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Losar Celebration Feb 13 – 2016 Year of the Fire Monkey

Sangha and Tibetan Community Losar Celebration Saturday, February 13, 2016 4143 Year of the Fire Monkey   11:00 am   Prayer, Tsok and Fire Puja 1:00 pm   Community Potluck Meal (please bring a salad, dessert or drink) Preparation Ceremonies    Mahakala Dharma Protector Deity Puja Sunday, February 7, 10-Noon, 2-4pm, 6 – 8pm Traditional…

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Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Meditation Retreat Feb 27

Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Meditation Retreat with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal   Saturday February 27th 10:30am to 5:00pm   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,…

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Anam Thubten Retreat March 24-26

When the heart and mind awaken, we have the potential to recognize the Buddha within each of us and to commit to live more intentionally in the world. In the gentle process of this meditation retreat, held during the Christian Holy Week, Tibetan Buddhist Teacher Anam Thubten makes the connection between the essential Buddhist practices…

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Medicine Buddha Meditation Retreat

Saturday, December 19, 2015 10:30am to 5:00pm Medicine Buddha is an enlightened being who has unbiased compassion for all living beings. He protects living beings from physical and mental sickness and other dangers and obstacles, and helps them to eradicate the three poisons – attachment, hatred, and ignorance – which are the source of all…

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Twelve Days Toward Peace

Twelve Days Toward Peace September 21 – International Day of Peace to October 2 – International Day of Nonviolence All are invited to take these twelve days to explore, study, understand and practice of the value of non-harm and nonviolence. Take some time to consider alternatives to violence, to share strategies for resolving conflict, and…

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Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Meditation Retreat on Sat. Sept 19

Chenrezig (Compassion Buddha) Meditation Retreat with Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal Saturday, September 19th 10:30am to 5:00pm 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!…

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We are studying "Wisdom" – Chapter 9 of Shantideva's book

Currently for Sunday morning teaching we are studying chapter nine (Wisdom) of Shantideva’s text ‘A Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life.’ This text is one of the most important spiritual and philosophical texts of Mahayana Buddhism, and widely study and practice across all traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Following are some excerpts from His Holiness…

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Green Tara Retreat on Sat. Aug. 15 (10:30am – 5:00pm)

  Tara is the most beloved of all the Tibetan feminine meditation deities. She represents fearlessness, the swift ability to save beings from danger, and protection from suffering. In the beautiful myth of her creation, Tara is said to have sprung from the tears of Chenrezig, the great bodhisattva of compassion. So great was the…

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Embodying Compassion

ANAM THUBTEN AND ELIZABETH MATTIS NAMGYEL Returning to Louisville: October 29 – November 1, 2015 For Two Special Events  

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Inter-faith World Peace Mandala (Tuesday, July 21-Sunday, July 26)

Tibetan Sand Mandala – A Prayer for Nonviolence Tuesday, July 21 – Sunday, July 26 You are invited to be part of unfolding this intention for peace in the careful placement of millions of grains of sand by Tibetan Buddhist monks from India as they create a beautiful visual prayer for nonviolence in the Louisville community and…

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