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News and Views: Buddhism in a Nutshell

From Gelek Rimpoche’s Teachings Sunday, June 10 from the weekly Essence of Tibetan Buddhism Series Buddha said: Avoid negativities, build positivities and tame your mind. This is bus stop Buddhism in a nutshell. Avoid negative karma and build positive karma. Most importantly, tame your mind. These are activities for living a worthwhile, meaningful life for…
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Events and Courses: 2022 Je Tsongkhapa Day Lama Chopa & Tsoh

Ganden Ngam Chu, also known as Je Tsongkhapa Day, is the annual commemoration of the life and enlightening activities of Je Tsongkhapa, the 14th century founder of the Gelugpa tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, with offerings of practice and the lighting of thousands of butter lamps. While falling on Sunday, December 18 this year, we will…
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Events and Courses: Robert A. F. Thurman – The Buddhist Scientific Centrist View

The Buddhist Inner Science Centrist View of Nagarjuna, as interpreted by Buddhapalita and further clarified by Je Tsongkhapa, states that the ultimate truth, emptiness, is totally compatible with conventional reality: nothing exists intrinsically from its own side, yet is in perfect harmony with the conventional truth, that everything is dependently originated. This undermines the root…
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Events and Courses: Meditation Technology

Senior Instructors Hartmut Sagolla and Supa Corner offer guided meditation, instruction and discussion sessions on various topics, onsite Jewel Heart Ann Arbor and online. With so many meditation topics available, knowing how to begin a personal daily practice can be confusing. Sessions 1 – 3 offer clear guidance for a complete Tibetan Buddhist daily practice, combining…
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Events and Courses: Glenn Mullin – Living Enlightenment: Guidelines From Five of the Greatest Dalai Lamas

In this series of talks, Glenn Mullin will offer important highlights from the lives and teachings of five of the greatest of the early Dalai Lamas, drawing from the life stories and mystical songs and poems of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 7th Dalai Lamas. Wednesdays, January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 2023…
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Events and Courses: Drepung Nyagre Khamtsen Fundraising Appeal

As many of you know, Gelek Rimpoche was part of Nyagre Khamtsen, a college within Drepung Loseling Monastery, where he received his monastic education. We received a letter from Nyagre Khamtsen informing us that after many years they are constructing a new prayer hall on new land, including residences for monks. Jewel Heart is going…
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Events and Courses: Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe – 8 Special Features of the Middle Way Consequence View

The views of the Middle Way Consequence School on the ultimate reality are held by all Tibetan Buddhist traditions. There are eight uncommon features that distinguish this school from all the other Buddhist philosophical schools that first emerged in India and whose writings have been vigorously debated in Tibet ever since. Focusing on them draws…
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Events and Courses: Guy Newland: Kindness, Clarity and Insight

In Thailand, Tibet and Taiwan–throughout the world–Buddhist practice means training the mind in ethics, in concentration, and in wisdom. We will use this framework to introduce Buddhist teachings as a practical guide to a calmer and more caring way of life.   Kindness, clarity, and insight –– a curious sequence of words. What lies behind…
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Events and Courses: 37 Bodhisattva Practices – Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe (2022)

Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe will present three evening sessions on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma) — a practical guide for anyone aspiring to follow the path of great compassion, leading to full enlightenment. Geshe Thabkhe will be teaching live from Texas. Click for a brief video introduction announcing the program by…
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Events and Courses: Robert Thurman – Compassion and Wisdom Practices in Sutra and Tantra (2022)

Robert Thurman will lead practice sessions focused on emptiness and compassion in both Sutra and Tantra, and clarify potential misunderstandings as Buddhism takes root in America. This workshop will include a combination of lecture, dialogue, guided meditations and Q & A. DATE/TIME: Please note the adjusted afternoon start and closing time Saturday, March 12, 10:00am…
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Events and Courses: Applied Meditation Technology: Blueprints for Enlightenment – Compassion for Others

Senior Instructors Hartmut Sagolla and Supa Corner offer guided meditation, instruction and discussion sessions on topics related to Tibetan Buddhist practice. Guru Devotion and the Vajrayana Path During the common Mahayana practices, reliance on a qualified spiritual mentor is already indispensable. When entering into Vajrayana through initiation, it becomes essential. Practices based on the inseparability of…
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Events and Courses: Glenn Mullin – Bridging the Sutras and Tantras (2022)

A hands-on exploration of the Buddhist meditative technology for a balanced practice fulfilling all aspirations of samsara and nirvana: the syncretic approach perfectly unifying the open and the secret teachings of the Buddha. DATES/TIMES: Wednesdays, January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 2022 GLENN MULLIN has been a long time friend of Gelek Rimpoche and…
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Events and Courses: Transforming Minds

This exhibition celebrated Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche and Allen Ginsberg’s relationship through the lens of Ginsberg’s camera. Curated by Peter Hale and Ben Chatag. Tibet House US, the Allen Ginsberg Estate and Jewel Heart International were delighted to partner on this exhibition of unique images by the celebrated visionary and poet Allen Ginsberg.  The exhibit was…
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Events and Courses: Transforming Minds: Kyabje Gelek Rimpoche And Friends – Photographs by Allen Ginsberg

TRANSFORMING MINDS: KYABJE GELEK RIMPOCHE AND FRIENDS PHOTOGRAPHS BY ALLEN GINSBERG: 1987 – 1997 Curated by Peter Hale and Ben Paljor Chatag September 21 – December 12, 2021 Tibet House US Gallery is delighted to partner with The Allen Ginsberg Estate and Jewel Heart International this fall on an exhibition of unique images by celebrated…
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Events and Courses: 37 Bodhisattva Practices – Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe (2021)

Geshe Yeshe Thabkhe will present a weekend teaching on Gyalsey Thokme Sangpo’s Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva (laklen sodunma)—a practical guide for anyone aspiring to follow the path of great compassion, leading to full enlightenment. Geshe Thabkhe’s translator will be Tenzin Bhuchung. DATE/TIME: Saturday, September 25 – Sunday, September 26 Saturday, September 25: 10:00am –…
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