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YBC Activities

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 […]

Tsoknyi Rinpoche Visit

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 […]

New Venue for Tsoknyi Rinpoche Teaching

Good News: We have moved Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s teachings to a much larger space.  We can now accept everyone wanting to attend.  The ballroom at the Embassy Suites just came available and we were fortunate to book it for the two nights.  We apologize for the earlier concerns with […]

FULL for Tsoknyi Rinpoche Teaching

Attention: Seating for Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s teachings is now FULL for both nights.  We are unable to accept any more students for this event.  If you have previously emailed your RSVP to attend, then you have been placed on the reservations list and will shortly be receiving a reservation […]

RSVP for Tsoknyi Rinpoche Teaching

Attention: If you are planning to attend Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s teachings, we ask that you please RSVP so that we can get a headcount of how many students will be attending.  Please indicate the number in your party and whether you plan to attend both Wednesday and Thursday nights, […]

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on February 16 with chanting of the Stupa Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earthworms in the nearby park. A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.  

Tsoknyi Rinpoche Teaching in April

We are pleased to announce that Tsoknyi Rinpoche will be coming in April for two nights of teaching.  The subject of Rinpoche’s two-part teaching is Essence Love, the Root of Bodhichitta.   The brother of our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche has been teaching students worldwide about the […]

Tsoknyi Rinpoche is Coming to YBC

We are pleased to announce that Tsoknyi Rinpoche will be coming in April for two nights of teaching.  This will be Rinpoche’s third visit to our Center where he will be giving a two-part teaching over two evenings.   The brother of our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche, Tsoknyi Rinpoche […]

2017 Christmas Party

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

Nepal Teachings and Tour

In November, Dorje Palmo and her husband escorted a group from the Yongey Buddhist Center to Nepal to attend teachings by our Guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche at his monastery in Kathmandu.  While there, the 30-member group visited Buddhist pilgrimage sites throughout the Kathmandu Valley and Southern Nepal.  Dorje […]