SPECIAL Heruka Vajrasattva Tsog for Lama Zopa Rinpoche (49th day)
Wednesday 31 May @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
FPMT centres from all around the world will be offering tsog today, to mark the 49 days since the passing into the clear light of our precious guru Lama Zopa Rinpoche. Join us in a short yet powerful practice, to together create the merit for Rinpoche’s swift return.
Reciting prayers together is far stronger as a group, and helps create the mountains of merit we need as an FPMT community, to once again enjoy the direct teachings of our precious guru.
Over and over again we have been advised: actualise the lam rim, develop realisations in the heart. The yoga method of Heruka Vajrasattva has the power to purify all negative energy, which is the main thing preventing you from actualising the path.
We chant the beautiful Tibetan tunes, make offerings and recite the 100 Vajrasattva mantra – a profound method to meditate on emptiness, the ultimate purification.
Tsog means “gathering”. By gathering together to offer tsog we are making space. When the right space opens, realisations come as if magnetically attracted. Even if some of us are gathering across the digital divide, in our hearts we gather together all the things we’re offering, together across space and across time.
“When you feel that you cannot meditate—there are too many interruptions, you cannot do anything, you cannot solve your problems—remember that there is something else you can do to remove obstacles to your progress: purification, such as Heruka Vajrasattva Tsog.”– Lama Thubten Yeshe
This ceremony will be led by:
Download the texts:
Calling the Lama From Afar
Heruka Vajrasattva Tsog
Prayers for the Swift Return
Yes – you can still come on the day, but your RSVP helps us plan – thank you!
Can’t attend but still wish to contribute to the offerings?
If you cannot make it to the puja tonight, you can still be involved in the offering. You can also make a contribution on someone’s behalf, with an option to send an eCard or tribute to them if you wish.