On February 12, 2018, I was invited to speak at Congregation Adat Reyim’s sabbath of solidarity. The synagogue’s annual celebration of Rev. Martin Luther King’s life brought together people from many cultures and faiths. The highlight of the evening was a moving rendition of King’s famous “I have a dream” speech given by Rev. Jeffery […]
Welcome to Discovering Buddhism, Module 3, Presenting the Path. My name is Ani Losang Tendrol, and I’ll be leading this class. I will post a summary after every session and a few meditation topics and homework questions. In addition, if there were questions that I couldn’t answer during class, I will post the answers here. […]
Excellent way to (try to) keep with His Holiness’s busy schedule. Works great! Here’s the official description and link to the App Store. Enjoy!
In this first session I gave a basic introduction to meditation including the definition, purpose and nature of mind. We did meditations on the breath such as watching the breath, counting, and nine-round breathing. This presentation is based on the first of the required readings. I introduced the Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness […]
On December 9, Chaplain J. Siafa Johnson came and introduced us to Justice for Juniors. Chaplain Johnson founded the interfaith program because 50% of teen inmates return to prison in large part due to inadequate community support once they return home. Chaplain Johnson was accompanied by Ms. Mary Marston, a recent American University graduate. The two […]
To honor the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for Tibet, I have created a visualization resource to help us understand who they are and the current situation. It is important to not forget them. Please visit: https://public.tableau.com/profile/ltendrol#!/vizhome/Tibetanself-immolations/Dashboard1 My plan is to also include the individuals who took their lives for Tibet by other […]
As a follow-up to the annual New Year’s eve purification practice retreat at Guhyasamaja Center, I’m sharing the list of books that I used (and a few extra). This is by no means an exhaustive list of resources, but it’s enough to get you started on your practice. Scroll down for the recipes for the […]