His Holiness the Dalai Lama will teach on the Jataka Tales March 7th, and bestow the Chakrasamvara Empowerment March 8-9, 2023 at the Main Tibetan Temple in Dharamsala, HP, India.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give a short teaching from the Jataka Tales followed by the Ceremony for Generating Bodhichitta at the Main Tibetan Temple on March 7, 2023. On March 8th and 9th His Holiness will confer the Chakrasamvara Empowerment in the Krishnacharya Tradition at the the request of Gandan Tegchenling Monastery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia as well as several Tibetan lamas. On March 8th His Holiness will confer the preliminary empowerment and on March 9th he will confer the actual empowerment. Please note that people attending the empowerment are required to do the daily practice of the Six-Session Guru Yoga which is compulsory for Highest Yoga Tantra empowerments. They also need to do the daily practice of the Chakrasamvara Sadhana or at least the Triple Purification Practice of Chakrasamvara. Webcasts also available in Tibetan, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Hindi, Korean, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Nepali, Ladakhi, Italian, Marathi, Portuguese and Mongolian.
All times Indian Standard Time (IST=GMT+5:30)
March 7th: Jataka Tales Teaching
Time: 8:00am – 9:30am
March 8th – 9th: Chakrasamvara Empowerment
March 8th: 8:00am – 9:30am
March 9th: 8:00am – 9:30am
For times in your area 8:00am IST on March 7th in Dharamsala, India is the same as 2:30am GMT on March 7th in London, UK; and 6:30pm PST on March 6th in Los Angeles, California, USA. Other times can be found using Time Zone Converter (http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html