AUBURN, CA TOUR

TIBETAN MONKS, GADEN SHARTSE MONASTERY, EVENTS

Auburn Event Schedule

 

Sponsored by the General Gomez Arts and Events Center and

Sierra Friends of Tibet - Auburn

The Monks will construct a Sand Mandala and participate in a variety of events, highlighting many aspects of Tibetan culture. This is their third extended-stay event in Auburn!  The Sand Mandala

viewing hours: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.  (Open daily – before/after scheduled events and teachings.)

  • All events will be held at the General Gomez Arts & Events Center, 808 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA unless otherwise noted, and all events listed below are open to the public.

  • The Monks are available for house, land  & business blessings, as well as school visits. 

  • Personal Healings will take place at the General Gomez Center, by appointment.  Inquire at the Center.

  • This Schedule is subject to Change at any time before or during the Monk’s visit.

  • Events are by donation, and all money goes directly to the Monks.  Suggested donation is $1 - $10 for Mandala viewing, $15-$20 per person for events. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

 

THURSDAY – January 31ST

7:00 – OPENING CEREMONY: MANJUSHRI SAND MANDALA  & INTERFAITH WELCOME Please join us for a special Welcome and Blessing with the Monks.

FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 1ST  

7:00    MEDICINE BUDDHA PUJA  – A Ritual to Transform Negative Conditions into Positive Conditions.                                                                             

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 2ND

10:00   KID’S PROGRAM WITH MONKS – Monks leading a hands-on participation event for children & adults creating Butter Sculpture, Calligraphy & Coloring of Printed Mandalas.

3:00 pm    DHARMA TALK: “The Wisdom of Compassion”

7:00 pm   CHAY DROL RITUAL –  A Healing Ritual for Removing Obstacles.

SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 3rd

11:00 am     PRAYERS FOR THE SICK & DECEASED & SUFFERING OF THE WORLD – Prayers to Benefit those who have died, are sick, or suffering. Bring photos/objects, or written names of those who need blessing.

 

MONDAY – FEBRUARY 4TH

7:00 pm   MONK’S SLIDE SHOW & MONASTIC DEBATE EXHIBITION – An Evening of Monastery Life!

 

TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 5TH

3:30 pm   “Monk’s Choice” - After School Talk for Tweens and Teens followed by a Q & A Session

7:00 pm    VAJRAVIDARAN HEALING RITUAL - A Healing/Purification Ceremony

 

WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 6TH

7:00 pm  DHARMA TALK: “The Three Principal Aspects of the Path” (Renunciation, Altruistic Intention, Emptiness)

                                                                                                   

THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 7TH

7:00 pm  BASIC & COMMON HAND MUDRAS & TEA CEREMONY –   The Monks will Demonstrate & Explain the Basic/Common Buddhist Hand Mudras, and then will perform a Traditional Tea Ceremony  -

A Moving Event!

FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 8TH

7:00 pm    MANJUSHRI EMPOWERMENT 

 

SATURDAY – FEBRUARY 9TH

10:00 am    BLESSING OF SACRED OBJECTS RITUAL – Bring your statues/objects to be blessed by the Monks.

2:00 pm      DHARMA TALK: ‘World Peace and Unity of Religions”

7:00  pm    SAND MANDALA DISSOLUTION & CLOSING CEREMONY

 

SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 10TH

10:00 am    WATER CEREMONY & SACRED SAND RELEASE

AT AUBURN SCHOOL PARK PRESERVE 

 

MONDAY - FEBUARY 11TH

6:30 pm  DHARMA TALK: Death, Bardo, And Rebirth

A Presentation on The Three Stages Of Life

First Congregational Church Sanctuary

710 Auburn Ravine Rd,  Auburn CA 

 

WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13TH

5:30 pm DHARMA TALK: Samantha or Single Pointed Meditation

7:00-8:00 pm Silent Prayer/Meditation

St. Luke's Episcopal Church Parish Hall 

124 Orange Street, Auburn, Ca

 

FRIDAY- FEBRUARY 15TH

7:00 pm DHARMA TALK: Practicing Off the Cushion -

How to Carry Your Meditation (Spiritual) Practice into Every Day Life

Ayama Yoga and Meditative Arts

17020 Placer Hills Road, Suite B, Meadow Vista, CA

RSVP  info@ayamamovement.com  text or call for more information 530-559-7554

 

SATURDAY - FEBRUARY 16TH

7:00 pm  VAJRAVIDARAN HEALING RITUAL - A Tantric Healing/Purification Ceremony

Serenity Spa Palladio Folsom

350 Palladio Pkwy Ste 1975, Folsom, CA 

RSVP: Please call 916.542.7363

 

CONTACT INFO:

FACEBOOK:  facebook.com/sierrafriendsoftibetauburn     

WEBSITE:  www.sierrafriendsoftibet.net

PHONES:   (530) 305-1734  or (530) 745-0555     

E-MAIL: bevtribex@me.com  

The Monks are available for house, land  & business blessings, as well as school visits. Personal Healings are by appointment only. Call 916.834.8299 for information

Sacred Arts  of 
Tibet Tour
Contact: Lobsang Wangchuk
Phone: 562-225-3072
email:  wangchuk1943@gmail.com