Dharma Center News

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)


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 »

First Annual MACHIK GLOBAL DINNER Saturday, Nov 5, 6pm

FIRST ANNUAL MACHIK GLOBAL DINNER Saturday, Nov 5, 6pm  Nyima and Phuntsok invite everyone for this informational dinner. Machik is a non-profit organization founded by two Tibetan sisters. It started with a Primary school in Tibet in 2002, which went on to become a model school in Ganzi prefecture. From this Primary school, the work of Machik has expanded over the ... Read More »

Lam rim class continues…(Sunday, Oct 2, 2:00-3:30pm)

Geshe Rabgyal has kindly accepted the request by late Geshe Loten’s students to resume teaching of Lam Rim Chen Mo (The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path to Enlightenment by Tsongkhapa) via ONLINE. Since this is the continuation of Lamrim text, and the teaching is broadcast from the center’s teaching hall, Geshe la also would like to invite ... Read More »

Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Retreat, Saturday, Sept 17 (10:30am-5:00pm)

Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Meditation Retreat with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal Saturday, September 17, 2016 (10:30am to 5:00pm) chenrezig-meditation-retreat-sept-17-2016 flier Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara) is the Bodhisattva of Compassion.  A bodhisattva is an enlightened being who has decided to delay becoming a fully enlightened Buddha and who lives in a compassionate spirit life for the sake of all beings. With a mantra, Om mani padme hum! (Hail the jewel ... Read More »

The 49th Day Prayer Services for Venerable Geshe Loten – Sat, Aug 27 (5:15-6:30)

Please join us for this 49th day Prayer Services for Venerable Geshe Loten this Saturday, August 27, 5:15 – 6:30pm. We will offer King of Aspiration Prayer, 100 Lamps Prayer, and have a Tsok. If you are able, please bring fruit or cookies for the Tsok. Read More »