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General Rituals

Shelkar Choedhe Monastery (General Rituals) 1st Class

S.N0 Ritual Name Days Numbers of Monks Food Material Offering to monks Total
1 Complete reading of the Kagyur (Collection of Buddha’s teachings) 15
days
 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 105000/-
US$1070/
  -Nil-  Rs 1275000/
US$13010/
 Rs. 1380000/-
US$ 14080/
2 Reading of extensive, middling and short of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (sixteen volumes) One day 85
Entire Assembly
 Rs.20000/
US$200
 -Nil- Rs. 42500//
US$430/
Rs. 62500/
US$630/
3 Satisfying and petitioning the five great Mahakalas  One session  85
Monks
 Rs. 15000/
US$150
Rs. 5000/
US$50/
Rs. 5000/
US$50/
 Rs. 62500/
US$630/
4  Spontaneous wish fulfilling prayer of Je Tsongkhapa  One session  85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 15000/
US$150/
-Nil-  Rs. 42500/
US$430/
Rs. 57500//-
US$580/
5  Complete reading of the 25,000 verses of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (three volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 15000/
US$150/
-Nil- Rs. 42500/
US$430/
 Rs.57500/
US$580/
6 Complete reading of the Dhāraṇī section of the Kagyur and 8000 Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (two volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 15000/
US$150/
  -Nil- Rs. 42500//
US$430/
Rs. 57500/-
US$580/
7  The Sixteen Arhats ritual  One session  85
Entire Assembly
 Rs. 15000/
US$150/
Rs. 2500/-
US$25/
 Rs. 42500/
US$430
 Rs. 60000/-
US$605/
8  Tara prayer (x100,000)  15 Days 85
Entire Assembly
 Rs. 75000/
US$765/
 Rs. 2500/
US$25/
 Rs.637500/
US$6505/
 Rs. 715000/-
US$7295/
9  Three part torma offering to exalted objects, protectors of the ten directions and to the six classes of hindering spirits chag-sum  One session  4 monks Rs. 3000/-
US$30/
Rs. 300/
US$5/
Rs. 2000/-
US$20/
Rs. 5300/
US$65/

General Rituals No 3 is recomanded by HE Sangten Tulku Rinpoche

Shelkar Choedhe Monastery (General Rituals) 2st Class

S.N0 Ritual Name Days Numbers of Monks Food Material Offering to monks Total
1 Complete reading of the Kagyur (Collection of Buddha’s teachings) 15
days
85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 49000/-
US$500/
-Nil- Rs 297500/
US$3075/
Rs. 346500/-
US$ 3575//
2 Reading of extensive, middling and short of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (sixteen volumes) One day 85
Entire Assembly
Rs.15000/
US$150/
-Nil- Rs. 25500//
US$260/
Rs. 40500/
US$410/
3 Satisfying and petitioning the five great Mahakalas One session 85
Monks
Rs. 15000/
US$150/
Rs. 5000/
US$50/
Rs. 25500/
US$260/
Rs. 45500/
US$460/
4 Spontaneous wish fulfilling prayer of Je Tsongkhapa One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 10000/
US$100/
-Nil- Rs. 25500/
US$260/
Rs. 35500/-
US$360/
5 Complete reading of the 25,000 verses of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (three volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 15000/
US$150/
-Nil- Rs. 42500/
US$430/
Rs.57500/
US$580/
6 Complete reading of the Dhāraṇī section of the Kagyur and 8000 Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (two volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 10000/
US$100/
-Nil- Rs. 25500//
US$260/
Rs. 35500/-
US$360/
7 The Sixteen Arhats ritual One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 10000/
US$100/
Rs. 2500/-
US$25/
Rs. 25500/
US$260/
Rs. 38000/-
US$385/
8 Tara prayer (x100,000) 15 Days 85
Entire Assembly

Rs. 45000/
US$450/

Rs. 2500/
US$25/
Rs.297500/
US$3035/
Rs. 345000/-
US$3510/
9 Three part torma offering to exalted objects, protectors of the ten directions and to the six classes of hindering spirits chag-sum One session 4 monks Rs. 1500/-
US$15/
Rs. 300/
US$5/
Rs. 1000/-
US$10/
Rs. 2800/
US$30/

General Rituals No 3 is recomanded by HE Sangten Tulku RinpocheShelkar Choedhe Monastery

(General Rituals) 3st Class

S.N0 Ritual Name Days Numbers of Monks Food Material Offering to monks Total
1 Complete reading of the Kagyur (Collection of Buddha’s teachings) 15
days
85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 49000/-
US$500/
-Nil- Rs 178500/
US$1820/
Rs. 227500/-
US$ 2320/
2 Reading of extensive, middling and short of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (sixteen volumes) One day 85
Entire Assembly
Rs.10000/
US$100/
-Nil- Rs. 12750/
US$130/
Rs. 22750/
US$230/
3 Satisfying and petitioning the five great Mahakalas One session 85
Monks
Rs. 10000/
US$100/
Rs. 5000/
US$50/
Rs. 12750/
US$130/
Rs. 27750/
US$280/
4  Spontaneous  wish fulfilling prayer of Je Tsongkhapa One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 7000/
US$70/
-Nil- Rs. 12750/
US$130/
Rs. 19750/-
US$200/
5 Complete reading of the 25,000 verses of the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (three volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 7000/
US$70/
-Nil- Rs. 12750/
US$130/
Rs.19750/
US$200/
6 Complete reading of the Dhāraṇī section of the Kagyur and 8000 Perfection of Wisdom Sutra (two volumes) One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 7000/
US$70/
-Nil- Rs. 12750//
US$130/
Rs. 19750/-
US$200/
7 The Sixteen Arhats ritual One session 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 7000/
US$70/
Rs. 2500/-
US$25/
Rs. 12750/
US$130/
Rs. 22250/-
US$225/
8 Tara prayer (x100,000) 15 Days 85
Entire Assembly
Rs. 35000/
US$350/
Rs. 2500/
US$25/
Rs.119000/
US$1215/
Rs. 156500/-
US$1590/
9 Three part torma offering to exalted objects, protectors of the ten directions and to the six classes of hindering spirits chag-sum One session 4 monks Rs. 1500/-
US$15/
Rs. 300/
US$5/
Rs. 1000/-
US$10/
Rs. 2800/
US$30/

General Rituals No 3 is recomanded by HE Sangten Tulku Rinpoche