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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 […]

Sad News… Dorje Palmo has Passed Away

We are sad to announce that Dorje Palmo, the leader and president of our Center, is no longer with us.    She passed away on Sunday, March 31, at the Center following complications from emergency open-heart surgery.  Many of our members and friends were here at the time.  It […]

Mingyur Rinpoche Visit in June 2019

Joy of Living Workshop Registration is now OPEN The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the return of our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, for three days in June.  We welcome you to come celebrate Rinpoche’s return and attend his Joy of Living Workshop. Click here […]

2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on February 5 with chanting of the Stupa Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earthworms in the Center gardens. A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.

Mingyur Rinpoche is Coming to Flushing

We are pleased to announce that our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, will be coming to our New York Branch in Flushing on May 9th.  We welcome you to attend a book signing for Rinpoche’s new book In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through […]

Rinpoche Returns in June 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, will return to his Center in June for three days – June 28 thru 30. Be sure to mark your calendar for these special events.  Friday, June 28 Welcome Banquet at Mayflower Restaurant Milpitas… Will […]

Holidays with Khenpo Gyurme

The Yongey Buddhist Center has been blessed this holiday season with the visit of Khenpo Gyurme, Principal of Rinpoche’s Tergar Osel Ling Monastery in Kathmandu.  Khenpo’s arrival was celebrated with members and friends at a welcome dinner on the 19th.  The following Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme helped celebrate Amitabha’s […]