Northern Virginia: Garchen Rinpoche 100 Million Amidewa Retreat

(source: Drikung Dharma Surya Center website)

In order to benefit all sentient beings, Drikung Dharma Surya Center (DDSC) is organizing a 100-Million Amidewa Recitation Retreat to be led by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche near the National Capital of U.S.A., a country blessed with many attributes.  The aspiration of this Special Event is to also promote innate human quality of love, compassion, wisdom, understanding, harmony and peace for our world.

Date:         Dec 1 and Dec 2, 2012

Location:   Jewish Community Center, 8900 Little River Turnpike, Fairfax, Virginia 22031, U.S.A.

Events:    Amitabha Mantra Recitation, Amitabha Empowerment, Amitabha Chang Chok, Great Drikung Phowa transmission or “Drikung Phowa Chenmo”

Garchen Rinpoche has said: “Everyone who has contributed to the 100-Million Amidewa Mantra Accumulation, whether by actually attending the retreat, or by offering mantras from all over the world, or by offering financial support to the retreat, or even by merely rejoicing in the virtue of this practice, has obtained the merit of 100-million mantra recitations.”  

Garchen Rinpoche encourages everyone around the world to start reciting Amitabha’s mantra now.

For more information about the retreat and the mantra count, please visit  the sponsoring Center’s website


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