Group Meditation for Chokhor Duchen

Event Date: 
July 15, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Festival of Turning the Wheel of Dharma

Date: Sunday, July 15, 2018

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location: Britten Close, Hamilton

This event is at a member's home. Please call (905)-296-3728 or email if you are interested in attending.

Chokhor Duchen commemorates the anniversary upon which Shakyamuni Buddha first began teaching the Dharma. For seven weeks after his enlightenment, the Buddha did not teach. After this period, Indra and Brahma offered a Dharmachakra and a conch shell, then requested Shakyamuni to teach. Accepting, Buddha Shakyamuni turned the Wheel of Dharma for the first time at Sarnath by teaching on the four noble truths.

To commemorate this day, we will meet to recite together three short practices followed by a period of silent meditation.

 - The Shakyamuni Buddha Puja 
 - The Sutra Remembering the Three Jewels
 - Praise to the Seventeen Nalanda Masters

Chokhor Duchen also commemorates FPMT’s International Sangha Day!

Here is how you can celebrate monastics on Sangha Day:

  • Show respect for and appreciation of the Sangha
  • Generate deeper awareness of the Sangha Jewel
  • Donate to the Lama Yeshe Sangha Fund






Britten Close Limeridge and Garth
Hamilton, ON
Phone: (905)-296-3728