One of my former Esukhia teachers, Mr. Rekpa Gyatso, has started his own Tibetan language school in McLeod Ganj, India. The school offers both online and on-site private lessons. Rekpa is an excellent teacher, and I hope that he and his instructors will help many students overcome the challenges of learning Tibetan. For information, please […]
Although we are not so fortunate as to be in the presence of the fully-Enlightened Nirmanakaya, the Guru is always benefiting beings. There is no space which is not pervaded by the Buddhas: they are constantly incarnating and emanating for us. as quoted by Gelek Rinpoche in a teaching on “The Four Mindfulnesses”
Moreover, this universe which seems solid and firm isimpermanent; it will be destroyed in stages by fire, water,and wind~ The four seasons also reveal impermanence. The power in the coming of spring causes the soil to bec·ome soft and reddish-brown in colour; trees and plants bring forth shoots and buds. But spring doesn’t last, for with the coming of […]
WHEN: Friday, July 15th, through Sunday, July 17th, 2016; • Friday, July 15th, 2016, 7:00 – 9:00 PM • Saturday and Sunday, July 16th – 17th, 2016, 10:30 AM – 4:30 PM (lunch on your own from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM) WHERE: The Guhyasamaja Center, Professional Center of Fairfax Building, 10875 Main Street, Unit 108, Fairfax, […]
Nectar is an extension for Google’s web browser, Chrome. Clicking on the Nectar icon displays a carefully chosen inspirational quote in the upper right corner of the screen. The quotes are drawn from these websites: lotsawahouse.org accesstoinsight.org – translations of sutras, not associated with any organization but is Theravada Buddhist, eg, translations from Thanissaro Bhikku gutenberg.org – […]
Please share the titles of your favorite books for newcomers to Buddhism. I’m particularly interested in the Tibetan tradition, but I welcome suggestions from all traditions. Provide the title, author and maybe why you like the book. Thanks!
Washington, D.C. June 9, 2016 – The Capital Area Tibetan Association (CATA) is pleased to confirm House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will offer greetings at the Dalai Lama’s Public Talk, “A Peaceful Mind in a Modern World” on Monday, June 13th at American University’s Bender Arena in Washington, D.C. Leader Pelosi has been a decades-long steadfast friend […]