Category: Dorje Palmo

Groundbreaking for Memorial

Family members and close friends gathered on May 24 to hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Dorje Palmo Memorial to be built on the Stupa site at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling.  The ceremony was in conjunction with the 19th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa and included a […]

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 […]

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 […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch over the weekend of April 2 with meetings held in Manhattan at Sophia’s home.  During the meetings, Dorje Palmo led the members in chanting the Great Compassion Mantra followed with a Q&A discussion and a meditation session dedicated to World Peace. […]

Project Nepal

On her visit to the Tergar Oseling Monastery and Buddhist College in May of 2011, President Dorje Palmo met with our guru, the Very Venerable Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. Our guru talked to Dorje Palmo about his vision for the Monastery and Buddhist College and his plan to build […]

President’s New Year Message

Tashi Delek and a Very Happy New Year! Our dear Guru Mingyur Rinpoche recently wrote a letter to his mother and family, his monasteries, and to all his students while on his retreat. He assured us that he is in good health and doing well in his practice […]

Lama Soto Tribute

President’s Message 2‐9‐12 Tribute to Lama Soto Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, It is with sadness that I pass on to you the news that our dear brother Lama Soto passed away in his sleep on the 3rd of February.  He was in Delhi at the time recovering from […]

Dorje Palmo Message

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Tashi Delek! I want to express my sincere appreciation and thanks to the members who have helped so diligently with the Center activities this past month. May and June are always busy as we prepare for the annual stupa anniversary up at the […]

President’s Letter (July 2010)

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters: Our precious Guru, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, returned to his Center on April 26th and held teachings at our headquarters in Milpitas, California and later at our branch in Flushing, New York. We welcome our Guru’s return and we are very thankful for his […]