Placerville CA Tour


February 14th to February 22nd, 2020

7533 Green Valley Road

Placerville, CA

(may come up as The Shabby Rabbit on line)

The Tibetan monks of Gaden Shartse will construct
the Green Tara sand mandala throughout their visit.
The public is invited to watch this beautiful and

meditative process from
10:00am to 6:00pm daily

(we close at 5pm on Thurs Feb 20 for Benefit Dinner)
Unless noted, events are by suggested donation.
All funds raised during the events support the
Gaden Shartse monastery monks, located
(in exile) in southern India.
Please join us!

Friday, February 14 Valentine’s Day

12pm: Opening Ceremony: Green Tara Mandala
7pm Vajravidaran Healing Ritual

Saturday, February 15
10:30am Buttersculpture Workshop.
Pre-registration required. $10 per person.

1:00p World Peace, Unity of All Religions
Cameron Park Center for Spiritual Living
2558 Greenwood Lane, Cameron Park, CA.
Suggested Donation: $20 per person.

7:00pm White Zambala Empowerment


Sunday, February 16
10:30am Tibetan Language Calligraphy Workshop
Pre-registration required. $10 per person.

1:00pm Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Mountainside Center for Spiritual Living
Town Hall, 549 Main Street, Placerville
Suggested donation: $20 per person.

7:00pm Loving Kindness, Compassion,
and Wisdom

Monday, February 17 President’s Day

10:30am Tibetan Story Hour
(PFOT Volunteers read stories for kids & adults)

Monday, February 17 President’s Day (con’t)
Two Part Workshop:
Bodhichitta: Generating the mind of
enlightenment for the welfare of others
1:00pm-2:30pm Bodhichitta, Part 1
3:00pm-4:30pm Bodhichitta, Part 2
Pre-registration required.
Location to be announced
Suggested Donation: $50 per person

7:00pm Tibetan Cultural Night: A Day in the Life
at Gaden Shartse; Tibetan horns, cymbals;
Chanting; and Monastic Debate

Tuesday February 18:

7:00pm Ched Drol Healing Ritual

Wednesday February 19:
7:00pm Tibetan Prayers for Loved Ones
Who Are Sick, Dying, or Have Crossed Over

Thurs Feb 20:

Mandala Hall closes at 5pm.
7:00pm-8:30pm Tibetan Benefit Dinner.
Federated Church, Price Hall
1031 Thompson Way, Placerville
$35/person. Tickets available on line at:
Brown Paper Tickets

Friday, February 21
7:00pm Green Tara Empowerment
Saturday, February 22
7:00pm Dissolution Ceremony
The monks will offer personal, house, business, and
land blessings. To schedule a blessing please contact
Barbara 530-642-9654.

To offer a meal for the monks, or to sign up for
Buttersculpture, Calligraphy, or the Workshop, please
contact Barbara 530-642-9654.

For more detailed information please search for
Placerville Friends of Tibet on your favorite browser, or
find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and
our website. Email:

are presented by Placerville Friends of Tibet in association with Sierra Friends of Tibet.

Gaden Shartse Tour will be in
Auburn Feb 24 to March 4, 2020
Grass Valley March 15 to 28, 2020

For more information:

Sacred Arts  of 
Tibet Tour
Contact: Lobsang Wangchuk
Phone: 562-225-3072