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Nyung-Ne Retreat (Final morning)

A challenging yet rewarding retreat on Chenrezig the compassion buddha. This purification method involves keeping physical discipline, meditation and prostrations, and silence and fasting on the second day. It is a powerful means of purification, and especially useful for people whose busy schedules cannot accommodate long-term retreat. (ONLINE)

Nyung-Ne Retreat (Day 2)

A challenging yet rewarding retreat on Chenrezig the compassion buddha. This purification method involves keeping physical discipline, meditation and prostrations, and silence and fasting on the second day. It is a powerful means of purification, and especially useful for people whose busy schedules cannot accommodate long-term retreat. (ONLINE)

Nyung-Ne Retreat (Day 1)

A challenging yet rewarding retreat on Chenrezig the compassion buddha. This purification method involves keeping physical discipline, meditation and prostrations, and silence and fasting on the second day. It is a powerful means of purification, and especially useful for people whose busy schedules cannot accommodate long-term retreat. (ONLINE)

Nyung-Ne Retreat (Intro)

A challenging yet rewarding retreat on Chenrezig the compassion buddha. This purification method involves keeping physical discipline, meditation and prostrations, and silence and fasting on the second day. It is a powerful means of purification, and especially useful for people whose busy schedules cannot accommodate long-term retreat. (ONLINE)

Annual Refuge Ceremony with Geshe Tsultrim

Taking Refuge means taking the Buddha, his teachings (the Dharma), and the Sangha as one’s primary guidance and protection, and keeping the Refuge vows and commitments. Geshe Tsultrim will bestow the ceremony in an unbroken lineage from the time of the Buddha. In this ceremony new students can take refuge for the first time, and established students can renew their vows. (IN-PERSON)

The Dharma Kit-bag

A workshop on everything you ever wanted to know about Tibetan Buddhist ritual but were afraid to ask! Learn how to offer the long mandala, set up your own altar and water bowls, and do prostrations. Be inspired by the profound meaning behind these rituals. Get comfortable with gompa etiquette, and discover how to relate to the sangha respectfully.

Closed for Christmas Nyung-Ne Retreat

Residential retreat on Chenrezig the compassion buddha. This purification method involves keeping physical discipline, meditation and prostrations, and silence and fasting on alternate days. It is especially useful for people whose schedules cannot accommodate long-term retreat. Bookings essential!

Christmas Eve Puja

Join us for our annual Shakyamuni Buddha puja, offering all the Christmas trees and lights in the world! We make many elaborate and beautiful offerings and recite praises, all in English with the traditional Tibetan tunes. We offer chai and community dedications for the year, and at the end we strew of flowers to the ten directions. Don’t miss the best Buddhist party you could ever come to!

Guru Puja 600th Anniversary (Epic Version)

A special version of this puja to celebrate the 600th anniversary of Lama Tsong Khapa! We will include the bath offering to cleanse broken samaya with the guru, and chant the traditional Tibetan tunes that are said to come from the dakinis and bless one’s mind-stream. This offering ceremony is rich in symbolism, and includes lineage prayers, bath offering, re-taking one’s vows, chai tea with dedications, and Tsog offering. Everyone is welcome at this epic version (around 3 hours) of the Guru Puja – it is a profound yet joyous spiritual celebration!

All-night Tara Puja

Annual all-night practice to remove obstacles and bring success for your Dharma practice. similar to the regular Tara Puja, but with optional prostrations, circumambulations, mantras for each of the Tara’s, and unlimited chai tea! Come for just the first session, or stay for the whole night!

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