Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche - Gesar Fire Offering Ceremony Auckland

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Goat Island Camping & Accommodation

Goat Island Road, Leigh

Warkworth, Auckland 0985

New Zealand

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Tickets for the Empowerments and Teachings on the 15th here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dzongsar-khyentse-rinpoche-february-empowerment-and-teachings-on-gesar-tickets-91115251169


Please read this carefully as it contains a lot of important information you need to attend the event.

It is important you arrive at the venue no later than 1.00pm. The venue is about 75 minutes drive from Auckland (see transportation below).

A light meal will be provided, and there will be fresh drinking water. There are toilets on site.

Please bring:

  • Snacks
  • Water bottle
  • Umbrellas - good protection for sun and rain
  • Sun protection - hats and sun screen (we will set up a marquee for additional shade)
  • A cushion for sitting - we will have some chairs for those who are not able to sit on the ground
  • Offerings for the ceremony (examples listed below)

Transportation
There will be buses transporting people to and from the venue. To register for a seat in one of these buses, purchase a Bus Transportation ticket in addition to the General Admission ticket. If you do not purchase a Bus Transportation ticket in advance, we will assume you are making your own way to the venue and we cannot guarantee there will be a free seat on the bus for you on the day.

You must register for the bus by the 9th of February, so that we have time to book the appropriate number of buses.


The pick up and drop off spot for the bus is:
Chao Shan General Association
107 Neilson Road, Onehunga

Meet at the pick up spot at 11.15pm. The buses will depart at 11.45pm. We will not wait for latecomers.

Offerings for the ceremony
Important: Please avoid any plastic or other non-recylable packaging,

Please bring some offering substances for the ceremony, all highest quality / organic if possible. Below are some examples of substances offered in a Gesar Sang:

  • Oil - e.g. almond oil, olive oil
  • Grains: e.g. rice, flour, corn, quinoa
  • Medicines: e.g. spirulina, turmeric root, Chinese’s herbs, Ayurvedic medicines
  • Spices: e.g. cinnamon, pepper, cumin, cardamom
  • Alcohol: e.g. wine, spirits
  • Perfume
  • Essential oils
  • Flowers: marigolds are good but any flowers are fine
  • Silk in prayer flag colours
  • Gold leaf
  • Ground pearls or precious stones
  • 3 sweets: honey, sugar, molasses
  • 3 whites: butter, milk, yogurt

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Goat Island Camping & Accommodation

Goat Island Road, Leigh

Warkworth, Auckland 0985

New Zealand

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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