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Lama Lekshey Visit

Earlier this month the Yongey Buddhist Center was blessed with a visit by Lama Lekshey, who is in charge of the Tergar Osel Ling Monastery in Kathmandu.  During his stay Lama Lekshey attended the Wednesday evening practice where he answered questions about the recent earthquake and the damages […]

Center Undergoing Renovation

Dorje Palmo announces that the Center in Milpitas will be undergoing a major renovation over the next few weeks.  Regularly scheduled services on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening will not be held during this time.  Everyone is encouraged to continue their practice at home while the Center is […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the last weekend of May.  During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo reviewed the nine breathing exercise taught by Mingyur Rinpoche and led the practice of meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva.  A vegetarian pot luck lunch was later […]

Stupa Anniversary

The 14th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 24th at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California. On this special day dharma brothers/sisters and friends gathered at the stupa site to commemorate the building of the Stupa and to celebrate the Buddha’s birthday.  A […]

Tergar Osel Ling Damaged by Quake 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Nepal at this time of great tragedy. Fortunately, we have received word that no one was seriously injured at our Guru’s monastery in Kathmandu.  However, the quake did cause significant damage to several of the buildings including the Main […]

Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Retreat

A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and food offering was celebrated on February 28th with a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Mantra and Sutra.  This practice is held every month at the Center followed by a pot-luck vegetarian lunch. Dorje Palmo also led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat over […]

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Medicine Buddha Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot luck lunch of delicious vegetarian dishes was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.

Visit to Tergar Osel Ling

In late January, Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to visit Tergar Osel Ling, Mingyur Rinpoche’s monastery in Kathmandu. They were warmly welcomed by General Manager Lama Lekshey and provided accommodations in the new guest rooms at the monastery. Mingyur Rinpoche’s mother, Amala, also greeted […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the second weekend of January.  During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo continued explaining the importance of receiving Empowerments and the procedures to follow including visualization techniques.   A vegetarian pot luck lunch was later enjoyed by everyone.