The arrangements for Gelek Rimpoche's cremation and the returning back and blessing of his relics are as follows:
Saturday, February 18, 9 am EST: Cremation
The Jewel Heart Ann Arbor Center will be open for prayers from 9 am onwards. Everyone is welcome: 1129 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
For those who wish to attend the cremation, space and parking is very limited, but you are welcome to stop by for 5 - 10 minutes between 9:00 am and 11:30 am
12700 Fairlane Street, Livonia, MI 48150 (approx. 45 minutes from Ann Arbor)
3.30 pm EST Receiving the relics at Jewel Heart Ann Arbor
For those who are in town, you may bring an offering scarf or flowers
4.00 pm EST Relic Blessing Ceremony -
conducted by monks of Gyütö monastery and Drepung Loseling monastery.
The Blessing Ceremony will be available via webinar
All the rituals will be led by Kyabje Demo Rinpoche.