In November Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to meet with the directors of Sama Kindergarten, an education project that the Yongey Buddhist Center is helping sponsor. Under the guidance of Mingyur Rinpoche, a kindergarten school is being built for the young children of Samagaun […]
Medicine Buddha’s birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on November 4 in a special Sunday service at the Center.The celebration included chanting Calling Guru and the Medicine Buddha Sutra Mantra. Everyone participating in the birthday event enjoyed a potluck lunch.
Members honored KuanYin Entering Buddha Practice at the Center on Sunday, October 27. The celebration included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra. Afterwards, everyone participating in the special event enjoyed a potluck lunch.
Birthday celebration for Vajrapani Bodhisattva was held at the Center on Sunday, August 18. The celebration included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice. Afterwards, a potluck lunch was served to everyone participating in the birthday event.
A dinner with Gyalton Tulku Rinpoche was held the evening of August 17 at the Honey Thai Restaurant in Milpitas. Rinpoche was visiting Palpung Lungtok Choeling in San Jose where he was giving teachings. Several members attended the teachings and were happy to meet Gyalton Rinpoche who is a […]
On Sunday, July 22, the Yongey Buddhist Center gathered to celebrate the Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering including a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra. Following the Tsok Offering, the members enjoyed a delicious potluck lunch. The Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering is celebrated […]
The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 3 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 […]
The 17th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 27 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 […]
New York Branch Visits Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch over the weekend of February 25 where the members celebrated a Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering including a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra. Another visit was held over the weekend of April 29 […]
The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to report on the visit of Tsoknyi Rinpoche for 2 nights of teachings, April 18 and 19. Rinpoche’s two-part teachings were on the subject of Essence Love, the Root of Bodhichitta. Over 150 students attended the nightly teachings held at the Embassy […]