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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 1 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 3 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships 6:00 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately bound up with all living beings.” Relationships make ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
Oct 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. “We can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 5 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness 7:00 pm
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
Please join us each month for Powa practice and a short commentary to the practice known as “transference of consciousness,” the path of compassion for the deceased. This is very special Buddhist practice and the method for benefiting those who have died. We engage in this practice every month and include those who have recently died in the dedication. Gen ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend 5:30 pm
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend
Oct 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 7 @ 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. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~ This event has a ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo 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. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~ ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 7 @ 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We are studying Universal Compassion, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to their practice. Through regular teachings, meditation, systematic ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 8 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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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Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 9:00 am
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 10 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships 6:00 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately bound up with all living beings.” Relationships make ... Read More
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Oct 10 @ 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
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
Oct 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. “We can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 12 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Prayers for Healing 6:30 pm
Prayers for Healing
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Medicine Buddha is a Buddha Doctor whose function is to release living beings from outer and inner sickness by bestowing blessings upon them. By relying on Medicine Buddha sincerely, we can be cured of heavy physical and mental disease, find release from the internal pain of the three poisons—attachment, anger and ignorance—and receive protection from many other dangers and obstacles. ... Read More
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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
Learn to Meditate in Half a Day 10:00 am
Learn to Meditate in Half a Day
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learn to Meditate in Half a Day
With the hectic pace and demands of modern life, many of us feel stressed and over-worked. And with so much to do, we often feel there isn’t time in the day to pause and meditate. Yet, if the mind is unpeaceful, agitated or worried, then we aren’t able to create change in our activities, our work or our relationships. Meditation ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 14 @ 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. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~ This event has a ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo 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. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~ ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 14 @ 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We are studying Universal Compassion, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to their practice. Through regular teachings, meditation, systematic ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 15 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 17 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships 6:00 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately bound up with all living beings.” Relationships make ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. “We can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 19 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Prayers for Compassion 6:30 pm
Prayers for Compassion
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Avalokiteshvara is an enlightened being who is a manifestation of all Buddhas’ compassion. By relying sincerely on Avalokiteshvara, the Buddha of Compassion, and reciting his mantra with strong faith, temporarily we will improve our realizations of all the stages of the path, especially our realization of great compassion, and ultimately we will attain supreme Buddhahood in Avalokiteshvara’s Pure Land. This ... Read More
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend 5:30 pm
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend
Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 21 @ 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. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~ This event has a ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo 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. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~ ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 21 @ 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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 22 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 24 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships 6:00 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately bound up with all living beings.” Relationships make ... Read More
Je Tsongkhapa’s Enlightenment Day Celebration
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 9:30 am
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Oct 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
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
How to Transform Your Life 7:00 pm
How to Transform Your Life
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our life is in a constant state of change. We are always growing as people, one way or another. In this series, inspired by the teachings of Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, we will look at how to direct our growth in the most meaningful ways. “We can transform our life from a state of misery into one of pure ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 26 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Prayers for Wisdom 6:30 pm
Prayers for Wisdom
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Manjushri is the Wisdom Buddha, the embodiment of the wisdom of all the Buddhas. By relying on Manjushri, we will naturally increase our wisdom. Wisdom is like an inner Teacher that we carry in our hearts, and like a Protector that protects us from engaging in wrong actions and having to experience their unpleasant results. If we practice this sadhana ... Read More
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
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
Learning to be Happy 10:00 am
Learning to be Happy
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Learning to be Happy
Since we invented the wheel humans have been rapidly developing and making material progress. Perhaps exceeding our own needs for development. Especially, these days, through our input of great amounts of work, we have made immense technological progress. However, are we really happy? Before we go to bed every day do we feel a deep sense of meaningful satisfaction? In ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 28 @ 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. ~ $5-10 Suggested Donation ~ This event has a ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
A peaceful, contemplative time in your weekend. Join Resident Teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo 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. ~ $10 Suggested Donation ~ ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 28 @ 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
We are studying Universal Compassion, by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm (Enrolled Students Only Please) ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through General Program classes, but who wish to learn more and make a deeper commitment to their practice. Through regular teachings, meditation, systematic ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 29 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:20 am
Description: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
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 31 @ 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. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships 6:00 pm
True Friend: Finding Greater Enjoyment in Our Relationships
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the book, New Eight Steps to Happiness, Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche explains: “Our sense that we are an island, an independent, self-sufficient individual bears no relation to reality. It is closer to the truth to picture our self as a cell in the vast body of life, distinct yet intimately bound up with all living beings.” Relationships make ... Read More