All practices and teachings are led by Acharya Choying Gyurmey, resident lama.
We are meeting in-person at the centre for our activities. We ask participants to wear a mask.
We continue to share our meditation and teaching sessions on Zoom.
Meeting ID: 838 6426 2659
To join by telephone: 438-809-7799
Membership and donations ensure the sustainability and flourishing of our Centre as well as supporting our resident lama.
Please give what you can.
is the most significant month in the Tibetan lunar calendar. This year it runs from May 31 to June 29.
The 15th day of the lunar month, the full moon day is called Saga Dawa Düchen. It falls on Tuesday, June 14. This day is the most important holy day of the year for Tibetan Buddhists, it commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and Parinirvana of Buddha Shakyamuni.
During this month, we make extra efforts in practising Dharma, generosity, and compassion, thus accumulating greater virtuous merits and purify our negative karma. We also pray for world peace.
Throughout the month, Acharya Choying Gyurmey will lead us in the profound meditation, The Treasury of Blessings, a practice of Buddha Sakyamuni, on various occasions.
Saturday & Sunday, June 11 and 12, 10 to 11:30 a.m. / 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Please plan to stay for a vegetarian Pot Luck lunch between the sessions.
Donations on this occasion are appropriate and appreciated. Please give generously according to your means.
Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saga Dawa Düchen
Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Saturdays, June 4 & 18, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
What is Refuge?
Teaching, application and Q/A
with Acharya Choying Gyurmey
Suggested donation per session: $10 / $8 for members
Sundays, June 5 & 19, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Calm abiding meditation (Shamatha)
Wednesdays, June 1, 15 & 29, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
A practice of loving kindness and compassion
Wednesdays, June 8 & 22, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Sunday, June 26, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Celebration of the 17th Karmapa’s Birthday
His Holiness the 17th Karmapa’s birthday is the 1st day of the 5th month according to the Tibetan lunar calendar, which, this year, falls on June 30. We will gather on the Sunday preceding his birthday to mark and celebrate this occasion.
Recitation of the Sadhana Calling the Guru from Afar.
Light offering prayers.
Sharing of a birthday cake.