All practices and teachings are led by Acharya Choying Gyurmey, resident lama, unless otherwise indicated.

We are now meeting in-person at the centre for our activities, and will continue sharing them on Zoom.

Meeting ID: 838 6426 2659
Passcode: 311753
To join by telephone: 438-809-7799

Please note that a unique Zoom link will be sent to registrants for the teaching by Ven. Shelri Choktrul Rinpoche on May 28 & 29.

Donations ensure the sustainability and flourishing of our Centre as well as supporting our resident lama.
Please give what you can.

Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Invitation to join Acharya Choying Gyurmey in the hanging of Tibetan prayer flags, the ceremony of Smoke Offering and the Offering of Light.

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Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Chenrezik Sadhana,

a practice of loving kindness and compassion led by Acharya Choying Gyurmey

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Saturdays, May 7 & 14, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Tonglen, a meditation practice of exchanging self with other

Teaching, application and Q/A

Suggested donation per session: $10 / $8 for members

Sundays, May 15, 18 & 22, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Calm abiding meditation (Shamatha)


Monday, May 16, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Celebration of Vesak Day

Vesak commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and paranirvana (death) of the Buddha, according to the Theravada tradition.

On this occasion, we will recite the Treasure of Blessings.
A practice of Buddha Sakyamuni.

In person at the Centre and on Zoom

Saturday, May 21, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Medicine Buddha Sadhana

We meditate on the Medicine Buddha with the aspiration that the pandemic subside and also that we and others overcome the inner sickness of attachment, hatred, and ignorance and thus decrease physical and mental illness and suffering.

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Saturday & Sunday, May 28 & 29, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Teaching by the Venerable Shelri Choktrul Rinpoche 

How to stand up to negative, difficult, unhealthy situations & relationships with compassion, loving kindness, wisdom & inner strength.

Bio: The Very Venerable Shelri Choktrul Rinpoche, born in 1993, in Bhijer, Upper Dolpo, Nepal, was found in accordance with the prophecy by H. H. the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Urgyen Trinley Dorje, and formally returned to his Seat at Tsakhang Monastery in Upper Dolpo’s sacred Dragon Roar Crystal Mountain. As prophesied by the 15th Gyalwang Karmapa, Khakyab Dorje, the Shelri Choktrul Rinpoches are emanations of Repa Shiwa Ö, one of the eight great heart sons of Jetsun Milarepa. The 5th Shelri Choktrul Rinpoche began training and studies in Pullahari Monastery and is currently in the Rigpe Dorje Monastic Institute of Higher Buddhist Philosophy, Lava, India.

Registration not required to attend IN PERSON at the Centre. We look forward to seeing you!

To participate on ZOOM, or to have access to the Zoom recordings, please register by writing to The Zoom link for this event will be sent to you on Thursday, May 26.

Suggested Donation: $25 / $15 for members, whether in person or on Zoom.
Payments can be made by Interac, PayPal, cheque, or by cash at the centre.

Tuesdays, May 17, 24, 31 and June 7, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

6-week Tibetan Language class, Reading and Writing—Beginners level

with Acharya Choying Gyurmey

One must register for the full 6-week course:
$60 / $45 for members

Private classes:
Acharya is happy to provide private Tibetan classes, all levels. Please contact Acharya directly for this or write to 

Per class: $15 / $10 for members