Introducing Samye Institute's Vajrayana Membership

Tibetan Buddhist Holidays

Remembering the Buddha on Saga Dawa Duchen

Remembering the Buddha on Saga Dawa Duchen—his birth, enlightenment, and parinirvāṇa—means an opportunity to practice joyfully. We can take a pause from our busy concerns and

Losar: Tibetan New Year

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

Celebrate Chokhor Duchen

Celebrate Chökhor Düchen!

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

Practice This Saga Dawa Month

Dear friends near and far I am sending you many happy wishes for Guru Rinpoche Day. This Saga Dawa month is a very important month. Please

Tsekar Drubchen

Tsekar Drubchen Dates for  Tsekar Drubchen: March 2-March 10, 2020 The Tsekar (White Amitāyus ) Drubchen is an extensive group practice from the Chokling Tersar

Compassion in Action

Dear Friends Near and Far,

We are trying our best over here in Nepal. Thank you all so much for your support. On this Guru Rinpoche