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Sat, 13 Apr

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London

Statue Filling Weekend

We are offering an opportunity to have your precious statues filled and blessed. Please book for this event before 31st March.

Statue Filling Weekend
Statue Filling Weekend

Time & Location

13 Apr 2024, 09:00 – 14 Apr 2024, 17:00

London, 15 Spa Rd, London SE16 3SA, UK

About the event

Please book for this event before 31st March.

We are offering an opportunity to have your precious statues filled and blessed.

You are welcome to bring your statues to Samye Dzong London and participate in a weekend of mantra rolling and filling. Rolling mantras and filling statues is in preparation for a blessing ceremony when the Buddhas are invited to become one with the statue, making it ready for use on a shrine.

The process involves cleaning the hollow statues inside, brushing the mantras with saffron water and carefully cutting them into strips, rolling the paper tightly around incense, and gluing fabric on the rolls.

The statues then get filled with the appropriate mantras and with precious substances. 

It is very imporant that you book for this event, the booking confirmation email will contain a link, please use this link to register you statues, including the type of statue and the size of the statue!

Each day will start with Lama Zangmo giving the eight precepts, as it is a requirement to keep precepts while filling statues. 

These will be the 8 precepts of 

  • Abstaining from killing.
  • Abstaining from stealing.
  • Abstaining from sexual activity.
  • Abstaining from telling lies.
  • Abstaining from intoxicating drinks and drugs.
  • Abstaining from eating after noon.
  • Abstaining from music, singing, dancing and beautifying oriments.
  • Abstaining from using luxurious furniture.

The statues will finally be blessed by Drupon Khen Rinpoche, Karma Lhabu, during his visit to Samye Dzong London on 7 - 9 May.

Please Note: We would appreciate each individual making a contribution as an offering toward this event.

Registration Fee

  • Statue Filling Weekend

    This is a non refundable registration ticket.

    £5.00
  • Contribution

    We would appreciate each individual making a contribution as an offering toward this event.

    £

Total

£0.00

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