Schedule and Event Calendar



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October 2017

Yamantaka Discussion

October 8 Sunday 2:30 - 4:00 PM (in Chinese)

October 22 Sunday 2:30 - 4:00 PM (in Chinese)

October 29 Sunday 2:30 - 4:00 PM (in English)

A study/discussion of Khensur Rinpoche's new book, "The Two Stages of Glorious Solitary Hero, Vajrabhairava,". Please bring your own copy of the book.
Note: these study/discussions are open only to those who have received the highest Tantra Yoga empowerment previously.

Teachings on A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life

With Geshe Tenzin Chophel Rinpoche

Oct 15 Sunday 4:30 - 6:30 PM

In the whole of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, there is no single treatise more deeply revered or widely practiced than A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life. Composed in the eighth century by the Indian Bodhisattva Santideva, it became an instant classic in the curricula of the Buddhist monastic universities of India, and its renown has grown ever since. Santideva presents methods to harmonize one's life with the Bodhisattva ideal and inspires one to cultivate the perfections of the Bodhisattva: generosity, ethics, patience, zeal, meditative concentration and wisdom.

Vajrasattva Practice

October 8 Sunday 4:30 - 6:00 PM

This is a tantric meditation practice done for the purification of karma. As a Mahayana practice, it is undertaken with a bodhichitta aim to purify all karma in order to reach enlightenment as quickly as possible in order to be best able to help all limited beings (sentient beings).

Guru Puja with Tsog

October 14 Saturday 2:30 - 4:00 PM

October 30 Monday 7:30 - 9:00 PM

Please join us for Guru Puja practice. Feel free to bring a tsog offering such as fruit, baked goods, or other individually wrapped edibles. For those students who do not have time to prepare offerings for Tsog, monetary offerings can be made for the Center to prepare on your behalf.

Traditional Tibetan Medicine Lectures by Men-Tsee-Khang (Sowa-Rigpa) Tibetan Medical & Astro-Science Institute Lecture

October 13 Friday 8:00 PM

TASC (Tibetan Association of Southern California) is delighted to announce the exceptional week long visit of a delegation of learned scholars and specialists from the Men-Tsee-Khang, the Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute in Dharamsala, for a week dedicated to Tibetan Astrology, Traditional Tibetan Medicine, and their fascinating relationship.

Center Cleaning - Living Yoga

October 15 Sunday 3:00 - 4:00 PM

21 Tara Practice

October 22 Sunday 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Tara has 21 primary emanations, each of which performs different activities such as pacification, increase and so forth. The different colors of these 21 Taras correspond to the 4 different types of enlightened activity.

Essence of Buddhism

October 28 Sunday 3:30 - 5:00 PM

From taking refuge to the Triple Gem to the essence of Four Noble Truths, Geshe Tenzin Choephel Rinpoche kindly gives the series teachings on the Essence of Buddhism to all Buddhist practitioners, with a special focus on the way of practice in our daily life.

Yamantaka Long Sadhana Practice

October 29 Sunday 4:30 - 6:30 PM

Prerequisite: Yamantaka Initiation

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