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Daily Schedule

Nedren Ceremony for Liberation of Dead Beings

Ayang Rinpoche performs the Nedren Ceremony of Liberating Dead Beings


At the conclusion of this year’s Phowa Course in Bodhgaya, Ayang Rinpoche will carry out  a Liberation for Dead Beings prayer ceremony (Nedren).

This is a ceremony to help sentient beings who have died and are wandering in the bardo. Through symbols, seed syllables and traditional rituals, the dead being’s consciousness is drawn in and transferred to Buddha Amitabha’s Pure Land. This ceremony is not only effective for beings who have recently died but can even be done many years after one’s passing.

You may make an offering on behalf of loved ones or pets, or any other beings, no matter how long ago they have passed. All names must be submitted by Wednesday, January 10 at 5 PM Pacific Standard Time. Donations for the Liberation Prayers are tax-deductible in the USA, and support Ayang Rinpoche’s Annual Phowa Course in Bodhgaya.

Liberation Prayers
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2018 Bodhgaya Phowa Course–Revised Daily Schedule

Rinpoche and Phowa participants circumambulating the Mahabodhi stupa

Chöje Ayang Rinpoche offers his 10-day Annual Phowa Course in Bodhgaya, India, January 5-14, 2018. For those of you who are attending and don’t understand Tibetan, please bring an AM/FM radio with ear buds or head phones to listen to simultaneous translation of English and other languages.

Download the Revised Daily Schedule, or click here for more information about logistics related to Bodhgaya and the Phowa course.

Rinpoche gives the teachings in Bodhgaya every year free of charge. Make a year-end US tax-deductible donation to help ensure that these teachings continue for years to come.

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HE Choeje Ayang Rinpoche

Considered the world's living Phowa master – a lineage-holder of both the Nyingma and Drikung Phowa he continues the unbroken line of Drikung Phowa lamas from Buddha Vajradhara.

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