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 […]
Dorje Palmo visited the New York Branch in Flushing over the weekend of October 23rd. 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. The members enjoyed the discussions and find […]
On September 10th the Yongey Buddhist Center celebrated a Guru Rinpoche Tsok and Food Offering including a chanting of the Guru Rinpoche Sutra and Mantra. Following the Tsok Offering the Center members journeyed to the local Milpitas Food Pantry to deliver food and learn of the Food Pantry […]
The Seventh Annual North American Kagyu Monlam was held July 6 – 10 at the Kagyu Thubten Choling Monastery in Wappingers Falls, New York. Dorje Palmo journeyed to Wappingers Falls to represent the Yongey Buddhist Center and participate in the prayer festival held in KTC’s newly completed Maitreya […]
We are happy to report that Mingyur Rinpoche visited the New York Branch of the Yongey Buddhist Center over the three days of July 4 thru 6. Members traveled to the Newark airport to greet Rinpoche and escort him back to Flushing where the following events were held. […]