A joyful Chökhor Düchen to Everyone

“This day marks the first time the Buddha Shakyamuni turned the wheel of Dharma. This holiday celebrates the day the Buddha taught on the Four Noble Truths in Deer Park in Sarnath, thus laying the ground for the entire Buddhist teachings and path. This important day falls on the fourth day of the sixth lunar month in the Tibetan calendar each year, or July 24, 2020 this year.”

Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche speaks about the Four Noble Truths.

Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche speaks about the Four Noble Truths.

Posted by Words of my perfect teacher on Thursday, July 23, 2020

“It is a wonderful time to come together in practice and uplifted celebration in honor of the Buddha individually and collectively – however that is safely possible. Perhaps at this time of continued COVID-19 seclusion invite a few Dharma friends to gather online and reflect on the Buddha and our good fortune in being able to walk in his footsteps through his teachings.”

“Practicing generosity is also excellent! Consider performing an act of kindness, such as offering food, helping a being in need, planting a tree, supporting family, friends, sangha, co-workers, strangers, the community around you and so forth.”

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“Finally, dedicate the merit of all your actions toward the enlightenment of all sentient beings.”

“Wishing you a day filled with great appreciation for the Buddha and his teachings in your life, and all the great and small moments of being together in community, with health, joy and prosperity!”