Intention Setting with Prayer Wheels and Mantras
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Get direct experience with two powerful Tibetan Buddhist practices—prayer wheels and mantra chanting—at this hands-on workshop with chant master Lama Rapjee Wangchuk from Namdroling Monastery.
When you spin a Tibetan prayer wheel in your hand, it is believed to release the positive energy of the thousands of prayers and mantras kept inside. Learn all about the practice of the prayer wheel, a ritual object that is used to set intentions, during a talk by Lama Rapjee Wangchuk. Then add your own written intention to a blessed prayer wheel that you can take home.
Lama Rapjee Wangchuk will also lead the group in mantra chanting, which is used to create collective positive karma. You’ll learn the mantras of beloved Buddhist deities Tara, Avaloketeshwara, and many more.
The program will begin with a tour of The Wheel of Intention at the base of the spiral staircase led by Tashi Chodron, who oversees Himalayan Heritage programs at the Rubin.
The higher ticket price includes a prayer wheel in addition to program admission.
This program was partnered with palyul.org.
About the Speaker
Lama Rapjee Wangchuk is a sand mandala master, chant master, lama dance teacher, and Tsalung (Tibetan Yantra Yoga) champion at the Nyingma Palyul center in upstate New York and Namdroling Monastery in South India. He has performed traditional Tibetan rituals and practices all over the world, especially in New York City and at the Rubin Museum. He is newly appointed as the Resident Teacher of NYC Palyul Dharma Center.
Standard Tickets: $25.00
Standard Tickets + Prayer Wheel: $45.00 SOLD OUT
Member Tickets: $20.00
Member Tickets + Prayer Wheel: $36.00 SOLD OUT