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Losar 2020 Year of the Iron Rat*

metal ratSiddharatha’s Intent Halifax and Nalandabodhi Halifax are delighted to offer a joint Losar celebration on Monday, February 24 from 2:30 to 5:00 pm at Nalandabodhi Halifax, 6218 Quinpool Rd.

Our order of events will be:

• Light of Blessings Supplication to the Eleventh Trungpa Chökyi Gyatso

• Sadhana of Mahamudra, by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

• Longevity Supplication chants to our teachers

• Sharing circle where we’ll offer our aspirations for the Year of the Metal Rat

• Dedication of Merit

• Tea and snacks provided by Nalandabodhi Halifax

We hope you can join us for this festive celebration. If you have them, bring your Sadhana of Mahamudra liturgies and chants.

Please RSVP to halifax@nalandabodhi.ca to ensure we have enough yummy snacks for all.

*The Rat is the first of the animals in 12 symbols of the horoscope and a rat year is always seen as an excellent time for new beginnings and renewals.  For that reason this year is an auspicious chance to rededicate ourselves to goals and aspirations.  The metal aspect lends strength and resolve to the rat’s natural characteristics of inquisitiveness and shrewdness leading to a year of growth.

 

 

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