Tag Archives: Dalai Lama

Trying to Fix Samsara

By Gus Cutz In Portuguese, we say of someone who persists in doing something that is futile on the face of it, that they are “drying ice.”  Sometimes it seems to me that I spend a great deal of my … Continue reading

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Magic at Shantideva Meditation Center

By Snehy Gupta The Tibetan word for a Buddha (Sangye) distills for me the essential meaning of Dharma. Sang means to eliminate from the mind all faults, stains and obscurations and Gye means to fully develop to their highest potential … Continue reading

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Follow-up Events and Resources for Refuge & Vows

We rejoice from the depth of our hearts for all of the students who took refuge and vows with Ven. Robina Courtin on November 3.  At her request, we are organizing two follow-up events at Jewel Heart Center. It is … 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