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Friday, February 01, 2013

Daily Morning Services (Fri, Feb 01, 2013 6:00 am - 8:00 am)

These services are held everyday, but their details are only listed on the first day of the month.

 

You are welcome to join us for all or part of our morning services, called "tsokpa", to sit in meditation. Chanting is in Tibetan, so for those interested in participating in the chanting, transliterated copies of the text are available for use in the shrine room. Morning Tsokpa includes Tara and Medicine Buddha.

(Free of charge)

Daily Evening Service (Fri, Feb 01, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm)

These services are held everyday, but their details are only listed on the first day of the month.

 

You are welcome to join us for all or part of our evening services, called "tsokpa", to sit in meditation. Chanting is in Tibetan, so for those interested in participating in the chanting, transliterated copies of the text are available for use in the shrine room. Evening Tsokpa includes the Mahakala Protector practices.

(Free of charge)

Saturday, February 02, 2013

Thousandfold Lamps & Offerings (Tong Chö) (Sat, Feb 02, 2013 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

A traditional Tong Chö of 1,000 butter lamps, 1,000 bowls of saffron water and 300 bowls filled with rice, incense and flowers is offered weekly, accompanied by chanting of the Chenrezig practice.



(Free of charge)


Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Feb 02, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chanting of the Monlam Choga, a practice of offering and aspiration prayers compiled by Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche. This is followed by the short liturgy of Shitro (Peaceful and Wrathful Deities), a profound practice from the cycle of teachings and meditations of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. We dedicate this practice to the deceased in order to purify negativities, avert obstacles in the bardo, and establish a connection with the deities that will ripen in future lives.

(Free of charge)

Children's Story Hour (Sat, Feb 02, 2013 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Come join us for stories of wisdom and compassion.

Led by Lama Depa, a graduate of the traditional 3 Year Retreat at Kagyu Thubten Chöling and one of KTC's resident Lamas, this program is recommended for ages 6-10 years. Children need to be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.  If you need any further information, please leave a message for Lama Depa at 845-297-2500.  We hope you can join us!

Donations accepted.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Study Group on The Path to Buddhahood by Ringu Tulku (Tue, Feb 05, 2013 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Path to Buddahood by Ringu Tulku is a concise and friendly guide to the most comprehensive handbook of Buddhist practice in our lineage, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation written by the twelfth-century teacher Gampopa.  The text, available at the KTC bookstore, will be taught by graduates of the Three-year retreat.  Anyone is welcome to join at any time without attending previous sessions and there is no charge for participating.  This group meets in the KTC library in the main monastery building.  If you have any questions, please email Lama Chodron at chodron.mailbox@kagyu.com.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Druptab, the extended version of the Six-Armed Chadrupa practice (All day)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake

We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).


February 5 & 6 (Tuesday & Wednesday) | Druptab, the extended version of the Six-Armed Chadrupa practice
These extended Mahakala prayers are performed to clear away obstacles for the new year. The practice of nkar (the practice of White Mahakala) will be inserted.

There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Tsendring, the extended version of the Protector Bernachen practice (All day)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake

We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).

February 7 & 8 (Thursday & Friday) |
Tsendring, the extended version of the Protector Bernachen practice
These extended Mahakala prayers are performed to clear away obstacles for the new year.


There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Tsendring, the extended version of the Protector Bernachen practice (All day)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake

We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).

February 7 & 8 (Thursday & Friday) |
Tsendring, the extended version of the Protector Bernachen practice
These extended Mahakala prayers are performed to clear away obstacles for the new year.


There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Thousandfold Lamps & Offerings (Tong Chö) (Sat, Feb 09, 2013 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

A traditional Tong Chö of 1,000 butter lamps, 1,000 bowls of saffron water and 300 bowls filled with rice, incense and flowers is offered weekly, accompanied by chanting of the Chenrezig practice.



(Free of charge)


Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Feb 09, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chanting of the Monlam Choga, a practice of offering and aspiration prayers compiled by Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche. This is followed by the short liturgy of Shitro (Peaceful and Wrathful Deities), a profound practice from the cycle of teachings and meditations of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. We dedicate this practice to the deceased in order to purify negativities, avert obstacles in the bardo, and establish a connection with the deities that will ripen in future lives.

(Free of charge)

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Chiblu Practice Inserted Inside Daily Mahakala Practice (Sun, Feb 10, 2013 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake
We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).


February 10 (Sunday) | Tradtional practices performed the evening before Losar Day.  This year they serve to also commemorate Chinese New Year's Day (Feb 10).


3:00 pm | Chiblu Practice inserted inside Daily Mahakala Practice
Chiblu is a practice for averting death
.


There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Sür, Evening Fire Offering Ceremony (Sun, Feb 10, 2013 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake
We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).


February 10 (Sunday) | Tradtional practices performed the evening before Losar Day.  This year they serve to also commemorate Chinese New Year's Day (Feb 10).

5:00 pm | Sür, Evening Fire Offering Ceremony
Sür (evening fire offering ceremony) is an offering to the 4 guests: the Buddhas & Bodhisattvas; Protectors; sentient beings; and those with whom we have karmic debts. It averts obstacles and sickness and is dedicated to those who are dying, beings in the Bardo, and to beings with whom we have karmic debts.


There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Losar (Tibetan New Year's Day) (Mon, Feb 11, 2013 6:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake

We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).


February 11 (Monday)
| Losar Day

5:30 am
|
Welcome in the New Year with the traditional playing of instruments and offering of katas (offering scarves).
6:00-8:00 am
|
Morning Tsokpa
Includes Tara and Medicine Buddha.
10:00 am
| Traditional Long Life Prayers and prayers for gathering auspicious conditions for the new year.  These include Gönkar (White Mahakala Practice), Ngasol, and Yangu. Tea and dresi (ceremonial rice) will be offered to the assembly during the chanting.
1
:00 pm |
New Year's Dinner
If you would like to join us for our annual dinner, kindly RSVP to reservations@kagyu.com.


There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Study Group on The Path to Buddhahood by Ringu Tulku (Tue, Feb 12, 2013 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Path to Buddahood by Ringu Tulku is a concise and friendly guide to the most comprehensive handbook of Buddhist practice in our lineage, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation written by the twelfth-century teacher Gampopa.  The text, available at the KTC bookstore, will be taught by graduates of the Three-year retreat.  Anyone is welcome to join at any time without attending previous sessions and there is no charge for participating.  This group meets in the KTC library in the main monastery building.  If you have any questions, please email Lama Chodron at chodron.mailbox@kagyu.com.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sang, Morning Fire Offering Ceremony (Wed, Feb 13, 2013 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Losar (Tibetan New Year) Schedule 2013: Year of the Water Snake

We invite you to join the Sangha of KTC to our nine day Losar (Tibetan New Year) chanting activities and celebration. The dates of the chanting practices are listed below. To confirm starting times for chanting, please call close to each event (845-297-2500).


February 13 (Wednesday) 10:00 am
| Sang, Morning Fire Offering Ceremony
Sang is a special morning purification fire ceremony. It is an offering to all worldly gods and the 4 guests: Buddhas & Bodhisattvas; Protectors; sentient beings; and those with whom we have karmic debts. This practice pacifies war, encourages peace and averts sickness.  It also creates merit and concludes the year-end chanting by purifying any remaining obstacles.

There are many ways to participate in these auspicious activities. During all of these dates, the shrine room is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to join us for any amount of time. Additionally, it is possible to sponsor the chanting.


For those who wish to sponsor the chanting, donations can be made towards meals, fire offering ceremonies, or the tea served during the chanting. General contributions towards these special practices are also welcome. Be sure to include a prayer with your donation which will be read aloud to the assembly.

You may make your donations on-line or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.

Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the first day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced. 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Thousandfold Lamps & Offerings (Tong Chö) (Sat, Feb 16, 2013 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

A traditional Tong Chö of 1,000 butter lamps, 1,000 bowls of saffron water and 300 bowls filled with rice, incense and flowers is offered weekly, accompanied by chanting of the Chenrezig practice.



(Free of charge)


Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Feb 16, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chanting of the Monlam Choga, a practice of offering and aspiration prayers compiled by Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche. This is followed by the short liturgy of Shitro (Peaceful and Wrathful Deities), a profound practice from the cycle of teachings and meditations of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. We dedicate this practice to the deceased in order to purify negativities, avert obstacles in the bardo, and establish a connection with the deities that will ripen in future lives.

(Free of charge)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Study Group on The Path to Buddhahood by Ringu Tulku (Tue, Feb 19, 2013 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Path to Buddahood by Ringu Tulku is a concise and friendly guide to the most comprehensive handbook of Buddhist practice in our lineage, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation written by the twelfth-century teacher Gampopa.  The text, available at the KTC bookstore, will be taught by graduates of the Three-year retreat.  Anyone is welcome to join at any time without attending previous sessions and there is no charge for participating.  This group meets in the KTC library in the main monastery building.  If you have any questions, please email Lama Chodron at chodron.mailbox@kagyu.com.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Thousandfold Lamps & Offerings (Tong Chö) (Sat, Feb 23, 2013 6:30 am - 8:00 am)

A traditional Tong Chö of 1,000 butter lamps, 1,000 bowls of saffron water and 300 bowls filled with rice, incense and flowers is offered weekly, accompanied by chanting of the Chenrezig practice.



(Free of charge)


Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Feb 23, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Chanting of the Monlam Choga, a practice of offering and aspiration prayers compiled by Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche. This is followed by the short liturgy of Shitro (Peaceful and Wrathful Deities), a profound practice from the cycle of teachings and meditations of the Tibetan Book of the Dead. We dedicate this practice to the deceased in order to purify negativities, avert obstacles in the bardo, and establish a connection with the deities that will ripen in future lives.

(Free of charge)

Body Awareness in Buddhist Meditation, a Seminar with Lama Karma and Lama Samten (Sat, Feb 23, 2013 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm)

SamtenKarmapixLama Karma and Lama Samten, graduates of the traditional 3 Year Retreat at Kagyu Thubten Chöling, and resident lamas of Milarepa Osel Chödzong in Happy Valley, TN, will be teaching on the topic of body awareness in Buddhist meditation.

Mindfulness of the body is used to remedy the tendency to over-intellectualize our meditative experience, which keeps us trapped in the world of thought instead of relating directly with the present moment.

This two-part seminar is appropriate for new students and also for those wishing to reinvigorate their practice. It will include guided meditation and discussion.

The teaching schedule is as follows:
February 23 (Saturday) at 2:30 pm
February 24 (Sunday) at 10:00 am

Seminar fees per session:
$20 Non-members | $15 Members | $10 Students (with valid ID)
Fees do not include charges for meals or accommodations.  Please arrive 20 minutes early to allow for registration.

Reservations (1 week in advance) are required if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations.  Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.


Sunday, February 24, 2013

Body Awareness in Buddhist Meditation, a Seminar with Lama Karma and Lama Samten (Sun, Feb 24, 2013 11:00 am - 1:00 pm)

SamtenKarmapixLama Karma and Lama Samten, graduates of the traditional 3 Year Retreat at Kagyu Thubten Chöling, and resident lamas of Milarepa Osel Chödzong in Happy Valley, TN, will be teaching on the topic of body awareness in Buddhist meditation.

Mindfulness of the body is used to remedy the tendency to over-intellectualize our meditative experience, which keeps us trapped in the world of thought instead of relating directly with the present moment.

This two-part seminar is appropriate for new students and also for those wishing to reinvigorate their practice. It will include guided meditation and discussion.

The teaching schedule is as follows:
February 23 (Saturday) at 2:30 pm
February 24 (Sunday) at 10:00 am

Seminar fees per session:
$20 Non-members | $15 Members | $10 Students (with valid ID)
Fees do not include charges for meals or accommodations.  Please arrive 20 minutes early to allow for registration.

Reservations (1 week in advance) are required if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations.  Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.


Monday, February 25, 2013

Commemoration of Chotrul Duchen (Mon, Feb 25, 2013 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

In honor of the full moon of the Month of the Buddha's Miracles, Chotrul Duchen, when, for fifteen days, the Buddha displayed miracles, we will be offering 500 butterlamps and chanting the Buddha Shakyamuni prayer.  On this very auspicious day your merit will be multiplied 10 million times, which happens only 4 times per year.  Please join us for the chanting and/or sponsoring the chanting.


1:00 pm | Chanting of the Buddha Shakyamuni Prayer

You may make your donations on-line via PayPal or simply mail your tax-deductible contribution to:

Kagyu Thubten Chöling
Attn: Office
245 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590.


Please make checks payable to Kagyu Thubten Choling or KTC. For credit card payments, fax your credit card number (VISA or MasterCard only), along with the expiration date and signature and the amount you would like to charge to (845) 297-5761. For your protection, please do not email your credit card information.

 

As we are not able to check email during chanting events, please send your prayer request and sponsorship information 48 hours before the day of chanting to guarantee that we receive it in time to announce your prayer. If you are not able to do that, please leave a short but clear message of your prayer on  845-297-2500  and we will do our best to have your prayer announced.

 

There is no charge for attending the chanting but reservations are required one week in advance if you plan to join us for meals and/or need overnight accommodations. Please see General Information about Events at KTC for details. Please send an email to reservations@kagyu.com if you are joining us for meals only.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Study Group on The Path to Buddhahood by Ringu Tulku (Tue, Feb 26, 2013 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

The Path to Buddahood by Ringu Tulku is a concise and friendly guide to the most comprehensive handbook of Buddhist practice in our lineage, The Jewel Ornament of Liberation written by the twelfth-century teacher Gampopa.  The text, available at the KTC bookstore, will be taught by graduates of the Three-year retreat.  Anyone is welcome to join at any time without attending previous sessions and there is no charge for participating.  This group meets in the KTC library in the main monastery building.  If you have any questions, please email Lama Chodron at chodron.mailbox@kagyu.com.

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