Community Activity

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Precious Presence: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche’s Visit to Guru Rinpoche Lhakang in Malaysia -

Sep 26, 2019

On September 15, 2019 Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche visited and blessed the Guru Rinpoche Lhakang at Putra Heights, Malaysia with his presence. We honor Rinpoche as a great preserver and guardian of the...

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Late Summer Reflections -

Aug 29, 2019

The Beauty of Simplicity:  Mahamudra Retreat with Tulku Migmar Tsering at Gomde Cooperstown (July 2019) It is the first evening of the Mahamudra retreat at bucolic Rangjung Yeshe Gomde, and a dozen...

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Ngensong Dongtruk Puja–a Student’s Eye-View -

Aug 28, 2019

Making an Auspicious Connection   As the third of the 2019 puja series, the Ngensong Dongtruk or “Dredger of the Lower Realms’ Depths” puja was held for three days from August 10th-12th...

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What is Ullambana: The Hungry Ghost Month? -

Aug 22, 2019

In Chinese culture, commonly known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, the practice of burning extensive offerings made of joss papers to appease hungry ghosts still exists today. Growing up in Chinese communities,...

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Lotus Light Dharma Institute Opening -

Aug 15, 2019

We are happy to share a few reflections on the recent auspicious opening of the Lotus Light Dharma Institute in Chapagoan, Nepal on the 13th of July, 2019.  Suitable for 150 monks,...

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Sertok Erected at Gomde Cooperstown -

Aug 8, 2019

  In July 2019, on Guru Rinpoche Day, Tulku Migmar Tsering consecrated the  sertok that was erected atop the main shrine barn at Gomde Cooperstown. The local sangha and retreatants were fortunate...

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Teachings on Khenpo Ngakchung’s Commentary on Words of My Perfect Teacher -

Jul 26, 2019

For a sweltering, but inspiring and deeply rewarding, couple of days over 4th of July weekend, a few lucky sangha members were able to receive teachings from Tulku Migmar  Tsering on Khenpo...

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Reflections on the 2019 Sādhana Ritual Course at Gomde Cooperstown -

Jul 26, 2019

Sādhana Ritual Course Comes to North America for the First Time at Gomde Cooperstown As Tibetan Buddhism has become more established around the world, many people have had the opportunity to hear...

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Sampa Lhundrup Tsokbum: Student Reflections on this Auspicious Occasion -

Jul 24, 2019

Sampa Lhundrup Tsokbum:  Student Reflections on this Auspicious Occasion Sitting in the tsokbum at the Asura cave in Kathmandu feels relaxed and almost normal or natural to be there–until I take a...

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Annual Vajra Claw Pūjā 2019 at Vajravārāhī Monastery, Nepal -

Jun 11, 2019

The annual program of pūjās in the Vajravārāhī  Monastery started on May 16th with the 3-day pūjā of the ḍākinī called Vajra Claw (Tib. Dorjé Dermo). This monastery is located in Chapagaon,...

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