Tsurphu Monastery, Tibet, home of all the Gyalwa Karmapas since 1187. Sagadawa ( forth lunar month ), celebrating Buddha’s birth and enlightenment. The Buddha, Bodhisattva Maitreya, and attendants curcumambulate the Monastery bestowing blessings.
A special connection exists between The Hopi Nation and Tsurphu Monastery. This 3 day prayer session for rain and well being of the planet, brought abundant rain, and miraculously helped put out raging forrest fires in Arizona. The prayers were made at the same tim e by the Hopi Nation in Arizona.
These Prayers were sponsored by Phoenix, Karma Teksum Choling, Phoenix Arizona a center representing the 17th Karmapa.