During a retreat at the Garrison Institute in July 2011, Sogyal Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche both spoke in moving terms about Mingyur Rinpoche’s current retreat and how rare it is for someone to do this style of retreat in the modern world, even amongst Tibetan lamas.
Dear friends, students, and fellow meditators, By the time you read this letter, I will have begun the long retreat that I announced last year. As you may know, I have felt a very strong connection with the tradition of retreat since I was a young boy growing […]
As many of you already know, in June of this year Mingyur Rinpoche left for an extended period of solitary retreat. What you may not know are the details of his departure. In early June, 2011, Mingyur Rinpoche left his monastery in Bodhgaya, India to begin a period […]
On this 10th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling, our Guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche tells of coming to Northern California in 2001 and his experiences in consecrating the Stupa. Our Guru goes on to explain the special meaning of the stupa and the […]
Mingyur Rinpoche’s popular book, Joyful Wisdom, is now available in a Chinese Edition. The Yongey Buddhist Center is fortunate to have a limited number of these books personally signed by Mingyur Rinpoche available for the price of $25 (plus shipping). Please contact the Center 408-263-2740 if you would […]
Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Tashi Delek! Happy New Year! I am in Bodhgaya right now giving teachings at the Tergar Institute. I will start my three year retreat this coming May. All my students are in my heart and I will pray for you while in retreat. […]
2010 Center Christmas Party
Our guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday was celebrated on October 17th during the Sunday chanting service. Included in this celebration was a Guru Rinpoche Tsok. Two delicious cakes and a berry pie were enjoyed by all.