Sunday, July 28, 11:15 am
All are warmly invited to Part 2 of Entering the Stream; Shrine Room Ritual and Practices.
In this session, we will focus on understanding the meaning of what one sees happening in the shrine room during an actual practice and how to participate if one wishes. These new actions of body, speech and mind have deep meaning and are the way to connect to our own Buddha nature. We will share about prostrations, posture, mudras, mantras, malas and more. We hope you will join us on this journey home to our true nature.
Sunday, July 14, at 11:15 am
We will explore the major developments of the first several hundred years, including the councils, the early schools, King Asoka, and Buddhism’s spread throughout the ancient world. Please join us!
Sunday, June 30th 11:15 am
We know that for some, entering our beautiful, traditional Tibetan shrine room may be equally engaging, curious, and at times even a bit daunting. This new class will offer an opportunity to answer some of the “who, what, and why’s” related to our main shrine and ritual objects that are here to support us in our meditation practice. While this one hour talk is feared to those “new to the stream,” all are most welcome to attend.
Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 11:15 a.m.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Please join us and all of the PBC centers in celebrating the life and teachings of this great Master and beloved Lama! His wisdom mind is ever present in every beautiful activity and manifestation of Bodhichitta at PBDC. We will honor this great Dzogchen master with practice on the Vidyadhara Lama.
You turned the golden wheel of the stainless doctrine of Khenpo Shantarakshita, Lopon Padmasambhava, and Dharma King Trisong Deutsen all over the world.
You established centers that uphold the study and practice of the great secret Vajrayana, which continuously follow the cycles of the sun and moon.
-Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
Saga Dawa Duchen is the anniversary of Buddha Shakyamuni’s enlightenment and mahaparinirvana. For Buddhists, this is one of the most sacred days of the year when karmic effects are naturally multiplied millions of times, so meditation practice and virtuous deeds are strongly encouraged and celebrated!
We will be holding a special practice at PBDC – please check our June calendar for details.
There will also be a special practice at Padma Samye Ling, our home monastery and retreat center in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York, for anyone who would like to immerse themselves in the experience. For more information on that opportunity, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (607) 865-8068.
Actualize devotion and bodhichitta by glorifying the mandala of the Inconceivable Lotus Land for this and future generations. Join us in beautifying Padma Samye Ling monastery and retreat center. Members, students, and friends with skills they will contribute are invited to share in this week of joyful and intensive activity. Donations are your time and effort.
May 27 – June 2
Please follow this link for more information on the Kriya Yoga Workshop.
A wonderful opportunity to begin the summer at beautiful Padma Samye Ling!
Empowerment and Teachings on Lion-Faced Dakini according to the lineage of the Great Terton Tsasum Lingpa will be bestowed by Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche. Weekend activities will include raising new prayer flags around all of Padma Samye Ling, as well as performing smoke offering ceremonies with Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche.
May 25 – 27.
Follow this link for more information about the Wind Horse Retreat!