Highlights for November 2016

Posted on October 31st, 2016 by Laura Roth

Saturday, Nov. 5th, is the last day of the long-life Drupchod retreat at KTD. Everyone isencouraged to attend, even a part of this. See Lama Zopa’s email of 10/29. Times are 8AM-12 & 2-5:30PM each day from 10/30/16 to 11/5/16. Afternoon of Sat. 11/5 will be an empowerment.

On Sun., Nov. 6th Lama Zopa will teach the 3rd in the series of introductory teachings, Ethical Foundations of Buddhist Practice, from Khenpo Rinpoche’s book, Excellent at the Beginning.

Tues. Nov. 8th is Election day. We will not be open. However, on Wed. Nov. 9th, we will hold a Guru Rinpoche Shower of Blessings Tsok. This is an offering of the 5 sense pleasures to Guru Rinpoche and all enlightened beings in which we share. Preparation is at 6:30PM. All are welcome. Please bring a vegetarian snack or drink such as crackers, cheese, cookies, nuts, fruit, chips, juice, or bottled tea.

Fri. through Sunday, Nov. 18-20, we will show a webcast of Khenpo Rinpoche’s teaching at KTD, Blessings of Mani Pills. Fri. 7-8:30PM, Sat. 10:30-12 & 3:30-5, Sun. 10:30-12 & 2:30-4.

Sunday Programs at 11:15AM:

Nov. 6: Lama Zopa will teach, Ethical Foundations of Buddhist Practice. (See above)

Nov. 13: No KTC teaching, but will be open for Chenrezig practice and meditation. People are encouraged to attend Lodro Nyima Rinpoche’s teaching at KTD: The Mind of Bodhicitta.

Nov. 18-20: Webcast of KTD teaching by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. (See above)

Nov. 27: Book study, The Way of the Bodhisattva, by Shantideva. Chapter 6.

Mid-week Programs at 7PM:

Tues., Nov. 1: Chenrezig/Amitabha

Tues., Nov. 8: Election day, no program

Wed., Nov. 9: Guru Rinpoche Tsok (see above)

Tues., Nov. 15: Chenrezig/Amitabha

Tues., Nov. 22: Short Green Tara, etc.

Tues., Nov. 29: Chenrezig/Amitabha

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