Category: Recent Events

Visit to Tsoknyi Nunnery

While in Kathmandu last month, members of the Yongey Buddhist Center journeyed to Tsoknyi Gechak Ling Nunnery to visit the Nunnery and School.  While there, they met with Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s oldest daughter, Ani Kunchok Palmo, who related the history of the Nunnery and about the on-going projects and […]

Trip to Osel Ling

In late October, members of the Yongey Buddhist Center journeyed to Tergar Osel Ling to thank Mingyur Rinpoche and resident Lamas for their prayers and services for the late Dorje Palmo.   While there, they attended the annual Drupchen Puja ceremony and presented offerings on behalf of the Yongey […]

Introduction to Meditation

The first class of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Introduction to Meditation course was held on October 6 at the Center.  Tergar Facilitator, Laurel Long, introduced Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living program and guided the group in meditation practice.  Close to 30 students attended the first class that will continue next […]

Registration for JOL Meditation Course is OPEN

Chinese Joy of Living Program The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the addition of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program to its practice schedule.  Monthly classes will be on Sundays with morning and afternoon sessions including a potluck lunch.  The program will be in Chinese (Mandarin) […]

Chinese Joy of Living Program

The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to announce the addition of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program to its practice schedule.  Monthly seminars will be on Sundays with morning and afternoon sessions including a potluck lunch.  The program will be in Chinese (Mandarin) and begin with an Introduction […]

Vajrapani Birthday & Guru Rinpoche Tsok

A birthday celebration for Vajrapani Bodhisattva was held at the Center on Saturday, August 10. The celebration included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice.  A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering was also celebrated which included a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra.  […]

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 […]