Dharma Center News

Medicine Buddha Initiation by Khen Rinpoche Lobsang Gyaltsen

Postponed indefinitely because of Khen Rinpoche’s visa denial by US Embassy, New Delhi, India! Read More »

Saka Dawa Commemoration of the Life, Enlightenment & Passing away of Buddha Shakyamuni

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Green Tara sacred Sand Mandala rituals and construction

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Chod Ceremony and Medicine Buddha Healing Prayer

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Medicine Buddha Sacred Sand Mandala (March 4-10)

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Opening Our Heart to Others with Scott Tusa

Picture Scott Tusa

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 »

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)

compassion classes

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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 »

A Direct Path to One’s Essential Being with Gerardo Abboud November 17 – 19, 2017

A Special DGCEC Retreat Offering… Direct Path to One’s Essential Being with Gerardo Abboud November 17 – 19, 2017 Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion is honored to welcome back to Louisville Gerardo Abboud, a respected dharma author, and teacher in both English and Spanish. Gerardo is president and teacher of the Dongyuling Center in Argentina and has served as ... Read More »