A Warm Welcome From Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal
Executive Director of Drepung Gomang Center For Engaging Compassion - Louisville's Tibetan Buddhist & Compassion Education Center
Louisville's Center for Tibetan Buddhism
Experience weekly Tibetan Buddhist teachings, meditation & special ceremonies in the tranquil setting of the Tashi Gomang Dharma Center Shrine Room
Compassion Education Center
Offering classes in Compassion Engagement, Mind Training, Earth Reverence and Nonviolence Education for our Louisville community
Drepung Gomang Monastery
We are the North American Seat of Drepung Gomang Monastery in Southern India... home to over 2000 monks
Helping Preserve The Endangered Tibetan Culture
Working to raise awareness and support the fragile existence of Tibet
Interfaith Dialogue & Peacemaking
Promoting a pathway to peace and understanding between cultures and religious traditions
Sacred Arts Tour
Host & National Coordinator for the touring Drepung Gomang Monks as they promote compassion & Tibetan culture throughout the USA
Equanimity can be described as balance: a spacious stillness that allows us to accept things as they are. The power of this balance is that it allows us to avoid both apathy and indifference on the one hand, and acute reactivity on the other.
And though the quality of compassion may be frequently denigrated in popular culture as simplistic and weak, compassion has an inherent power to transform our worldview from one of fear and isolation to one rooted in clarity, courage, and kindness.
These can be most helpful when we are facing challenging times in our lives, especially the challenges that we are deeply invested in. Often though, such moments in life also tend to be the ones where equanimity and compassion feel most out of reach.
Sharon Salzberg offers practical and empowering tools to cultivate these qualities when it is most needed. Learn how to cultivate greater clarity, balance, and kindness through different mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation techniques.
When true compassion and equanimity are present, they are the ground out of which resilience is strengthened so that sustained transformation can occur.
All sessions are Eastern Time.
Sharon Salzberg is a meditation pioneer, world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. She was among the first to bring mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation to mainstream American culture nearly 50 years ago, inspiring generations of meditation teachers and wellness influencers.
Sharon is co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and the author of fifteen books, including the New York Times bestseller Real Happiness and her seminal work, Lovingkindness. This year Sharon released Real Life and Finding Your Way. Sharon’s podcast, The Metta Hour, has amassed six million downloads and features interviews with thought leaders from the mindfulness movement and beyond. www.sharonsalzberg.com.
Welcome to Drepung Gomang Monastery's 2023-24 Sacred Arts Tour
DGCEC is delighted to host this official tour of Drepung Gomang Monastery.
Watch the group construct a Compassion Buddha Sacred Sand Mandala at the Festival of Faiths, Thursday to Saturday, November 16-18 (Kentucky Center of the Arts). See other Festival events HERE.
Visit the Sacred Arts Tour Schedule HERE.
Interested in a Visit at Your Location? Contact National Coordinator, Anne Walter for details: [email protected] or 502-619-1652.
Prayers for All Who are Suffering
Geshe Rapgyal and resident monks hold in special prayer all who are suffering and all working for peace and nonviolence. Join us in-person at 10am on Tuesdays, Thursdays or Fridays for these prayers for World Peace, for the community, and for special requests. You are welcome to be present in the shrine room for prayers that include the Heart Sutra, Green Tara Mantras, Tea Puja and Dedication prayers. Contact drepunggomangcompass[email protected] or 502-614-5616 to request prayers for your needs.
Dissolution and Dedication of the Medicine Buddha Sacred Sand Mandala on Monday, May 16, 2022 after 26 months of rituals and prayers for all suffering in the pandemic. Watch Here.
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