Ayang Rinpoche

Ayang Rinpoche is also the founder of two monasteries, in cluding Thupten Shedup Janchub Ling at Bylakupee, Chogyab, and Ayang Tulku, Ayang being the name of a 435-year-old monastery in Kham (eastern Tibet) which is a branch of the Drikung main monastery.Perhaps no Tibetan lama is more identified with the transmission of Phowa to the West than His Eminence Ayang Rinpoche.

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Ceremony for the Liberation of Dead Beings

      Vajrasattva Retreat Shrine in Rochester
Ayang Rinpoche completes a Vajrasattva meditation retreat in Rochester, New York this week with a Ceremony for the Liberation of Dead Beings (Nay Dren). This is a special opportunity to help loved ones who have passed, whether they are friends, family members, pets or others.  The ritual is a guide to the dead that is traditionally done in the first 49 days after passing, but which can be helpful for beings no matter how long ago they died. Through the profoundly powerful blessings of the tantrayana, a realized wisdom being is able to purify the dead being's consciousness, bestow the empowerment of Vajrasattva, and show them the path to Vajrasattva's pure land.
If you would like to participate, please send us the names of loved ones to be included in the prayers. You may make a donation to support the ceremony and enter the names here.  You may also sponsor tsok or butterlamps for this special day.

Please visit Ayang Rinpoche's website for news about the ongoing Summer Retreat and the Vajrayogini Drupchen starting soon at his monastery in Bylakuppe, South India.