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February 2017



Presentation of Tenets

Tenzin Chophel Rinpoche

Feb. 5, 12, 19 Sundays, 4 - 6 PM

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Based on the idea that the Buddha taught different things to different people according to their capacities, Tibetan scholars systematized the numerous trends in Indian Buddhist thought into four schools of Tenets. Each system is seen as a stepping stone to the next, thus providing a gradual approach to the most profound philosophical teachings.

Chophel Rinpoche will teach from the Presentation of Tenets, composed by the renowned scholar and yogi, Jetsün Chökyi Gyaltsen. It is a concise and accessible introduction to the four main schools of Buddhist tenets giving an overview of the assertions on minds, objects, selflessness, and the nature of attainment within each of the schools. From the coarsest view of the Great Exposition, we will move through increasingly subtle views until we arrive at the most subtle one: that of the Middle Way Consequence School (Madhyamika Prasangika).


Guru Puja with Tsog

Feb 6, Mon. 7:30 - 9 PM

Feb 21, Tue. 7:30 - 9 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.


35 Buddha Prostration

Feb 12, Sunday 2 - 3:30 PM


Monthly Center Cleaning - Living Yoga

Feb. 19, Sunday 2 - 3:30 PM


Tibetan New Year Celebration


Potluck Lunch

Feb 26, Sun.

Lunch – 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Bring a flavor dish or a dessert to share with your dharma friends.

Yamantaka short sadhana & Palden Lhamo puja & Smoke puja

Feb 26 Sun 2 - 4 pm

(no prerequisite)

Chophel Rinpoche will lead a short Yamantaka practice, followed by Palden Lhamo Puja and Smoke Puja, LCB would like to invite all center's friends and families to join, there is no requirements to have prior Yamantaka initiation or Palden Lhamo initiation. The purpose of the puja is to help all beings to remove obstacles, accumulate merits and receive blessings, to have a good start of a new year.



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