The Tibetan Cultural Center will celebrate Losar on February 21 and 22
Come join us for a special weekend of traditional Losar rituals and celebrations
We have as special guest, Stephen K. Hayes of the Quest Center in Dayton
Ohio who will be offering two workshops on meditation.
Saturday, February 21
For all Tibetans and the general public
10:00 - 10:45AM
Rituals in Chamtse Ling including chanting, offering Khata's to His Holiness'
picture and throne, and eating desi (A trditional
Losar rice dish) in Kitchen of the Chamtse Ling.
Fire Puja outside near the Chamtse Ling
Potluck lunch and movie: "Tibetan Losar Festival 2002" This
movie features traditional Tibetan Losar songs and dances at the previous
Panchan Lamas residence in Amdo, Tibet. In the TCC building.
*Circumambulating the Stupa on the way to the Chamtse Ling will generate
2:00 - 3:30 PM
In the Chamtse Ling "Heroic Compassion: Six Powerful
tools for doing good in the six realms of confusion" This workshop,
conducted by Stephen K. Hayes of the Quest Center in Dayton Ohio, will
consist of several short meditations and personal-life explorations based
on the ideal of operating more like a Chenrezig-type character who effects
change in the six realms of psychological turmoil by means of the six paramitas;
generosity, discipline, patience, perseverance, meditation, and wisdom.
(suggested donation $25.00) For biography, please visit http://www.mvmeditation.org/skh.asp and www.skhquest.com/skhbio.aspx
Sunday, February 22
10:30 - 12:00
"Removing obstacles to brightness and fulfillment in
self and the world"
This will be a guided visualization meditation conducted by Stephen K.
Suggested donation $25.00; $15 if a person attends both workshops.
1:00 - 2:00
Geshe Lobtin will offer our regularly scheduled Dharma teaching
2:00 - 3:00
Social time with tea and refreshments in the Chamtse Ling