SOURCE: Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism

July 26, 2011 14:05 ET

His Holiness Sakya Trizin to Visit Seattle

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jul 26, 2011) - Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism (www.sakya.org) is honored to host teachings by His Holiness Sakya Trizin in Seattle on August 14 and 15, 2011.

His Holiness Sakya Trizin is one of the most revered spiritual masters of Tibetan Buddhism. He is the supreme head of the Sakya Tradition and is second only to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in the Tibetan Buddhist spiritual hierarchy.

On August 14 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, His Holiness Sakya Trizin will bestow the unique and blessed Chenrezi Empowerment of the King's Tradition at the Center for Spiritual Living, 5801 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Chenrezi, the most popular Buddhist deity, is renowned as the embodiment of the love, kindness and compassion of all the Buddhas. Receiving this Chenrezi Empowerment is a great blessing and helps those who attend to increase the love, kindness and compassion in their lives. This event is open to the public. Advance registration for the Chenrezi Empowerment is available at: www.regonline.com/trizin.

On August 15 from 10:00 am to noon, His Holiness Sakya Trizin will give a lecture on Meditations on the Sakya View of Samsara and Nirvana at Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, 108 NW 83rd St, Seattle, WA 98117. This event is open to the public. Advance registration for the lecture and meditations is available at: www.regonline.com/trizin.

His Holiness Sakya Trizin is also giving an evening Mahakala Initiation on August 15 at Sakya Monastery. Note: the Mahakala Initiation is sold out.

Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism provides access to the Buddha's teachings and guidance in a community of practitioners. Sakya Monastery provides a place to learn from highly qualified and spiritual Tibetan Lamas in a beautiful traditional setting. For more information, visit Sakya Monastery's web site (www.sakya.org).

Note: Members of the media are invited to attend the Chenrezi Empowerment on August 14. Your Press or Agency ID is your ticket to the event.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Chuck Pettis
    360-331-6667
    206-930-2623 (cell)
    Email Contact

    Adrienne Chan
    206-789-2573 (Sakya Monastery weekday mornings)
    Email Contact