Chotrul Duchen ~ The Day of Miracles is Monday February 22, 2016 (the 15th day of the Tibetan Lunar calendar). During the first two weeks of the 1st Tibetan month it is celebrated that the Buddha Shakyamuni displayed a miracle each day to increase the merit and devotion of future disciples. It is said that the effects of positive or negative actions are multiplied 100 million times on the Day of Miracles, so practice is strongly advised.
Milarepa’ Anniversary is Sunday February 21, 2016, the 14th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan Lunar calendar. Practice is highly advised.
Marpa’s Anniversary is Monday February 22, 2016, the 15th day of the 1st month of the Tibetan Lunar calendar. Practice is highly advised.
The first day of the New Year of the Fire Monkey was February 8/9, 2016. In case you are not aware, it has been suggested to recite Shakyamuni Buddha’s Mantra and Praising of Buddha’s Twelve Deeds during the first two weeks of the 1st month (2/09/2016 – 2/22/2016) to accumulate merit. It is said that each day the effects of positive or negative actions are multiplied 10 million times during these two weeks.
May you have a Peaceful, Joyful, Prosperous and Happy Year of the Fire Monkey!
We thank Gampopa Vajrayana Buddhist Center for keeping us well-informed of important days to remember.
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May this benefit all beings!