Grand celebration on July 17 for Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara at Palace of the Golden Horses

A Weekly Echo Advertorial

KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 – A grand celebration is being organised to mark the “Enlightenment Anniversary of Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara” also known as “Guan Yin” in Chinese, this Sunday, July 17 at the Palace of the Golden Horses in Sri Kembangan, Selangor.

The celebration, jointly organised by the Kunzang Chokhor Ling Buddhists Association and founder of Golden Horse Digital Investment Bank, Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew, will feature a series of events starting on July 17 where worshippers can perform their prayers, offer lights, flowers and fruits for the well being of their family.

They will also be able to enjoy an art exhibition featuring Lee Kim Yew’s collection of over 100 Avalokiteshvara statues.

A highlight of the event will be Palden Nyima Rinpoche from the Buddhist association leading a group of sangha members from the Three Yanas to recite the ‘Avalokitesvara Sadhana’.

Kunzang Chokhor Ling Buddhists Association’s founder Palden Nyima Rinpoche

The Sunday event, which will be free and opened to all worshippers, will be from 10am to 2pm at the Royal Ballroom of the Palace of the Golden Horses. Free vegetarian meals will be offered at the event.

On the 23rd and 24th of July, Dharma teachings will be conducted by Buddhists Masters from the three different schools of Buddhism, namely the Theravada, Mahayana and Vajrayana.

Speaking to Weekly Echo, Palden Nyima Rinpoche from the Buddhist association said these events were aimed at bringing together the people of Buddhist faith to know more about the core of Buddhism as well as the Avalokiteshvara.

On the 7th of August the Ullambana Festival: Sangha Offering and Jang Chog Puja will be held with more than 300 monks expected to participate in this event.

Palden Nyima, who will be also leading some of the prayers, said that the joint prayers of many monks and the devotees coming together for the Sangha prayers will be an important occasion as they would bring all their energies together to pray for the common good of everyone as well as for continued peace and prosperity in the country.

The prayers are aimed at reducing the sufferings of people and bringing harmony to everyone, he said.

Meanwhile, at the Sunday event, free vegetarian buffet will be offered for the attendees while a variety of goods would be available for purchase including Chinese tea, sandalwood, and goods related to Tibetan Buddhism, which includes thangkas, Tibetan incense, and Tibetan medicine.

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