Important Announcement Concerning the Chakrasamvara Empowerment

Commitment Requirement

The purpose of this empowerment is to fulfil the practice requirements of both Guru Yoga, the fourth uncommon preliminary practice in the Karma Kamtsang, and the Eighth Karmapa’s “Four Session Guru Yoga”.

Therefore, recipients of this empowerment will need to make the commitment to recite the “Four Session Guru Yoga” at least once a day for the rest of their lives. Unless you are prepared to keep this commitment, you should not attend the empowerment.

Arrangements for Webcasting  During this Event
  • The Chakrasamvara empowerment (7-8 February, 2017) will not be webcast.
  • The first two days of the pre-Monlam teachings (9-10 February, 2017) on the Guru Yoga section of “The Torch of True Meaning”, will be webcast. 
  • The transmission and explanation of the Eighth Karmapa’s “Four Session Guru Yoga”, which will be given on the third day of the pre-Monlam teachings (11 February, 2017) will not be webcast.


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