The message below was written by Rinpoche yesterday, so his request for your participation is intended for today. Please join us if you are able. After reciting one mala of the Long Vajrasattva, please send your accumulation to Lama Palden at: email@example.com Many blessings to all of you! Lhamo A Message from Thupten Rinpoche.To myContinue reading “Virtual Buddhism at 11:00 am Today”
Good morning! Perhaps some of you did not receive an earlier message about the cancellation of all sangha gatherings. So, I am writing this note to let you know. The intention is to exercise wisdom, and prevent as much exposure to this virus as possible. Your spiritual practice will benefit greatly from this, if youContinue reading “All Sangha Gatherings Have Stopped For The Time Being”
Thanks to all of you who attended our Tara Puja last Friday morning. Puja is a time of joyfulness, generosity and appreciation. Offerings are are made to express our thanks to Tara’s active presence within our sangha. One error on the monthly calendar — Sojong will be completed on Wednesday, March 11th, from 6:00-7:30pm (notContinue reading “What’s Up With the Buddhists?”
Stay tuned as we continue to follow the life of Yongey Mingur Rinpoche. He has run away from his own monastery at the age of 36, and is transitioning into the life of a traveling yogi. It has been his dream to do this kind of retreat. I guess the grass is always greener …..Continue reading “Good morning! Did you turn your clock ahead?”
Good morning! I’ve been up early this morning, reading more from In Love with Life, by Yongey Mingur Rinpoche (Chapter 18 – Coming Through Darkness). Here, he explains the bardos that we go through from death to rebirth, and relates them to the processes of change that take place while we are alive. He remindsContinue reading “How We Change”
Beth Hopwood (Yodron) will be organizing and leading a Buddhist walking meditation at the Kayenta Labyrinth once a month, beginning in March. She took refuge on April 13th of 2018, completing the preliminary practices and ceremony that are central to becoming a Buddhist. I am happy to support her as she develops this practice. It’sContinue reading “Walking Meditation”
Last weekend was Big Fun at the Kayenta Art Festival. There was a steady stream of visitors, and our malas were well-received, with many opportunities to talk to people. Thank you for the many ways that people helped out.
Last week during a study and meditation period, one woman said: “If we all paid more attention to impermanence and karma, we’d be a lot kinder to one another.” That about summed it up.
Hello to all. Here are the highlights for the coming two weeks! 10 am on Thursday, January 2nd, I will be making torma at my home, to be used during the Green Tara Puja the following morning. E-mail me if you are interested in learning how to make the torma. 9 am on Friday, JanuaryContinue reading “Oops – Corrected Version – What’s Up With the Buddhists?”