Compassion Retreat on May 27th

“True compassion brings with it the dispelling of internal tensions, a state of calmness and serenity.” – 14th Dalai Lama Join us for day of meditation and Dharma practice focused on cultivating compassion for ourselves and others. Bodhicitta (Great Compassion) is foundational to Mahayana Buddhist teachings. Though these teachings are Buddhist,…

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Saturday, April 1st

Just a quick announcement. Since we will be away at our annual retreat, there will not be a Chenrezig practice or book study on Saturday April 1st. There will be morning meditation from 8 am to 9 am. Our dear friend Pat has offered to come in and facilitate the…

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A Precious Teaching by Khunu Rinpoche

Commentary on “The Foundation of All Good Qualities” By Khunu Lama Rinpoche Boudhanath, Nepal, 1975 The great bodhisattva Khunu Lama Rinpoche gave this teaching to the monks and nuns of the International Mahayana Institute at Boudhanath, Nepal, 14 February 1975. Translated by Lama Zopa Rinpoche and edited by Nicholas Ribush.…

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Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”

BY SAM LITTLEFAIR| APRIL 1, 2016 – Lion’s Roar Neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses scientific theories of consciousness with the Dalai Lama. New theories in neuroscience suggest consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. That development opens a world of opportunity for collaboration between Buddhists and neuroscientists. ​”The…

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Matthieu Ricard – Caring for Others

Matthieu Ricard’s Journey to Compassion BY ANDREA MILLER| DECEMBER 14, 2016 – Lions Roar Scientist, monk, best-selling author, humanitarian—how Matthieu Ricard discovered that caring for others is the only answer. In a tent made of woven yak hair, a thirteen-year-old girl was stirring cheese in a cauldron over a clay…

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