3rd-5th of March: Tibetan New Year
with Nyima Öser Rinpoche
Ligmincha Poland invites everybody for celebration of Tibetan New Year (Losar 2144, Year of Fire Bird). We invite Buddhists, Bonpos and all people, who are interested in Tibetan culture.
3rd March 2017 (Friday)
7p.m.-9p.m. Ritual of redemption and healing Sipa Gyalmo.
Description: The ritual of redemption: in a situation when one is under the influence of negative outside factors that block one’s normal functioning at the psychic and mental level, one is subconsciusly creating external conditions, on which one has no influence, then one performs ritual of repayment karmic debts. Redemption is a ritual form of satisfaction our karmic creditors.
The ritual of healing, purifying by water: this practice purifies us from the difficult and painful emotional disorders, mental blackouts, negative impacts and external impediments.
The mantra practice of wrathful Sipa Gyalmo. (please bring empty bottles on water).
4th March 2017 (Saturday)
8.30 am - Breakfast.
10.00-11.00 Offer of tea and food.
Description: Traditionally, during Losar, we collect the first water from a nearby source. We use it first to offer it on the altar and the remains we use to do first tea on Losar. A typical event in Losar is inviting guests to eat Ciemar food (phye mar). This is a special dish prepared on Losar as a symbol of prosperity. They are prepared with tsampa with butter in a traditional wooden bowl called Bho ('bo), with additions on the top.
11.30a.m.-1.00p.m. Sang ritual and hanging prayer flags.
Description: Performing the Sang ritual, offering smoke from burnt leaves of juniper and incense. Donating tea and wine for the deities. Throwing in the air Lungta sheets (wind horse). Hanging prayer flags. At the end of the ritual there is spoken Prayer of prosperity, Kiki Soso Lha Dya lo, performed together with throwing Tsampa in the sky.
1.00-3.00 p.m. Dinner break.
4.00-4.30p.m. Lecture on Tibetan New Year.
5.00-6.00 p.m. Creating Dream Maps.
6.00-7.00 p.m. Rituals of prosperity and wealth.
Description: Ritual of prosperity: this healing aims to overcome internal and external obstacles that block our development and consequently our prosperity. The ritual of prosperity and wealth refers to the deity Sherab Chamma.
7.00 p.m. - Dinner.
8.00 p.m. – Campfire
5th March 2017 (Sunday)
8.30 am - Breakfast
10.00-11.00a.m. Techings on Sherab Chamma
11.30-1.00 - Teachings on Sherab Chamma
1.00-3.00p.m. Dinner break.
3.00-4.00 p.m. Teachings on Sherab Chamma
4.00-5.00 p.m. - Puja and the end of the celebration of Losar.
Description: The teachings of Sherap Chamma (Mother of Wisdom and Love) comprise one of the most important tantric cycles of Bön. In many cultures the primordial female energy is seen as the origin of existence and the source of wisdom, love and compassion. The ancient Bön Buddhist tradition offers a method for retrieving and directly connecting with this divine feminine energy, bringing the potential for profound healing at all levels of experience—physical, energetic, psychological and spiritual.
Address: Chamma Ling, Al. Huberta 4, Wilga, Poland
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Registration for event:
Suggested donation for participation: 150 PLN (35 euro)
Suggested donation for accommodation (per night):
Big house – 40PLN (=10 euros), Little House – 30PLN (=8 euros), Dormitory ‘Przychodnia’ - 25 PLN (=6 euros) (three rooms with two places, and room 9 with beds), Old Gompa – 15PLN (=4 euros, Dormitory - 20 places - you have to bring your sleeping bag and sleeping mat), Tent - 15 PLN (=4 euros) per person.