Year: 2014

2014 Christmas Party

The Yongey Buddhist Center’s annual Christmas party was held on December 25th at the Center in Milpitas.   Dharma Students and friends celebrated the joyful holiday season over delicious food and with great company. Thank you for coming!  

Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat

Dorje Palmo led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat at the Center over the weekend of  November 8 – 9. This was a follow on to previous Medicine Buddha retreats held earlier this year where Dharma students practiced meditation and visualization of the Medicine Buddha. Everyone appreciated the group […]

Birthday Celebrations

Medicine Buddha’s Birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on October 19th during the Sunday service.  A chanting of the Medicine Buddha Sutra was followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. After the service a vegetarian pot luck lunch was served and […]

Long-Life Ceremony for Mingyur Rinpoche

A special long-life Puja for our guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was held in Mesa, Arizona this past weekend, Oct 11 – 13, sponsored by the Tergar Meditation Center in Phoenix.   Dorje Palmo journeyed to Mesa to represent the Yongey Buddhist Center and participate in the prayer ceremony. Nine […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the first weekend of October.  During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo explained the importance of receiving Empowerments and the procedures to follow including visualization techniques.

Khenpo Gyurme Teaching

This past week the Yongey Buddhist Center was blessed with the visit of Khenpo Gyurme and Lamas Tsering and Karchoe. After the warm welcome given last Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme and the Lamas journeyed up to Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California to visit the Enlightenment Stupa. […]

Welcome to Khenpo Gyurme

  A warm welcome was given to Khenpo Gyurme on Sunday at the Center.  He arrived from Kathmandu on Friday accompanied by Lama Tsering and Lama Karchoe.  On Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme and the Lamas attended the morning Chenrezig Practice and participated in an animal release of earth worms […]