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Mamo Chants: Clear Out Our Karma and Start Fresh


January 31 / 7:00 PM - February 9 / 8:00 PM

Shambhala Day marks the end of one year's cycle and the beginning of a new one. To dispel the karmic accumulation of personal, social, and environmental chaos at the year's end, all students are encouraged to practice as much as possible in the period just before Shambhala Day. Traditionally, students are encouraged to recite the mamo chants together beginning eleven days before Shambhala Day or at least for part of it. Within this window of time, we will gather for two long days of practice on Friday the 17th and Sunday the 19th. Also, on the morning of Sunday the 19th we will join the Kasung, Don season program.

The mamo chant is an elaborate protector offering traditionally recited from the twentieth through the twenty-ninth days of the last lunar month of the Tibetan year. By reciting the chant, we tune into the protector principle of awareness and reconnect with sacred outlook.

There is no cost to participate.

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