Wed, 04 Oct|
Arrival of Simdha Getul Rinpoche and his entourage at Surabaya
Time & Location
04-Oct-2023, 11:40 am – 9:20 pm
Vihara Buddhayana, Jl. Raya Putat Gede No.1, Putat Gede, Kec. Sukomanunggal, Surabaya, Jawa Timur 60226, Indonesia
About the Event
October 4, 2023
Rinpoche and his entourage will arrive in Surabaya at 11:40 am. At 1:30 pm, Rinpoche and his entourage will visit Akshobya Joko Dolog and perform short prayers. This would be the time slot for the private audience with Rinpoche at 8 pm. Those who would want to have an audience with Rinpoche, can visit the residence address of the event.
October 7, 2023
Rinpoche will give the empowerment of Yamantaka at 7 pm. Yamantaka, who is known as 'The Destroyer or Slayer of Yama, the Lord of Death', is a wrathful form of Manjushri. There was a tale of a powerful yogi, while in his deep practice, some poachers not only butchered a Buffalo in the same cave but also slashed his head off in order to hide their misdeed. Upon reentering his consciousness, when he found his body headless, he attached the head of the buffalo which was lying around in the cave. This unspeakable mishap trapped him into emotional turbulence of ferociousness and he not only destroyed them but vented his boundless fury on whomever he met with his psychic power. To end this massacre, Manjushri took the warthful emanation of Yamantaka to subdue Yama. The wrathful Manjushri subdued the yogi from a malevolent force into a protector of dharma. Yamantaka practice aims to overcome all kinds of obstacles, eliminate all unfavorable conditions and protect the practitioner from all negative influences, as well as untimely death. The practice of Yamantaka also has the power to bring peace and tranquility to beings whose minds are filled with delusion and anger. In particular, Jampal Shinje Thugthig or Essence of the Heart of Manjusri Yamantaka is a precious teaching that comes from Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo, a 19th Century Great Master who pioneered
"Rime" or "Non-Sectarianism" in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.
October 8, 2023
Rinpoche will bestow the empowerment of Chime Phakme Nyingtik Tagon (the preparatory) Empowerment at 7 pm and the Ngozhi (the main part) of the empowerment will be given on September 29, 2023. It is extremely important to receive the tagon empowerment before receiving the Ngozhi empowerment if any one wishes to receive the complete empowerment.
The Chime Phakme Nyingtik is a practice that accomplishes the three deities of longevity; Amitayus, White Tara and Ushnishavijaya. There are many practices that accomplish each of the three deities individually, but the Chime Pakme Nyingtik accomplishes all three deities together, which makes it a very special longevity practice. Another special feature of this sadhana is that the main deity is the female White Tara, in union with her consort, which is highly unusual. The main reason for doing this practice is to spread the teachings of the Buddha far and wide and to promote the well-being and happiness of all sentient beings, and also so that the practitioners may be free from illness, live long lives and quickly attain enlightenment. The Chime Phakme Nyingtik is widely considered the supreme practice to protect all the great holders of teachings, and to lengthen their lives. The Chime Phakme Nyingtik is the mind treasure revealed by Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo in 1855, but in his biography it is found mentioned that he did not transcribe the entire cycle of Chime Pakme Nyingtik, but only the root sadhana as well as the sadhana and instruction cycle known as Vima Ladrup ( The Guru Sadhana of Vimalamitra) and that of White Tara, Amitayus and Ushnishavijaya. Then, for five years, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo practised these teachings in complete secrecy before transmitting them.
October 9, 2023
Rinpoche will bestow the Ngozhi (the main part) empowerment of Chime Phakme Nyingtik at 7 pm but it is extremely important to have received the tagon (preparatory) empowerment.
October 11, 2023
Rinpoche will return to Jakarta at 10 am, but those who would like to join in to bit farewell to Rinpoche can arrive at the airport around 8 am.