Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo Translators Programs short intensive course for Dharma Tibetan Dates: 09/05/2016 – 10/14/2016 Place: Mcleod Ganj, India Price: $600 We offer six weeks of intensive study of Tibetan in the beautiful environment of McLeod Ganj. With this course, you will learn how to read Tibetan, speak basic colloquial conversations, understand basic literary grammar […]
Every day, if you can recite OM MANI PADME HUM just one time, it stops you being reborn in the animal realm. If you recite it 100 times, it purifies the negative karma to be reborn in the lower realms. If you recite it 1,000 times a day, you will be reborn in the Pure […]
During the Nyung Nye retreat at Do Ngak Khunphen Ling, Geshe Losang Dhargye who is leading the retreat, suggested that we meditate on the Four Immeausurables between sessions. Much has been written about this topic. I found an excellent teaching by Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche that begins by asking us what it means to be Buddhist. […]
Here’s something to rejoice in – an official statement by the President and Mrs. Obama on the occasion of Vesak! Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Buddhists in the United States and around the world in their celebration of Vesak, a day honoring the birth, enlightenment, and passing of Buddha. During this season, we […]
At the request of the Capital Area Tibetan Association, His Holiness will give a public talk at American University on Monday, June 13, 2016 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm. The title of the talk is “A Peaceful Mind in a Modern World.” Tickets are on sale now online.
Guhyasamaja center was very pleased that Ven Amy Miller (editor and co-author of Buddhism in a Nutshell published by FPMT) came and gave a one day teaching on death and dying. She shared many moving stories of people who she cared for when they were ill or dying including a young man on death row. […]
An urgent notice was issued from the Department of Religion (CTA) to accumulate special prayers for His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. RCATYC and Capital Area Tibetan Association would like to request your participation to a prayer (Shabrim) gathering for His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Prayers will be chanted in Tibetan. Date: May 13th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 […]