Saka Dawa Friday June 9th!

Friday June 9:
Sakadawa Celebration
5:30am: Precepts*
9am: Shakyamuni Buddha Puja
10am: Sutra reading
4pm: Medicine Buddha Puja
6:30pm: 16 Arhat Puja
                 with Geshe Dakpa
*please RSVP to if you will be taking precepts – also, please let us know is this is the first time you are taking precepts. Thank you!

Three Tools for Developing Kindness with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi

An Introduction to
 The ART of Fulfillment
with Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi

Saturday May 13th
Vajrapani Institute in collaboration with Tse Chen Ling Center for Buddhist Studies is proud to announce the launch of the Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom’s new flagship program o ered for the first time in the United States. Join Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi for a three-hour introductory session to this innovative and in-depth program inspired by His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s vision of secular ethics compatible with modern science.
Join us for this introductory course and learn powerful and practical techniques to access your full potential and bring more happines and meaning into your daily life.
Please send an email to: 
to reserve a space.
Hope you can join us!


UPDATE: Lama Zopa Rinpoche

Lama Chopa Tsog with Kyabje Zopa Rinpoche on Tuesday – 7pm at Land of Medicine Buddha. Out of his great kindness for us, Rinpoche is taking time out of his busy schedule to do the Lama Chopa and tsog offering with students this Tuesday. Please join us. Spread the word. All are welcome. This is a very precious opportunity to meet Rinpoche.

H.E. Choden Rinpoche

With great sadness, we convey to you the news of His Eminence Choden Rinpoche’s passing into dharmadatu at 1:30AM September 11, 2015 in his Labrang (house) at Sera Jey Monastery.

Sera Jey Monastery kindly requests all concerned organizations, Dharma centers and individuals to commence continuous recitation of Chanting the names of Manjushri and the three dedication prayers Guhyasamaja, Heruka and Yamantaka, as much as possible in accordance with the stages of prayer for the passing of a great lama.

May Rinpoche return swiftly to continue to teach us!

Long Life Puja for Geshe Dakpa

UPDATE!  Saturday September 26th we will be hosting a long life puja for our beloved Geshe Dakpa.  The puja will be at Tse Chen Ling Center at 10am.  If you are interested in helping to sponsor this auspicious event, please send an email to