Category: Recent Events

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.  

Brazil Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the Brazil Branch in Sao Paulo during the week of 16 April. A Guru Rinpoche Tsok offering was held on Friday followed by a review of the Path of Liberation based on our Guru’s teaching during Saturday and Sunday meetings.

Medicine Buddha Retreat

Dorje Palmo led a Medicine Buddha and Meditation Retreat at the Center over the weekend of February 22-23rd. Dharma students practiced meditation and visualization of the Medicine Buddha in the retreat. Everyone appreciated the group practice and look forward to future weekend retreats.

Chinese New Years Celebration

Chinese New Years 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 luncheon of delicious vegetarian dishes was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.   […]

Pilgrimage Tour of India 2013

In November Dorje Palmo and her husband escorted a group from the Yongey Buddhist Center on a pilgrimage tour of India. The group visited many sacred Buddhist sites as well as the Tergar Monastery in Bodhgaya. Dorje Palmo’s husband, Dwayne, describes the tour. Upon arrival in New Delhi […]

Tergar Osel Ling Trip

In October Dorje Palmo journeyed to Nepal to visit our Guru’s monastery, Tergar Osel Ling, in the hills above Kathmandu. Dorje Palmo was accompanied by her husband, Dwayne, who describes the visit. Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed by Principal Chenme Khenpo Gyurme and provided accommodations in the […]

New York & Brazil Branch Visits

Dorje Palmo visited the Brazil Branch in August followed with a visit to the New York Branch in September. A review of the Path of Liberation based on our Guru’s teaching was held at both branches during the weekend meetings.

Vajrasattva and Meditation Retreats

Dorje Palmo led two Vajrasattva and Meditation Retreats at the Center over the weekends of April 27-28 and June 22-23. Dharma students attending the retreats participated in the practice of meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva. Everyone appreciated the group practice and look forward to upcoming weekend retreats.