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Gya Shi, The Practice of the Four Hundred Offerings
October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The monastery is now open. All visitors are required to wear masks. Please note that accommodations remain closed to the public.
To help dispel obstacles and bring about auspicious conditions the resident sangha of PTC will be chanting Gya Shi, the Practice of the Four Hundred Offerings. This practice, which involves the offerings of 100 tsa-tsas, 100 butterlamps, 100 tormas, 100 chambu (effigies), is a means to purify obstacles created by the four maras (mental afflictions, attachment to happiness, clinging to the five skandhas, death).
To participate via Zoom please click here.
For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made toward meals and the tea served during the chanting. General contributions toward these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.
You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:
Palpung Thubten Chöling
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.
Please make checks payable to Palpung Thubten Choling or PTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.
As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on 845-297-2500 and we will do our best to have your prayer announced.