News About Our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche

Mingyur Rinpoche at Yongey Buddhist Center

The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the return of our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, for three days in June.  We welcome you to come celebrate Rinpoche’s return and attend his Teachings and Empowerment.   The Schedule of Events are as follows:

Monday, June 13
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM            Welcome Banquet at Mayflower Restaurant (Reservations Reqd.)

Tuesday, June 14
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM           Open Talk and Teaching at Embassy Suites (Complimentary)

Wednesday, June 15
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM        Karma Pakshi Empowerment at Crown Plaza (Complimentary)

Mingyur Rinpoche at Monastery

Mingyur Rinpoche at Monastery

Please Note:
1.  The Welcome Banquet will be held at the Mayflower Restaurant in Milpitas as in years past.  The cost is $40.00 per seat (including children) and reservations are required.  There will be separate vegetarian tables.  Please contact the Center (Emily Chen) at 408-263-2740 for more information.  Mayflower address is 428 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035 (just off highway 237 at the McCarthy Blvd exit).
2.  The Open Talk and Teaching on Tuesday evening will be held at the Embassy Suites in Milpitas at no charge (registration not required).  The Topic for Rinpoche’s talk is Inner Peace and will include experiences while on solitary retreat in the Himalayas.  The address is 901 East Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035 (just before highway 680 on Calaveras Blvd).
3.  The Karma Pakshi Empowerment and Tsok Offering on Wednesday morning will be held at the Crown Plaza in Milpitas at no charge (registration not required).   Please note that the location has been changed from the Yongey Buddhist Center to the Crown Plaza to accommodate more people.  The address for the Crown Plaza is 777 Bellew Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035 (just off highway 237 at the McCarthy Blvd exit).  Rinpoche will accept those desiring to take Refuge before the Empowerment ceremony.