Total Recitations of the Sutra of Golden Light


“I would like to make this request with my two palms together,
to please recite the Sutra of Golden Light for world peace as much as you can.”
– Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Latest Count

Complete sutra recitations:  50,887
Recited in 98 countries

Last updated December 31, 2020

Recent Recitations by Country

We began tracking the counts by country in 2018. Last updated December 31, 2020


Argentina 
2 Denmark 82 Nepal 549 Wallis Island
1
Aruba 1 Finland 19 Panama 5 Ecuador
11
Australia 211 France 38 Philippines 6 Malaysia
55
Austria
3 French Polynesia
1
Portugal
28 New Zealand
9
Belgium 30 Germany 212 Reunion 1
Scotland
2
Brazil 31 Hong Kong
2 Russia 78 Switzerland
26
Canada 20 Hungary 6  Singapore 191
Greece
18
Chile 1 India 126  Slovakia 1
Vietnam 2
Colombia 4 Indonesia 7  Spain 16
Thailand 1
Costa Rica 12 Ireland 7  Taiwan 1
Egypt 1
Croatia 1 Italy 511  UK
81 Sri Lanka 565
Cyprus 11
Mexico 149  United States
364 Curaçao 1
Czech Republic 4 Netherlands 349  Venezuela 1

Turkey

1

Estonia 1 Slovenia 1 Poland 1

Sweden

2

Wales 21 Uganda 5

Romania

1


*Country Unknown = 1,389



Recitation Totals in Previous Years

Note: reporting did not tally specific counts by country until March 2018, so below are only the total numbers of complete recitations worldwide.

2020 – 4,696
2019 – 2,106
2018 – 1,146
2017 – 2,840
2016 – 9,731
2015 – 5,105
2014 – 4,502
2013 – 3,807
2012 – 4,635
2011 – 3,352
2010 – 1,606
2009 – 3,400
Up to Dec. 31, 2008 – 6,117

Countries Where Recitations Have Been Completed

Below the map is a list of every country that a completed sutra recitation has been reported.

“[The Sutra of Golden Light is] extremely powerful for world peace, for your own protection and for the protection of the country and the world. Also it has great healing power for people in the country.”  – Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Albania, Antarctica, Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belorussia, Bhutan, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Republic of Buryatia, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curaçao, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, (U.S. Territory of) Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana, Norway, Panama, P. R. China, Palestine, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, South Georgia Island, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United States, Vietnam, Wales


Please take a moment to rejoice!

 

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