Office of HHJD Sakya & Phuntsok Phodrang
Letter From H.E. Dhungsey Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche on the Early Masters of Phuntsok Phodrang
On May 10, 2014, H.E. Dhungsey Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche wrote a letter to his younger brother H.E. Dhungsey Abhaya Vajra Rinpoche about the early masters of the Phuntsok Phodrang lineage. As it contains so much helpful information, Dhungsey Avikrita Rinpoche has consented to letting us share it with you online.
To read the letter, please click on the image below:
Letters Honoring H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya
At Sakya Monastery's 30th Anniversary Celebration, H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya was presented with letters from the State of Washington's Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs and from Central Tibetan Association's Department of Religion and Culture (Dharamsala, India) honoring his lifelong commitment to Buddhism and Tibetan Culture.
To read these letters, please click on the images below:
H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya Birthday Celebration
Last Sunday, November 3, 2013, we celebrated H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya's birthday here at Sakya Monastery. We recited long life prayers, offered mandalas and katags, and enjoyed cake afterwards. But we weren't the only ones celebrating. All over the world, Sakya Centers were also honoring H.H. J.D. Sakya on his birthday.
Below are speeches, poems, photos, and audio recordings of the celebrations. Enjoy!
Khenpo Jampa's speech (in Tibetan) honoring H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya
Board President David Spiekerman's birthday speech for H.H. Jidgal Dagchen Sakya
The Light of Primordial Faith (in Tibetan) A Long Life Poem for H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya by Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche
Birthday wishes to H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya (in Tibetan) from New York City Sakya Center
Birthday Celebration for H.H. J.D. Sakya at Sakya Monastery, 11-03-2013
Birthday wishes for H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya, by Ngawang Zaingpo
Photos from celebrations in India and Taiwan:
Sakya Monastery Celebratory Dinner and Fundraiser
The members of Sakya Monastery and the Tibetan community will host a celebratory dinner on November 9, 2013 to thank H.H. Jigdal Dagchen Sakya for his meritorious and successful efforts and dedication to preserve the Tibetan culture and religion. The event is also fundraiser for a major renovation project – replacement of the old and leaky Sakya Monastery roof. It is incumbent that the unique murals, statues, and other sacred objects at Sakya Monastery be preserved and protected from the wet Seattle winters!
To read our fundraising letter, please download it here (includes a mailable registration form): 2013 Fundraising Letter
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Doors Open at 5:00 pm
Silent Auction begins at 5:30 pm
Dinner begins at 6:30 pm
Nordic Heritage Museum,
3014 NW 67th St
Seattle, WA 98117
You can register for the event:
Or, make a donation in support of Sakya Monastery:
H.E. Abhaya Rinpoche Successfully Completes Vajrakilaya Exam
H.H. Sakya Trizin and the Khondungs of Sakya Drolma Phodrang and Phuntsok Phodrang gathered for H.E. Abhaya Rinpoche's Vajrakilaya Examination on August 21 in Rajpur, India