Schedule and Event Calendar
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Guru Puja with Tsog
May 31 (Tue) 7:30-9 pm
Jun 4 (Sat) 2-3:30 pm (Khensur Rinpoche’s birthday)
Jun 14 (Tue) 7:30-9 pm
June 30 (Thu) 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.
Tibetan for Beginners
June 5 & 12 (Sundays) 2 - 3 pm
This class will began with Tibetan alphabet and script then follow by focus on colloquial Tibetan with the goal of gaining the ability to speak basic Tibetan as it is used in everyday situations by learning colloquial Tibetan grammar and vocabulary.
June 5 & 12 (Sundays) 3 - 4:30 pm
For this twice-a-month hour-and-a-half class, a study/discussion of Khensur Rinpoche's new book, "The Two Stages of Glorious Solitary Hero, Vajrabhairava," which covers all the essential points of Yamantaka practice. Please bring your own copy of the book.
Note: these study/discussions are open only to those who have received the Yamantaka empowerment previously.
Presentation of Tenets (Part 1)
Tenzin Chophel Rinpoche
June 5 & 12 (Sundays) 4:45 – 6:30 PM
Watch online on www.livestream.com/lcb
Based on the idea that the Buddha taught different things to different people according to their capacities, Tibetan scholars systematized the numerous trends in Indian Buddhist thought into four schools of Tenets. Each system is seen as a stepping stone to the next, thus providing a gradual approach to the most profound philosophical teachings.
Chophel Rinpoche will teach from the Presentation of Tenets, composed by the renowned scholar and yogi, Jetsün Chökyi Gyaltsen. It is a concise and accessible introduction to the four main schools of Buddhist tenets giving an overview of the assertions on minds, objects, selflessness, and the nature of attainment within each of the schools. From the coarsest view of the Great Exposition, we will move through increasingly subtle views until we arrive at the most subtle one: that of the Middle Way Consequence School (Madhyamika Prasangika).
Part 1 will be focus on: Hinayana Schools (Vaibashika and Sautrantika)
Monthly Center Cleaning - Living Yoga
June 12 (Sunday) 1:30- 3 pm (in preparation of Khensur Rinpoche arrival)
June 26 (Sunday) 4- 5:30 pm
Yamantaka Sadhana Practice (Tibetan, English, Chinese)
June 26 (Sunday) 2 - 3:45 pm
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