2012 Rimay Monlam: Tibetan Buddhist Peace Prayer Gathering

Player FlagsWelcoming all Buddhist practitioners with the Blessings and Good Wishes of His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Enjoy this special time and space for meditation, exercise, discussion and inspiration, celebration and consecration, as well as short discourses by prominent Dharma teachers in attendance. This event is in English, but with some gorgeous, traditional Tibetan chanting and melodies mixed in. Add your voice to the call for harmony and prosperity in all schools, lineages, traditions, monasteries, and sanghas, and in our society and the natural world!

Rimay: "Honoring and including all schools and traditions of Buddhadharma."
Monlam: "An articulation of purpose; a mission statement; a formulation for realizing our highest aspirations."

Visit the Rimay Monlam site to learn more.

What is a Monlam and why should I attend?

INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHIST ASPIRATION PRAYERS adapted from the Introduction to the second edition of A Book of Common Tibetan Buddhist Prayers by Tulku Sherab Dorje: “As 'modern' Buddhist practitioners, we must be careful to understand the nature and purpose of liturgy in the Buddhist tradition.  Every major Tibetan lineage of Buddhism treats study, reflection, and meditation as a seamless continuum of spiritual training, in which prayer recitation plays an integral role…” Read more

To register for your room and meals, please select “Register Now’ at the right of this page. In addition to room and board, upon arrival, there will be a nominal charge of $20 upon arrival, to cover the cost of practice materials.  

Participation in the Rimay Monlam is free of charge.  After registering for your room and meals, we ask that you please make a contribution to the Rimay Monlam, to enable deserving, monastic or low income practitioners to attend.

For more information about the Rimay Monlam,  email: rimaymonlam@gmail.com, call: 845-676-4034, or visit the website:  www.rimaymonlam.org

The 2012 Rimay Monlam Committee:


June 1st, 2012 3:00 PM   through   June 4th, 2012 3:00 PM
Phone: 845-676-4034
Open to the public