Powa Ceremony | Prayers for the Deceased | FREE LIVE-STREAM

  • Date & Time

    Friday 19th of November | 7 – 7.50pm  Click here


    Open to everyone



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    Residents here at Bodhisattva KMC will be doing “Powa”, a chanted practice with food offerings in the meditation room.  We will be live streaming it with the camera focused on the shrine and the prayers playing.

    You are welcome to join us at this time.


Powa Ceremony

Prayers of Compassion for the Deceased

Powa is a special ceremony to help those who have recently died experience peace of mind after death and be cared for by the Buddha of Compassion, Avalokiteshvara. During this ceremony we engage in the traditional Buddhist practice of transference of consciousness in conjunction with the prayers, “Path of Compassion for the Deceased”.

Everyone is welcome, you do not have to be Buddhist to attend these prayers or to derive benefit from them.

If you would like to attend, then it is traditional (but not required) to bring a white offering, either food, flowers, candles, etc and if you wish, we can make specific dedications for friends or relatives that have recently died.

link to download booklet

You can buy the eBooklet of the prayers and the chanted prayers audio on MP3 here

Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre is a member of the International Kadampa Buddhist Union (IKBU) and is a Registerd Charity No. 1016354.