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Community posts share timely information from all of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche’s mandala of activities. Stay on top of current events and share experiences with the global community of sangha.

We are an extension of our spiritual home -

Feb 14, 2019

We’d like to share an inspiring message from Samye instructor Jack de Tar – who is also the executive director of Gomde California. I have the pleasure of writing to you after...

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Dharma Stream NYC Losar Eve Meeting -

Feb 14, 2019

The New York City Dharma Stream Group recently held its weekly meeting on the eve of Losar at the Dharma House New York City located in Queens, New York. The Dharma House...

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Announcing a New Website for Samye Institute -

Feb 13, 2019

For the last few months we have been working hard on rebuilding Samye Institute’s web platform and today we are pleased to announce a new look and feel, along with new courses...

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Yusheng Enjoyed at New Year Celebration at RYO Singapore -

Feb 11, 2019

Yusheng, translated as “Prosperity Toss” is a Chinese New Year custom associated with Singapore and Malaysia. It consists of a platter of seven colored foods centered around a mound of raw or...

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Losar: Tibetan New Year -

Feb 5, 2019

Losar literally means 'New Year' in Tibetan. Tibetans celebrated a New Year harvest festival prior to the introduction of Buddhism into Tibet. Many elements of the ancient harvest festival remain, however Buddhist rituals easily incorporated these ancient...

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Bumgyur Dawa: Month of Miracles and Merit -

Feb 4, 2019

Bumgyur Dawa: Opportunity to Accumulate Vast Merit Bumgyur Dawa is the Tibetan term for a month where karmic actions are multiplied by 100,000. The first fifteen days of the first month of...

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Vajrakīlaya 7 Day – Gutor Pūjā -

Jan 29, 2019

The Vajrakīlaya Gutor Pūjā will be celebrated from January 30-February 3, 2019. Vajrakīlaya (Tibetan: Dorjé Phurba) is the embodiment of the powerful compassion of all buddhas.  Moreover,Vajrakīlaya, the wrathful transformation of the deity Vajrasattva,...

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Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche – Parinirvāṇa Anniversary -

Jan 28, 2019

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and the Ngakso Pūjā 2019 Commemoration January 29 Each year, practitioners at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Boudha, Nepal, commemorate the parinirvāṇa of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Therefore they...

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Knowing When To Rest – A Reflection by Jamie Gaddy -

Nov 15, 2018

What does it mean to rest? As a working mother of two young children learns how to integrate practice into her daily life, she also discovers the importance of this simple...

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Celebrate Chökhor Düchen! -

Jul 16, 2018

Celebrate Chökhor Düchen by recollecting the Buddha's first teaching after his awakening. Tibetan Buddhists commemorate this auspicious event on the fourth day of the sixth Lunar month. In 2018, we celebrate Chökhor Düchen on July...

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