Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Losar (Tibetan and Chinese New Year)

February 10 @ 5:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us in celebration of the New Year of the Wood Dragon!

Join us in person and on Zoom.   If you would like to participate remotely, please click here by February 9.

5:30 am | Welcome in the New Year with the traditional playing of instruments

9:30 am |

  • Lighting of 500 Butterlamps
  • Bathing of the Buddha Ceremony
  • Incense Offering

10:00 am |

  • White Mahakala – chanting practice for longevity, good health and prosperity
  • Fire Offering (Sang) – purification practice offering to all worldly gods and the 4 guests: Buddhas & Bodhisattvas; Protectors; sentient beings; and those with whom we have karmic debts. This practice pacifies war, encourages peace and averts sickness.
  • Marme Monlam  – lamp offering aspiration prayer
  • Lunch


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire ceremonies or the tea served during the chantingGeneral contributions towards 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 donate any amount and provide us with the names for dedication (both living and deceased).  To make these dedications, download the donation form in Chinese and English.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Palpung Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Palpung Thubten Choling or PTC.

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.


Please do not visit the monastery if you feel unwell and/or have a fever.

We urge all program participants to take precautions against the ongoing risk of COVID through protection such as having up-to-date vaccinations, wearing a good-quality mask indoors, washing hands and maintaining physical distance.

Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at all entryways.

Many thanks to all of you for your support in keeping this event as safe as possible!






2/6-8 (週二至四)上午 8:30 | 六臂大黑天除障法( 加長儀軌)

2/10 年初一 (週六) 農/藏曆新年
上午 5:30 迎新年奏樂
• 上頭香、點5百盞酥油燈、浴佛、火供、《白財神》等消災增福祿壽康法門
• 佛堂贈護身金剛繩、甘露丸。共進新春素宴。
• 法拉盛小巴接送。



• 安太歲燈 $52一年一人 (2024年犯太歲生肖:龍、狗、牛、兔、羊)

• 藥師佛燈 $52一年一人
• 祈福消災光明燈 $52一年一人
• 長壽白度母燈 $100一年一人
• 永久燈/牌位 $1500一人






Palpung Thubten Chöling
245 Sheafe Road
Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 United States
+ Google Map
(845) 297- 2500
View Venue Website
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.