Lama Ngakpa Chökyi Lodü & SKIS 2020 Visit Itinerary (Subject to Change):
All events will be at the Blue Lotus Dharma Center. If you have any interest in the events presented please fill out our 2020 Fall/ Winter Visit RSVP Form. For some events, Interviews we will contact you and let you know if you are able to attend. If you would like to financially help us bring Lama & SIKS to St. Louis please donate here.
Thursday - November 19, 2020
3:35 Flight Departs MN
5:08 pm Flight Arrives in STL
Friday - November 20, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30pm Times for Private Counsel (Interviews):Open to all but by Appointment Only These sessions last from 30min. This is a time form personal questions, suggestions on practice, question on Dharma or just to visit. (It is traditional to have a gift or donation for the lama but it is not necessary.) Also accepting request for "Special Services." 4:00 pm - 6:30pm Arya Tara practice/ Aarti Instruction/ Robe Wearing: Invitation Only These classes are a continuation from the Green Tara Empowerment that happened in March. If you are a Green Tara practitioner that would like to attend this event please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
7:00 pm - 9:00 Short Board Meeting/Dinner/Drinks out Location: TBA, Open to All
Saturday - November 21, 2020
10:00 am - 11:45am Times for Private Counsel (Interviews): Open to all but by Appointment Only Also accepting request for "Special Services."
2:00pm - 4:00 pm Vajrasattva Teaching / Empowerment / Fire Puja / Kirtan: Invitation Only Vajrasattva is a tantric meditation done for the purification of karma. As a Mahayana practice, it is undertaken with a bodhichitta aim to purify all our karma in order to reach enlightenment as quickly as possible in order to be best able to help all limited beings (sentient beings): Please RSVP
Sunday - November 22, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm Sunday Service/ Lunch: Open to public. RSVP or Online (During this time we will be accepting request for Buddhist Refuge) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Kirtan & Fellowship