Monthly Archives: October 2015

Shantideva Meditation Center’s Benefit Auction: Thoughts and a Prayer

As we prepare for Shantideva Meditation Center’s first-ever benefit auction, Center director Jennifer Kim shares her thoughts about what it means to her, and the motivation behind it: “The main thing that has been coming to my mind is the emptiness of … Continue reading

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Teachings with Venerable Robina Courtin in NYC

Shantideva Meditation Center is delighted to host Venerable Robina Courtin for two weeks of teachings in New York City. We have waited almost two years for Ven. Robina to come back and teach at our Center, and are immensely grateful for this … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Emptiness:
Teachings with Geshe Thubten Sherab

Earlier this month, Shantideva Meditation Center hosted teachings with Geshe Thubten Sherab at Tibet House on “The Wisdom of Emptiness.” Geshe Sherab also gave a teaching on death and rebirth for our Discovering Buddhism Study Group at Jewel Heart. We hope everyone … Continue reading

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Teachings with Geshe Thubten Sherab

Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha and the Shakyamuni Buddha Mantra with Geshe Thubten Sherab

In this interview, Geshe Thubten Sherab speaks briefly about the Praise to Shakyamuni Buddha and twice goes through the pronunciation of the Praise (in Tibetan) along with the pronunciation of the mantra (in Sanskrit). Here is a teaching by Lama … Continue reading

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Interviews with Geshe Thubten Sherab

Shantideva Meditation Center recently conducted several short interviews with Geshe Thubten Sherab while he was teaching in New York. In the video above, he answers the question, “What is emptiness and how can we apply that wisdom in our daily … Continue reading

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Advice and Transmissions from Lama Zopa Rinpoche

We are very grateful for Kyabje Lama Zopa Rinpoche‘s visits and teachings in New York City. While the events have now passed, we are left with advice and gifts that will nurture the seeds of wisdom and compassion in us … Continue reading

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Lighting the Way

Written by Lauren Howard Coleman, Shantideva Meditation Volunteer Climate change is a problem which can no longer be left to a future generation. When it comes to the care of our common home, we are living at a critical moment … Continue reading

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