Stars at Dawn by Wendy Garling


I was fortunate to meet Wendy Garling at Sera Mey monastery last year. We stayed at Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche’s khangtsen along with several other friends and enjoyed attending His Holiness’s teachings together. Her new book, Stars at Dawn: stories of the women in the Buddha’s life, was recently published by Shambhala Publications. Description (Shambhala) In […]

Study Madhyamika beginning April 2017


FPMT’s Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa is offering the 7-year Masters Program both online and at the Center in Pomaia, Italy. Currently, we are studying the Ornament of Clear Realization with Geshe Tenzin Tenphel. If you are interested in an in-depth study of emptiness through a careful reading of Chandrakirti’s the Supplement to the ‘Middle Way’ (Madhyamakavatara), […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Kalachakra 2017


His Holiness the Dalai Lama will once again bless the world by conferring the Kalachakra initiation. DATES: January 3 to January 14, 2017 LOCATION: Bodh Gaya, India Live streaming will be available. For more information, please visit the Kalachakra 2017 website. The tentative schedule is available here.  

Medicine Buddha Empowerment and Retreat Nov 18 to 20 2016


Partners for Tibetan Education and the Drikung Dharma Surya Center are pleased to be hosting Khen Rinpoche Geshe Ngawang Jorden, abbot of Sera Mey Monastery. Rinpoche will lead a Medicine Buddha retreat in Fairfax, Virginia. Schedule of Events Friday, November 18 7 PM — Meet and greet Khen Rinpoche and the Sera Mey monastics 7:30 […]

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 […]

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, […]

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi Will Offer Greetings at the Dalai Lama’s Public Talk


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 […]