Sangharakshita Memorial Space

Extracts from a Puja for Urgyen Sangharakshita on the Evening of His Funeral and Burial

On Sun, 25 November, 2018 - 21:28
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On the evening of Urgyen Sangharakshita’s funeral and burial, after the departure of most of the 1,200 guests, those who remained gathered together to perform a special, final sevenfold puja and close an extraordinary day. 

Padmavajra led the devotional ritual, specifically dedicated to Padmasambhava. In this extract we hear Surata reading verses to Vajrasattva known as ‘The Confounder of Hell’, followed by a rousing version of the Great Guru of Tibet’s mantra. 

Voices were uplifted and many offerings made: to say a last farewell with heartfelt thanks to the founder of the Triratna Buddhist Community. 

Recorded on Saturday the 10th of November 2018, at Adhisthana.

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