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On behalf of Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche and the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center of Tennessee, we wish to express our heartfelt gratitude for your support to build the new Yeshe Tsogyal Temple in Nashville. Please join us for a consecration ceremony, led by Ven. Khenpo Rinpoche, followed by a celebratory tsok offering on Sunday, September 23rd at 10am. Please bring the Treasury of Daily Prayers and Buddha sadhanas, if you have them. Consider bringing a freshly prepared vegetarian offering for the tsok (no alcohol, but soft…Find out more »
Ngondro: Exploring the Essentials of Tibetan Buddhist Meditation & Practice with Lama Laia in Tennessee
We'll study and practice the Dudjom Tersar Ngondro according to the lineage instructions of Ven. Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche (1938-2010) and Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche, great Nyingma masters and scholars who founded the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center to preserve the authentic teachings and practices of the Buddha and Guru Padmasambhava.Find out more »
The Nyungne retreat is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice based on the Buddha of Compassion known as the Thousand-Armed Chenrezig. It’s designed to purify negative karma and accumulate merit and wisdom by continuously mingling the mind with compassion, the speech with mantra, and the body with perfect morality. In this way, we will begin to purify and heal ourselves and others.Find out more »
Join us in preparing for winter at Padma Samye Ling. After the conclusion of Nyungne practice, PSL will host a work week concluding special projects and preparations for the winter months. Our focus will be winterizing the grounds. All are welcome to participate in this week of vigorous activities caring for the mandala of Glorious Padma Samye Ling.Find out more »
“The Buddha’s main teachings were on nonviolence, love, and compassion, and on how to bring out the good qualities within ourselves and others by exploring our nature and the nature of our environment. He taught about how to live in harmony and peace. In order to do this, one simple teaching is to have a good heart, which is also known as bodhichitta. Bodhichitta is love, kindness, compassion, and wisdom. These qualities are the basic nature of every living being.…Find out more »
We are honored to invite you to the auspicious occasion of the enthronement of Tulku Yangsi Rinpoche. This ceremony will coincide with the Buddhist festival of Lha Bab Duchen on October 31, 2018. Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche will host this special event at the Tulku’s seat of Orgyen Samye Chokhor Ling in Sarnath, India. For more information, please contact Padma Samye Ling: firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more »
All beings are tormented by the sufferings of samsara—externally by physical sickness and inwardly by emotional and mental disturbances. In order to free ourselves and others from these challenges, we take refuge in Sangye Menla, the Medicine Buddha. This practice is extremely concise and potent, radiating multitudes of blessings for the benefit of all beings.Find out more »
Join us in celebrating and honoring the mandala of enlightened blessings, realization, and activities still abounding from this great master of our time. Special practices will be held at Padmasambhava Buddhist Centers. Contact your local PBC for information on special group practices being held in your area. Note: At Padma Samye Ling in New York, there will be a Shower of Blessings meditation practice with tsok ceremony on Tuesday, December 25th from 3:00pm-5:30pm. “Reflecting upon the life and legacy…Find out more »
NYC New Years Eve Dakini Puja of H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche’s Khandro Thugtik with Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche!
You're warmly invited to join Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche for a wonderful New Years Eve Dakini Puja, which includes a lovely dinner and fundraising party for the PBC Monks and Nuns in Sarnath, India!Find out more »
Join Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche and the PBC Sangha for the 31st Annual Vajrasattva & Vajrakilaya PBC New Year’s Practice!
January 1st (Tuesday)
-Morning Vajrasattva fire puja practice: 9am to 12:30
-Afternoon Vajrakilaya and Dharmapala practice with tsok: 2:30pm to 5:30pm