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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 1 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 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 $5 ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
Dec 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 2 @ 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
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Dec 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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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Cleansing the Mind of Negativity – The Practice of Three Superior Heaps 10:00 am
Cleansing the Mind of Negativity – The Practice of Three Superior Heaps
Dec 3 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Cleansing the Mind of Negativity - The Practice of Three Superior Heaps
Have you done things in your life you regret? Would you like to purify your past and move on with a happy, guilt-free mind? Now you have the opportunity to learn the power of purifying past actions, and finally move on to a happier you! Gen Kelsang Wangpo will explain how you can cleanse your mind of all your past ... Read More
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat 2:30 pm
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
Dec 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
Bodhisattva's Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
The practice of making prostrations to the 35 Confession Buddhas is a sublime and powerful purification practice through which we cleanse the mind of the imprints of previous negative actions and thoughts. Making prostrations is both excellent physical and mental exercise, and involves the full integration of body, speech and mind. There will be three guided sessions. In each, you ... Read More
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat 3:45 pm
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
Dec 3 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Bodhisattva's Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
The practice of making prostrations to the 35 Confession Buddhas is a sublime and powerful purification practice through which we cleanse the mind of the imprints of previous negative actions and thoughts. Making prostrations is both excellent physical and mental exercise, and involves the full integration of body, speech and mind. There will be three guided sessions. In each, you ... Read More
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat 5:00 pm
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
Dec 3 @ 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Bodhisattva's Confession of Moral Downfalls Retreat
The practice of making prostrations to the 35 Confession Buddhas is a sublime and powerful purification practice through which we cleanse the mind of the imprints of previous negative actions and thoughts. Making prostrations is both excellent physical and mental exercise, and involves the full integration of body, speech and mind. There will be three guided sessions. In each, you ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 4 @ 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 ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Dec 4 @ 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 ~
The Peaceful Mind Course 10:00 am
The Peaceful Mind Course
Dec 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Peaceful Mind Course
Often we feel trapped by our day to day responsibilities and activities. When we feel this way it is hard to think of how to live a spiritual life, or when we can even find the time. Buddha’s teachings provide practical advice on how to change our mind so that we can let go of our frustrations and move on ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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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
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 7:00 pm
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 6:00 pm
Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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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
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Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:15 pm
Tacoma ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 8 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 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 $5 ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
Dec 9 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
We are starting the study of How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Classes run weekly, every Friday, from 9-11am. We have an open enrollment period for 3 weeks. We welcome everyone to join in this special program. ABOUT FOUNDATION PROGRAM Foundation Program is ideal for those who have gained a basic understanding of Kadampa Buddhism through ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 9 @ 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 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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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The Peaceful Mind Course 10:00 am
The Peaceful Mind Course
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Peaceful Mind Course
“Wherever we look, we find only the kindness of others.” Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Often we feel trapped by our day to day responsibilities and activities. When we feel this way it is hard to think of how to live a spiritual life, or when we can even find the time. Buddha’s teachings provide practical advice on how to change our ... 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
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 11 @ 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 ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Dec 11 @ 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 ~
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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Vajrasattva Retreat 7:45 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 12 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 7:00 pm
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
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Vajrasattva Retreat 7:45 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 13 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 6:00 pm
Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
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Vajrasattva Retreat 7:45 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 14 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... 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
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
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Vajrasattva Retreat 7:45 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 15 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 4:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
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Vajrasattva Retreat 7:45 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 16 @ 7:45 am – 8:45 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Vajrasattva Retreat 10:00 am
Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 16 @ 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 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
Offering to Spiritual Guide Prayers to Conclude Vajrasattva Retreat 7:00 pm
Offering to Spiritual Guide Prayers to Conclude Vajrasattva Retreat
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Vajrasattva is the Buddha of purification. Through engaging in purification practice we remove negativity from our mind and gradually become happier. Our good qualities increase, and all our mental and physical problems gradually disappear. Through this practice we can remove the bad habits in our mind that cause our problems. This practice is done in conjunction with Offering to the ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Dec 18 @ 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 ~
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Tacoma
Dec 18 @ 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 ~
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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
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 7:00 pm
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 6:00 pm
Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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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
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Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 23 @ 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 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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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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
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 7:00 pm
Freedom from Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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Craving, Attachment, and Addiction 6:00 pm
Craving, Attachment, and Addiction
Dec 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Our life is a precious possession. Through gaining insight into our own mind, we can learn how to overcome compulsive ways of thinking and acting, gradually realizing and fulfilling the real meaning and purpose of this human life. Each class consists of guided meditations, practical advice, and an opportunity for discussion. This course is for people who want to deepen ... Read More
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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
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Melodious Drum w tsog offerings 10:00 am
Melodious Drum w tsog offerings
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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
In Olympia and Tacoma we are studying Eight Steps to Happiness, by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Olympia: Sundays 6:30- 8:30pm Tacoma: Thursdays 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 ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Dec 30 @ 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
WFJ with tsog offerings ~ Olympia 6:30 pm
WFJ with tsog offerings ~ Olympia
Dec 30 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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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Fearless Wisdom for the New Year: A New Year’s Eve Talk (followed by optional Liberation from Sorrow prayers) 7:00 am
Fearless Wisdom for the New Year: A New Year’s Eve Talk (followed by optional Liberation from Sorrow prayers)
Dec 31 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fearless Wisdom for the New Year: A New Year's Eve Talk (followed by optional Liberation from Sorrow prayers)
Join us for a very special New Year’s Eve Celebration. We will be hosting a talk from 7—8pm followed by light snacks. The topic is Fearless Wisdom and we will look at how we can tap into and strengthen the courage that we need to deal with difficulties. In this talk we will hear about Arya Tara, a female enlightened ... Read More