Posted on February 25th, 2015 by Laura Roth
Sunday: 9 AM Chenrezig/Amitabha Practice
10 AM Meditation Practice (Instruction Available)
11:15 AM Teaching or other program
Tuesday 7:00 PM: First, Third, and Fifth Tuesdays Chenrezig/Amitabha Practice
Second, Fourth Tuesdays 7 Line Prayer to Guru Rinpoche, Short Green Tara Practice, and Confession of Downfalls. The Confession of Downfalls is a new change to our regular schedule. It is considered to be very important to chant this sutra regularly in order to purify infractions of the lay and bodhisattva vows.
Thursday 6:30 PM: Dakpo Targyen Members Class, beginning March 5th.
Highlights for March 2015
On Tuesday, March 3rd and on Tuesday, March 31st, 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. If you can, bring a vegetarian snack or drink such as cheese, crackers, cookies, chips, fruit, candy, nuts, juice, or soda.
On Saturday, March 7th, at 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM, we will do the Long Green Tara practice. In the afternoon, starting at 2:00 PM, Lama Zopa will give a special Ngondro teaching for those who are currently practicing Ngondro.
On the weekend of March 13-15, 2015, we will present a live webcast of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s teaching at KTD on Why Buddhists Are Giving Up Meat. The teaching will begin on Friday March 13 from 7 to 8:30 PM, Saturday March 14, at 10:30AM to noon and 3:30 to 5 PM. Sunday, from 10:30 AM to noon and from 2:30 to 4 PM. A $5 donation per session is suggested.
Sunday Programs at 11:15 AM:
March 1: Video: Tai Situ Rinpoche on Pilgrimage for Active Peace
March 8: Teaching by Lama Zopa: Interdependence (rescheduled from snow day on Feb. 8)
March 15: Continuation of webcast Why Buddhists Are Giving Up Meat.
March 22: Teaching by Laura Roth, explaining the basic prayers, 4 Immeasurables, Dedication of Merit, Refuge prayer, etc.
March 29: Teaching by Lama Zopa: On the Importance and Benefits of Ngondro (open to all).
Note: A donation of $5 by non-members for Sunday teachings is appreciated.