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Lama Dance 2010

The Lama Dance is an annual tradition for the Palyul Summer Retreat started by His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche. The Lama Dance is an ancient Tibetan tradition with profound religious meaning for Vajrayana practitioners. The public is invited.

Saturday, August 7:
• 4 p.m.: Lama Dance in the Temple—general public invited. [Lama Dances to be performed: 1) Ser Kyam; 2) Dhur Dag; 3) Kun Thub Gyalmo.]

Sunday, August 8:
• Noon: Lunch for everyone with the Lamas in the cafeteria.
• 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Lama Dance on the lawn. [Lama Dances to be performed: 1) Rol Cham; 2) Ser Kyam; 3) Dhur Dag; 4) Thro Cham; 5) Ging; 6) Lhak Chung.]
• 2 p.m.: Amitayus long-life empowerment.
• After empowerment: Palyul Retreat 2010 group photo on the lawn.

Tuesday, August 10:
• Morning Rigdzin Dupa puja
• Mandala offering ceremony.
• End-of-Retreat Lunch cooked by Lamas