Category: Recent Events

Chinese New Year Celebration

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

Birthday Celebrations

Medicine Buddha’s Birthday and Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on November 8th during the Sunday services in both Milpitas and New York. The birthday celebrations were extra special with the news of our Guru’s return from retreat. During the afternoon a live video conference was held between the […]

Farewell for New York Branch President

During Dorje Palmo’s recent visit to the New York Branch, a special farewell was held for the branch president who is moving back to Taiwan. Dorje Palmo thanked Sue Ching for her leadership over the years and especially for her help with Mingyur Rinpoche’s visits to the New […]

Vajrapani Birthday and Guru Rinpoche Tsok

Vajrapani’s birthday and A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and food offering were celebrated on August 23rd in the newly renovated Center.  The practice included chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra followed by a special chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra.  During lunch Dorje Palmo thanked all […]

Center Completes Renovation

Dorje Palmo announces the completion of the renovation of the Center in Milpitas. A celebration will be held on Sunday, August 23rd at 10:00 AM in conjunction with Vajrapani’s birthday and a Guru Rinpoche Tsok and food offering. Attendees will be able to view the renovated Center and […]

Guru Rinpoche Tsok during Renovation

A Guru Rinpoche Tsok and food offering was celebrated on July 26th with a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Mantra and Sutra.  The practice was held at the Center during the ongoing renovation. Attendees were able to see the progress to date and enjoy a pot-luck vegetarian lunch […]

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 7th at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas. The pot luck event was well attended with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. The neighbors around the Center were especially welcomed to the picnic and were honored at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]