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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…

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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…

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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…

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