Program Details

Parinirvana Day


April 4 / 6:30 PM - April 4 / 9:30 PM

On the anniversary of the Parinirvana (death of an enlightened being) of the founder of Shambhala----Vidyadhara, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the whole community is invited to the Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast Practice. The Feast practice is usually reserved for advanced students but is opened on this day each year.


There will be a celebratory period during the feast where offerings of poems, readings, remembrances and stories of the impact felt from the teachings and activities of Trungpa Rinpoche are offered. If you would like to make an offering see below for contact info. 


We will eat potluck style, please bring food or drink to share, to RSVP see the contact below for food.


If you have a personal or special picture of Trungpa Rinpoche we will have a table set up to share these.


Please consider participating in this special event and adding your enriching presence. Listening to fellow practitioners, old and new, expressing their fresh and heartfelt connection to the Vidyadhara is a great delight.


Please register below so that we can prepare properly.


For more information:


General information about the event  lisa.stanley@portland.shambhala.org.


Practice questions related to the Sadhana  jbodner7@gmail.com.


Offerings (if you would like to share stories, read a poem etc) cason.ann@gmail.com.


Food (what you would like to bring, amounts) bettinagrace@yahoo.com.


SCHEDULE:


5:45 pm  Group Set-up Please come early if you can assist in setting up the evening's events!


6:30 pm  Sadhana of Mahamudra Feast; Offerings --- Toasts, Food, Stories, Performances, Readings from Trungpa Rinpoche's books etc


9:30 pm  Closing  Stay if you can and help clean up!

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