We are meeting in-person at the centre for our activities, and will continue sharing them on Zoom unless otherwise indicated:


Meeting ID: 838 6426 2659
Passcode: 311753
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.


Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 13, 14 & 15; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.


A Commentary on Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye’s
“The Guru’s Instructions in a Single Utterance”

by Venerable Drupon Khenpo Lodro Namgyal, Rigpe Dorje Institute, Pullahari Monastery Nepal

DRUPON KHENPO LODRO NAMGYAL has a combination of immense learning and intensive meditation that is clearly evident in his teachings. His way of making the most complex and subtle Dharma subjects immediately accessible is a constant inspiration to all. In this online series, he will provide explanations on this text in which Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye provides pithy advice summarizing the essential points for taming the mind.

Translations in English, French, Spanish and Mandarin

To register, click here

The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

Acharya Choying Gyurmey, our resident lama, will share the teachings on our large screen at the Centre. They will be shared with the translation from Tibetan to English. To benefit from the translation into other languages, bring your device and earphones. 

Sundays, October 1 & 8, 10 to 11 a.m.


Calm Abiding Meditation

By donation

Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Chenrezik & Amitabha Sadhanas

Love, compassion, and wisdom—together known as bodhicitta—are the indivisible nature of the Buddha’s enlightened mind. Chenrezik (Skt. Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of Infinite Compassion, is the embodiment of these virtuous qualities. 

Through the practice of Amitabha, the Buddha of Boundless Light, beings, especially those with faith, are guided to rebirth in Dewachen, the pure realm of immaculate happiness, joy and bliss. 

By donation

Thursdays, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Tibetan Language Class—Beginner’s level

October through December, Tibetan Language Course—Reading and Writing
with Acharya Choying Gyurmey

Suggested donation: $10 per class/to be paid at beginning of each class; 

Last class of each month, no charge.

It is important to attend all classes to progress with the group. 

Saturday, October 7, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Green Tara Sadhana

The all-victorious Saviouress manifests 21 emanations to help beings. Tara vanquishes obstacles and fear, and protects those in danger and difficulty who call to her. The Green Tara prayer and recitation of the 21 Tara Praises avert and dispel obstacles. 

By donation

Saturday, October 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

In person only, not shared on Zoom
Dharma Book Club

We are studying the book Excellent at the Beginning by Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche.

By donation

Sunday, October 22, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Tea Meditation 

Led by Acharya Choying Gyurmey and Tea Master Vivian Li

A tea meditation involves being mindful and present during all aspects of the tea ritual including making the tea, drinking the tea, and being aware of the environment and of the effects on your mind and body. You can practise a tea meditation any time during the day. It’s an example of how to apply our meditation in daily life.

By donation 

Afterwards, please join us for a potluck lunch. (Bring vegetarian food to share.)

Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Smoke Offering Weather permitting

A Sang Offering (smoke offering) is a Tibetan Buddhist practice. Fragrant incense smoke is offered to the Buddha, Dharma and Sangha, the supreme enlightened beings and all sentient beings to accumulate merit, purify our past negative karma and repay our karmic debts. 

Suggested donation: $15/members $10 (or an amount of your choice) to cover expenses and support the Centre. Please come directly to our back courtyard, access by the alley. 

Afterwards, please join us for a potluck lunch. (Bring vegetarian food to share.)

Sunday, October 29, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tonglen—Sending and receiving

Tonglen is a meditative practice of mind training (lojong) to develop the inner qualities of loving kindness, compassion and bodhicitta.

By donation