Celebrate World Vegetarian Day: October 1st


October 1st is World Vegetarian Day and it kicks-off a month dedicated to increasing awareness about the benefits of a vegetarian diet. The Guhyasamaja Center is participating by hosting an event on Saturday, October 1st, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. The event introduces the pleasure of easy vegetarian and vegan cooking. Participants will learn: a Buddhist […]

Uttaratantra Teaching on YouTube: Gyumed Khensur Lobsang Jampa Rinpoche


Buddha is without beginning, middle, or end. He is peace itself, fully self-awakened and self-expanded in buddhahood. Having reached this state, he shows the indestructible, permanent path so that those who have no realization may realize. Wielding the supreme sword and vajra of knowledge and compassionate love, he cuts the seedling of suffering and destroys […]

New Tibetan Online Language School


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 […]

Kalu Rinpoche On Impermanence


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 […]

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa Song of Four Mindfulnesses July 15 – 17 2016


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: Chrome Extension with Dharma Quotes


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 – […]