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December 18: Ganden Ngamchoe, Lama Tsongkhapa Commemorated, Tibetan Buddhist Holiday

Lama Tsongkhapa Day, or Ganden Ngamchoe, is a celebration of the anniversary of Lama Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana. It is celebrated on the 25th day of the 10th month on the Tibetan calendar.  Traditionally a day of light offerings, there are many other practices one can do to celebrate, and create merit, on this special day.

Study

Learn about Lama Tsongkhapa through this book: Tsongkhapa : A Buddha in the Land of Snows by Thupten Jinpa.

Read this short biography:  https://www.lamayeshe.com/teacher/lama-tsongkhapa
 
Practice

Guru Puja;  learn more about the practice here. 
 
Create more opportunities for yourself and others to practice together by offering a donation during Maitripa College’s Winter Fundraising campaign.

Details

Date:
December 18
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Venue

1119 SE Market Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Phone:
503-235-2477
Website:
https://maitripa.org/venue/28292/

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