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20 Feb / 2011Program by:

Tibetan Chanting

Focused chanting and meditation at Pavilion of Tibetan Culture on Sunday was lead by Khenpo Lodro Donyo Rinpoche. Meditation was dedicated to Chenrezig who is renowned as the embodiment of the compassion of all the Buddhas, the Bodhisattva of Compassion, and who is also known to remove sufferings, confusion and appears for benefit for freedom from faults. At the end Khenpo Lodro Donyo Rinpoche gave for the library of Pavilion of Tibetan Culture his book, which has many things related to Tara – story of the origins(she came into existence from a single tear shed by Chenrezig ), how she becomes liberated, how she benefits beings now. In the book are also explanations of the prayers for Tara, and some other prayers.

Born in Tibet in 1943, Khenpo Lodro Donyo Rinpoche is a highly regarded scholar and practitioner of the Karma Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism. Rinpoche graduated with the highest honors from the Tibetan University of Varanasi in 1974, and was one of the principal disciples of the meditation masters Kyabje Kalu Rinpoche and Kyabje Bokar Rinpoche. Highly respected across schools of Buddhism for his vast knowledge, dedication to meditation and pure conduct, Rinpoche is currently the Head Abbot of Bokar Monastery in Mirik near Darjeeling. Drawing from his considerable learning, Rinpoche possesses a special ability to present lively discourses on the Dharma that are filled with joy and accessible to all.