2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on February 5 with chanting of the Stupa Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earthworms in the Center gardens. A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.

Mingyur Rinpoche is Coming to Flushing

We are pleased to announce that our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, will be coming to our New York Branch in Flushing on May 9th.  We welcome you to attend a book signing for Rinpoche’s new book In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through […]

Rinpoche Returns in June 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, will return to his Center in June for three days – June 28 thru 30. Be sure to mark your calendar for these special events.  Friday, June 28 Welcome Banquet at Mayflower Restaurant Milpitas… Will […]

Holidays with Khenpo Gyurme

The Yongey Buddhist Center has been blessed this holiday season with the visit of Khenpo Gyurme, Principal of Rinpoche’s Tergar Osel Ling Monastery in Kathmandu.  Khenpo’s arrival was celebrated with members and friends at a welcome dinner on the 19th.  The following Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme helped celebrate Amitabha’s […]

Trip to Samagaun

In November Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to meet with the directors of Sama Kindergarten, an education project that the Yongey Buddhist Center is helping sponsor.  Under the guidance of Mingyur Rinpoche, a kindergarten school is being built for the young children of Samagaun […]

Birthday Celebrations

Medicine Buddha’s birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on November 4 in a special Sunday service at the Center.The celebration included chanting Calling Guru and the Medicine Buddha Sutra Mantra. Everyone participating in the birthday event enjoyed a potluck lunch.

KuanYin Pusa Entering Buddha Practice

Members honored KuanYin Entering Buddha Practice at the Center on Sunday, October 27.  The celebration included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra. Afterwards, everyone participating in the special event enjoyed a potluck lunch.

Vajrapani Birthday

Birthday celebration for Vajrapani Bodhisattva was held at the Center on Sunday, August 18. The celebration included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice.  Afterwards, a potluck lunch was served to everyone participating in the birthday event.      

Gyalton Tulku Rinpoche Dinner

A dinner with Gyalton Tulku Rinpoche was held the evening of August 17 at the Honey Thai Restaurant in Milpitas.  Rinpoche was visiting Palpung Lungtok Choeling in San Jose where he was giving teachings.  Several members attended the teachings and were happy to meet Gyalton Rinpoche who is a […]

Guru Rinpoche Tsok

On Sunday, July 22, the Yongey Buddhist Center gathered to celebrate the Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering including a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra.  Following the Tsok Offering, the members enjoyed a delicious potluck lunch.   The Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering is celebrated […]