In Kalmykia celebrate a holiday Turning the Wheel of Dharma


Wheel of Dharma Today, July 31, in Kalmykia, as in the Buddhist world, celebrate a great holiday – Turning the Wheel of Dharma. On this day Sakyamuni Buddha in the sacred site of Varanasi read his disciples first sermon on the Four Noble Truths. Buddha discovered people that there is suffering in the world; that this suffering has a cause; that because of the causes of this suffering can be stopped and that is the way, exempting them from the circle of endless suffering.

Shadzhin lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche congratulated the residents of the republic on the momentous day for all Buddhists – the first turning the Wheel of Dharma, wished to study teachings of Buddha, which for millennia benefit millions of people. Buddhist festivals are a reminder of the wonderful deeds of the Buddha and everyone can go the path indicated by them, and achieve enlightenment.

On this day in central khurul “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” at dawn began celebrations.

Early in the morning in the central prayer hall in khurul Buddhists in Kalmykia and other regions of Russia took over the day-long vow of Mahayana. His doctor gave Buddhist philosophy professor Geshe Lharamba TENPA Phakchok. After taking vows Geshe Lharamba TENPA Phakchok lecture, the main theme of which was the first Buddha’s Teachings on the Four Noble Truths.

By tradition, at 9 am, on the day the wheels turning Doctrine, ritual procession began with a sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha. This ancient tradition of Kalmyk in all its purity restored shadzhin lama of Kalmykia Telo Tulku Rinpoche. The monks performed the ritual ablution and purification. Lay people carried on their shoulders the sacred sutras – symbols of body, speech and mind of the Buddha, to a brief period was between the departure and arrival of the Buddha Shakyamuni to our land of Maitreya Buddha. This ritual is performed to the lineage of the Buddha Sakyamuni was not broken and did not stop until the arrival of Maitreya.

Maitreya Buddha – the Buddha of the future. He will come after the teachings of Buddha Sakyamuni completely disappear from this world, and will be the fifth Buddha of a Thousand Buddhas, which, according to prophecy, had to come to our world.

Complete holiday public lecture to be held in central khurul Kalmykia “Golden Abode of Buddha Shakyamuni” 18 dozen hours this day, many residents of the republic took over the day-long vow of Mahayana, took part in a big celebratory prayer, recite mantras tend to perform virtuous deeds. Merits of increasing a hundred thousand times and beneficial not only this, but also later in life.

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