President’s New Year Message

Tashi Delek and a Very Happy New Year! Our dear Guru Mingyur Rinpoche recently wrote a letter to his mother and family, his monasteries, and to all his students while on his retreat. He assured us that he is in good health and doing well in his practice […]

Yongey Buddhist Center Picnic

Original event details: Please come join us for a lovely summer picnic vegetarian style at Ed R. Levin County Park in the hills just East of Milpitas. Come share some fun time with your old and new friends. The picnic will be Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 11:30 […]

Stupa Anniversary 2012

The 11th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 27th at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California. Members and friends gathered at the stupa site for a Fire Puja and Chanting in the morning followed by a pot luck luncheon.

Travel to Sherabling Monastery for Tribute to Lama Soto

On behalf of Yongey Buddhist Center, Dorje Palmo, accompanied by Patricia Strong on March 15th traveled to Palpung Sherabling Monastery to sponsor Puja and Offerings. The Puja was held on 22nd March, the 49th day after our beloved Lama Soto’s passing. Of special note, on the day following […]

Lama Soto Tribute

President’s Message 2‐9‐12 Tribute to Lama Soto Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, It is with sadness that I pass on to you the news that our dear brother Lama Soto passed away in his sleep on the 3rd of February.  He was in Delhi at the time recovering from […]

Dorje Palmo Message

Dear Dharma Brothers and Sisters, Tashi Delek! I want to express my sincere appreciation and thanks to the members who have helped so diligently with the Center activities this past month. May and June are always busy as we prepare for the annual stupa anniversary up at the […]

Vajrasattva weekend retreat

The Yongey Buddhist Center started off the New Year with its first Vajrasattva weekend retreat. The practice of meditation and recitation of Buddha Vajrasattva is an extremely powerful method for purifying our impure mind and actions. In these sessions, we focus on what it means to actually purify […]

2011 Christmas Party

The Yongey Buddhist Center’s annual Christmas party was held on December 25, 1pm at the Center. Wonderful friends celebrated the joyful holiday season over delicious food and with great company. Dorje Palmo wishes everyone a happy, healthy 2012 and encourages everyone to follow our Guru’s words and practice […]