Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 6:00 PM HST
Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM HST

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Ke'ehi Lagoon Memorial, Alfred Los Bano Hall

2685 N Nimitz Hwy
Honolulu, HI 96819

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Becky Loy
Amitabha Foundation USA

Honolulu Phowa Course

H.E. Ayang Rinpoche's Phowa Course

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Offerings (thank you!)

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There will be a Milarepa Tsok Offering ceremony part way through the course and a Buddha Amitabha Tsok Offering ceremony on the last day (October 21). You may make additional offerings at the event.

100 $50.00 each

Butter Lamps

Butter Lamps will be offered daily.

100 $21.00 each


Beautiful Hawaiian flowers will be offered on the shrine daily and in front of Rinpoche's throne.

100 $100.00 each

Tormas and shrine offerings

Tormas are ritual cake offerings that are prepared by Rinpoche's lama attendants. Other offerings include saffron water, rice and special substances.

100 $100.00 each

Texts and photos

(184 available)

Each participant will be given a set of 7 liturgical texts and photos to support their visualization. These will be available for this Phowa Course in Tibetan, English, Mandarin, Cantonese or Vietnamese. Purchase a set for yourself or sponsor them for all participants.

184 $50.00 each

Tea and snacks

(7 available)

Tea and snacks will be provided for Rinpoche, attendant lamas, translators and, if funds allow, for approximately 100 participants during morning and afternoon breaks daily.

7 $200.00 each

Venue rental

(1 available)

Price for the hall is $560 per day for 11 days.

1 $6,160.00 each

Ayang Rinpoche's airfare

(1 available)

Due to his health and age, we would like to purchase a Business Class ticket for Rinpoche. This is the approximate cost from New Delhi to Honolulu (RT).

1 $3,500.00 each

Attendants' airfare

(1 available)

Rinpoche will bring at least two attendants; their airfare is calculated for Economy tickets.

1 $1,500.00 each

Translators' airfare

(3 available)

Economy flights to Honolulu for Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese translators

3 $1,500.00 each

Rinpoche's accommodation & meals

(1 available)

We do not currently have sangha members in Honolulu who can host Rinpoche. We anticipate he will be staying in Hawaii for a few days on either side of the Phowa Course, at approximately $200 per day plus meals.

1 $5,000.00 each

Attendants' accommodation & meals

(3 available)

This is estimated for approximately 20 days @ $100 per day.

3 $2,000.00 each

Translators' accommodation & meals

(3 available)

This is estimated at approximately $100 per day (shared room) for 12 days, for Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese translators.

3 $1,200.00 each

Translators' offering

We are making arrangements to have translation available in Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese. Your offering will help cover their fees.

100 $100.00 each

Advertising & promotion

(3 available)

We want to reach interested people in Hawaii with newspaper and radio ads, plus posters. The course will be advertised in four languages internationally.

3 $1,000.00 each


Payment Method

  • Please make check payable to:
    Amitabha Foundation
    P.O. Box 2572
    Aptos, CA 95001

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