Saka Dawa 2018


Saka Dawa is the holiest day of the year according to the Tibetan calendar. It celebrates the Buddha’s birth, passing, and para-nirvana. This year it takes place on May 29. Suggested practices include: Lama Zopa Rinpoche recommends offering a complete recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light (resources available here). Taking the Eight Mahayana precepts […]

Discovering Buddhism: Death and Rebirth Class 2


In this session, we focused our attention on two topics: impermanence and the 12 links of dependent origination. A good understanding of both topics provides the foundation necessary for meditating on death and rebirth.  The Buddha taught, “It is unsure whether tomorrow or the next life will come first. Therefore, [since tomorrow is very indefinite], […]

Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa: Guru puja commentary resumes


Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa (Do Ngak Khunphen Ling, Redding, CT) has resumed his commentary on the Guru puja. He is teaching from his home in San Jose, CA. Recordings of his teachings are available on YouTube. Please subscribe to Tashi Tashi for updates to Rinpoche’s classes. Lama Chopa class 7  May 13, 2018 Lama […]