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Success: Shantideva Meditation’s First Benefit Auction & Thoughts from Our Auction Organizer

On Thursday, October 29, Shantideva Meditation Center hosted our first-ever benefit auction at Fig 19 and the Lodge Gallery in New York City. Through a delightful evening in a gorgeous space with our beloved community, supporters, and special guest Ven. … 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

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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A Coming Together of Worlds, Friends and Light

By Jennifer Kim, Director of Shantideva Meditation Center September 11, 2015 Our friends at the New York Buddhist Church held a beautiful ceremony on September 11th to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Shinran Shonin Statue Installation on their site. … Continue reading

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Teachings in New York City

We are grateful to have fulfilled our dream of hosting our spiritual director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche here in New York. Over the course of two weeks, Rinpoche blessed us with teachings, a long life initiation, led us in Guru Puja and meditation, … Continue reading

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Monastic Perspectives: Ven. Lhundub Chodron

The following interview with Ven. Lhundub Chodron, on the occasion of FPMT’s International Sangha Day, is part of our new series, “Monastic Perspectives.” To learn more about our FPMT Sangha, please visit the International Mahayana Institute (IMI). Q: What motivated … Continue reading

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One Million Chenrezig Mantras
for His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Update

We initially thought of pledging to recite 100,000 Chenrezig mantras for His Holiness the Dalai Lama, but our group was so excited that we pledged to recite 1,000,000. Jennifer, our Director, had the opportunity to attend a private event with … Continue reading

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for His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Update