Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Nepal at this time of great tragedy. Fortunately, we have received word that no one was seriously injured at our Guru’s monastery in Kathmandu. However, the quake did cause significant damage to several of the buildings including the Main […]
A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and food offering was celebrated on February 28th with a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Mantra and Sutra. This practice is held every month at the Center followed by a pot-luck vegetarian lunch. Dorje Palmo also led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat over […]
Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Medicine Buddha 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 holiday event.
In late January, Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to visit Tergar Osel Ling, Mingyur Rinpoche’s monastery in Kathmandu. They were warmly welcomed by General Manager Lama Lekshey and provided accommodations in the new guest rooms at the monastery. Mingyur Rinpoche’s mother, Amala, also greeted […]
Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the second weekend of January. During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo continued explaining the importance of receiving Empowerments and the procedures to follow including visualization techniques. A vegetarian pot luck lunch was later enjoyed by everyone.
Amitabha Buddha’s birthday was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Amitabha Buddha Sutra and the recitation of the Amitabha Buddha Mantra. The Sutra chanting was followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot luck lunch of delicious […]