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 402) 
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • 金剛總持祈請文(296, 133)
  • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 開示/恆河大手印 
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • 念誦度母讚和飲茶 
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • 開示/恆河大手印 
  • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 402)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)

五尊勝海觀音灌頂
直播

1月13日

   
9:00 am • 五尊勝海(紅)觀音灌頂

修持那洛瑜伽

1月13-19日 

 
   
8:00 - 11:00 pm • 修持那洛瑜伽 (德噶寺大殿)

第36屆噶舉大祈願法會
直播

1月14日 第1天

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • 大乘布薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 皈依發心(49-62, 35-59)
  • 讚佛頌(63, 61)
  • 彌勒讚佛頌(81-98, 80)
  • 懺悔支(100-118, 146-168)
  • 迴向支(128-138, 180)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 菩薩戒傳承祈請文(298)
  • 開示課程: 《修心七要》
  • 禪修(五分鐘)
  • 菩提道次第祈願文(363, 389)
  • 親誦簡略迴向(198, 260)
  • 冥陽迴向文(198, 260)
  • 祈願成就真言(203, 260)
  • 十方四世諸佛菩薩祈願文(641)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 普賢行願品(139, 194)
  • 慈氏願文(153, 210)
  • 《入菩薩行論》迴向品(159, 217)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 實語成就祈願文(355, 380)
  • 祝禱有情福樂文(359, 384)
  • 菩提道次第祈願文(363, 389)
  • 無分別持教長壽祈請文(209, 274)
  • 長壽願文(620, 增27)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 天子所問吉祥偈(225, 291 )
  • 月藏經 ( 205, 269 )
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
 

1月15日 第2天

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • 大乘布薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 皈依發心(49-62, 35-59)
  • 佛說護國尊者所問大乘經(74, 73)
  • 文殊菩薩禮讚文(255, 95)
  • 觀世音禮讚文(255, 95)
  • 懺悔支等(100-138, 146-192)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 菩薩戒傳承祈請文(298)
  • 開示課程: 《修心七要》
  • 禪修(五分鐘)
  • 菩提道次第祈願文(363, 389)
  • 親誦簡略迴向(198, 260)
  • 冥陽迴向文(198, 260)
  • 祈願成就真言(203, 267)
  • 十方四世諸佛菩薩祈願文(641)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 普賢行願品(139, 194)
  • 極樂淨土願文(172, 233)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 香法願文(365, 391)
  • 三十願文(372, 399)
  • 無分別持教長壽願文(209, 274)
  • 長壽願文(620, 增27)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 十二行誼吉祥文(218, 286)
  • 月藏經(205, 269)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
 

1月16日 第3天

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • 大乘菩薩律儀(17, 增6)
 

• 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)

  • 皈依發心(49-62, 35-59)
  • 彌勒讚佛頌(81-98, 80)
  • 慈氏讚(263, 101)
  • 懺悔支等(100-138, 146-192)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 菩薩戒傳承祈請文(298)
  • 開示課程: 《修心七要》
  • 禪修(五分鐘)
  • 菩提道次第祈願文(363, 389)
  • 親誦簡略迴向(198, 267)
  • 冥陽迴向文(198, 260)
  • 祈願成就真言(203, 267)
  • 十方四世諸佛菩薩祈願文(641)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 度母讚,妙音天女讚(305-329, 324-353)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 直貢噶舉觀音願文(380, 409)
  • 達隆噶舉二十祈願文(387, 417)
  • 卓普零星寶祈願文(392, 423)
  • 無分別持教長壽願文(209,274))
  • 長壽願文(620, 增27)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 根本說一切有部毗奈耶藥事(215, 282)
  • 月藏經(205, 269)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
 

1月17日 第4天

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • 大乘菩薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 皈依發心(49-62, 35-59)
  • 彌勒讚佛頌(81-98, 80)
  • 大地妙莊嚴禮讚文(278, 119)
  • 讚嘆吉祥普賢菩薩發願文(280, 122)
  • 六嚴二聖禮讚文(291, 127)
  • 懺悔支等(100-138, 146-192)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 菩薩戒傳承祈請文(298)
  • 開示課程: 《修心七要》
  • 禪修(五分鐘)
  • 菩提道次第祈願文(363, 389)
  • 親誦簡略迴向(198, 260)
  • 冥陽迴向文(198, 260)
  • 祈願成就真言(203, 267)
  • 十方四世諸佛菩薩祈願文(641)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 蓮師消除障道祈請文(331, 354)
  • 願望任運自然成就祈請頌(343, 369)
 

• 請求之除障文 

   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 耶巴噶舉祈願文(399, 436)
  • 如意寶願文(400)
  • 七妙行祈願文(403)
  • 無分別持教長壽願文(209, 274)
  • 長壽願文(620, 增27)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 最聖導師(213, 280)
  • 月藏經(205, 269)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
 

1月18日 第5天 

   
6:00 - 8:00 am • 大乘布薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 皈依發心(49-62, 35-59)
  • 彌勒讚佛頌(81-98, 80)
  • 二十五祖祈請文(294, 131)
  • 金剛總持祈請文(296, 133)
  • 懺悔支等(100-138, 146-192)
  • 《寶行王正論》第五品(135, 188)
   
8:00 am • 甘珠爾藏經繞塔 
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三十七供曼達(633)
  • 佛行十二行誼讚(88)
  • 唸誦大藏經
  • 十方四世諸佛菩薩祈願文(641)
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 蓮師七句祈請文(330)
  • 教政祈願文(另本)
  • 請求之除障文 
  • 達賴喇嘛尊者長壽祈請文(619, 增20)
  • 薩迦法王長壽祈請文
  • 寧瑪傳承大師長壽祈請文
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 普賢行願品(139, 194)
  • 了義大手印祈願文(374, 402)
  • 巴絨噶舉祈願文(425, 437)
  • 至尊帕摩竹巴座間願文(428, 440)
  • 蔡巴噶舉祈願文(430, 442)
  • 岡倉噶舉不共迴向願文(436, 449)
  • 無分別持教長壽願文(209, 274)
  • 上師長壽祈願文(629)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 三寶吉祥文(213, 279)
  • 月藏經(205, 256)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
 

1月19日 第6天

   
6:00 am • 大乘布薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 皈依發心(49-51, 35-39)
  • 十六羅漢禮供文(485, 501)
  • 無盡有情(57, 50)
  • 十六羅漢禮供文(485, 501)
  • 簡略供養文(99, 144)
 

• 簡略懺悔文(110, 157)

  • 隨喜文(117, 166)
  • 十六羅漢禮供文(485, 501)
   
7:00 am

• 十六羅漢繞巡儀式

   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • 法王特別開示 
  • 三蘊經(100, 146)
  • 不動佛國經(503)
  • 現喜淨土願文(451, 463)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • 阿彌陀佛極樂淨土祈願文(460, 475)
  • 無分別持教長壽願文(209, 274)
  • 上師長壽祈願文(629)
  • 黑袍護法兄妹簡略祈請文(494, 增41)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 最勝導師(213, 280)
  • 月藏經(205, 269)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
   
5:00 pm • 不動佛超薦(德噶寺大殿玄關)
 
8:00 pm • 道歌海與六瑜伽(德噶寺大殿,完成三年三個月閉關之喇嘛)

1月20日 第7天 

   
6:30 am • 布衣繞行(德噶寺大殿至祈願會場,完成三年三個月閉關之喇嘛)
   
6:00 am • 大乘布薩律儀(17, 增6)
  • 梵文三常誦(21, 增11)
  • 供奉上師儀軌(551-580, 增132-161)
  • 辯經法會學僧辯經
  • 唱誦緣起心要歌
  • 供奉上師儀軌(580-588, 增132-161)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • 三蘊經(100, 146)
  • 供奉上師儀軌(588, 增161/47)
   
1:00 - 2:30 pm • 藥師七佛供養簡軌(519, 增88/74)
   
3:00 - 5:00 pm • 宣揚信施功德(232-242, 299-311)
  • 法王特別開示(三十分鐘)
  • 大祈願文(179, 242)
  • 密勒願文(444, 456)
  • 雪域安樂願文(447, 460)
  • 吉祥授位道歌(243, 312)
  • 三寶吉祥文(213, 279)
  • 嘎千吉祥文(245, 315)
  • 成就實諦文(249, 320)
   

點燈祈願法會
直播

1月21日 

 
   
7:30 pm • 點燈祈願法會

36th Kagyu Monlam Program

January 9 - January 21, 2019

The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

January 9-11

 
   
7:00 - 9:00 pm • The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

Pre-Monlam Teachings
Live Webcast

January 9, Day 1

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   

January 10, Day 2

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   

January 11, Day 3

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )

The Torma Empowerment of the Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyatso
Live Webcast

 

January 13

   
9:00 am • The Torma Empowerment of the Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyatso

Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

January 13-19

 
   
8:00 - 11:00 pm • Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

The 36th Kagyu Monlam
Live Webcast

January 14, Day 1

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Sutra of Ornamental Appearances ( 43, 36 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • An Explenation from the Sutra in Three Sections
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • The Dedication from the Light of Gold Sutra and following ( 106–116, 100–110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • Maitreya’s Aspiration ( 130, 124 )
  • The Aspiration from the Way of the Bodhisattva ( 136, 130 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Accomplishment of True Words ( 333, 309 )
  • Joy and Comfort for Beings ( 337, 313 )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Verses on Joy and Goodness from the Sutra Requested by a God ( 197, 191 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 15, Day 2

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Rashtrapala Sutra and following ( 54–80, 47–72 )
  • A Praise of Manjushri ( 227, 221 )
  • Praise of Noble Avalokiteshvara ( 229, 223 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81-116, 74-110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Sukhavati Prayer “I prostrate with respect” ( 149, 143 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for the Dharma of the Shangpa Kagyu ( 343, 319 )
  • The Thirty Aspirations ( 351, 327 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • The Auspiciousness of Twelve Deeds ( 190, 184 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 16, Day 3

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Brahma’s Crown: A Praise of Maitreya ( 234, 228 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81-116, 74-110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Praises of Tara and Sarasvati ( 281–306, 259–284 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Aspiration of Avalokita ( 360, 336 )
  • Twenty Aspirations of Taklungthangpa ( 367, 343 )
  • The Aspiration of Trophu ( 372, 348 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly conquers greed...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 17, Day 4

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • The Praise “Beautiful Ornament of the Earth” ( 251, 244 )
  • Praise of Shri Samantabhadra with Aspirations ( 254, 246 )
  • Praise of the Six Ornaments and Two Great Beings ( 267, 250 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Clearing the Path of Obstacles ( 308, 285 )
  • Spontaneous Fulfillment of Wishes ( 321, 297 )
  • Requested Prayers for the Removal of Obstacles
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Yelpa’s Aspiration ( 379, 358 )
  • The Aspiration "The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel" ( 380 )
  • An Aspiration for the Seven Spiritual Trainings ( 383 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 559–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 18, Day 5

   
6:00 - 8:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Supplication of the Twenty-Five Chariots ( 270, 253 )
  • The Short Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
  • The Aspiration from the Ratnavali ( 113 )
   
8:00 am • Kangyur Procession
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering
  • The Praise of the Twelve Deeds( 69 )
  • Reading the Kangyur
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Seven-Line Prayer ( 307 )
  • Prayers for the Well-Being of Tibet ( no English text )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama ( 595 )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Sakya Trizin ( separate text, S7 )
  • Long Life Prayer for the head of the Nyingma Lineage ( seperate text)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Aspiration of the Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning ( 353, 329 )
  • The Barom Aspiration ( 405, 359 )
  • Phagmodrupa's Aspiration (408, 362 )
  • The Tsalpa Aspiration ( 410, 364 )
  • The Uncommon Dedication and Aspiration( 416, 370 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 19, Day 6

   
6:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Prostrations and Offerings to the 16 Elders ( 469-471, 421-423 )
  • "For each and every being ( a protector... )" ( 37-42, 31-35 )
  • "Peerless, the sight of you never satiates..." ( 471-477, 423-429 )
  • Abbreviated offerings ( 80, 73 )
  • Abbreviated confessions ( 91, 83 )
  • Rejoicing and so forth ( 96-97, 89–90 )
  • “Arya arhats, emanations...” (478, 429–30)
   
7:00 am • Sixteen Arhat Procession
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Memorial Service for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the late King of Thailand
  • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Reading the Akshobya Sutra ( 487, S31 )
  • An Aspiration for the Rebirth in the Realm of Abhirati ( 431, 387 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for Birth in Sukhavati ( 442, 397 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • T"he one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
   
5:00 pm • Akshobya Fire Puja for the Deceased
 

January 20, Day 7

   
6:30 am • Cotton-Clad Procession; Retreat lamas who have completed the three-year retreat
   
6:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Offerings to the Gurus ( 533-561, S96-103 )
  • Debate by Monks from the Kagyu Guncho
  • Presentation of Prizes for the 20th Kagyu Guncho
  • Offering the Song of the Essence of Interdependence
  • Recognition of Cotton-Clad Lamas
  • Presentation of the Prizes from the Grand Examination of Monastic Forms
  • Offerings to the Gurus (561–569, S-104–S111)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Offering to the Gurus ( 562, S111 )
   
1:00 - 2:30 pm • Offerings to the Medicine Buddha ( 501, S45 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Appreciation of the Sponsors ( 204–214, 198–208 )
  • Special Address ( 30 min. )
  • The Great Aspiration and Dedication ( 157-180, 151-170 )
  • Mila’s Aspiration ( 424, 379 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Lord Marpa’s Song of Auspiciousness ( 215, 209 )
  • Auspicious Prayers from the Vinaya Topics ( 185, 179 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • The Auspiciousness of the Great Encampment ( 217, 211 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)

The Marme Monlam
Live Webcast

 

January 21

   
7:30 pm

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The Torma Empowerment of the Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyatso

 

LIVE WEBCAST

35th Kagyu Monlam Program

February 22 - March 5 2018

The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

January 9-11

 
   
7:00 - 9:00 pm • The Grand Examination of Monastic Forms

Pre-Monlam Teachings
Live Webcast

January 9, Day 1

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   

January 10, Day 2

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   

January 11, Day 3

 
   
8:00 - 9:30 am • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
9:30 - 10:00 am • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
10:00 - 11:30 am • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
   
2:00 - 3:30 pm • Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • Mandala Offering with Seven Features ( 619 )
  • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
   
3:30 - 4:00 pm • Tara Recitation and Tea Service
   
4:00 - 5:30 pm • Teaching on the the Ganges Mahamudra
  • Mandala Offering with 37 Features ( 613 )
  • Aspiration of Mahamudra ( 353, 329 )
  • Well Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )

The Torma Empowerment of the Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyatso
Live Webcast

 

January 13

   
9:00 am • The Torma Empowerment of the Five Deities of Gyalwa Gyatso

Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

January 13-19

 
   
8:00 - 11:00 pm • Exercises from the Yogas of Naropa

The 36th Kagyu Monlam
Live Webcast

January 14, Day 1

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Sutra of Ornamental Appearances ( 43, 36 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • An Explenation from the Sutra in Three Sections
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • The Dedication from the Light of Gold Sutra and following ( 106–116, 100–110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • Maitreya’s Aspiration ( 130, 124 )
  • The Aspiration from the Way of the Bodhisattva ( 136, 130 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Accomplishment of True Words ( 333, 309 )
  • Joy and Comfort for Beings ( 337, 313 )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Verses on Joy and Goodness from the Sutra Requested by a God ( 197, 191 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 15, Day 2

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from the Rashtrapala Sutra and following ( 54–80, 47–72 )
  • A Praise of Manjushri ( 227, 221 )
  • Praise of Noble Avalokiteshvara ( 229, 223 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81-116, 74-110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Sukhavati Prayer “I prostrate with respect” ( 149, 143 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for the Dharma of the Shangpa Kagyu ( 343, 319 )
  • The Thirty Aspirations ( 351, 327 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • The Auspiciousness of Twelve Deeds ( 190, 184 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 16, Day 3

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Brahma’s Crown: A Praise of Maitreya ( 234, 228 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81-116, 74-110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Praises of Tara and Sarasvati ( 281–306, 259–284 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Aspiration of Avalokita ( 360, 336 )
  • Twenty Aspirations of Taklungthangpa ( 367, 343 )
  • The Aspiration of Trophu ( 372, 348 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly conquers greed...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 17, Day 4

   
6:00 - 8:30 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • The Praise “Beautiful Ornament of the Earth” ( 251, 244 )
  • Praise of Shri Samantabhadra with Aspirations ( 254, 246 )
  • Praise of the Six Ornaments and Two Great Beings ( 267, 250 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering with 37 Features (613)
  • Supplication to the Lineage of the Bodhisattva Vow ( 274 )
  • Teachings on The Seven Points of Mind Training
  • Meditation ( 5 min )
  • Stages of the Path ( 341, 317 )
  • Recitation of the Concise Aspiration ( 169 )
  • Dedications for the Living and Deceased (170, 164–70)
  • The Dharani for the Fulfillment of Aspirations (175, 169)
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Clearing the Path of Obstacles ( 308, 285 )
  • Spontaneous Fulfillment of Wishes ( 321, 297 )
  • Requested Prayers for the Removal of Obstacles
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Yelpa’s Aspiration ( 379, 358 )
  • The Aspiration "The Wish-Fulfilling Jewel" ( 380 )
  • An Aspiration for the Seven Spiritual Trainings ( 383 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 559–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 18, Day 5

   
6:00 - 8:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Praises from Ornament of the Sutras and the following ( 62-80, 55-72 )
  • Supplication of the Twenty-Five Chariots ( 270, 253 )
  • The Short Vajradhara Lineage Prayer ( 272, 255 )
  • The Sutra in Three Sections and following ( 81–116, 74–110 )
  • The Aspiration from the Ratnavali ( 113 )
   
8:00 am • Kangyur Procession
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • Mandala Offering
  • The Praise of the Twelve Deeds( 69 )
  • Reading the Kangyur
  • The Aspiration for the Teachings to Flourish ( 621 )
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Seven-Line Prayer ( 307 )
  • Prayers for the Well-Being of Tibet ( no English text )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Dalai Lama ( 595 )
  • Long Life Prayer for His Holiness the Sakya Trizin ( separate text, S7 )
  • Long Life Prayer for the head of the Nyingma Lineage ( seperate text)
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • The Noble Aspiration for Excellent Conduct ( 117, 111 )
  • The Aspiration of the Mahamudra of Definitive Meaning ( 353, 329 )
  • The Barom Aspiration ( 405, 359 )
  • Phagmodrupa's Aspiration (408, 362 )
  • The Tsalpa Aspiration ( 410, 364 )
  • The Uncommon Dedication and Aspiration( 416, 370 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “May he who utterly...” ( 187, 181 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
 

January 19, Day 6

   
6:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Refuge and Bodhichitta and following ( 31-42, 24-35 )
  • Prostrations and Offerings to the 16 Elders ( 469-471, 421-423 )
  • "For each and every being ( a protector... )" ( 37-42, 31-35 )
  • "Peerless, the sight of you never satiates..." ( 471-477, 423-429 )
  • Abbreviated offerings ( 80, 73 )
  • Abbreviated confessions ( 91, 83 )
  • Rejoicing and so forth ( 96-97, 89–90 )
  • “Arya arhats, emanations...” (478, 429–30)
   
7:00 am • Sixteen Arhat Procession
   
1:30 - 3:00 pm • Memorial Service for His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the late King of Thailand
  • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Reading the Akshobya Sutra ( 487, S31 )
  • An Aspiration for the Rebirth in the Realm of Abhirati ( 431, 387 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • An Aspiration for Birth in Sukhavati ( 442, 397 )
  • The Indestructible Garland of Vajra ( 181, 175 )
  • Long Life Prayers ( 600–610, S14 )
  • Offerings to the Protectors ( 479-484, 431-436 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • “I prostrate to the Buddha...” ( 186, 180 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • T"he one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)
   
5:00 pm • Akshobya Fire Puja for the Deceased
 

January 20, Day 7

   
6:30 am • Cotton-Clad Procession; Retreat lamas who have completed the three-year retreat
   
6:00 am • Mahayana Sojong Vows ( 3, SI )
  • Sanskrit Prayer ( 7,17 )
  • Offerings to the Gurus ( 533-561, S96-103 )
  • Debate by Monks from the Kagyu Guncho
  • Presentation of Prizes for the 20th Kagyu Guncho
  • Offering the Song of the Essence of Interdependence
  • Recognition of Cotton-Clad Lamas
  • Presentation of the Prizes from the Grand Examination of Monastic Forms
  • Offerings to the Gurus (561–569, S-104–S111)
   
9:00 - 10:30 am • The Sutra in Three Sections ( 81, 74 )
  • Offering to the Gurus ( 562, S111 )
   
1:00 - 2:30 pm • Offerings to the Medicine Buddha ( 501, S45 )
   
3:30 - 5:00 pm • Appreciation of the Sponsors ( 204–214, 198–208 )
  • Special Address ( 30 min. )
  • The Great Aspiration and Dedication ( 157-180, 151-170 )
  • Mila’s Aspiration ( 424, 379 )
  • Aspiration for Well-Being of Tibet ( 427, 382 )
  • Lord Marpa’s Song of Auspiciousness ( 215, 209 )
  • Auspicious Prayers from the Vinaya Topics ( 185, 179 )
  • The Dharma Blaze Aspiration ( 177, 171 )
  • The Auspiciousness of the Great Encampment ( 217, 211 )
  • "The one who taught the truth..." ( 221, 215)

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January 21

   
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