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July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Walking Meditation at Asilomar Beach & Beach Fun

Saturday, July 20th, 2024
11:00am to 2:00pm Pacific Time
Meet at:  Manjushri Dharma Center 724 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove to carpool to Asilomar Beach

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The Heart Essence: My Heart’s Advice by Kyabje Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok

July 10th, 2024|Comments Off on The Heart Essence: My Heart’s Advice by Kyabje Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok

On Monday night, July 8th, 2024, as part of the Medicine Buddha practice, Rinpoche gave the oral transmission of this text in Tibetan, and had us read it in English as well.  It's a very

Reflections on the Fourth of July

July 8th, 2024|Comments Off on Reflections on the Fourth of July

This country, the United States of America, is my first country of refuge and now my home. What makes this country special is its commitment to human rights, democracy, and freedom. From my experience, the

Essence of Mahayana Buddhism

July 8th, 2024|Comments Off on Essence of Mahayana Buddhism

..."the essence of Mahayana Buddhism is cherishing others.  When you speak of cherishing others, many may think it means letting go of all profit and just accepting defeat, but it is not really like that.

“In brief, disciples, wherever you live, always remember and never forget all the advice I have given you;
Then we will meet again in joy. That is my heart advice.”
From Heartfelt Advice of Dharma Nectar,” written by Khenpo Karten Rinpoche.