Birthday celebrations for Vajrapani Bodhisattva and Ksitigardha Buddha were held at the Center on the Sundays of September 3 and 17. The celebrations included chanting of the Vajrapani Sutra and Mantra during practice. Afterwards, a potluck lunch was served to everyone participating in the birthday events.
The annual Yongey Buddhist Center picnic was held on June 4 at Ed Levin County Park in Milpitas. The potluck event was well attended with everyone bringing vegetarian dishes and desserts. The neighbors around the Center were especially welcomed to the picnic and were honored at the event […]
The 16th Anniversary of the Enlightenment Stupa was celebrated on May 28 at Pal Karma Dorje Dzingpa Ling in Northern California. A Fire Puja Offering has held followed by Stupa Sutra and Avalokitesvara Sutra Chanting. Everyone enjoyed the activities especially circumambulating the Stupa, which generates merits to all […]
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: