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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 1 @ 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
Oct 1 @ 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 ~
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness 5:00 pm
Powa Ceremony ~ The Profound Practice of Transference of Consciousness
Oct 1 @ 5:00 pm – 5:50 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 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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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 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
Friend of the World 7:00 pm
Friend of the World
Oct 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As humans, we have a special opportunity to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind. In this series, we will learn how to make our life truly meaningful by fulfilling the vast potential of our mind. With this understanding, we will come to feel very fortunate and inspired to integrate these teachings into our daily life. ... Read More
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Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls 9:30 am
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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. Everyone is Welcome
Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace 6:00 pm
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Patient acceptance is the key to being able to enjoy a happy and peaceful life. Furthermore it gives us the skill to transform our problems and conflicts into the very means that empower us to improve our good qualities of love, compassion and wisdom. Finally, as one of the main practices of a bodhisattva, it is essential for being able ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 5 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Tacoma ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 6 @ 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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Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 7 @ 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
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 8 @ 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
Oct 8 @ 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 ~
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers 5:00 pm
Olympia ~ Tara Prayers
Oct 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 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
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 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
Friend of the World 7:00 pm
Friend of the World
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As humans, we have a special opportunity to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind. In this series, we will learn how to make our life truly meaningful by fulfilling the vast potential of our mind. With this understanding, we will come to feel very fortunate and inspired to integrate these teachings into our daily life. ... Read More
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Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 9:30 am
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Oct 10 @ 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
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace 6:00 pm
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Patient acceptance is the key to being able to enjoy a happy and peaceful life. Furthermore it gives us the skill to transform our problems and conflicts into the very means that empower us to improve our good qualities of love, compassion and wisdom. Finally, as one of the main practices of a bodhisattva, it is essential for being able ... 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
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Foundation Program 6:30 pm
Foundation Program
Oct 12 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 13 @ 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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Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 14 @ 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
Buddhism for Everyone: Supreme Good Heart for Modern Life 10:00 am
Buddhism for Everyone: Supreme Good Heart for Modern Life
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Buddhism for Everyone: Supreme Good Heart for Modern Life
In this age of so much pain and conflict, what we need is some relief. Not just temporary relief but we need lasting world peace. There is no mind that is more able to accomplish this other that compassion. With the superior compassionate intention Buddha reveals we can accomplish all our wishes. Compassion is the very essence of a spiritual ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 15 @ 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 ~
Heart Jewel 5:00 pm
Heart Jewel
Oct 15 @ 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 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
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 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
Friend of the World 7:00 pm
Friend of the World
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As humans, we have a special opportunity to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind. In this series, we will learn how to make our life truly meaningful by fulfilling the vast potential of our mind. With this understanding, we will come to feel very fortunate and inspired to integrate these teachings into our daily life. ... Read More
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Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls 9:30 am
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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. Everyone is Welcome
Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace 6:00 pm
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Patient acceptance is the key to being able to enjoy a happy and peaceful life. Furthermore it gives us the skill to transform our problems and conflicts into the very means that empower us to improve our good qualities of love, compassion and wisdom. Finally, as one of the main practices of a bodhisattva, it is essential for being able ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Introduction to Foundation Program: How to Understand the Mind 6:30 pm
Introduction to Foundation Program: How to Understand the Mind
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Introduction to Foundation Program: How to Understand the Mind
After a taste of our General Program classes, you may wish to deepen your practice by enrolling in a Foundation Program (FP) in either Olympia (Sundays, Universal Compassion) or Tacoma (Thursdays, How to Understand the Mind). “FP” is a unique, structured study program that enables students to gain deeper understanding and experience of Buddhist teachings, and develop a regular meditation ... Read More
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 20 @ 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
Mala Workshop 7:00 pm
Mala Workshop
Oct 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mala Workshop
Mala is the Sanskrit word for what we in the West would call a rosary, a string of beads used to count prayers or mantra recitations.This Saturday we have a special opportunity to learn how to make Malas, from our resident teacher Gen Kelsang Wangpo according to traditional Buddhist techniques. We will get a chance to enjoy crafting some of ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 21 @ 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
Beyond the Tyranny of Hatred ~ A Shelton Meditation Class 5:30 pm
Beyond the Tyranny of Hatred ~ A Shelton Meditation Class
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Problems and difficulties don’t make us unhappy; the mind with which we respond to them does. Especially the mind of anger and hatred makes everything seem difficult. Far from protecting us from problems and conflicts, anger always makes our problems worse. In fact, anger and hatred are our biggest problems. In response to the hatred in the world, everyone seems ... Read More
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Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times 10:00 am
Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Peaceful Mind in Difficult Times
Can a 2500-year-old spiritual path be modern? Yes, because it is scientific, presenting methods for improving our happiness and good qualities that we can verify through our own experience. In fact, as the pace of life quickens these methods, including meditation and training the mind in daily life, become ever more relevant. In this teaching, Gen Kelsang Wangpo will introduce ... Read More
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 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 ~
Heart Jewel 5:00 pm
Heart Jewel
Oct 22 @ 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 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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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 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
Friend of the World 7:00 pm
Friend of the World
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As humans, we have a special opportunity to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind. In this series, we will learn how to make our life truly meaningful by fulfilling the vast potential of our mind. With this understanding, we will come to feel very fortunate and inspired to integrate these teachings into our daily life. ... Read More
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Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls 9:30 am
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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. Everyone is Welcome
Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace 6:00 pm
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Patient acceptance is the key to being able to enjoy a happy and peaceful life. Furthermore it gives us the skill to transform our problems and conflicts into the very means that empower us to improve our good qualities of love, compassion and wisdom. Finally, as one of the main practices of a bodhisattva, it is essential for being able ... Read More
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Je Tsongkhapa’s Enlightenment Day Celebration
Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Oct 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This is a special Guru yoga of Je Tsongkhapa in conjunction with Highest Yoga Tantra that is a preliminary practice for Vajrayana Mahamudra. The main practice is relying upon our Spiritual Guide as a Buddha and making praises and requests, but it also includes all the essential practices of the stages of the path, and training the mind, as well ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
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Foundation Program 9:00 am
Foundation Program
Oct 27 @ 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
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Change your mind, change your day! Through meditation we learn to reduce stress and improve our mindfulness and concentration. This in turn makes us more relaxed, flexible and effective. In these classes we will emphasize creating happiness for ourself by developing a peaceful mind. Experience for yourself the effect a peaceful mind has on your day. Class fee is $8 ... Read More
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 6:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 27 @ 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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Heart Jewel 8:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 28 @ 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
Introduction to Tantra 10:00 am
Introduction to Tantra
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Introduction to Tantra
“In his Sutra teachings, Buddha gives us great encouragement to accomplish the ultimate goal of human life. This goal will be accomplished quickly through the practice of Tantra. Tantra, also known as Secret Mantra or Vajrayana, is a special method to purify our world, our self, our enjoyments, and our activities; and if we put this method into practice we ... Read More
Beyond the Tyranny of Hatred ~ A Shelton Meditation Class 5:30 pm
Beyond the Tyranny of Hatred ~ A Shelton Meditation Class
Oct 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Problems and difficulties don’t make us unhappy; the mind with which we respond to them does. Especially the mind of anger and hatred makes everything seem difficult. Far from protecting us from problems and conflicts, anger always makes our problems worse. In fact, anger and hatred are our biggest problems. In response to the hatred in the world, everyone seems ... Read More
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Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia 10:00 am
Prayers for World Peace ~ Olympia
Oct 29 @ 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
Oct 29 @ 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 ~
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings 4:30 pm
Olympia ~ WFJ with tsog offerings
Oct 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
Introduction to Foundation Program: Universal Compassion 6:30 pm
Introduction to Foundation Program: Universal Compassion
Oct 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Introduction to Foundation Program: Universal Compassion
After a taste of our General Program classes, you may wish to deepen your practice by enrolling in a Foundation Program (FP) in either Olympia (Sundays, Universal Compassion) or Tacoma (Thursdays, How to Understand the Mind). “FP” is a unique, structured study program that enables students to gain deeper understanding and experience of Buddhist teachings, and develop a regular meditation ... Read More
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Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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 ~ Lunchtime Meditation 12:00 pm
Olympia ~ Lunchtime Meditation
Oct 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
Friend of the World 7:00 pm
Friend of the World
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
As humans, we have a special opportunity to solve all our inner problems and attain a truly peaceful mind. In this series, we will learn how to make our life truly meaningful by fulfilling the vast potential of our mind. With this understanding, we will come to feel very fortunate and inspired to integrate these teachings into our daily life. ... Read More
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Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls 9:30 am
Bodhisattva’s Confession of Moral Downfalls
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
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. Everyone is Welcome
Heart Jewel 10:00 am
Heart Jewel
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 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
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace 6:00 pm
Finding the Treasures of Inner Peace
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Patient acceptance is the key to being able to enjoy a happy and peaceful life. Furthermore it gives us the skill to transform our problems and conflicts into the very means that empower us to improve our good qualities of love, compassion and wisdom. Finally, as one of the main practices of a bodhisattva, it is essential for being able ... Read More