Category: Recent Events

Mingyur Rinpoche Visits Milpitas

We are happy to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s visit to our Center over the weekend of June 28 thru 30.  Three years have passed since Rinpoche’s last visit and everyone was eager to meet and receive new teachings. A Welcome Banquet was held the first night where 200 […]

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 Visit in June

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.

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 […]

Trip to Samagaun

In November Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to meet with the directors of Sama Kindergarten, an education project that the Yongey Buddhist Center is helping sponsor.  Under the guidance of Mingyur Rinpoche, a kindergarten school is being built for the young children of Samagaun […]

Birthday Celebrations

Medicine Buddha’s birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on November 4 in a special Sunday service at the Center.The celebration included chanting Calling Guru and the Medicine Buddha Sutra Mantra. Everyone participating in the birthday event enjoyed a potluck lunch.

KuanYin Pusa Entering Buddha Practice

Members honored KuanYin Entering Buddha Practice at the Center on Sunday, October 27.  The celebration included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra. Afterwards, everyone participating in the special event enjoyed a potluck lunch.

Vajrapani Birthday

Birthday celebration for Vajrapani Bodhisattva was held at the Center on Sunday, August 18. The celebration included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice.  Afterwards, a potluck lunch was served to everyone participating in the birthday event.