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Opening Our Heart to Others with Scott Tusa

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Saturday, February 24 7:00 – 9:00pm In each moment we have a choice: to open to our present experience or to close down into our familiar patterns. Truly opening our hearts is a process. The Dharma, in its multitudes of methods offers us a wealth of material to apply to that process.   Join Scott in exploring a number of Buddhist methods for opening our ... Read More »

Welcome 2018 Drepung Gomang Sacred Arts Tour Monks

2018 Sacred Arts Tour

Join us in welcoming 2018 Drepung Gomang Sacred Arts Tour Monks newly arrived from our Monastery in India Sunday, March 4, 4:00pm Opening ceremony of the 2018 Sacred Art Tour Simple refreshments following.  Find more information at, or by calling our Center at 502-614-5616. 411 N. Hubbards Lane   Louisville, KY 40207 Read More »

Upcoming Events at Compassion Center

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WAKENING MEDITATION hosted by Peter Buecker, MD, All Fridays Mornings, 7:30 – 8:15am, Compassion Ed Classroom The nature of enlightenment is to live in an enduring state of wakefulness.  This is not an achievement, but rather a practice.  Join us for this weekly group practice experience designed to support the ongoing emergence of your highest self.  Donation only. MINDFULNESS MEDITATION: ... Read More »

Upcoming Events

TIBETAN BUDDHIST PRACTICE with Geshe Rapgyal    All Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm All are welcome to Thursday gatherings with Geshela, practicing prayer book pronunciation the 1st and 3rd Thursdays, and sharing input and discussion the 2nd and 4th Thursdays, thereby laying a foundation for practicing the wisdom of the dharma in your everyday life.  YEAR-END DEDICATION MEDITATION RETREAT with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal, Sunday, ... Read More »

World Day of Prayer for Peace Interfaith Prayer Service (Jan, 1. 10-11am)

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The Sultan and the Saint – A Model for Interfaith Bridge-Building Today (Tuesday, Dec 26. 7:30-9:30pm)

The Sultan and the Saint – A Model for Interfaith Bridge-Building Today  Tuesday, December 26, 7:30 – 9:30pm Gathering at 7:30pm with refreshments Docu-Drama Viewing at 8pm with Discussion Following Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion 411 N. Hubbards Lane, Louisville, KY 40207 Explore how Saint Francis of Assisi and the Sultan al-Kamil of Egypt risked it all to end ... Read More »

Gaden Nga-choe – Tsongkhapa Day (Dec 12, 2017)

What is now referrred to as “Tsongkhapa Day” is actually the celebration of the ‘parinirvana’ or the enlightenment of the great Lama Tsongkhapa (1357 – 1419) whose birth and enlightent activity was prophesized by the Buddha himself. In the root tantra of Manjushri, Buddha mentions that ‘after my teachings become diluted, you, Manjushri, will appear in the land of Snow ... Read More »

Thank you and Good Bye by 2016-17 SAT monks (video)

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2015-16 SAT monks sharing stories (video)

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Sacred Arts Tour monks at Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH (Nov 13-17)

Monday, 9:30am:      Opening Ceremony Chanting and Construction of Mandala 5:00 pm: End chant and tea ceremonyTuesday, 9:00am:      Morning chant ceremony  5:00 pm: End chant and tea ceremony.Wednesday,  9:00 am: Morning chant ceremony 1:00pm: Geshe Lobsang Yonten talk on Mandala with interpreter, Tenzin Namgyal 5:00 pm: End chant and tea ceremonyThursday, 9:30 am: Morning ceremony 5:00 pm: End chant ... Read More »