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Amitabha Chanting for Liberating the Deceased and Benefiting Beings (Qing Ming) – 清明節法會
April 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
We are pleased to announce that the Maitreya Shrine Room is now open to visitors. Visitors are required to wear masks. Please note that the dining room and accommodations remain closed to the public.
This event is also being offered remotely on Zoom. If you would like to participate, please click here.
The sangha of PTC will be making prayers and offerings for our parents, ancestors, and the deceased through a special recitation of the Amitabha sadhana with tsok offerings and aspiration prayers for the well being of ourselves and all other beings, especially those to whom we dedicate the practice by name, both living and deceased.
The practice entitled ‘Jangchok’ will be included within the chanting of the Amitabha sadhana. Jangchok is done for the benefit of the recently deceased to achieve liberation. For persons who may have passed away a long time ago the Jangchok practice will still bring great blessings to the deceased and create the causes and conditions for the liberation of the person. For the living, it is said that once their karmic debtors are liberated through this practice, the person will have less obstacles. For all beings, this practice will help to create favorable conditions and enhance their well-being.
During the chanting Lama Tsering Dakpa will bless and burn all the names of the deceased to symbolize purification of their defilements, obscurities and negative karma by the fire of wisdom, ripening their merit to be reborn in Amitabha’s pureland of Dewachen. Also included will be a dedication of merit to all sponsors and their designated names for blessing.
There will be two sessions: 10:00am and 2:00pm. If you would like to participate, please click here.
在修阿彌陀佛天法時, 將加修消災除障法“將除”. 此法加持力巨大，迅速救度最近或已過世很久的祖先亡者。同時為功德主及生者名單加持、超度怨親債主、祈福消災、祛除惡業身心疾病、障礙逆緣。在法會中, 喇嘛慈寧將焚燒亡者名單，象徵以智慧之火，祛除亡者惡業障礙逆緣，圓滿福報而往生阿彌陀佛淨土。而且囘向功德給施主及加持名單。