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From an article by the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche We live in a multicultural society, with all different kinds of people. People are starting to recognize multiple gender identities, not just male and female, but non-binary, gender-queer and so on. People don’t necessarily belong to just one racial or cultural group either, they may belong to […]

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Losar Feb. 5, Year of the Earth Pig New Time! 7:00pm

Celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year, Year of the Earth Pig   The year of the Earth Pig brings with it a sense of joy and relaxation.  Good will and good motivation can be strengthened.  Being the 12th element of the zodiac, the pig is also a great year for reflection and generosity. Tuesday, Feb. 5, 7:00 pm: […]

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Tara: Liberation from the Eight Fears: A practice intensive weekend

Saturday Oct. 20 and Sunday Oct. 21 Tara practice is said to help overcome fear and anxiety, enabling us to open our heart of compassion. The practice consists of visualizations, songs and prayers, composed by Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso and Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche. Schedule each day: Tara Practice 10:00 – 11:45 Lunch 11:45 – 1:00 DVD […]

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How to Forgive

Everyone deserves to be forgiven, to some degree. And at the same time, the quality and extent of forgiveness really depends on the person who is doing the forgiving. In this article, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shares compassionate advice on how we can approach forgiveness in a way that is beneficial for both ourselves and others.

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Looking for Some Mindfulness?

Come and Sit With Us! Sunday Mornings 10:00 6218 Quinpool Rd.  Sometimes known as “bare attention” or “peaceful abiding” Shamatha meditation practice begins with chants and then alternates sitting and walking meditation. The practice of meditation is basically a process of getting to know yourself by becoming familiar with your mind. The Buddhist view of the mind […]

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