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Olympia ~ Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Dec 1 @ 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
Overcoming Anxiety 10:00 am
Overcoming Anxiety
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Overcoming Anxiety
Our potentials to experience happy states of mind are utterly boundless. Yet from time to time we are left feeling unsure and worried about our future. When these negative minds disappear, we are only temporarily freed from them, as they will arise within our minds sometime in the future. We need to do something. We need a positive transformation of ... Read More
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend 5:30 pm
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend
Dec 1 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 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
Dec 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
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 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
Dec 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
How to be in control in any situation 6:00 pm
How to be in control in any situation
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the aftermath of an unskilful action, we normally say “that wasn’t me, I lost control”. We can even feel surprised and embarrassed by our actions. How did we let ourself stray so far from our good heart? Of course, we all want to learn how to remain in control of our mind in every situation. With this control, we ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 6 @ 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
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind
Dec 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our normal tendency is to become elated when things go how we want and disappointed when they do not. As a result, our mood depends on external conditions that are often beyond our control, despite the amount of energy we spend trying to make them right. Because of these fluctuations of mood we are not able to enjoy the happiness ... Read More
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Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 7 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 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 6:30 pm
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness
Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 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 ~ Tara Prayers 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers
Dec 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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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 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
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Dec 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
Dec 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
Dec 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
How to be in control in any situation 6:00 pm
How to be in control in any situation
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the aftermath of an unskilful action, we normally say “that wasn’t me, I lost control”. We can even feel surprised and embarrassed with our actions. How did we let ourself stray so far from our good heart? Of course, we all want to learn how to remain in control of our mind in every situation. With this control, we ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 13 @ 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
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our normal tendency is to become elated when things go how we want and disappointed when they do not. As a result, our mood depends on external conditions that are often beyond our control, despite the amount of energy we spend trying to make them right. Because of these fluctuations of mood we are not able to enjoy the happiness ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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
Dec 15 @ 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
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Olympia ~ Heart Jewel
Dec 15 @ 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
Focus & Concentration 10:00 am
Focus & Concentration
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Focus & Concentration
“When the turbulence of our distracting conceptions subsides, a deep sense of peace and well being naturally occurs within the mind.” Concentration can be one of the most peaceful things our mind can experience. In this class, we will be developing our capacity for concentration by looking at the nature of our mind. This will make our mind happy as ... Read More
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend 5:30 pm
Shelton Meditation Classes: True Friend
Dec 15 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 16 @ 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 17 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 18 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
How to be in control in any situation 6:00 pm
How to be in control in any situation
Dec 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
In the aftermath of an unskilful action, we normally say “that wasn’t me, I lost control”. We can even feel surprised and embarrassed with our actions. How did we let ourself stray so far from our good heart? Of course, we all want to learn how to remain in control of our mind in every situation. With this control, we ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 20 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our normal tendency is to become elated when things go how we want and disappointed when they do not. As a result, our mood depends on external conditions that are often beyond our control, despite the amount of energy we spend trying to make them right. Because of these fluctuations of mood we are not able to enjoy the happiness ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 21 @ 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 8:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. During this retreat we have the opportunity to purify our negativity by engaging in the purification practices of Buddha Vajrasattva. Through this practice we can remove both the causes of our future suffering and obstacles to our spiritual practice. Through purifying our negativity our mind will gradually become happier and happier, our good qualities ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 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
Dec 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
An Evening of Compassion: Candlelight Christmas Eve Prayer Service 6:30 pm
An Evening of Compassion: Candlelight Christmas Eve Prayer Service
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
An Evening of Compassion: Candlelight Christmas Eve Prayer Service
When our mind is filled with compassion we wish for the suffering we see to cease and want for the well-being of those around us. This mind of compassion is beautiful, peaceful, and meaningful. We are offering a service on Christmas Eve to bring meditation and prayer into the production of compassion for our world. Many people around the world, ... Read More
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 8:00 pm
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Dec 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 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
Dec 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
Dec 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
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 27 @ 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
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind 7:00 pm
Buddhist Methods for a Peaceful Mind
Dec 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Our normal tendency is to become elated when things go how we want and disappointed when they do not. As a result, our mood depends on external conditions that are often beyond our control, despite the amount of energy we spend trying to make them right. Because of these fluctuations of mood we are not able to enjoy the happiness ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation 10:00 am
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings and meditation
Dec 28 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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 to Remove Obstacles 6:30 pm
Prayers to Remove Obstacles
Dec 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Everyone wishes to be happy, yet, again and again, we find that our attainment of happiness is frustrated by obstacles or hindrances—both external and internal. During the times when our mind is filled with negative thoughts and delusions, such as attachment, anger, and ignorance, we experience harm and suffering. We are prevented from maintaining a peaceful mind, and also whatever ... Read More
Olympia ~ Melodious Drums Protector Prayers 10:00 am
Olympia ~ Melodious Drums Protector Prayers
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 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
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 4:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Dec 29 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 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
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 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
Dec 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
Happy, Healthy New Year – The Buddhist Way 7:00 pm
Happy, Healthy New Year – The Buddhist Way
Dec 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Happy, Healthy New Year - The Buddhist Way
As time marches on, bringing in another new year, we are thinking, again, at how we can have a happy year? Everyone wants to have a good year, a new year that brings better experiences, conditions, increased happiness and decreases in problems. For many people, the new year brings new opportunities, new hopes, and new resolutions. Still, each year we ... Read More