Highlights for June 2015

Posted on June 1st, 2015 by Laura Roth

On Saturday, June 6th, we will have a field trip to Vassar College to see Karen Lucic’s exhibition the art of Chenrezig/Avalokiteshvara. In the afternoon we will visit Tubten Choling Tibetan Center in Wappingers Falls. We will see the stupa and make offerings to Lama Norlha. If you are interested in coming and haven’t RSVPed, please contact Laura or Joan no later than June 2nd. We will carpool, so please meet in the parking lot at Doane Stuart at 8:45AM.

On Saturday, June 20th, we will hold a Long Green Tara practice starting at 9:30AM. Please do not eat meat before the practice.

On Tuesday, June 23rd we will hold a Guru Rinpoche Shower of Blessings Tsok practice. This is a feast offering to Guru Rinpoche and all enlightened beings, in which we share. Preparation is at 6:30 PM. All are welcome. Try to bring a vegetarian snack or drink such as cheese, crackers, fruit, cookies, chips, nuts, or juice.

Sunday Programs at 11:15AM:

June 7th: Lama Zopa will begin his teaching series on the Kagyu lineage masters, beginning with Vajradhara, Tilopa, and Naropa.

June 14th: Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche will be teaching and giving the long form Bodhisattva vows at KTD. People are encouraged to go. At our center, we will show a video (TBA).

June 21st: Father’s Day: Lama Zopa will continue his teaching on the lineage masters.

June 28th: Karmapa’s birthday celebration at KTD with free lunch. Meditation sitting will end early at 10:30AM (no teaching) so people can get to KTD in time. For those new to KTD, Lama Zopa has offered to give a tour of KTD.

Thursdays at 6:30PM: Dakpo Targyen class will be held on June 4th and end on June 11th.

Please Note: A donation of $5 by non-members for Sunday teachings is appreciated