Tag: ritual


The Dharma Kit-bag
June 28, 2017

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
August 22, 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
April 02, 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 06, 2018

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
August 17, 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...


Guru Puja (Epic Version)
March 31, 2019

Guru Puja (Epic Version)

We 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...


All-night Tara Puja
February 16, 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
May 30, 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...


Guru Puja (Epic Version)
March 31, 2019

Guru Puja (Epic Version)

We 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...


Closed for Easter Nyung-Ne Retreat
November 27, 2018

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...