Year: 2014

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 8th up at Ed Levin County Park. The pot luck event was well attended with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. The neighbors around the Center were especially welcomed to the picnic and honored at the event for […]

Buddha’s Birthday

  Buddha’s birthday was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Diamond Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot luck lunch of delicious vegetarian dishes was later served to everyone participating in the event.  

Brazil Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the Brazil Branch in Sao Paulo during the week of 16 April. A Guru Rinpoche Tsok offering was held on Friday followed by a review of the Path of Liberation based on our Guru’s teaching during Saturday and Sunday meetings.

Medicine Buddha Retreat

Dorje Palmo led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat at the Center over the weekend of February 22-23rd. Dharma students practiced meditation and visualization of the Medicine Buddha in the retreat. Everyone appreciated the group practice and look forward to future weekend retreats.

Chinese New Years Celebration

Chinese New Years was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Diamond Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot luck luncheon of delicious vegetarian dishes was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.   […]

President’s New Year Message

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters Tashi Delek and a Very Happy New Year! Such good news from our precious Guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche! We are grateful that through the blessings of the Lord Gurus and the Lord Buddha he is in good health and not experiencing any obstacles. […]

Good News From Our Precious Guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

We have received the good news that our precious Guru is in good health and doing well on his retreat. Rinpoche’s close friend and attendant, Lama Tashi, recently visited with Mingyur Rinpoche in a remote site in the Himalayans and has delivered the following letter and some pictures […]

Letter from Lama Tashi on how he met Mingyur Rinpoche

The following letter is from Lama Tashi, Mingyur Rinpoche’s close friend and attendant, and describes how he accidently met Rinpoche in Boudhanath and arranged to later meet up with Rinpoche in the mountains. Dear kind and loving lord of refuge Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Mayum [Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Mingyur […]