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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 […]

Vajrapani Birthday & Guru Rinpoche Tsok

A birthday celebration for Vajrapani Bodhisattva was held at the Center on Saturday, August 10. The celebration included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice.  A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering was also celebrated which included a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra.  […]

Prayers for Dorje Palmo

A Prayer Service for Dorje Palmo, the leader and president of the Yongey Buddhist Center, was held July 9… the 100th day since her passing.   Members and friends gathered at the Center to offer prayers and perform the Amitabha practice and chanting.  A potluck lunch was served following […]

Mingyur Rinpoche Visits Milpitas

We are happy to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s visit to our Center over the weekend of June 28 thru 30.  Three years have passed since Rinpoche’s last visit and everyone was eager to meet and receive new teachings. A Welcome Banquet was held the first night where 200 […]

Registration is Closed for Workshop

We have closed registration for the Joy of Living Workshop.  We are near capacity for the Ballroom at the Embassy Suites and seating is now FULL.  If you want to be placed on the waiting list, please send a request to Dwayne Ladle at We still have […]

Mingyur Rinpoche in Milpitas

We are pleased to provide this update on Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche’s upcoming visit to the Yongey Buddhist Center.  We still have a few seats available for the Welcome Banquet and Book Signing.  Please contact the Center ASAP if you want to attend this special event. We are still […]

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 2 at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas. The potluck event was well attended with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. The neighbors on Carlsbad Street were especially welcomed to the picnic and were honored at the event […]

Stupa Anniversary

The 18th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 26 at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California.  A Fire Puja Offering has held followed by Stupa Sutra and Avalokitesvara Sutra Chanting.  Everyone enjoyed the activities including changing of the prayer flags and circumambulating the […]

Mingyur Rinpoche Visits Flushing

We are happy to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s visit to our New York Branch this past week.  Members traveled to JFK early on May 7 to welcome Rinpoche to America and escort him back to Flushing.  Rinpoche had little time to rest before the Launch of his new […]

Mingyur Rinpoche in Flushing [Book Event]

We are pleased to announce that Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche will be in Flushing on May 9 to talk about his new book In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying.  We welcome you to attend this special event and learn of […]