Marpa and Milarepa Anniversary March 7-8

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Marpa and Milarepa Anniversary March 7-8

Post by phantom59 » Fri Dec 30, 2011 6:55 pm

Event : Marpa and Milarepa Anniversary
Date : March 7-8
Venue: Karma Kagyud Buddhist Centre
Address : 38 Lorong 22 Geylang
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Programme :
March 7 Wednesday
2.30pm Opening Ceremony
3pm - 3.30pm Introduction to Kagyupa Lineage by Rinpoche
3.30pm - 4pm Milarepa’s Life Story and His influence on our practice
4pm - 4.30pm Lamp Offerings
4.30pm - 5.30pm Milarepa Tsog Puja
5.30pm - 7pm Recitation of Milarepa’s Songs in the Rain of Wisdom
7.30pm - 8.30pm Vegetarian Dinner with Rinpoche

March 8 Thursday
10am - 11am Riwo Sangchod (Smoke Offering to Universal Deities) & Lungta Raising
11am - 11.30am Marpa’s Life Story and His Influence on our practice
11.30am - 12noon Lamp Offerings
1pm - 3pm Animal Liberation
4.30pm - 6pm Recitation of Marpa’s Songs in the Rain of Wisdom

KKBC will be celebrating the anniversaries of Marpa
Chökyi Lodro (1012–1097) and Milarepa (1040–1123). For all
Buddhist, especially for the Kagyud tradition, Marpa and
Milarepa are the foremost forefathers of our tradition. Marpa
the Translator transmitted many Buddhist teachings from India to
Tibet. He travelled to India and Nepal seeking teachings from
great masters such as Naropa.Upon his return to Tibet, Marpa
spent many years translating and transmitting the Buddhist

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