Kabsumpa is one of the great praises to Buddha written by Je Tsongkhapa. In this praise, unlike the Praise of Dependent Origination which focuses on emptiness, Tsongkhapa vividly depicts the image of Buddha as a way to pacify the negativities of his own mind. It also describes how Buddha himself attained a great victory by pacifying an army of demons. The main purpose of the praise is to evoke Buddha’s love and to call on Buddha’s grace to enable oneself to follow his path.
Click here for a video introduction to Demo Rinpoche’s 2022 Spring Retreat on Kabsumpa – Je Tsongkhapa’s Praise of Buddha. Jewel Heart instructor Hartmut Sagolla explains Rimpoche’s reasons why this teaching can be of benefit to those interested in following Buddha’s path.
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Friday – Sunday, May 27 – 29, 2022
Friday – Saturday, May 27 – 28: 8:30am – 8:00pm
Sunday, May 29: 8:30am – 5:00pm
$180/Jewel Heart Members, $225/Non-Members
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Jewel Heart Prayer Book
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Splendor of the Autumn Moon by Tsongkhapa