Visit of His Holiness Sakya Gongma Trichen

Date August 28, 2022 - August 29, 2022
Time 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

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On behalf of the Dechen Association of centres, Sakya  Dechen Ling is delighted to announce the forthcoming visit of His Holiness  Sakya Gongma Trichen to London at the invitation of Lama Jampa Thaye. This will be His Holiness’ tenth visit to Dechen centres in the UK and His first since 2010. As such it will be a highly auspicious event.  

Sunday 28th August, 10.30am  

The Bodhisattva Vow Ceremony  

His Holiness will bestow the Bodhisattva vow, the crucial commitment to achieve  Buddhahood for the benefit of all and the indispensable method of entering the Mahayana Buddhist path.  

Sunday 28th August, 2.30pm  

The Initiation of Namgyalma  

His Holiness will bestow the initiation of Namgyalma, one of the principal deities of  longevity and wisdom. The initiation derives from the lineage of the famed translator  Bari Lotsava.  

Monday 29th of August, 2.30pm  

The Initiation of Vajrapani  

Vajrapani is the embodiment of the enlightened power of all Buddhas and his practice is particularly efficacious in dispelling obstacles.  

This particular form of the deity, Chandra Vajrapani, was brought from India to Tibet  by the great yogin Rechungpa. 

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Visit of His Holiness Sakya Gongma Trichen