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Tibetan Month of Miracles: What is it all about?

Interview with Ven. Jhangchup Choden, abbot, Gaden Shartse Monastery, on the meaning and significance of ‘chutrul dawa,’ the miracle month according to the Tibetan calendar. Khenpo Rinpoche Choden said that the numerous miracles performed by the historical Buddha during the first part of the first Tibetan month were to benefit others and to correct wrong views. He also explains how the prayer festivals are observed during this month. (This year, the miracle month’s holiest day fell on Sunday, March 16, 2014).