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Mingyur Rinpoche Birthday

Our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday was celebrated at the Tergar Bodhgaya Monastery on November 15.  The celebrations included offerings and Long Life prayers for Rinpoche.  The Yongey Buddhist Center helped by contributing the birthday cake and drinks for the assembled monks and lamas.  We hope that next year […]

Nubri Kindergarten Teacher Training

We are pleased to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s project for training kindergarten teachers in the remote Nubri Valley region of the Himalayan Mountains. The teacher training course has been designed by Abiding Heart Education specifically for kindergarten teachers who are currently teaching in the Prok and Samaguan villages […]

Joy of Living Level 2

The Yongey Buddhist Center announces the continuation of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program in Chinese with Joy of Living Level 2: Opening the Heart. All twenty-two students that completed Level 1 are continuing with Level 2.  The first class was held on June 7 (remotely due to […]

Groundbreaking for Memorial

Family members and close friends gathered on May 24 to hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Dorje Palmo Memorial to be built on the Stupa site at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling.  The ceremony was in conjunction with the 19th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa and included a […]

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 […]