While we are not able to practice together physically for a few months, we are able to help and support each other virtually. One of the ways that we can do this is through videos that are available online.
We have a wealth of videos available, including
We hope that these videos bring you joy and help you feel your connection to the sangha, and we dedicate the merit to all sentient beings.
YUMKA DECHEN GYALMO – The Queen of Great Bliss
Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche will lead our monthly Dakini practices via webcast from Palden Padma Samye Ling.
No registration is required for this event.
The main sadhana practice will be Yumka Dechen Gyalmo (Queen of Great Bliss) revealed by the great master Jigme Lingpa. To obtain a copy of this sadhana from our Chiso store, please click on the photo.
Other sadhanas to have on hand are:
Please click on each of the names on this list for more information.
If you would like to contribute to the feast offering, please click on this button.
Our Sunday morning book discussion group moves into its final stretch for the season, meeting May 30, June 6, and June 13 before breaking for the summer.
We will meet online at 11:30 am – 12:30 pm on these dates, to continue exploring Inborn Realization: A Commentary on His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche’s Mountain Retreat Instructions.
We hope that you will be able to join us. The information for joining the Zoom meeting is below.
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The Resident Learning Dharma Skills Program at PSL is offering a special opportunity for PBC members and friends to participate in a year-long service retreat that combines study, practice, and activities to uplift and glorify Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches’ mandala at PSL and internationally.
We’re inviting two Sangha members from each of the PBC Sanghas in Tennessee, PBC Puerto Rico, and the Palm Beach Dharma Center to live at PSL with free accommodations and food for one year in exchange for daily service Monday-Saturday, 9-noon and 2-5pm.
At this time we’re offering weekly Ngondro teachings and group practices, evening Vajrakilaya and Dharmapala meditation, and study groups. Participants will be able to attend on site retreats lead by Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche at no cost, as well as have personal practice and study time every morning and evening.
Areas of Service include:
- Temple caretaking
- Skilled craftsmanship & maintenance skills & experience strongly recommended
- Exterior & interior painting
- Knowledge of machinery
- Should be thorough & patient
- Kitchen management
- Culinary training is helpful
- Knowledge of vegetarian cooking
- Supplies & upkeep
- Creative with whole foods
- Friendly people-person
- Reliable technical skills like computer programming
- Accounting & bookkeeping
- Website design
- Outdoor Facilities
- Organic gardening – experience required
Shared dormitory-style living included. Possibility of low-budget private room.
Internet only available from 5:00 – 8:00 pm
Due to Covid-19, everyone will be required to take a local Covid-19 test upon arrival, and will have to follow Covid-19 protocols while on-site and for those needing to make off-site errands.
During this challenging time when so many of our usual routines have been disrupted, consider applying to our “Growing the PBC Mandala” Learning Dharma Skills Program. All applicants will have to provide three references (one of which has to be a local PBC Sangha member) and have a phone interview with Lama Laia.
Experience the full immersion in Venerable Khenpo Rinpoches’ mandala throughout the four seasons!
The Vital Point of Mind: Pith Instructions on the Vital Point of Mind that Reveal the Buddha Right in the Palm of Your Hand
by the Great Master Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche
Taught by Nyingma Scholar & Meditation Master Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
Webcast Live from Padma Samye Ling
January 16 – 23 (Saturday to Saturday) – Times are EST
10:00 am – 12:00 noon — Instructions & Practice
3:30 – 6:00 pm — Healing Practice & Dzogchen Meditation
As a way to continue our Annual PBC Florida Winter Retreat, Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche will confer special Dzogchen teachings by Jamgon Mipham Rinpoche on the importance of relying on lineage masters to fully discover and realize the Dzogchen view of self-liberated awareness. Once you’re introduced to your true nature through the blessings of the lineage and your root teacher, in combination with your buddha-nature and its radiant qualities, those with opportunity and great fortune to put these pith instructions into practice will break through the delusions of samsara and nirvana.
During the 2021 Winter Dzogchen Retreat webcast live from Padma Samye Ling, Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche will impart the heart essence of Dzogchen Pith Instructions according to the stainless wisdom lineage of the great master Mipham Rinpoche. These are direct pointing out instructions on how to discover enlightened awareness this very moment.
Mipham Rinpoche’s root text will be available to participants as a free download.
Mipham Rinpoche (1846-1912) was a great Nyingma scholar, meditation master, and author of the 20th century. Blessed by Manjushri, he became one of the greatest scholars of his time, and was a devoted student of Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Jamyang Khyentse Wangpo Rinpoche, and Patrul Rinpoche. Mipham Rinpoche had an enormous impact in re-awakening a deep reverence and interest in the Nyingma and Dzogchen teachings. Three hundred and twenty-two of his Dharma texts have survived. In addition to these, he composed more than thirty-five books on a range of subjects including medicine, poetry (particularly the Gesar epics), logic, cosmology, astrology and divination, alchemy, painting and sculpture, engineering, and both extensive and pithy commentaries on the Sutras and Tantras of Buddha Shakyamuni and Guru Padmasambhava.
Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche brings these teachings vividly to life with practical, pithy advice that goes straight to the heart and inspires us all to use this precious opportunity for the great and lasting benefit of all beings.
Registration is required to access this retreat.
Suggested Donation: We humbly request everyone participating in this retreat to help sustain Padmasambhava Buddhist Center during these challenging times. All donations are graciously accepted.
New Year 2021
Guru Yoga Practice with Tsok Ceremony
Commemorating the Anniversary of the Mahaparinivana of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
Jan 1, 2021
10:00 am – 1:00 pm EST
New Year’s Day 2021 coincides with the anniversary of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. Join us in celebrating and honoring the mandala of enlightened blessings, realization, and activities still abounding from this great master of our time.
Shower of Blessings from Mipham Rinpoche will be our main practice.
We will also be using:
If you would like to make an offering toward the feast, please click on the button below.
Buddha of Degenerate and Difficult Times
Thursday, December 24
3:30 – 6:00 pm EST
Thursday, December 24, is the tenth day of the waxing moon. This is a very special day for practice in the Vajrayana Sangha.
Please join us for this special practice on Guru Padmasambhava led by Venerable Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche.
Times are Eastern Standard Time. A time zone converter can be found at this link.
We will include our other daily healing practices as well. They can be downloaded by clicking on the link in the previous sentence.
If you would like to contribute to the feast offering, please use the button below.