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Dechen Choekhor 100 Million Six-Syllable Amitabha Mantra Recitation (18th Feb – 20th Mar 2011)

Dear Dharma Friend,

Please be informed that we are currently conducting 'The 100 Million Six-Syllable Amitabha Mantra Recitation' at our monastery, leads by Drukpa Choegon Rinpoche.

Hundreds of monks and followers from the Himalayan regions are joining in this month long grand recitation.

This event is initiated and conducted by Drukpa Choegon Rinpoche and Dechen Choekhor's monks to fulfill Rinpoche's mother wishes of completing the 100 Million Amitabha mantra recitation for the benefit of all sentient beings. Both Rinpoche's parent was ones of the many devoted disciples of previous Choegon Rinpoche. Rinpoche's mother passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Thursday morning, 17th February 2011. Rinpoche arrived in Delhi on 6th February and spent about 10 days with his beloved mother. Rinpoche was by her side until the very last moment.

The Grand Amitabha Recitation is perform at both Dechen Choekhor Monastery and Tsopema, the holy place of Guru Rinpoche. There are 5 recitation sessions daily as below:

a) Morning Session 1: 7am - 9am

b) Morning Session 2: 9.30am - 12noon

c) Afternoon Session 1: 2pm - 3.30pm

d) Afternoon Session 2: 4pm - 5.30pm

e) Evening Session: 7.30pm - 9.30pm

All are encourage to join this grand recitation by reciting the short Amitabha mantra "Om Ami Dewa Hrih" at home or wherever your are.

On top of the above, Dechen Choekhor Monastery is currently conducting Buddha Akshobhya Jangchok Puja for Rinpoche's late mother and soon will start The 35 Buddhas Puja. Rinpoche will be in Kullu until the completion of the 49 days Jangchok Puja.

May all beings be relieved of suffering and enjoy happiness.


p/s: More details on The Grand Amitabha Mantra Recitation shall be uploaded soon.

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