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2014 Kalachakra in Leh, Ladakh, J&K, India from July 3 to 14

During the first three days of the Kalachakra, from July 3 to 5, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with the monks of Namgyal Monastery and senior lamas, will conduct rituals which prepare and consecrate the venue. These include chanting of prayers, creation of the sand mandala and other rituals. From July 6 to 8, His Holiness will give preliminary teachings. On July 9, the Kalachakra Ritual Dance will be performed by the monks of Namgyal Monastery. His Holiness will confer the Kalachakra Initiation from July 10 to 13. On July 14, a long life empowerment (tsewang) and a ceremony offering prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will be performed.

Teachings in Bylakuppe, Karnataka, India from 25 December 2013 to 3 January 2014 


His Holiness Dalai Lama will continue his teachings on "18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries"  at Sera Monastery 

at the request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery. 


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Dear Friends,  

On-line Registration is now open for the 2013 Jangchup Lamrim Teachings at Sera Monastery. 


A Protected Area Permit (PAP) is required for all foreigners attending the Teachings. 

Complete details about applying for a PAP can be found here.  Please apply as soon as possible!


Updates have also been added in the last few weeks to the following pages:  

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Teachings in Gaden Monastery and Drepung Monastery - November 30   to December 13 -  2012

Teachings in Mundgod, Karnataka, India from November 30   to December 13: His Holiness will give fourteen days of teachings on 18 Great Stages of the Path (Lam Rim) Commentaries, including Atisha’s Lamp for the Path to Enlightenment (jangchup lamdron), Tsongkhapa’s   Great, Middling, and Concise Treatises on the Stages of the Path to   Enlightenment (lamrim chenmo, lamrim dringpo and lamrim dudon), and 14   other classic Lam Rim texts at Gaden Monastery and Drepung Monastery at the   request of H.E. Ling Choktrul Rinpoche and Gaden Shartse Monastery.