Dharma Center News

Tibetan Cultural Days (July 21-22)

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Green Tara Meditation Retreat

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HHDL Birthday celebration, Community meditation and World peace prayer

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New Sunday Class – Tsongkhapa’s two short texts

On coming Sunday (June 18) we are starting following two short texts by Lama Tsongkhapa. 1. Destiny Fulfilled: Je Tsongkhapa’s Education As a Song of Realization 2. In Praise of Dependent Origination Brief biography of Lama Tsongkhapa Tsongkhapa was born in 1357 in the Tsongkha valley of Amdo province in northeast Tibet. The miraculous events that occurred at his birth ... Read More »

Meditation Retreat & Prayer commemorating Buddha Shakyamuni’s Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal

Meditation Retreat and Prayer commemorating Buddha Shakyamuni’s Birthday, Enlightenment and Passing Away with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal  Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, 2017 This important Tibetan Buddhist festival day, Saka Dawa (the 15th day of the fourth month), is one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan calendar marking the occurrence of the three sacred deeds of Buddha Shakyamuni (the historical Buddha) ... Read More »

Saka Dawa practice Invitation

Special Saka Dawa Invitation to Practice Non-Harm, May 26 – June 24 You are invited to take part in this special opportunity to generate greater compassion and loving-kindness in our community. Rangrigkyi Warmatsang, and other Tibetans living in Dayton, OH, invite you to observe non-harm for the month of Saka Dawa by refraining from eating meat and by offering a ... Read More »

Vajrasattva Meditation Retreat – May, 20 Saturday (10:30-5:00pm)

VAJRASATTVA MEDITATION RETREAT Saturday, May 20, 10:30 – 5:00pm Vajrasattva is the Buddha of Purification. This one-day retreat will provide participants the opportunity to purify whatever karmic negativities that we have accumulated in the past. This practice of recitation and visualization will also help us to overcome our present suffering, remove causes of our future suffering, as well as removing ... Read More »

Dharma protector petition prayer (Sunday, April 16, 4:30-6:30pm)

SPECIAL GREAT FULFILLMENT-PETITION OF DHARMA PROTECTOR: DORJEE YOUDON MA Sunday, April 16, 4:30-6:30pm Read More »

Tibetan New Year at DGCEC!

Tibetan Losar Schedule 2017 – Year of the FireBird Community Losar Celebration, Sunday, February 26 11am – 1pm Prayer, Tsok and Fire Puja 1pm – 2pm Community Potluck Meal Mahakala Dharma Protector Deity Prayer Friday, February 24, 5:30 – 7:30pm Great Feast Offering of Padmasambhava with Tsok Saturday, February 25, 10am – Noon First Day of Losar: Traditional Offering Prayer Monday, ... Read More »

The Great Prayer for Peace and Happiness for All Beings (Nov 18, 2016 – April, 2017)

༄༅ །འགྲོ་ཕན་ཞི་བདེའི་སྨོན་ལམ་ཆེན་མོ། The Great Prayer for Peace and Happiness for All Beings The Great Prayer for Peace and Happiness for All Beings will be held at and offered by the Geshes of Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion from November 18, 2016 to April 2017. This group of prayers has been requested and sponsored by DGCEC’s Advisory Board member and ... Read More »