Category: Recent Events

Amitabha Buddha Birthday

Amitabha Buddha’s birthday was celebrated at the Center this year with a chanting of the Amitabha Buddha Sutra and the recitation of the Amitabha Buddha Mantra.  The Sutra chanting was followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot luck lunch of delicious […]

2014 Christmas Party

The Yongey Buddhist Center’s annual Christmas party was held on December 25th at the Center in Milpitas.   Dharma Students and friends celebrated the joyful holiday season over delicious food and with great company. Thank you for coming!  

Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat

Dorje Palmo led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat at the Center over the weekend of  November 8 – 9. This was a follow on to previous Medicine Buddha retreats held earlier this year where Dharma students practiced meditation and visualization of the Medicine Buddha. Everyone appreciated the group […]

Birthday Celebrations

Medicine Buddha’s Birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on October 19th during the Sunday service.  A chanting of the Medicine Buddha Sutra was followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. After the service a vegetarian pot luck lunch was served and […]

Khenpo Gyurme Teaching

This past week the Yongey Buddhist Center was blessed with the visit of Khenpo Gyurme and Lamas Tsering and Karchoe. After the warm welcome given last Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme and the Lamas journeyed up to Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California to visit the Enlightenment Stupa. […]

Welcome to Khenpo Gyurme

  A warm welcome was given to Khenpo Gyurme on Sunday at the Center.  He arrived from Kathmandu on Friday accompanied by Lama Tsering and Lama Karchoe.  On Sunday, Khenpo Gyurme and the Lamas attended the morning Chenrezig Practice and participated in an animal release of earth worms […]

Brazil Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the Brazil Branch in Sao Paulo during the first week of September. On this trip Dorje Palmo explained the importance of receiving Empowerments and the procedures to follow including visualization techniques.  

Stupa Anniversary

The 13th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 25th at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California. Dharma students and friends gathered at the stupa site for a Fire Puja, Chanting and Tsok in the morning followed by a pot luck luncheon. Everyone enjoyed […]

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 8th up at Ed Levin County Park. 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 honored at the event for […]

Buddha’s Birthday

  Buddha’s birthday 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 of delicious vegetarian dishes was later served to everyone participating in the event.