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YBC to Suspend Weekly Services & Activities

Due to safety concerns regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Board of Directors of the Yongey Buddhist Center have decided to suspend all services and activates at the Center for the near future.  This includes the Sunday and Wednesday services and practices as well as the […]

Chenrezig Birthday

Chenrezig Bodhisattva’s birthday (Guanyin) was celebrated on March 8 at the Center.  The practice included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra and food offerings.  A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the special event.

2020 Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on January 25 with chanting of the Stupa Sutra and celebration of Matria Bodhisattva Birthday.   A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.  

Joy of Living Level 1

The first class of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Level 1 course was held on January 12 at the Center.  Tergar Facilitator, Laurel Long, introduced the course and guided the group in meditation practice.  Close to 30 students attended the class that will continue for the next four […]

Christmas Holiday Party

The Yongey Buddhist Center’s annual holiday party was held on December 25 at the Center in Milpitas. Members and friends celebrated the joyful holiday season over delicious food and with great company. Thank you for coming!

Visit to Tsoknyi Nunnery

While in Kathmandu last month, members of the Yongey Buddhist Center journeyed to Tsoknyi Gechak Ling Nunnery to visit the Nunnery and School.  While there, they met with Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s oldest daughter, Ani Kunchok Palmo, who related the history of the Nunnery and about the on-going projects and […]

Trip to Osel Ling

In late October, members of the Yongey Buddhist Center journeyed to Tergar Osel Ling to thank Mingyur Rinpoche and resident Lamas for their prayers and services for the late Dorje Palmo.   While there, they attended the annual Drupchen Puja ceremony and presented offerings on behalf of the Yongey […]

Introduction to Meditation

The first class of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Introduction to Meditation course was held on October 6 at the Center.  Tergar Facilitator, Laurel Long, introduced Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living program and guided the group in meditation practice.  Close to 30 students attended the first class that will continue next […]

Registration for JOL Meditation Course is OPEN

Chinese Joy of Living Program The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the addition of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program to its practice schedule.  Monthly classes will be on Sundays with morning and afternoon sessions including a potluck lunch.  The program will be in Chinese (Mandarin) […]

Chinese Joy of Living Program

The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the addition of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program to its practice schedule.  Monthly seminars will be on Sundays with morning and afternoon sessions including a potluck lunch.  The program will be in Chinese (Mandarin) and begin with an Introduction […]