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Events for Saturday April 15, 2017

Time Description
Multiple sessions

Precepts Day

Kadampa Meditation Center California

The essence of the practice is to take eight precepts and to keep them purely for a period of twenty-four hours.

By doing this practice again and again, we acquaint ourself with the practice of moral discipline and thereby make our human life meaningful.

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Multiple sessions

Buddha’s Enlightenment Day

Kadampa Meditation Center California

April 15th marks the anniversary of Buddha Shakyamuni demonstrating the attainment of enlightenment in 589 B.C.E.

This is an extremely important day in the Buddhist calendar because our actions are 100,000 times more powerful than on other days.

This event is marked by special purification and fasting retreats in Kadampa Buddhist Centers worldwide based on the practice Drop of Essential Nectar.

This practice, which is done in conjunction with Eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara. It is very powerful for purifying negative karma of body, speech, and mind, and for pacifying strong delusions such as desirous attachment and hatred.

It is also a special method for receiving blessings and improving our experience of love, compassion, and bodhichitta.

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6:00 PM − 8:00 PM

Offering to the Spiritual Guide (OSG)

Kadampa Meditation Center California

Feel free to bring a food or drink offering if you wish!

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