Schedule and Event Calendar

 

 

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FEBRUARY 2015

 

Living Yoga/Center Cleaning

Feb 1 (Sunday) 2 - 3:30 pm

 

Yamantaka Long Sadhana Practice (Pre-requisite: Yamantaka initiation)

Feb 1 (Sunday) 3:30 – 5:35 pm

 

Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand by Pabongka Rinpoche

Instructor: Tenzin Chophel Rinpoche

Sat Feb 7, 14, 21 7-9 pm (Chinese only)

Sun Feb 8, 22 2-4 pm (English only) - *no class on Feb 15

*This course will be offered in English and Chinese at separate times.

 

This month the teaching will continue on Chapter 3 (Day 3) - Greatness of the Dharma. Given to increase one's respect for the instructions and the right way to teach and listen to Dharma.

 

This book, Liberation in the Palm of Your Hand by Pabongka Rinpoche, is a very comprehensive and straightforward guide on how to meditate on each step of the path to enlightenment.

 

Through listening, contemplating, and meditating on the Lam rim teachings we have the opportunity to transform our mind for the better. Lam rim in Tibetan literally mean the gradual path to enlightenment and is a special set of instructions that includes all the essential teachings of  Buddha Shakyamuni arranged in such a way that both the Hinayana and Mahayana teachings can be put into practice in a single meditation session.

 

Guru Puja with Tsog

Feb 14 (Sat) 4:30 - 6 PM

Please join us for Guru Puja practice. Feel free to bring a tsog offering such as fruit, baked goods, or other individually wrapped edibles. For those students who do not have time to prepare offerings for Tsog, monetary offerings can be made for the Center to prepare on your behalf.

 

Tibetan New Year Eve Celebration Prayer

Yamantaka short sadhana & Palden Lhamo puja (bring your own Yamantaka retreat manual)

Feb 15 (Sun) 2-4 pm

Chophel Rinpoche will lead a short Yamantaka practice, followed by Palden Lhamo Puja. LCB would like to invite all the center's friends and family to join. There is no requirement to have either prior Yamantaka or Palden Lhamo initiation. The purpose of this puja is to help all beings to remove obstacles, accumulate merit, and receive blessings to have a good start to the new year.

 

Guru Puja with Tsog

Feb 28 (Sat) 7:30 - 9 PM

Please join us for Guru Puja practice. Feel free to bring a tsog offering such as fruit, baked goods, or other individually wrapped edibles. For those students who do not have time to prepare offerings for Tsog, monetary offerings can be made for the Center to prepare on your behalf.

 

21 Tara Sadhana Practice (No pre-requisite)

Mar 1 (Sunday) 2 – 3:45 pm

The practice of Tara is said to have many extraordinary powers of blessings and is particularly effective in a wide variety of situations. It is said that at the end of an aeon or cycle of time when hardships and calamities may increase, the mantra and puja rituals of Tara are very essential. Anyone can recite the prayers of Tara as it brings great benefit. In the lands and worlds where pujas, prayers, and rituals of Tara are recited many diseases, troubles, and disturbances caused by evil spirits and by human beings have been pacified and resolved as a result of these prayers.

 

Living Yoga/Center Cleaning

Mar 1 (Sunday) 4 - 5:30pm

 

 

 

 

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