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The 5th ADC Programs

Date
  • August 29 - September 5, 2013

  • August 29, 30 & 31 - Meeting of Drukpa Lineage Masters and Drubchen or The Great Accomplishment Ceremony (Conducted by monks of Hemis and Chemdey Monasteries in Ladakh)

Venue

HEMIS MONASTERY
Ladakh

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Come to the world's largest assembly of Drukpa Lineage masters
  2. Experience the unique Himalayan culture in Ladakh, one of the last remaining Buddhist havens
  3. Visit the ONLY GREEN SCHOOL IN HIMALAYAS, the Druk White Lotus School, where the Bollywood blockbuster "3 Idiots" (starring Aamir Khan) was shot
  4. Receive the blessings of the event graced by His Holiness The Gyalwang Drukpa, the United Nations-MDG Awardee and the "Green Hero", as well as his spiritual family, comprising the young and vibrant 5th ADC chairperson Kyabje Thuksey Rinpoche and many great masters
  5. Join in the merit accumulating Drubchen led by accomplished practitioners from the centuries-old Hemis and Chemdey Monasteries
  6. Make a Grand Offering of ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND LAMPS for Universal Peace and Happiness.

THINGS TO BRING

(For more details, please refer to "Things to Prepare")

  1. Prayer Texts: The 3rd Edition of "A Rosary of Jewels"
  2. Drum and bell for Sengey Tsewa Practice
  3. FM Radio to tune in to listen to the different simultaneously translated languages (English, French, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese, Portugese and Nepali)

 

August 29, 30 & 31 :
Meeting of Drukpa Lineage Masters and Grand Drubpa

Grand Drubpa will be conducted by monks of the Drukpa Lineage (Hemis and Chemdey Monasteries in Ladakh)

Program details on 1 Sep:

Official Opening to ALL REGISTRANTS of the 5th ADC
MAIN THEME: UNIVERSAL ONENESS - BRIDGING SPIRITUALITY AND MATERIALISM

Time

Event

6:30AM-8:30AM

Sangcho Tashi Rekong by monks of Hemis and Chemdey Monastery

10:15AM-12:30PM

Grand Opening Ceremony of the 5th ADC with Hoisting of Drukpa Flag

2:30PM-4:30PM

Teaching by His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa on
UNIVERSAL ONENESS: BRIDGING SPIRITUALITY AND MATERIALISM

7:30PM-9:30PM

Theatrical Performance by Nuns of Druk Gawa Khilwa based on one of the "Jataka Tales"

 

Program details on 2 Sep:

Time

Event

6:30AM-8:30AM

Amitayus Drubpa conducted by monks from Bhutan

10:00AM

Public display of Sacred Relics (to continue until 4 September)

1:00PM-3:00PM

Public Teaching - Revisitng The Four Noble Truths, How Mundane Life Can Be Understood In The Context of Spirituality

7:00PM-9:00PM

International Cultural Performances

Program details on 3 Sep:

Time

Event

6:30AM-8:30AM

Lama Chodpa (Offering to the Gurus) Drubpa conducted by monks from Bhutan

10:00AM-11:30AM

Public Teaching - Spirituality and Nature, The Interdependent Connection

1:30PM-3:30PM

Public Teaching - Developing Compassion As A Path To Ultimate Happiness

4:00PM-6:00PM

Lama Chopa Druba conducted by monks from Bhutan

7:30PM-9:30PM

Theatrical Performance by Monks of Chemdey Monastery based on one of the "Jataka Tales"

Program details on 4 Sep:

Time

Event

9:30AM-11:30AM

Public Teaching - Inward and Outward Eco-friendliness

1:30PM-3:30PM

Question & Answer Session by a Panel of 5 Masters

7:30PM-9:30PM

Theatrical Performance by Nuns of Druk Gawa Khilwa Nunnery based on one of the "Jataka Tales"

Program details on 5 Sep:

Time

Event

8:00AM-11:00AM

Grand Ganachakra Offering by all Monks and Nuns

1:30PM-3:30PM

Longevity Prayers for His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa and All the Enlightened Masters

4:30PM-6:30PM

Grand Closing Ceremony of the 5th Annual Drukpa Council with Offering of 100,000 Lamps

8:00PM-10:00PM

Grand Cultural Performances with Presentation of Awards

NOTE:

  1. The Drubpa and the Ganachakra offering will be performed together by the monks and nuns.
  2. Simultaneous translation of the teachings and discussions will be available in English, French, Spanish, Mandarin, Vietnamese and Nepali.