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The Sakyong Wangmo hosts a birthday tenshuk for the Kongma Sakyong

by Sarah Sutherland

dsc_0334On Sunday the 22nd of November, the Sakyong Wangmo hosted and offered a warm and powerful tenshuk ceremony at the Kalapa Court for the Kongma Sakyong, in honor of his birthday.

More than 80 people joined the Sakyong Wangmo, Jetsunma Princesses, Lady Konchok Palden, Lama Pema Gyaltsen and Lama Gyurme Dorje to practice and supplicate Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche to live long and for his enlightened compassionate activity to be unhindered.

The tenshuk ceremony is an extended long-life offering and request to the teacher. Ten means secure, stable, or firm, and shuk means to remain or live. This birthday tenshuk, or request for longevity, was a special opportunity for students to demonstrate their love and loyalty and thereby gain merit and lungta. Continue…

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