On Friday, June 16, Dorje Palmo received word that our Guru’s dear grandfather, Lama Tashi Dorje, had passed away. Mingyur Rinpoche was conducting a retreat in Minneapolis at the time and immediately returned to Nepal to be with his mother, brothers and family members. Rinpoche will remain in […]
Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch over the weekend of April 2 with meetings held in Manhattan at Sophia’s home. During the meetings, Dorje Palmo led the members in chanting the Great Compassion Mantra followed with a Q&A discussion and a meditation session dedicated to World Peace. […]
Chenrezig Bodhisattva’s birthday (Guanyin) was celebrated on March 12 at the Center. The practice included chanting of the Four Arm Chenrezig Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earthworms in the nearby park. A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the special event.
Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing over the weekend of February 12. During the Sunday meeting, Dorje Palmo led the group in chanting practice and held a discussion on our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s book Turning Confusion into Clarity.
Chinese New Year was celebrated at the Center on January 28 with a chanting of the Diamond Sutra followed by an Animal Release of earthworms in the nearby park. A potluck lunch was later served to everyone participating in the holiday event.
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!
Our precious guru Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche sends a special message for the coming New Year:
In mid-November Dorje Palmo and her husband, Dwayne, journeyed to Nepal to visit Tergar Osel Ling, our Precious Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s monastery in Kathmandu. They were warmly welcomed on their arrival by Khenpo Gyurme who escorted them up to the monastery for their three-day stay. After recovering from […]
Our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche celebrated his Tibetan birthday this past week at the Tergar Osel Ling Monastery in Kathmandu. A large crowd gathered for the occasion which included a special puja ceremony for Rinpoche’s good health and longevity. Afterwards, everyone was treated to a sumptuous birthday cake sponsored […]
Medicine Buddha’s birthday and our Guru Mingyur Rinpoche’s birthday were celebrated on October 29th in a special Saturday service at the Center. The celebration included chanting Calling Guru and the Medicine Buddha Sutra Mantra followed by an Animal Release of earth worms in the nearby park. A pot […]