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A Date with Guru Rinpoche

One Voice. One Prayer. Infinite Blessings

13th July 2024, 9.30am-9pm
 @ Singapore Futsing Association

➤ Register online here!

An Immersive Experience
Led by Singha Rinpoche!  

A Date with Guru Rinpoche is for everyone to come together and connect with Guru Rinpoche for a day. There will be prayer sessions for you to engage in Guru Rinpoche practices with explanations and guidance by Singha Rinpoche. By listening to the Dharma and having faith in the power of prayers, we can collectively create the cause for positive transformation in ourselves and the world.  

Many great Lamas supplicate and pray to Guru Rinpoche to overcome huge obstacles on the path and to prevent any calamities from happening. Let us come together to make offerings and supplicate to Guru Rinpoche! May we all accumulate vast merits for our own awakening and for the welfare of all sentient beings!


Why Should You Join Us?

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Practice together as a Dharma community

Come experience the blessings of Guru Rinpoche live at our physical venue and online! This year, the event will be held at Singapore Futsing Association, where we can pray and receive teachings as a community with our dearest Dharma family and friends from many parts of the world!  

Why wait? Be a part of a million voices and receive infinite blessings from Guru Rinpoche. Grab your ticket now to experience the power of prayers and blessings! 

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Deepen your connection with Guru Rinpoche

Guru Rinpoche is always there for everyone, including you and me. Many have felt the presence of his blessings during past years of Guru Bumtsog, and cried after feeling the strong energy and love. We encourage all to come together to generate the faith and devotion to him, keeping the flame of hope alive that we can transcend our old self through the practice of supplicating to Guru Rinpoche!  

Doesn’t matter where you are, as long as you have the heart to connect with Guru Rinpoche, we want you to join us in this event! 

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Offer Tsog for a great wealth of benefits

Making offerings is an important part of our Buddhist practice, as it will help us to gather a collection of merits for success in our spiritual and worldly aspirations. We strongly encourage our participants to offer Tsog as part of the offerings to request Guru Rinpoche for his swift and powerful protection and blessings! 

The offering of Tsog on this special occasion not only helps us in gaining vast merits, it is also helpful in purifying obstacles, obscurations and negativities that hinder our path to enlightenment. 

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Receive precious heart teachings

Our Guru, Singha Rinpoche, will be giving teachings throughout the event. As Buddhists, we attend teachings to gain wisdom to overcome our ignorant minds as we journey on our path to enlightenment. Something special about receiving teachings in an immersive setting is that it allows us the time and space to contemplate the Dharma. 

Various topics relating to Vajrayana and Guru Rinpoche will be taught. Come and listen to our Guru's teachings live and online to receive the precious nectar of wisdom! 


About Guru Rinpoche

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Guru Rinpoche, also known as Padmasambhava (Lotus-Born Guru) is a fully enlightened being prophesied by Buddha Shakyamuni to spread Dharma in the age of degeneration. Guru Rinpoche is known to have performed many miracles and subdued spirits and demons to establish Samye Monastery, the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet.  He is also the central figure who taught Vajrayana Buddhism in the Himalayan region, bringing about the widespread prosperity of Dharma on the Tibetan plateau.

By engaging in Guru Rinpoche practices with great devotion, one can eliminate obstacles on the path and achieve success in Dharma endeavors as well as personal growth and breakthroughs.

During this event, we will be reciting the following prayers, with commentary and guidance by Singha Rinpoche: 

• Guru Rinpoche Mantra 

• Seven-Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche

• Prayer to Guru Rinpoche for Removing Obstacles and Fulfilling Wishes 《莲师意乐除障成就祈请颂》

• Guru Rinpoche Tsog Offering

  Read more about Guru Rinpoche on our publication The Swift Path by Singha Rinpoche and Thubten Gyamtso.


Merit Accumulation

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Tsog Offering

Offering Tsog helps us to accumulate merits quickly and purify negative karma, bringing a multifold of benefits.

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Mandala Offering

The Mandala offering expresses deep devotion and gratitude towards the Vajra Master for teaching us during this event.

Offer here

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Guru Flag 

Specially commissioned by Singha Rinpoche,  the inscriptions on the flag include Guru Rinpoche prayers and other beneficial prayers. May all receive immense blessings from the Guru through these flags, bringing increase in merit and good fortune for all virtuous aspirations to swiftly actualise.

This offering is inclusive of a flag pole to create the cause for having strong support.

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Stupa Light 

Extensive butter lamp offering will be made at Boudhanath Stupa in Nepal, a holy site deeply associated with Guru Rinpoche. Join us in amassing a brilliant sea of lights to pray for the awakening of oneself and all beings. 

These light offerings will be dedicated on Guru Rinpoche's Birthday.

Option of 10, 30, 50, 100 & 1000 lights available.

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Grand Tsog Offering

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Vajra Grand Tsog Offering - 500 Tsog

Inclusive of: 

- Exclusive Mandala Offering to Singha Rinpoche. 

- 2 On-site ticket admissions to participate in the event

- Vegetarian lunch and dinner at event venue 

- Blessed Tsog hamper offered in the ceremony

➤ Offer Vajra Tsog

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Jewel Grand Tsog Offering - 200 Tsog

Inclusive of: 

- 2 On-site ticket admissions to participate in the event

- Vegetarian lunch and dinner at event venue 

- Blessed Tsog hamper offered in the ceremony

➤ Offer Jewel Tsog

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Gold Grand Tsog Offering  -  50 Tsog

Inclusive of: 

- 1 On-site ticket admission to participate in the event

- Vegetarian lunch and dinner at event venue 

- Auspicious Flags offered on your behalf overseas

➤ Offer Gold Tsog


Ticket Registration

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On-site Participation Ticket

Join us on-site  this year for A Date with Guru Rinpoche event. Each ticket purchased entitles you to a complimentary vegetarian lunch and dinner bento.

Experience the power of prayers and infinite blessings live in person, register for your tickets now!

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Online Participation via Zoom

For international audiences, we have our online ticket for you to participate via Zoom. Join us from all over the world and be a part of this year’s A Date with Guru Rinpoche!

Zoom link and other event details will be sent to you in an email to confirmation your registration.    

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Reminisces of GBC 2020 – 2023


Grand Guru Bumtsog Ceremony 2023 Closing Video

Thank you very much for joining us for Grand Guru Bumtsog Ceremony 2023 (GBC2023) and making it a success! We are truly heartened to see you online and onsite at Thekchen Choling Melaka - a truly amazing weekend immersed in Dharma and merit-making!


The Importance of Grand Guru Bumtsog Ceremony 2022

Through our collective prayers, we hope to purify our outer, inner and most importantly secret obstacles, and dedicate vast merits for the well-being of the world, for mankind and for each other.


GBC 2022: Testimonies of Guru Rinpoche's Benevolence

Here is an intimate sharing by some of our past participants on their encounter with praying to Guru Rinpoche during times of desperate need.


“A Thousand Prayers to Guru Rinpoche” MV

Credits to some of our very own Thekchen Choling talents who wrote this song!


GBC 2021 MY PROMISE TO YOU - Singha Rinpoche

Video of Guru Bumtsog Ceremony in 2021


GBC 2020

Check out our past video in 2020.


“ I am present in front of anyone who has faith in me, just as the moon casts its reflection, effortlessly, in any vessel filled with water."

~ Guru Rinpoche


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