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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 […]

Project Nepal

On her visit to the Tergar Oseling Monastery and Buddhist College in May of 2011, President Dorje Palmo met with our guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Our guru talked to Dorje Palmo about his vision for the Monastery and Buddhist College and his plan to build […]

Pilgrimage Tour of India 2013

In November Dorje Palmo and her husband escorted a group from the Yongey Buddhist Center on a pilgrimage tour of India. The group visited many sacred Buddhist sites as well as the Tergar Monastery in Bodhgaya. Dorje Palmo’s husband, Dwayne, describes the tour. Upon arrival in New Delhi […]

Tergar Osel Ling Trip

In October Dorje Palmo journeyed to Nepal to visit our Guru’s monastery, Tergar Osel Ling, in the hills above Kathmandu. Dorje Palmo was accompanied by her husband, Dwayne, who describes the visit. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Principal Chenme Khenpo Gyurme and provided accommodations in the […]

New York & Brazil Branch Visits

Dorje Palmo visited the Brazil Branch in August followed with a visit to the New York Branch in September. A review of the Path of Liberation based on our Guru’s teaching was held at both branches during the weekend meetings.

Vajrasattva and Meditation Retreats

Dorje Palmo led two Vajrasattva and Meditation Retreats at the Center over the weekends of April 27-28 and June 22-23. Dharma students attending the retreats participated in the practice of meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva. Everyone appreciated the group practice and look forward to upcoming weekend retreats.

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 9th up at Ed Levin County Park. Over 100 people attended the pot luck event with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. Boy Scout Henderson Hsu presented his Eagle project proposal for upgrades at the Stupa and was […]