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Commemoration of Mipham the Great
June 8 / 6:00 PM - June 8 / 9:00 PM
Celebration of the life and parinirvana of Ju Mipham Namgyal Gyatso:
6pm Practice of his Guru Yoga:
The Guide to Liberation
The Liturgy for Supplicating the Most Excellent & Glorious Guru Manjushri,
Mipham Chok-le Namgyal
Click here to download the text.
Please print and bring your own copy if possible.
6h30pm Potluck dinner
7h30pm Movie An Uncommon King (with popcorn for sale!)
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is An Uncommon King and the incarnation of Mipham the Great. The film was shot over 17 years in Tibet, India, China, Europe and North America. The documentary follows Rinpoche’s life story from his father’s escape over the mountaintops of Tibet, to his birth in a refugee camp in India, to growing up in Colorado, to moving to Nova Scotia and finally, to taking up the mantle after his father’s death and teaching around the world. It embraces the universal themes of family, heritage and cultural survival. But above all, it is a story about human goodness.