The main program of the Kagyu Monlam takes place at the Great Bodhi Tree at the Main Temple of Bodhgaya.

06:00a – 07:00a Breakfast – Served at Karma Temple for Invited and Paid Guests
(Monks & Nuns served at Nyingma Temple)
07:00a – 09:00a Praise of the 16 Arhats – Manjushri Nama Samgiti
(First day starts at 7:30 am with the Ceremonial Lamp Lighting)
09:00a – 09:15a Break
09:15a – 11:00a The King of Aspiration Prayers of Samantabhadra’s Noble Excellent Activities; Tea & Bread Offering
11:00a – 01:00p Lunch – Served at Karma Temple for Invited and Paid Guests
(Monks & Nuns served at Nyingma Temple)
01:00p – 02:45p The King of Aspiration Prayers of Samantabhadra’s Noble Excellent Activities
02:45p – 03:00p Break
03:00p – 05:00p Seven Aspiration Prayers Each Afternoon
– Aspiration Prayer of Maitreya
– The Bodhicharyavatara – Path of the Bodhisattva
– The 5th Karmapa’s Aspiration Prayer of Sukhavati
– The 3rd Karmapa’s Aspiration Prayer of Mahamudra
– The 6th Shamarpa’s Aspiration Prayer of Buddha Akshobya
– The Secret Inner Offering Prayer of Mahakala
– Swift Rebirth Prayers for the 15th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche
06:00p – 08:00p Dinner – Served at Karma Temple for Invited and Paid Guests
(Monks & Nuns served at Nyingma Temple)