Category: Recent Events

Trip to Osel Ling -2023

Last month, members of the Yongey Buddhist Center journeyed to Tergar Osel Ling Monastery to attend the Dorje Drolo Puja and Teachings.  While there, they presented offerings on behalf of the Center to the Lamas and monks in attendance and those at the Tergar Monastery in Bodhgaya. During […]

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 5 at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas.  Members were happy to once again gather for the outdoor event.  The potluck was well attended with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. The neighbors on Carlsbad Street were especially […]

Mingyur Rinpoche Dedicates Memorial

We are happy to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s visit to dedicate the Dorje Palmo Memorial at the Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling Retreat Land.  Before the dedication, a banquet was held on Sunday, May 8, to welcome Rinpoche’s return after three years of restrictions and lockdowns.  Over 120 […]

Stupa Anniversary and Memorial

The 20th Anniversary of the dedication of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 30 at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California.  Chanting of the Stupa Sutra and Avalokitesvara Sutra was followed by circumambulating the Stupa and food Offerings for the animals who reside near the […]

Remembrance for Dorje Palmo

A Prayer Service for Dorje Palmo, the founder and president of the Yongey Buddhist Center, was held March 28 in Remembrance of her passing two years ago.  Long-time members and friends gathered at the Center to offer prayers and perform the Amitabha practice and chanting. Prior to the […]

Chinese New Year Celebrations (Years Past)

Chinese New Year was not celebrated at the Center this year due to COVID restrictions.  Photos of previous Chinese New Year Celebrations are shown for memories sake.  We look forward to re-opening the Center once the COVID restrictions are removed and it is safe to do so.  We […]

Nubri Kindergarten Teacher Training

We are pleased to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s project for training kindergarten teachers in the remote Nubri Valley region of the Himalayan Mountains. The teacher training course has been designed by Abiding Heart Education specifically for kindergarten teachers who are currently teaching in the Prok and Samaguan villages […]

YBC to Suspend Weekly Services & Activities

Due to safety concerns regarding the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Board of Directors of the Yongey Buddhist Center have decided to suspend all services and activates at the Center for the near future.  This includes the Sunday and Wednesday services and practices as well as the […]

Chenrezig Birthday

Chenrezig Bodhisattva’s birthday (Guanyin) was celebrated on March 8 at the Center.  The practice included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra and food offerings.  A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the special event.

2020 Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on January 25 with chanting of the Stupa Sutra and celebration of Matria Bodhisattva Birthday.   A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.