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  • "The Kagyu Monlam is an avenue whereby we can spread, at times of great need, the genuine spirit of love and compassion to all the people of the world, like a great ripple, first in Bodhgaya, then in Bihar, and so on. As we continuously offer these prayers for world peace, it is our intention and our wish that peace and happiness extend to all"

    His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Orgyen Trinley Dorje

  • Aloha! Welcome to the 2014 Kagyu Monlam Hawaii
  • We joyfully announce and invite you to join us at the 2014 North American Kagyu Monlam scheduled from May 9th through May 11th, 2014 at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center in Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu.
  • It is an honor and privilege for Kagyu Thegchen Ling to host this auspicious event with the support of Karma Rimay Ö Sal Ling (Maui) and Kagyu Thubten Choling (Kauai).
  • Each day of the 2014 Kagyu Monlam will start at 8:00 am and end at about 5:30 pm. In general, the daily schedule will be: Conferring of Mahayana Sojong Vows, recitation of prayers, a Dharma teaching, and a meditation session. Lunch is on your own.
  • For Monastics and Three-Year Retreat graduates, there is no charge for participation which includes the Monlam prayer books, tea service, vegetarian breakfast and lunch. You will be required to provide proof of your status as a Three-Year Retreat graduate or a vow-holder.
  • For all other participants, the registration fee is $35 per day. If you register for the full three days, the Monlam Prayer book is included with your registration. For those registering for one or two days, the Monlam Prayer book may be purchased for $30. We are now accepting mail-in registration on the Registration page. There will be NO PAYPAL REGISTRATION. Deadline to register is April 30, 2014.