Xalapa Group Retreat from Afar

Xalapa Group Retreat from Afar

Diana writes on behalf of the Rechung Dorje Dragpa center in Xalapa, Mexico, to share their experiences of doing the Vajrasattva Retreat from Afar together. We were 16 people doing the retreat, many of us for the first time. Additionally, other people attended our...

eNews: April 2014

Table of Contents Winter Retreat Sharing the Dharma Day Out & About The Support of Community Kathina Ceremony to End the Varsa Youth Emergency Services Other News We were delighted to learn that HH the Dalai Lama gave the opening prayer at the US Senate on...
eNews: March 2014

eNews: March 2014

Table of Contents Winter Retreat Retreat from Afar Travels Appreciation Talented Friends Our New Mailing Address SAFE & Other News Losar Greetings We wish you Happy Losar (Tibetan New Year), which is celebrated on March 2. May you enter the new year with...
It Could Happen to You

It Could Happen to You

Suzanne Chudejova, who recently relocated from Europe back to her family home in South Carolina where she met Ven. Chonyi, wrote to the Abbey about her brush with death. I had an accident 2 weeks ago. I fell down some stairs and landed chest-down onto concrete....
eNews: February 2014

eNews: February 2014

Table of Contents Travels in Asia Establishing the Sangha and the Dharma in the USA Outreach and Caring for Others Sharing the Dharma Day Winter Retreat Begins Happy Chinese New Year More News January has been a full month at the Abbey: several people returned from...
Learning to Create a Happy Mind

Learning to Create a Happy Mind

Tanya Lasuk stumbles onto a technique sitting in plain sight: About a year ago, it occurred to me that for a sadhana practice to be transformational, the imagery and recitations have to be deeply felt and experienced. Otherwise, the practice becomes a particularly...