Dharma Center News

MEDITATION RETREAT WITH GERARDO ABBOUD: “The Mahamudra Aspiration by 3rd Karmapa Ranjung Dorje” Friday, Oct 26 – Sunday, Oct 28 – Save the Dates!

The path of Mahamudra is one of the most direct ways to realize the nature of our being. Emphasizing contemplative practices based on meditations our perception is transformed so that we can experience ourselves according to our true nature, ever present within us but covered by emotional and cognitive veils that distort it. We will follow this profound and famous ... Read More »

Mindfulness, Resilience & Compassion: Cultivating Your Healthy Life

Mindfulness, Resilience and Compassion: Cultivating Your Healthy Life Dr. Barry Kerzin, His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s doctor Thursday, August 2, 1:30 – 4:30pm, DGCEC This presentation is nourishment for your compassion journey! Dr. Kerzin, well known as His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s personal doctor, is an engaging speaker. His reflections on compassionate healthcare, self-compassion, and a healthy inner life are compelling ... Read More »

Happy Birthday and Thank you Your Holiness The Dalai Lama!

We honor His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and give thanks for 83 years full of compassion-building, sublime teachings, and endless efforts to build nonviolence and peacemaking! Friday, July 6, 8am: Long Life Prayer Friday, July 6, 5 – 7pm: Green Tara Sadhana Saturday, July 7, 8:30am: Fire Puja and Ritual Please note that there are no regular Saturday or Sunday ... Read More »

Green Tara Meditation Retreat (Saturday, July 21)

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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 »