Dorje Shudgen is the dharma protector of the Mahayana tradition of the great Buddha-Lama Je Tsongkhapa. He is an enlightened being who is an emanation of the wisdom, compassion and spiritual power of all the Buddhas. His powerful mandala and retinue are the synthesis of the three Jewels – Buddha, Dharma and Sangha.
His job is to protect the purity of the Kadampa tradition and cause it to flourish purely throughout the world. He supports practitioners of Lamrim, Lojong and Mahamudra Tantra by providing the inner and outer conditions necessary for their spiritual development.
Everyone encounters difficulties on the spiritual path and with the protection of Dorje Shugden these obstacles are quickly dispelled and all of our pure wishes are fulfilled. This empowerment ceremony imparts the special blessings of this great Protector and brings us closer to him.
- 9am – Preparatory Meditation
- 11am – Empowerment Ceremony
- 4pm – Relying on Dorje Shugden