Prayers for the Recently Deceased
The rare charnel ground Chö ritual from the tradition of Machik Labdron is performed repeatedly during the 49 day period after a person’s death to assist the recently deceased by liberating their consciousness in the bardo after death. This service is performed at NamDak SaLing by Lama Dechen Namdrol, who is one of only a very small group of people in North America who hold the lineage of this ritual. Suggested donation of $200.
If you would like to take the vows and precepts of Refuge and formally become a Buddhist, please get in touch with Lama Dechen to arrange a time for an interview. You will also need to receive teachings on the vows and precepts and have some time to reflect on the teachings and the required commitment prior to the day the ceremony is to be conducted.
Home, Business or Land Blessing
The Sang sacred smoke ritual transmits spiritualized offerings to the unseen but always present enlightened beings, local spirits, land guardians and other beings inhabiting our environment and assists in the clearing of obstacles, accumulating positive karma and the improvement of the health of the environment. This service is performed at your location and may be weather dependent. Suggested donation of $75.
The formal ritual associated with the raising of prayer flags that raises one’s energies associated with health, charisma, career, relationships, etc. This service is performed at your location. Suggested donation of $75, you supply the prayer flags. Please note that there are certain days of the month according to the lunar calendar to raise prayer flags, so some flexibility on your part when choosing a date is required.
Prayers for the Sick
An appropriate ritual is performed on your behalf, or that of a loved one to purify karma, prolong life and decrease suffering. This service is performed at NamDak SaLing. Suggested donation of $25. Please provide the name and photo of the person for whom the ritual is to be performed along with a very brief explanation of the illness.
Sponsoring a Month of Tsok
A wonderful opportunity to accumulate merit for yourself or a loved one. Your donation will cover the costs of either (or both) tsok rituals performed on either Guru Rinpoche or Dakini day during the lunar calendar month. Suggested donation of $15/tsok for one month.
Please use the contact form to get in touch with Lama Dechen.
If you’d like to request the performance of one of the above services, please get in touch to discuss the details. Afterwards you may come back to this page and use the button below to make your donation. When you make your donation, you might note that it refers to Ngakpa House. NamDak SaLing was formerly known as Ngakpa House.