Nepal Benefit Concert Oct 9 2015 State Theater Falls Church VA

Voyage to Shangrila – benefit rock concert for Nepal A rock concert featuring the number 1 rock band from Nepal – Albatross. Proceeds benefit the many earthquake victims who continue to suffer in the aftermath. Doors: 7:00 PM Showtime: 7:30 PM Tickets: $25 adv/$30 day of $35 balcony/$40 Tickets and information on the State Theater website.

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Teachings on Shantideva

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa will resume his commentary on Shantidev’a Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life and Buddhist tents from his home in sunny California. Shantideva Sundays: October 4, 11, 18, 25 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm eastern standard time (3:00 pm – 5:00 pacific time) The teaching will be streamed live here: Tenets […]

Feed the Hungry: Go Gleaning!

What is gleaning? Gleaning is simply the act of collecting excess fresh foods from farms, gardens, farmers markets, grocers, restaurants, state/county fairs, or any other sources in order to provide it to those in need. What are the benefits? ◾Prevents the unnecessary wasting of quality food. ◾Provides access to fresh, nutritious foods for low-income populations, […]

Review of the FREE Coursera “Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World: Lesser Vehicle” course, given by UVA.

I recently took the FREE Coursera course, “Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World”. ( From the course catalog: ” Tibetan Buddhist Meditation and the Modern World explores the immense variety of meditation practices past and present. We present their histories, their philosophical underpinnings, their transformations in the modern global world, and we give you […]

Sera Mey Monks Tour: DC Metropolitan Area Events October 2015

updated: October 7, 2015  We are honored that Khen Rinpoche Ngawang Jorden will be in the D.C. area from October 2nd to the 20th. He will be accompanied by Jangtse Rinpoche Tenzin Khechok and several other monks. Rinpoche is currently the abbot of Sera Mey Monastic University. The monks are fundraising to support the construction […]