Discovering Buddhism, Module 1 Mind and Its Potential

With Gelongma Lozang Yönten 

March 26 - April 30, 2024
Online only
Online Only Via Zoom Register for this Program: This program is offered in Collaboration with Ocean of Compassion. The centers will alternate handling registrations. For Module 1 please Register using Ocean of Compassion Buddhist Center's event page, listed below. https://www.gyalwagyatso.org/2024-03-26-db-1.html Six Tuesday sessions March 26 –  April 30, 2024; 7:00pm…

Special Insight Chapter Discussion Group

With Tubten Pende

March 27 - May 1, 2024
Online and In-Person at LMB
Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm In-Person and Online via Zoom Serkong Rinpoche suggested that we form a discussion group to gather questions for him when he returns to LMB to teach the Insight Chapter of the Lam Rim Chenmo (Lama Tsong Khapa's Great Exposition of the Stages of the…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

April 17, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Lama Chopa Puja

With Venerable Yangchen

April 17, 2024
In-person and via Zoom
Lama Chopa Puja Lama Chopa, also called Guru Puja, is a beautiful, profound practice where we make offerings to and request blessings and inspiration from the Three Jewels and the Spiritual Teacher (whether or not the teacher is physically present). Lama Chopa with Tsog Offering is an excellent practice for…

Omniscient Wisdom – Manjushri Art Workshop

With Andy Weber

April 18 - 22, 2024
In-Person Only
This Retreat will be available In-Person Only This art course will be conducted in semi retreat style and will be dedicated to the swift return of our precious guru Lama Zopa Rimpoche. H.H. Dalai Lama advised all the students of FPMT to recite the mantra of Manjsuhri as often as…

Weekly Drop In Meditation – Relocated to the Pine Room

With Venerable Yangchen

April 20, 2024
In-person in the Pine Room
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

April 21, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

April 24, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekly Drop In Meditation

With Venerable Yangchen

April 27, 2024
In-person in the Gompa
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

April 28, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 1, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Vajrayogini Self Initiation

With Venerable Angie Muir

May 2, 2024
In Person and Online via Zoom
Tuesday, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm In Person and Online Only - via Zoom Venerable Angie will lead the Vajrayogini Self Initiation Online via Zoom. Please feel free to make offerings on your personal alter at home. This practice is restricted to those who have completed an approximation retreat with…

Weekly Drop In Meditation

With Venerable Yangchen

May 4, 2024
In-person in the Gompa
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…
Adam Stonebreaker

Wild Heart Silent Retreat

May 5 - 10, 2024
With Adam Stonebreaker and Stephanie Nosco The Buddha often encouraged his followers to go into the forest to spend extended periods of time in retreat. He recommended this because to connect with the natural world is to connect with human nature. We, as humans, are nature after all. With modernization…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 5, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 8, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekly Drop In Meditation

With Venerable Yangchen

May 11, 2024
In-person in the Gompa
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 12, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Kunrig Sadhana Practice

With Venerable Steve Carlier

May 15, 2024
Online Via Zoom
7:00 am - 8:00 am *This practice will be held online via zoom* Kunrig (Skt. Sarvavid) is a Yoga Tantra deity. He is known as “the King of Deities for purifying the lower realms.” Even if someone has already been born in the lower realms, if you do Kunrig practice…

Healing Anxiety and Depression

With Miffi Maxmillion

May 15 - June 19, 2024
Online Only via Zoom
Wednesdays, Online only via Zoom 7:00pm - 8:30pm Using Buddhist psychology to cut through the root of sadness and fear, reveals the innate goodness and peace at the heart of our being. Depression and anxiety are the pain system of the mind. In this course, we discover how to listen…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 15, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekly Drop In Meditation

With Venerable Yangchen

May 18, 2024
In-person in the Gompa
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 19, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Namgyalma Sadhana Practice

With Venerable Steve Carlier

May 22, 2024
Online Via Zoom
7:00 am - 8:00 am *This practice session will be held online via zoom* Namgyalma is one of the three main long-life deities and belongs to the tathagata family of practices. Lama Zopa Rinpoche explains that the Namgyalma practice not only dispels life obstacles; it also purifies negativities and downfalls…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 22, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…

Weekend with H.E. Ling Rinpoche

With His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche

May 25 - 26, 2024
1700 Alum Ave, San Jose, CA
The FPMT Bay Area Centers: Vajrapani Institute, Land of Medicine Buddha, Ocean of Compassion, and Tse Chen Ling are honored to announce a precious weekend with His Eminence, the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche! Location School of Arts and Culture: Mexican Heritage Plaza Tentative Schedule of Events: Saturday, May 25:…

Weekly Drop In Meditation

With Venerable Yangchen

May 25, 2024
In-person in the Gompa
Saturday 9:00 am - 10:00 am We are so pleased to announce that our dear Ven. Yangchen will be leading Saturday drop-in Meditations weekly In-person only. Venerable’s guided meditations bring together a refreshing and precious combination of simplicity, depth, and accessibility. These weekly, hour-long sessions are of great relevance and…

Weekly Medicine Buddha Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 26, 2024
In-person at the Gompa and via Facebook live
About the Medicine Buddha Puja Medicine Buddha is the manifestation of the healing energy of all enlightened beings. Prayers to Medicine Buddha are especially powerful because of the extensive prayers they took to benefit sentient beings. They strongly prayed for the temporal and ultimate happiness of all sentient beings; they…

Weekly Cittamani Tara Puja

With Venerable Samten

May 29, 2024
In-person at the Gompa
Ven. Samten will performing the Cittamani Tara Puja (in Tibetan). This practice is done In-Person only. The puja, preceded by some preliminary prayers, will be done in the following sequence: Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha Ganden Lhagyama (Hundred Deities of Tushita), aka Lama Tsongkhapa Guru Yoga Four Mandala Offerings to Cittamani Tara…