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Zurmang Kagyu Monlam

Zurmang Kagyu Monlam The Zurmang Kagyu Monlam (Great Non-Sectarian Prayer Festival) begins on July 31. Bardor Tulku Rinpoche is one of the sponsors. The prayer festival will [...]

Upcoming Programs

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    This study group is held on the first and third Thursdays of the month. The study will focus on Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation. It would be good for all participants to have a copy. But if that is not possible, books can be [...]
  • whitekhechari
    This practice is held on the 25th lunar day. At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the 25th day of each lunar month, we perform an extended version of the feast sadhana of White Khechari (White Vajrayogini) from the terma of Terchen Barway [...]
  • medicinebuddha
    This practice is held on the new moon. At Kunzang Palchen Ling, on the new moon of each lunar month, we perform a session of Medicine Buddha [...]

Teaching Excerpts

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    …sometimes we talk about a pure realm, for example the celestial realm of Vajrayogini, as though it were an external place—somewhere else; but then in this context we talk about it as something that is completely internal and present within [...]
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    How do you rest the mind in this immediate or present awareness? By not being distracted from the continuity of mere presence. Distraction from the continuity of mere presence occurs when we think about what is happening. Instead of merely [...]
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    It’s not helpful to scold ourselves or blame ourselves for what we perceive as lack of success in actually benefiting others because giving into disappointment about that can cause us to lose our resolve to do what we can. As long as we retain the [...]