The first North American Sakya Monlam for World Peace was held September 21 to 24, 2017, at Tsechen Kunchab Ling (Temple of All-Encompassing Great Compassion) in Walden, New York.

The schedule for the next North American Sakya Monlam will be posted when it becomes available.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

  • Morning (8:45 am to 12:30 pm ~ please arrive by 8:30 am):

    His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trizin Rinpoche will inaugurate the North American Sakya Monlam for World Peace with an opening ceremony and candle lighting.  

    White Tara Puja and Long-Life Supplication (Tenshug) for His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche, in gratitude for his kindness on the occasion of his birthday.

  • Afternoon (2:45 pm to 6:00 pm ~ please assemble in outside tent by 2:30 pm):

    Cultural programs and festivities.

Friday, September 22, 2017

  • Morning (9:00 am to Noon):

    Monlam Prayers for World Peace presided over by His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche and His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trizin Rinpoche.

  • Afternoon 

    2:00 pm to 3:00 pm:  Teaching by His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trizin Rinpoche, followed by tea break.

    3:30 pm to 5:30 pm:  Monlam Prayers.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

  • Morning (8:45 am to 12:30 pm ~ please arrive by 8:30 am):

    White Tara Puja and Long-Life Supplication (Tenshug) for His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trizin Rinpoche, in celebration of his golden enthronement as the 42nd Sakya Trizin.

  • Afternoon (2:45 pm to 6:00 pm ~ please assemble in outside tent by 2:30 pm): 

    Cultural programs and festivities.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

  • Morning  

    9:00 am to 10:30 am:  Monlam Prayers for World Peace.

    10:30 am to about Noon:  Appreciation ceremony for sponsors and volunteers.

  • Afternoon (starting at 2:00 pm):  

    Long-life empowerment bestowed by His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche.

All are welcome to attend the Monlam.