Kushok’s 23rd Anniversary Celebration & Guru Puja


Kushok’s 23rd Anniversary Celebration & Guru Puja
Saturday, March 18, 2023
Guru Puja 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Lunch & Celebration 1:00 PM
Members Only, Registration Required (No fee)

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In celebration of Kushok’s 23rd anniversary, we welcome all members, friends, and family to join us on March 18th, 2023. We have chosen this day to honour our extraordinary and precious teacher and to express our deep gratitude for his guidance and presence in our lives.

We will begin with Guru Puja from 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Guru Puja (Lama Chopa) is a practice in the Gelug tradition of making offerings to our Spiritual and Lineage Master. You are very welcome to bring offerings for the shrine such as fruit, flowers, or sweets.

At 1:00 PM, we will celebrate with food, karaoke, music, and laughter! We invite you to join us in the festivities. 

Kushok arrived in Edmonton on March 18, 2000. Kushok’s arrival was so wonderfully opportune. Since that day, without fail, Kushok has worked steadfastly and tirelessly throughout the last 23 years, to bring the pure Gelugpa lineage of Tibetan Buddhist teachings to our Centre. Since we started offering our courses online in 2020, his teachings are now able to reach spiritual seekers across Canada and throughout the world, allowing more people to gain the benefit of the Dharma.

We also wish to honour and express our gratitude to our members, who are integral to the operation, maintenance, and continuation of the Centre. They, through their dedication to Kushok, make the Temple a home, a place of refuge, and one big family. It is our wish to make sure members know how important they are to Kushok and the Society and to make sure that they know their support is valued.   

There are many special benefits to membership, including access to an online Member Portal which contains an extensive video archive of Kushok’s courses, as well as exclusive access to Member-Only Events such as this one. Click here for a full list of member benefits.


Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023

Guru Puja: 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Lunch & Celebration: 1:00 PM

Location: Alberta Centre for Peace and Meditation, 11403 101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G 2A9


Attendance is free, but registration is required. Please register by March 11, 2023.

Members can register online via the Member Portal. If you need to renew your membership for 2023, please click here.


Please register by Saturday, March 11.


This course will be held at the Alberta Centre for Peace and Meditation, 11403-101 Street, Edmonton, AB T5G 2A9.


We are using Zoom meetings to provide the Teachings and events online. We are recording these Zoom livestream events as videos. We may offer these videos online through our Membership Portal.

If you do not wish to have your face recorded during the Zoom livestream events, please turn off your camera.  If you have questions regarding how we are protecting personal information, please see our website at the link below. 

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Please note photos and videos may be taken for promotional purposes. Our Privacy Contact is Andrew Patton, 780-479-0014, [email protected].


Please note that we will be abiding by the current provincial guidelines regarding masking and physical distancing requirements. If you are feeling unwell, we kindly ask that you attend class virtually and join us in-person when you are not symptomatic.

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