Wednesday January 29

6:30pm-6:50pm Mantra and Mudra Class   Geshe Namgyal will be offering classes on both chanting (mantra) and hand gestures (mudra}. 
7:00pm-8:00pm  Bodhicitta Meditation  In this meditation we create within us the wish to become enlightened for the sake of all beings which is the foundation of compassion. Together, compassion and wisdom lead to full enlightenment.

Thursday January 30

9:00am-9:45am  Jataka Tale  Jataka in Pali and Sanskrit means birth. These popular stories of the former lives of Buddha helps us develope personal characteristics beneficial for those aspiring for the enlightened state free from suffering and the causes of suffering.

These stories help us see how to develop knowledge while learning how to face our struggles. These stories show us how to develop values and qualities such as patience, forbearance, tolerance, loving-kindness, compassion, and equanimity. The purpose of these stories helps us develop the moral and ethical tools we can use to create a more peaceful and healthy global community. Geshe will tell one story each class. Attending each class and submitting a written paper will qualify the student to receive a certificate of accomplishment of this important subject in Buddhism.
10:00am-10:45am Silent Meditation  Sit in meditation, watch your mind, collect mantra, or reflect.

Friday January 31

9:00am-9:30am Tibetan Yoga with Geshe Lobsang Chophel
9:30am-10:30am  Bodhicitta Meditation  In this meditation we create within us the wish to become enlightened for the sake of all beings which is the foundation of compassion. Together, compassion and wisdom lead to full enlightenment.

Saturday February 1

9:00am-9:45am  Jataka Tale  Jataka in Pali and Sanskrit means birth. These popular stories of the former lives of Buddha helps us develope personal characteristics beneficial for those aspiring for the enlightened state free from suffering and the causes of suffering.

These stories help us see how to develop knowledge while learning how to face our struggles. These stories show us how to develop values and qualities such as patience, forbearance, tolerance, loving-kindness, compassion, and equanimity. The purpose of these stories helps us develop the moral and ethical tools we can use to create a more peaceful and healthy global community. Geshe will tell one story each class. Attending each class and submitting a written paper will qualify the student to receive a certificate of accomplishment of this important subject in Buddhism.
10:00am-10:45am Silent Meditation  Sit in meditation, watch your mind, collect mantra, or reflect.

 Sunday February 2

9:00am-9:30am Tibetan Yoga with Geshe Lobsang Chophel
9:30am-10:30am  Bodhicitta Meditation  In this meditation we create within us the wish to become enlightened for the sake of all beings which is the foundation of compassion. Together, compassion and wisdom lead to full enlightenment.
10:30am-11:00am  Book Club  Topic: His Holiness The Dalai Lama's book- Ecology, Ethics, and Interdependence.
Moderator: Denise Vail
11:00am-12:00am  Rinpoche's Video Teaching
12:00am-12:30pm Mantra and Mudra Class   Geshe Namgyal will be offering classes on both chanting (mantra) and hand gestures (mudra}.
deity Medicine Buddha 520 saveforweb7:00pm-8:00pm Medicine Buddha Meditation In the words of ZaChoeje Rinpoche: “We all have healing, loving, wisdom and compassionate aspects.” Through the Medicine Buddha practice we invoke our healing power and increase our self-confidence so we can bring more healing to ourselves and others.