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Visit of His Holiness the Sakya Trichen to Dechen Sakya Center LA

  • Dechen LA Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club 1210 4th Street, Santa Monica CA (map)

About His Holiness the Sakya Trichen

His Holiness Sakya Trichen is the forty-first head of the Sakya Order of Tibetan Buddhism. He is a peerless and world-renowned master of the Dharma in general and the Vajrayana in particular. His compassion and wisdom are an inspiration to all those who have the fortune to meet him. For more information about his Holiness click here or visit his website

Lama Jampa will be welcoming His Holiness Sakya Trichen to give teachings hosted by Dechen Sakya Centre in LA. Due to the size of the event an outside venue will be used. Visit for details and booking.

Parting from the Four Attachments

10:30 am - 12:00 pm    

The Parting from the Four Attachments is one of the most famous teachings in the Sakya tradition. Famed for its simplicity and directness, the text contains the direct teaching on how to be free from disturbing emotions and ignorance of the true nature of reality.

Initiation of White Sarasvati

2:30 - 4:30 pm

White Sarasvati is famous as one of the main wisdom deities in Vajrayana Buddhism and is the patroness of poetry and music. She is the feminine aspect of Manjushri, the Bodhisattva of Wisdom. In Tibetan paintings she is often depicted holding a lute.

Please note you need to have taken refuge as a Buddhist to receive this initiation.