Monthly Archives: January 2016

Shantideva Meditation Center: A Precious Jewel

By Ven. Lhundub Chodron Many people walk through the doors of a Dharma Center because of a deep dissatisfaction with their lives. They have bought into the idea that happiness could be attained through sources outside themselves such as wealth, … Continue reading

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the Benefits of Dharma Centers

Excerpts from a teaching by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to our FPMT sister-center, Maitreya Instituut, in 2008.  The full letter can be viewed at Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. I’m going to mention briefly how the Dharma center is so important. We … Continue reading

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Our Dharma Jewel in 2016

By Jennifer Kim, Director of Shantideva Meditation Center I remember sitting near Lama Yeshe’s enlightenment stupa at Vajrapani Institute several years ago, listening to a student describe a stunning jewel that captured his attention long ago. It caught mine too. … Continue reading

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