Saka Dawa Duchen, May 26th

Saka Dawa Duchen, May 26, 2021 The most auspiciously important month in the Tibetan lunar calendar is Saka Dawa, the 4th lunar month. Saka Dawa 2021runs from May 12, 2021 till June 10, 2021. The 15th day of this lunar month, the full moon day, is called Saka Dawa Duchen. This is the single most … [Read more…]

Long Life 16 Arhats Puja for the benefit of HHDL and Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa and other teachers, Zoom event Saturday 11/7 at 11am DST

Dear friends, I am writing to let you know that, in conjunction with Do Ngak Dargye Ling, Gyumé Khensur Lobsang Jampa Rinpoche’s center in San Jose, CA, Do Ngak Kunphen Ling (DNKL) of Redding, CT, the Mahayana Sutra and Tantra Center of New Jersey, and Guhyasamaja Center, the Mahayana Sutra and Tantra Center of Washington … [Read more…]

Medicine Buddha Retreat Weekend, 10/24 – 10/25, 10am to 12pm Zoom event

  Join us for a Medicine Buddha weekend retreat of prayers and puja organized by Partners for Tibet. Use Zoom ID: 616 987 4443 Schedule: Saturday:  Introduction to Medicine Buddha’s practice and meditation by His Eminence Geshe Tashi Tsering  (Current Sera Mey Monastery, India,  Abbot) Sunday:  Medicine Buddha Sadhana /Puja with Purification Blessing Ceremony led … [Read more…]

Robert James Taylor, Founding member of MSTC-WDC passes on July 29, 2020

Robert James Taylor (Bob) passed away peacefully July 29, 2020 at the age of 94.  He is survived by his wife, Barbara of Gaithersburg, MD (MSTC-WDC Board Member). After retirement he worked to help establish The Asian Classics Input Project (ACIP) as Assistant Director. ACIP is dedicated to locating, cataloging, digitally preserving and freely distributing … [Read more…]

Lama Chopa Zoom Class

  Lama Chopa Class Lama Chopa is a key practice observed in the Gelukpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. It translates as “Offering to the Guru” and is one of two major lineages of Guru Yoga devoted to Je Tsongkapa called the Ensapa lineage. It was passed down secretly until written down in the 1600s by … [Read more…]

The Path of Mahamudra, New Class by Zoom Sundays, 3:30pm to 5pm

Mahamudra is a Sanskrit word that means “Great Seal.” In ancient India, when a king sent out a proclamation, the validity of the document was established by affixing the king’s wax seal. Similarly, the great seal of emptiness marks the true nature of all phenomena. In this class we will delve into the preliminary practices … [Read more…]