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September 2022

Thursday, September 01, 2022

Daily Morning Services (Thu, Sep 01, 2022 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 Services (Thu, Sep 01, 2022 6:00 am - 7:30 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 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)

Chenrezig Practice (Thu, Sep 01, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant and meditate in order to realize our inborn great compassion.  Guru Vajradhara Tai Situ Rinpoche has said that, “Chenrezig is the embodiment of compassion, Bodhicitta. We reach Buddhahood intentionally, and the intention is Bodhicitta. That is what Chenrezig represents. The Chenrezig Sadhana is the most sacred and profound sadhana. By practicing it with awareness, you can attain Chenrezig’s enlightened body, speech, and mind.”

 

The liturgy is being screen shared. It is translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Saturday, September 03, 2022

Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Sep 03, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

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.

 

To join us via ZOOM, please click here

 

(Free of charge)

Monday, September 05, 2022

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation (Mon, Sep 05, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Teachings on foundational Buddhist thought along with basic meditation instructions taught by resident teachers who have graduated from the KTC three-year retreat program. Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. No prerequisites or attendance requirement, join us any Monday. This class is held in the Maitreya Center, Mahayana shrine room.

 


For information on how to join us via ZOOM, please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Study Group on Awakening the Sleeping Buddha (Tue, Sep 06, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Led by Lamas Depa and Lhadrun, we will be exploring in depth Awakening the Sleeping Buddha written by the Twelfth Tai Situpa, Pema Donyo Nyinche. In this book, HE Tai Situ Rinpoche lucidly presents and explains very basic and important principles such as Buddha Nature, Bodhichitta, Reincarnation, Karma and Emptiness. In this class, which includes study, discussion and meditation, we will investigate these principles deeply, and also draw from the works of other Buddhist masters for further elucidation.

 

Guru Vajradhara Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, The Twelth Tai Situpa, is a great meditation master, scholar, artist, and is the abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India, as well as the head of our own monastery, Palpung Thupten Choling.

 

We are very much looking forward to this new class and students of all levels are welcome to join. There are no prerequisites and no attendance requirement. 

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

 

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Medicine Buddha Practice and The Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness (Wed, Sep 07, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant this essential practice which can increase our healing powers so that we can help those in our lives who are struggling with illness and obstacles and also remove our own physical and mental suffering. An abbreviated version of the Chenrezig practice is inserted in the prayer which follows, known as the Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness.

 

The liturgies are being screen shared and are translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Chenrezig Practice (Thu, Sep 08, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant and meditate in order to realize our inborn great compassion.  Guru Vajradhara Tai Situ Rinpoche has said that, “Chenrezig is the embodiment of compassion, Bodhicitta. We reach Buddhahood intentionally, and the intention is Bodhicitta. That is what Chenrezig represents. The Chenrezig Sadhana is the most sacred and profound sadhana. By practicing it with awareness, you can attain Chenrezig’s enlightened body, speech, and mind.”

 

The liturgy is being screen shared. It is translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Sep 10, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

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.

 

To join us via ZOOM, please click here

 

(Free of charge)

Monday, September 12, 2022

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation (Mon, Sep 12, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Teachings on foundational Buddhist thought along with basic meditation instructions taught by resident teachers who have graduated from the KTC three-year retreat program. Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. No prerequisites or attendance requirement, join us any Monday. This class is held in the Maitreya Center, Mahayana shrine room.

 


For information on how to join us via ZOOM, please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Study Group on Awakening the Sleeping Buddha (Tue, Sep 13, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Led by Lamas Depa and Lhadrun, we will be exploring in depth Awakening the Sleeping Buddha written by the Twelfth Tai Situpa, Pema Donyo Nyinche. In this book, HE Tai Situ Rinpoche lucidly presents and explains very basic and important principles such as Buddha Nature, Bodhichitta, Reincarnation, Karma and Emptiness. In this class, which includes study, discussion and meditation, we will investigate these principles deeply, and also draw from the works of other Buddhist masters for further elucidation.

 

Guru Vajradhara Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, The Twelth Tai Situpa, is a great meditation master, scholar, artist, and is the abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India, as well as the head of our own monastery, Palpung Thupten Choling.

 

We are very much looking forward to this new class and students of all levels are welcome to join. There are no prerequisites and no attendance requirement. 

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Medicine Buddha Practice and The Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness (Wed, Sep 14, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant this essential practice which can increase our healing powers so that we can help those in our lives who are struggling with illness and obstacles and also remove our own physical and mental suffering. An abbreviated version of the Chenrezig practice is inserted in the prayer which follows, known as the Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness.

 

The liturgies are being screen shared and are translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Chenrezig Practice (Thu, Sep 15, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant and meditate in order to realize our inborn great compassion.  Guru Vajradhara Tai Situ Rinpoche has said that, “Chenrezig is the embodiment of compassion, Bodhicitta. We reach Buddhahood intentionally, and the intention is Bodhicitta. That is what Chenrezig represents. The Chenrezig Sadhana is the most sacred and profound sadhana. By practicing it with awareness, you can attain Chenrezig’s enlightened body, speech, and mind.”

 

The liturgy is being screen shared. It is translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Sep 17, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

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.

 

To join us via ZOOM, please click here

 

(Free of charge)

Monday, September 19, 2022

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation (Mon, Sep 19, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Teachings on foundational Buddhist thought along with basic meditation instructions taught by resident teachers who have graduated from the KTC three-year retreat program. Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. No prerequisites or attendance requirement, join us any Monday. This class is held in the Maitreya Center, Mahayana shrine room.

 


For information on how to join us via ZOOM, please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Study Group on Awakening the Sleeping Buddha (Tue, Sep 20, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Led by Lamas Depa and Lhadrun, we will be exploring in depth Awakening the Sleeping Buddha written by the Twelfth Tai Situpa, Pema Donyo Nyinche. In this book, HE Tai Situ Rinpoche lucidly presents and explains very basic and important principles such as Buddha Nature, Bodhichitta, Reincarnation, Karma and Emptiness. In this class, which includes study, discussion and meditation, we will investigate these principles deeply, and also draw from the works of other Buddhist masters for further elucidation.

 

Guru Vajradhara Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, The Twelth Tai Situpa, is a great meditation master, scholar, artist, and is the abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India, as well as the head of our own monastery, Palpung Thupten Choling.

 

We are very much looking forward to this new class and students of all levels are welcome to join. There are no prerequisites and no attendance requirement. 

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

 

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Medicine Buddha Practice and The Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness (Wed, Sep 21, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant this essential practice which can increase our healing powers so that we can help those in our lives who are struggling with illness and obstacles and also remove our own physical and mental suffering. An abbreviated version of the Chenrezig practice is inserted in the prayer which follows, known as the Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness.

 

The liturgies are being screen shared and are translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Chenrezig Practice (Thu, Sep 22, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant and meditate in order to realize our inborn great compassion.  Guru Vajradhara Tai Situ Rinpoche has said that, “Chenrezig is the embodiment of compassion, Bodhicitta. We reach Buddhahood intentionally, and the intention is Bodhicitta. That is what Chenrezig represents. The Chenrezig Sadhana is the most sacred and profound sadhana. By practicing it with awareness, you can attain Chenrezig’s enlightened body, speech, and mind.”

 

The liturgy is being screen shared. It is translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Kalu Rinpoche's Practice of Aspiration Prayers (Monlam Choga), followed by the Short Practice of the Peaceful & Wrathful Deities (Shitro) (Sat, Sep 24, 2022 10:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

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.

 

To join us via ZOOM, please click here

 

(Free of charge)

Monday, September 26, 2022

Introduction to Buddhist Meditation (Mon, Sep 26, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Teachings on foundational Buddhist thought along with basic meditation instructions taught by resident teachers who have graduated from the KTC three-year retreat program. Appropriate for beginners and for anyone who would like to refresh their understanding of meditation or just meditate with a group. No prerequisites or attendance requirement, join us any Monday. This class is held in the Maitreya Center, Mahayana shrine room.

 


For information on how to join us via ZOOM, please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Study Group on Awakening the Sleeping Buddha (Tue, Sep 27, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Led by Lamas Depa and Lhadrun, we will be exploring in depth Awakening the Sleeping Buddha written by the Twelfth Tai Situpa, Pema Donyo Nyinche. In this book, HE Tai Situ Rinpoche lucidly presents and explains very basic and important principles such as Buddha Nature, Bodhichitta, Reincarnation, Karma and Emptiness. In this class, which includes study, discussion and meditation, we will investigate these principles deeply, and also draw from the works of other Buddhist masters for further elucidation.

 

Guru Vajradhara Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa, The Twelth Tai Situpa, is a great meditation master, scholar, artist, and is the abbot of Sherab Ling Monastery in northern India, as well as the head of our own monastery, Palpung Thupten Choling.

 

We are very much looking forward to this new class and students of all levels are welcome to join. There are no prerequisites and no attendance requirement. 

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of charge)

 

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Medicine Buddha Practice and The Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness (Wed, Sep 28, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant this essential practice which can increase our healing powers so that we can help those in our lives who are struggling with illness and obstacles and also remove our own physical and mental suffering. An abbreviated version of the Chenrezig practice is inserted in the prayer which follows, known as the Verses that Saved Sakya from Sickness.

 

The liturgies are being screen shared and are translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Chenrezig Practice (Thu, Sep 29, 2022 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Masks are required indoors. 

 

Please join us as we chant and meditate in order to realize our inborn great compassion.  Guru Vajradhara Tai Situ Rinpoche has said that, “Chenrezig is the embodiment of compassion, Bodhicitta. We reach Buddhahood intentionally, and the intention is Bodhicitta. That is what Chenrezig represents. The Chenrezig Sadhana is the most sacred and profound sadhana. By practicing it with awareness, you can attain Chenrezig’s enlightened body, speech, and mind.”

 

The liturgy is being screen shared. It is translated as well as written phonetically. You can chant along, or silently read the translation.

 

 To join us via Zoom please click here.

 

(Free of Charge)

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