The 800th Maha Parinirvana

800 years Maha Parinirvana

The Commemoration of the Lord JIgten Sumgon's 800th Maha Parinirvana Celebration will be conducted from 19th-25th October, 2017 at Drikung Kagyu Institute, Jangchubling, Dehradun, India organised by International Drikung Kagyu Council. 

We welcome all the Dharma friends and followers around the world to join for this great commemoration.

We would also like to kindly request all Drikung Kagyu Monasteries, Dharma Centres, Dhrama Groups and individuals around the world to add this announcement on your websites.

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800th commemoration official logo:
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The Birth of Buddha
Buddha's Renunciation
In Search of Truth
Turning the Wheel of Dharma
Buddha's Parinirvana
Buddha's Teachings

The Four Noble Truth
Dharma Practice

What is the Mind?
Loving Kindness and Compassion

What is Vajrayana?
Why Practice Vajrayana?
Authentic Vajrayana
Levels of Vajrayana
Attachment and Vajrayana
What to Meditate On
Sitting in Meditation
Preparing for Meditation
The Meditation Session
A Meditation Schedule

The Kagyu Lineage
Meaning of Hung Symbol
Meaning of Drikung
Life Story of Achi
The Three Protectors