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Many wonderful things happening over the New Year a DGCEC….

Special Events and Coming Schedule

Saturday, December 27th

Teaching on Three Principal Aspects of the Path: 3:30pm

Sunday, December 28th

Teaching on Shantideva’s Way of the Bodhisattva: 10am – Noon


New Year’s Eve

World Peace Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony:

Wednesday, December 31st, Noonsacred arts tour mandala

End 2014 well and begin 2015 auspiciously as part of this five day prayer for non-violence in the United States and around the world. Join interfaith and community leaders for the opening ceremony from Noon to 1:00pm at DGCEC. Then follow the construction over the next days:

Wednesday, 12/31: 1 – 6pm

Thursday, 1/1/2015: 2 – 6pm

Friday, 1/2/: 10am – 5pm

Saturday, 1/3: Noon to 3pm

Sunday, 1/4: 2 – 5pm with the Dissolution Ceremony at 4:30pm


Special Meditation Vigil for the New Year:

Wednesday, December 31st, 7-8:00pm                 

Join us in “seeing the old year out” with chanting, meditation, simple refreshments


New Year’s Day

World Day of Prayer for Peace Service

Thursday, January 1st, 2015, 10-11:00am                 

You are invited to join Drepung Gomang monks and other interfaith leaders for this reflective prayer at St. William, 1226 W. Oak Street, 40210.


Saturday, January 3rd


Please join us for a very special Green Tara Puja this Saturday, Jan 3rd from 10am to Noon, followed by a potluck lunch.

All who are ill or want to offer prayers for a loved-one who is ill are encouraged to bring an offering donation of flowers/fruit for the altar, potluck food to share for lunch, and a financial donation ($5 to $10 suggested).

Green Tara Prayer: 10am – Noon

Teaching on The Four Noble Truths and Two Truths: 3:30pm                    


Sunday, January 4th                 

Teaching on Shantideva’s Way of the Bodhisattva:          10am – Noon                    

Creation of Sand Mandala: 2 – 5pm

Mandala Dissolution Ceremony: 4:30pm