February 2017

Posted on February 7th, 2017 by Laura Roth

Highlights for February 2017

On Tuesday, Feb. 7th at 7PM, 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. Please bring a vegetarian snack or non-alcoholic drink to share. 6:30PM preparation time.

On weekend of Feb. 10-12, Fri. to Sun., we will show a webcast of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s teaching at KTD, Karma Chagme’s Prayer for Offering Prostrations. Prostrations are the first foundation of preliminary practice. Khenpo Rinpoche will teach the meaning and benefits of prostration practice and the story behind Karma Chagme’s prayer.  Fri. 7-9PM, Sat. 10:30AM-noon & 3:30-5PM, and on Sun. 10:30AM-noon & 2:30-4PM.

On Tuesday, Feb. 28th at 7PM, we will celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year of Female Fire Bird, with special prayers followed by refreshments.

Sunday Programs at 11:15AM:

Feb. 5th: Book study, The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva. Chap. 6 on Patience.

Feb. 10-12th: Webcast of Khenpo Rinpoche’s KTD teaching, Prayer for Offering Prostrations.

Feb. 19th: Introductory teaching, The 6 Perfections, from Khenpo Rinpoche’s book Excellent at the Beginning.

Feb. 26th: No teaching but we will be cleaning the shrine room in preparation for Losar. Many hands would be appreciated!

Tuesday Programs at 7PM:

Feb. 7th: Guru Rinpoche Shower of Blessings Tsok, lead by Laura Roth. (see above)

Feb. 14th: Short Green Tara practice, etc.

Feb. 21st: Chenrezig/Amitabha

Feb. 28th: Losar celebration

Saturday, Feb. 25th: Ngondro group practice starting at 9:30AM for those qualified.

Please Note: A donation of $5 by nonmembers for Sunday teachings is appreciated