37 Practices of Bodhisattva & Lead Chenrezig Dharma Practice
Dec
16
7:00 PM19:00

37 Practices of Bodhisattva & Lead Chenrezig Dharma Practice

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Please join us for Ani Dolma and Ani Tanzin's teachings on the 37 Practices of Bodhisattva and Lead Chenrezig Dharma practice (Buddha of loving kindness and compassion).   

We  look forward to sharing with you this very beneficial practice.  Please join us!

 For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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800th Maha Parinirvana in Dehradun, India
Oct
19
to Oct 25

800th Maha Parinirvana in Dehradun, India

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India Trip to attend The Commemoration of the Lord JIgten Sumgon's 800th Maha Parinirvana with HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and Drupon Samten. 

Celebration will be conducted from 19th-25th October, 2017 at Drikung Kagyu Institute, Jangchubling, Dehradun, India organised by International Drikung Kagyu Council. 

Please contact us if you are interested. To find out more details and how to make a reservation.  Email: info@drikungkc.org. 

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Tara Meditation and Practice
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

Tara Meditation and Practice

Please join us for an evening of Tara  practice led by Drupon Samten Rinpoche.

This very important practice is done done regularly at DKC, and this is a chance for all to participate.  We  look forward to sharing with you this very beneficial practice.  Please join us!

 For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Prayers and Butter Lamp Offering for those in Distress
Sep
23
7:00 PM19:00

Prayers and Butter Lamp Offering for those in Distress

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Our beloved Drupon Samten Rinpoche this evening will lead us in prayers and butter lamp offerings for all of those impacted by the recent earthquakes and hurricanes across the world.

Please join us for this important night focused on benefiting so many people in distress.

~For the benefit of all sentient beings

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Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death
Sep
16
7:00 PM19:00

Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death

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LESSON: Compassion and Mindfulness

Lopon Dorje Khandro (Lourdes Arguelles) will continue her teachings on compassion for self and others. The teaching will be based on the Tibetan Buddhist Mind Training tradition as well as on recent research in Western neuroscience and cognitive psychology.  Please plan to join us then.

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To aid your study of these precious teachings, Lopon has recommended readings listed on the web page for this series lessons.

She will focus on the overall significance of these teachings for practice and for leading a meaningful life. The session will be preceded by a short shamatha meditation and followed by a visualization practice.Please join us for this auspicious and precious teaching.

Diligently practicing and deepening our understanding of the teachings of the path can help us cultivate Bodhicitta and attain the realization of Buddhahood. 

For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Tara Meditation and Practice
Aug
19
7:00 PM19:00

Tara Meditation and Practice

Please join us for an evening of Tara  practice led by the DKC Ani's.  

This very important practice is done done regularly at DKC, and this is a chance for all to participate.  We  look forward to sharing with you this very beneficial practice.  Please join us!

 For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death:  The Wheel of Life
Aug
12
7:00 PM19:00

Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death:  The Wheel of Life

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Lesson 3: Conceptions of Health

Please join us for the next session in the ongoing program regarding the Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death.

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Lopon Dorje Khandro will be teaching on Conceptions of Health.

To aid your study of these precious teachings, Lopon has recommended readings listed on the web page for this series lessons.

She will focus on the overall significance of these teachings for practice and for leading a meaningful life. The session will be preceded by a short shamatha meditation and followed by a visualization practice.Please join us for this auspicious and precious teaching.

Diligently practicing and deepening our understanding of the teachings of the path can help us cultivate Bodhicitta and attain the realization of Buddhahood. 

For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Dharma Protectors Ceremony
Aug
5
7:00 PM19:00

Dharma Protectors Ceremony

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We invite you to join us this coming Saturday evening, when Drupon Samten Rinpoche and the DKC Monastics will lead us in a Dharma Protectors practice. 

This very important practice is done done regularly at DKC, and this is a chance for all to participate.  We  look forward to sharing with you this very beneficial practice.  Please join us!

For the benefit of all beings.......

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Private Event
Jul
29
7:00 PM19:00

Private Event

DKC will not be holding public teachings on Saturday July 29th or Sunday July 30th in order to host a private event.

We will continue teachings on August 5th. Please check the website or email for more details on upcoming teachings.

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Weekend Teachings Retreat withh Ven. Dr. Thich Tam Duc
Jul
8
to Jul 9

Weekend Teachings Retreat withh Ven. Dr. Thich Tam Duc

Weekend Teachings Retreat

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Venerable Dr. Thich Tam Duc

We hope that you can attend these profound teachings, meditation instruction and practice with this precious teacher who will be visiting us from Vietnam. 

If you are able, we are asking you to bring food for a potluck lunch or bring your own lunch if you are on a special diet. We do not have on site room accommodations for this event due to the visiting guests.

The program is FREE, but a donation to help cover the costs and to make an offering to the Venerable is greatly appreciated..

Please register in advance on the website or by email or phone so we can plan accordingly.

 

   ~For the Benefit of All Sentient Beings

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Annual World Peace Ceremony
Jul
1
to Jul 2

Annual World Peace Ceremony

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Please join Drupon Samten Rinpoche as he leads us on two days of prayer and ceremonies dedicated for world peace under the Bodhi Tree. 

His Holiness the Drikung Kyobgon Chetsang has requested that we continue this annual prayer ceremony that was started in 2016 with His Holiness's visit.

Saturday 7/1/17 10:00am - 5:00pm  & Sunday 7/2/17 10:00am-5:00pm

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Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Jun
11
7:00 AM07:00

Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Medicine Buddha Empowerment, Teachings and Ceremony 

June 10-11, 7:00am-6:30pm  

at the SAIGON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

with Most Venerable Kim Trieu, Drupon Samten Rinpoche, Venerable Thich Tue Giac, Venerable Dong chau and The Most Venerable Thich Quang Man.

For more details, please visit www.chuabodeus.net 

Note:  There will be no public program at DKC while Drupon Samten is in L.A.

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Medicine Buddha Empowerment
Jun
10
7:00 AM07:00

Medicine Buddha Empowerment

Medicine Buddha Empowerment, Teachings and Ceremony 

June 10-11, 7:00am-6:30pm  

at the SAIGON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

with Most Venerable Kim Trieu, Drupon Samten Rinpoche, Venerable Thich Tue Giac, Venerable Dong chau and The Most Venerable Thich Quang Man.

For more details, please visit www.chuabodeus.net

Note:  There will be no public program at DKC while Drupon Samten is in L.A.

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Vajrasattva Practice
May
13
7:00 PM19:00

Vajrasattva Practice

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We invite you all to join us when the DKC monastics will lead us in meditation and the practice of Vajrasattva. Vajrasattva is an extremely powerful purification practice and is beneficial for purification of the three poisons that were the focus of last week's teaching session: greed/attachment, hatred/aversion and delusion/ignorance.  Please don't miss the opportunity to participate in this powerful and beneficial practice.

We hope to see you.

For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death:  The Wheel of Life
May
6
7:00 PM19:00

Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death:  The Wheel of Life

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Lesson 1: The Wheel of Life

Please join us for the next session in the on going program regarding the Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Sickness & Healing, Grief & Joy, Dying & Death.

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Lopon Dorje Khandro will be teaching on The Wheel of Life.  She will focus on the overall significance of these teachings for practice and for leading a meaningful life. The session will be preceded by a short shamatha meditation and followed by a visualization practice.Please join us for this auspicious and precious teaching.

Diligently practicing and deepening our understanding of the teachings of the path can help us cultivate Bodhicitta and attain the realization of Buddhahood. 

For the benefit of all sentient beings.

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Chod Practice
Apr
22
7:00 PM19:00

Chod Practice

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We invite you to join us this coming Saturday evening, April 22nd, at 7:00 PM when Drupon Samten Rinpoche and the DKC monastics will lead us in the practice of Chod.  

Chod is the Tibetan Buddhist tantric practice to facilitate cutting through the ego.  In Tibet, Ladakh, and India Chod has traditionally been practiced in charnel grounds.  Please join us for Drupon Samten's explanations and guidance through this very important practice.

~For the benefit of all sentient beings.
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General Meditation and Practice
Apr
15
7:00 PM19:00

General Meditation and Practice

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Green Tara Practice

Please join us for an evening of Shamatha Meditation and Green Tara practice with mantra recitation lead by Ani Chodron.

Green Tara is a compassionate protector who comes to our aid to help relieve suffering of body, mind, or spirit.  

Her comforting mantra is:

OM TARE TUTTARE TURE SOHA

Please join us for this very important and beneficial practice 

~For the benefit of all sentient beings.
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