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Freedom from Anger 10:00 am
Freedom from Anger
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Anger creates problems for our self and those around us. Learn how to recognize and overcome this common enemy without repressing it or allowing it to cause harm, thus improving our life and relationships! The mind of anger takes many forms and has many faces! Frustration, anxiety, jealousy, these are all minds rooted in anger. During this class participants will ... Read More
Tara Prayers for those affected by Nepal earthquake 2:30 pm
Tara Prayers for those affected by Nepal earthquake
May 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tara is a female enlightened being, whose name means Liberator, and who is known for her swift compassionate actions. Like an enlightened mother, she protects us from the cycle of negativity and harm, and guides us in the direction of wisdom and compassion. By showing us the path to freedom that lies within our own mind, she gives us the ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Foundation Program Potluck Night 6:00 pm
Foundation Program Potluck Night
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 4 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Meditation for Kids & Families 4:00 pm
Meditation for Kids & Families
May 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Transforming Adverse Conditions: The Buddhist Way to Peace and Happiness 7:00 pm
Transforming Adverse Conditions: The Buddhist Way to Peace and Happiness
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ordinarily the day-to-day difficulties we encounter give rise to frustration, stress or feeling overwhelmed. By learning to respond to challenges skillfully, with acceptance, creativity, and wisdom, our problems become powerful spiritual fuel. Join us to hear about Buddha’s teachings on transforming adverse conditions into the path, and learn to surf the big waves of daily life.
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Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Transforming Adverse Conditions: The Buddhist Way to Peace and Happiness 7:00 pm
Transforming Adverse Conditions: The Buddhist Way to Peace and Happiness
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Ordinarily the day-to-day difficulties we encounter give rise to frustration, stress or feeling overwhelmed. By learning to respond to challenges skillfully, with acceptance, creativity, and wisdom, our problems become powerful spiritual fuel. Join us to hear about Buddha’s teachings on transforming adverse conditions into the path, and learn to surf the big waves of daily life.
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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 8 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Tara Prayers 1:30 pm
Tara Prayers
May 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Tara is a female enlightened being, whose name means Liberator, and who is known for her swift compassionate actions. Like an enlightened mother, she protects us from the cycle of negativity and harm, and guides us in the direction of wisdom and compassion. By showing us the path to freedom that lies within our own mind, she gives us the ... Read More
Wishfulfilling Jewel w tsog 5:00 pm
Wishfulfilling Jewel w tsog
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
Meaningful Advice: How to share and teach Dharma 6:30 pm
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Joy of Concentration: Mini Retreat on Love 10:00 am
Joy of Concentration: Mini Retreat on Love
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Have you ever stopped to watch your mind? Chances are you’ve noticed that your thoughts move quickly like a monkey scampering from branch to branch. If you’ve ever tried to slow down the process, you may have found that it isn’t that easy. By getting to know our mind and how it functions, we can learn to take control of ... Read More
Center Cherishing ~ Olympia 3:00 pm
Center Cherishing ~ Olympia
May 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Everyone is welcome to join us as we do some spring cleaning!
Dakini Yoga (HYT only) 6:30 pm
Dakini Yoga (HYT only)
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Offering to the Spiritual Guide 3:00 pm
Offering to the Spiritual Guide
May 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path, and training the mind, as well ... Read More
Foundation Program ~ Exam night 6:00 pm
Foundation Program ~ Exam night
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
 
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 11 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Meditation for Kids & Families 4:00 pm
Meditation for Kids & Families
May 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Psychology of the Mind 7:00 pm
Psychology of the Mind
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an inner science about How to Understand the Mind; tried and true ancient technology taught by Buddha.  When we study and meditate on the science of the mind, there are very practical applications we can use this for, such as how to make our mind happier and more peaceful.  Come learn specific attitudes to cultivate or dispel. The ... Read More
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Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 13 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Psychology of the Mind 7:00 pm
Psychology of the Mind
May 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an inner science about How to Understand the Mind; tried and true ancient technology taught by Buddha.  When we study and meditate on the science of the mind, there are very practical applications we can use this for, such as how to make our mind happier and more peaceful.  Come learn specific attitudes to cultivate or dispel. The ... Read More
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Empowerment ~ Avalokiteshvara 10:00 am
Empowerment ~ Avalokiteshvara
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Buddha Avalokiteshvara Empowerment and teachings on Powa With Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo At this special event, Gen Kelsang Wangpo will grant the empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of compassion. This empowerment is a blissful guided meditation that awakens our potential for universal love and compassion. Gen Wangpo will also teach on how we can bring great benefit to ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Preciousness of Tantra 6:00 pm
Preciousness of Tantra
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In this series we embark upon the explanation of Buddha’s extraordinary teachings on tantra as presented in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book Modern Buddhism. Geshe Kelsang has shown how we can integrate these powerful techniques into a modern life. Tantra is based on a deeply inspiring vision of what the human mind is capable of achieving. In this ongoing series, Gen ... Read More
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 18 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Meditation for Kids & Families 4:00 pm
Meditation for Kids & Families
May 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children will learn simple Buddhist principles, such as kindness, respect for others and keeping a happy heart, through stories, songs, meditation and crafts. A parent needs to accompany each child. Appropriate for ages 6 – 13. Adults will find these introductory teachings valuable as well, and will be able to use what is learned in class throughout the week. Practicing ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Psychology of the Mind 7:00 pm
Psychology of the Mind
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an inner science about How to Understand the Mind; tried and true ancient technology taught by Buddha.  When we study and meditate on the science of the mind, there are very practical applications we can use this for, such as how to make our mind happier and more peaceful.  Come learn specific attitudes to cultivate or dispel. The ... Read More
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Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Psychology of the Mind 7:00 pm
Psychology of the Mind
May 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an inner science about How to Understand the Mind; tried and true ancient technology taught by Buddha.  When we study and meditate on the science of the mind, there are very practical applications we can use this for, such as how to make our mind happier and more peaceful.  Come learn specific attitudes to cultivate or dispel. The ... Read More
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Preciousness of Tantra 6:30 pm
Preciousness of Tantra
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In this series we embark upon the explanation of Buddha’s extraordinary teachings on tantra as presented in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book Modern Buddhism. Geshe Kelsang has shown how we can integrate these powerful techniques into a modern life. Tantra is based on a deeply inspiring vision of what the human mind is capable of achieving. In this ongoing series, Gen ... Read More
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 22 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Mandala Offering Introduction course 6:30 pm
Mandala Offering Introduction course
May 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Are you interested in the Guru Yoga Mandala Offering retreat over Memorial Day Weekend? Not sure what it entails? Want to learn how to make mandala offerings? Then this event is perfect for you. Gen Wangpo will talk about this retreat, which is an amazing opportunity to purify our world, and provide explanations of how we can use a ritual ... Read More
Wishfulfilling Jewel w tsog 7:30 pm
Wishfulfilling Jewel w tsog
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Guru Yoga Mandala Offering 7:45 am
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering
May 24 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am
 
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering 4:00 pm
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
 
Preciousness of Tantra 6:00 pm
Preciousness of Tantra
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In this series we embark upon the explanation of Buddha’s extraordinary teachings on tantra as presented in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book Modern Buddhism. Geshe Kelsang has shown how we can integrate these powerful techniques into a modern life. Tantra is based on a deeply inspiring vision of what the human mind is capable of achieving. In this ongoing series, Gen ... Read More
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 25 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering 7:45 am
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering
May 25 @ 7:45 am – 9:00 am
 
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering 10:00 am
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
 
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering 4:00 pm
Guru Yoga Mandala Offering
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
 
Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
Offering to the Spiritual Guide
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path, and training the mind, as well ... Read More
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Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Lunchtime Meditation
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. $5 ~ Free for ... Read More
Heart Jewel 5:30 pm
Heart Jewel
May 27 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
 
Psychology of the Mind 7:00 pm
Psychology of the Mind
May 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
There is an inner science about How to Understand the Mind; tried and true ancient technology taught by Buddha.  When we study and meditate on the science of the mind, there are very practical applications we can use this for, such as how to make our mind happier and more peaceful.  Come learn specific attitudes to cultivate or dispel. The ... Read More
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Preciousness of Tantra 6:30 pm
Preciousness of Tantra
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In this series we embark upon the explanation of Buddha’s extraordinary teachings on tantra as presented in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book Modern Buddhism. Geshe Kelsang has shown how we can integrate these powerful techniques into a modern life. Tantra is based on a deeply inspiring vision of what the human mind is capable of achieving. In this ongoing series, Gen ... Read More
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Quick Path (HYT only) 6:15 am
Quick Path (HYT only)
May 29 @ 6:15 am – 7:45 am
 
Melodious Drum w tsog 6:00 pm
Melodious Drum w tsog
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
This practice is the heart essence of Kadampa Buddhism. In the first part of the practice we visualize our Spiritual Guide as Je Tsongkhapa and make prayers and requests to purify negativity, accumulate merit, and receive blessings. This prepares our mind for our meditation on Stages of the Path to Enlightenment. After the meditation we make prayers to our Dharma ... Read More
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Karma: Understanding why things happen 10:00 am
Karma: Understanding why things happen
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Karma explains why each individual has a unique mental disposition, a unique physical appearance, and unique experiences. These are the various effects of the countless actions that each individual has performed in the past. We cannot find any two people who have created exactly the same history of actions throughout their past lives, and so we cannot find two people ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Prayers for World Peace 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join us for guided meditations, prayers for world peace, and uplifting advice on how we can transform our day-to-day life into opportunities for personal and spiritual growth. Through developing inner peace in this way, outer peace will naturally come about. Drop-in anytime. Everyone Welcome. ~ $5 Suggested Donation ~
Preciousness of Tantra 6:00 pm
Preciousness of Tantra
May 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
In this series we embark upon the explanation of Buddha’s extraordinary teachings on tantra as presented in Geshe Kelsang Gyatso’s book Modern Buddhism. Geshe Kelsang has shown how we can integrate these powerful techniques into a modern life. Tantra is based on a deeply inspiring vision of what the human mind is capable of achieving. In this ongoing series, Gen ... Read More