How to practice the paramitas when attending teachings

At the conclusion of a ten day teaching on Nagarjuna’s Sixty Stanzas, Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa explained how we can practice the six perfections by coming to Dharma teachings. Generosity: by making offerings to the Buddhas and spiritual teachers; Morality: by making an effort to come to the teachings and practicing  morality during the […]

Gyumed Khensur Losang Jampa In Praise of Dependent Origination: Oct 18 – 19

Save The Date: Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa will be continuing his commentary on “In Praise of Dependent Origination” the weekend of October 18 – 19. Recordings of Rinpoche’s earlier teachings are available on the Center’s YouTube site. On September 6, Dr. Lorne Ladner will offer a preparatory class introducing the text. For details, please […]

Our Great Spiritual Friend and Guide, Geshe Sopa Rinpoche

(source: Deer Park email, August 28, 2014) Dear Friends of Deer Park, It is with great sadness that we would like to inform all our friends of Deer Park, that our very precious guru, and great spiritual friend and guide, Geshe Sopa Rinpoche entered into clear light meditation at 11:30AM this morning. We will be […]

Guy Newland at Sravasti Abbey 2014

I’m a huge Guy Newland fan, so I’ve been watching recordings of his teachings at Sravasti Abbey. He’s a master teacher, not only does he have a deep understanding of the Dharma, he’s able to communicate difficult concepts clearly and with humor. In particular, he’s known for his explanations of emptiness.  He’s careful to bring […]

Medicine Buddha Puja Recording With Sera Mey Khensur Rinpoche

Here’s a video of Sera Mey Khensur Rinpoche Ngawang Jordan chanting the Medicine Buddha puja in Tibetan at the Guhyasamaja Center. His chant master has a beautiful voice and he sang very slowly and carefully. He led our group in an extended mantra recitation. This was an informal, intimate gathering of friends and a small […]

Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa: Nagarjuna’s 60 Stanzas Aug 9 – 17 2014

We are very pleased to annouce that Rinpoche will give a 9-day teaching at Tibet House on Sixty Stanzas on Reasoning. This program is co-sponsored by DNKL, CT and MSTC, NJ. This work, composed by Nagarjuna, beatifully illustrates the perfect harmony between the Truths of the conventional and the ultimate, the Practices of morality and […]

Spirits On the Loose at the Kalachakra

Last night around 11:30 U.S. EST, I was watching the lifestream of His Holiness’s birthday celebration in Ladakh. Speaker after speaker gave a short speech honoring His Holiness. Then, suddenly, a woman in a white chuba (Tibetan gown) ran up from the crowd towards His Holiness. The Ladakhi security guards ran after her and tried […]