Tag: ritual


The Dharma Kit-bag
February 14, 2020

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...


Closed for Christmas Nyung-Ne Retreat
December 26, 2019

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...


Christmas Eve Puja
December 24, 2019

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...


Guru Puja 600th Anniversary (Epic Version)
December 21, 2019

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...


Annual Refuge Ceremony
December 08, 2019

Annual Refuge Ceremony

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...


All-night Tara Puja
October 05, 2019

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...


Fire Purification Puja
July 28, 2019

Fire Purification Puja

Annual ritual burning practice where we offer all our problems to the fire. Write your illnesses, disturbing emotions, regrets, fears and anxieties on little pieces of paper, and offer them to Dorje Khadro, the Buddha's...


Closed for Easter Nyung-Ne Retreat
April 20, 2019

Closed for Easter Nyung-Ne Retreat

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 alternate days. It is especially useful for people whose schedules...


The Tantra Kit-bag (HYT)
April 07, 2019

The Tantra Kit-bag (HYT)

Restricted workshop for those newly holding an HYT commitment, and who feels a little lost or out of their depth! Review the unique characteristics of HYT, how they differ from other tantras, and how we can...


The Tantra Kit-bag (Action Tantra)
March 03, 2019

The Tantra Kit-bag (Action Tantra)

A workshop for anyone who already has an Action Tantra initiation, and who feels a little lost or out of their depth! Overview of the lower tantras and where they fit into the Mahayana vehicle,...