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Remembrance for Dorje Palmo

A Prayer Service for Dorje Palmo, the founder and president of the Yongey Buddhist Center, was held March 28 in Remembrance of her passing two years ago.  Long-time members and friends gathered at the Center to offer prayers and perform the Amitabha practice and chanting. Prior to the […]

Joy of Living Level 2

The Yongey Buddhist Center announces the continuation of Mingyur Rinpoche’s Joy of Living Program in Chinese with Joy of Living Level 2: Opening the Heart. All twenty-two students that completed Level 1 are continuing with Level 2.  The first class was held on June 7 (remotely due to […]

Mingyur Rinpoche Visits Flushing

We are happy to report on Mingyur Rinpoche’s visit to our New York Branch this past week.  Members traveled to JFK early on May 7 to welcome Rinpoche to America and escort him back to Flushing.  Rinpoche had little time to rest before the Launch of his new […]

Tsoknyi Rinpoche Visit

The Yongey Buddhist Center is pleased to report on the visit of Tsoknyi Rinpoche for 2 nights of teachings, April 18 and 19.   Rinpoche’s two-part teachings were on the subject of Essence Love, the Root of Bodhichitta.  Over 150 students attended the nightly teachings held at the Embassy […]

Center Undergoing Renovation

Dorje Palmo announces that the Center in Milpitas will be undergoing a major renovation over the next few weeks.  Regularly scheduled services on Sunday morning and Wednesday evening will not be held during this time.  Everyone is encouraged to continue their practice at home while the Center is […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the last weekend of May.  During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo reviewed the nine breathing exercise taught by Mingyur Rinpoche and led the practice of meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva.  A vegetarian pot luck lunch was later […]

Tergar Osel Ling Damaged by Quake 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Nepal at this time of great tragedy. Fortunately, we have received word that no one was seriously injured at our Guru’s monastery in Kathmandu.  However, the quake did cause significant damage to several of the buildings including the Main […]

Long-Life Ceremony for Mingyur Rinpoche

A special long-life Puja for our guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was held in Mesa, Arizona this past weekend, Oct 11 – 13, sponsored by the Tergar Meditation Center in Phoenix.   Dorje Palmo journeyed to Mesa to represent the Yongey Buddhist Center and participate in the prayer ceremony. Nine […]

New York Branch Visit

Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing during the first weekend of October.  During the Sunday meeting Dorje Palmo explained the importance of receiving Empowerments and the procedures to follow including visualization techniques.

President’s New Year Message

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters Tashi Delek and a Very Happy New Year! Such good news from our precious Guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche! We are grateful that through the blessings of the Lord Gurus and the Lord Buddha he is in good health and not experiencing any obstacles. […]