Shambhala Day 2017: Year of the Firebird
SHAMBHALA DAY marks the beginning of the New Year and represents one of the most important cultural traditions in Shambhala. The day is calculated astrologically according to the Tibetan lunar calendar and changes every year to coincide with the annual lunar cycle.
Shambhala Day is a time for us to express the wealth and richness of our spiritual and cultural heritage through feasting, conviviality, elegance and pomp. Everyone is warmly invited to celebrate Shambhala Day 2017 - the Year of the Firebird - at Los Angeles Shambhala.
Here is the approximate schedule for the program:
7:00am Sadhana Of Mahamudra
8:00am Break (coffee, tea & light bites)
8:30am Lhasang and practice
10:00am Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche broadcast
10:45am Break (following broadcast)
11:00am Oaths, precepted by Acharya Emily Bower
12:00pm I Ching
12:10pm Membership contemplation