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First Memorial of the Parinirvana of HH Jigdal Dagchen Dorjee Chang

Message from Adrienne Chan (co-director of Sakya Monastery):   Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism wishes to announce the memorial event for the first anniversary of the parinirvana of H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Dorje Chang. We will spend six days practicing Chenrezi Drub Choe prayers and making offerings, and on the last day we will hold a candlelight vigil in the evening. The final day, April 29th, will be livestreamed on our website. Your sangha is invited to attend these prayers in person, but for those who cannot attend, we hope this livestream will allow participation from all over the world. Please...

“Losar” Tibetan New Year Celebration (Year of Fire-Bird 2144)

Feb. 27th, 2017 : Community Losar Sangsol @ Sakya Monastery (10:30am) ================================================= March 4th, 2017: TAW Losar Gathering Location: Shoreline Conference Center (8560 1st Ave. NE, Shoreline WA) Time: 6pm (doors open/catered dinner) Cost: $30 Gen/ $10 kids 6-12yrs old Lots of fun games and activities, and special performance from our TLCC students.

Rep. Penpa Tsering la’s Visit and Nobel Peace Prize Celebration

SPECIAL GUEST: Rep. PENPA TSERING la (Representative of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama – OFFICE OF TIBET) WHAT: 27th Annual Nobel Peace Prize Celebration (POTLUCK) DATE: SUNDAY DEC 11th, 2016 WHERE North Seattle Community College (NSCC) TIME: 5:30pm till 11:00pm TAW is honored to have chief guest Rep. Penpa Tsering la, please join us for this first time official visit to our community. We will continue with our traditional Potluck, so bring your best dishes for the “2016 TAW BEST DISH” contest with special prizes.     1989 Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech by HH the 14th Dalai Lama of...

North America Tour: Paljor Kalon Karma Yeshi la’s Public Talk in Seattle, WA

Dear Community Members, We just received an itinerary of Paljor Kalon (Finance Minister, CTA) Karma Yeshi la and as per his schedule we are able to host a gathering to welcome him on Saturday evening.  Though it came on a short notice, I would like to request all our community members to attend the potluck gathering.  We will have performance by our TLCC students and local talents. POTLUCK GATHERING: Date:         11/19/2016, Saturday Time:        6:00pm- 10:30pm Venue:    Nalanda West (3902 Woodland Park Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103) Once again we would like to request all our community members to...

Tibetan Medical & Astro Institute Outreach Tour in Seattle, WA.

Besides visit by Paljor Kalon, we also have Men-Tsee-Khang visiting Seattle to attend program at Bastyr University.  They have offered to hold clinic for our community at the end of their program at the University. Those who wish to consult with Tibetan doctor or need to refill their prescription of Tibetan medicine, it will be great opportunity. Please mark your calendar for the following two dates, time and venue. Date:     SATURDAY 11/19/16 Time:    9:00am – 12:00pm Venue:  Sakya Monastery (Library) Date:    SUNDAY: 11/20/16 Time:    12:30pm – 5:00pm Venue:  Shoreline Senior Center