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Notice for Event:  Khenpo Karten Rinpoche will offer a Water Blessing Ceremony on the occasion of the Winter Solstice, Thursday December 21, 2017, from 4:00pm to 5:00pm at Lovers Point beach in Pacific Grove. The blessing will honor all the earth’s elements as Rinpoche will chant to pray for their protection. This is a powerful and poignant way to gather in community and to celebrate the shortest day of the year.  Participants are invited to offer a group prayer with candles to welcome back the light.  Prayer copies and candles will be provided. The event is free to all. Participants are encouraged to bring flower petals to contribute to this beautiful and moving ceremony.  We hope you can make it!

Summary of Event:  It was a beautiful Pacific Grove winter day on the 21st, and about 40 people gathered to help welcome back that light at the solstice, and pray for peace.  Thank you to all who participated!

Photos Courtesy of Bill Cox Photography (Photos below can be purchased/printed at https://billcoxphotography.smugmug.com):

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