The Dalai Lama at a long life prayer puja in Dharmasala July 5, 2019. Photo from by Tenzin Choejor.

Long life prayers for His Holiness the Dalai Lama on his birthday

In Vajrayana Buddhist traditiona, teachers must be able to trace lineage unbroken back to Shakyamuni Buddha. This tankha honours both Shakyanmuni Buddha, and the great Lama Tsonkhapa.

Buddha’s Birthday: Vesak celebrated on May 26 2021 most important day of the year


Happy Birthday Venerable Zasep Rinpoche: May the pure white light of your peerless wisdom shine undiminished until the end of existence

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Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche “has gone to dance with the Dakinis”; a teacher “rarer than a star in the midday summer sky” has passed

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A rare chance to honor Buddha’s relics in New York state: 3-day exhibit of Holy Relics at Thekchen Choling

Happy Wesak Day Buddha Weeekly

Happy Wesak Day! On this most sacred day, celebrating the birth, Enlightenment and Paranirvana of Gautama Buddha, we wish all sentient beings health, happiness, and ultimate Enlightenment.

Venerable Robina Courtin teaching.

Three Higher Trainings: ethics, concentration, and wisdom. Venerable Robina Courtin teaches the vitally important Three Precious Trainings in a weekend workshop in Toronto

Geshe Sherab will be returning to Ontario for teachings March 3 and 4 2018.

“The Way to Wise and Compassionate Living”: Geshe Sherab returns to GTA (Canada) to lead a workshop at Lama Yeshe Ling March 2-3

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EVENT: Geshe Thubten Sherab Weekend Teachings March 24-28, 2017 in Greater Toronto Area: Lama Tsongkhapa Meditation Practice and Lamrim

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Happy Chinese New Year — Year of the Fire Rooster 2017

The most Venerable Thich Nhat Hanh.

“You and the Buddha are not separate realities. You are in the Buddha and the Buddha is in you.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Lovely statue of the great sage Lama Je Tsong Khapa.

“Emptiness is the track on which the centered person moves.” — Lama Je Tsongkhapa

Well-known Buddhist teacher and meditator is often seen laughing.

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” —Pema Chödrön

The much revered Guru Lama Yeshe. The second st

“…Recognize that your own attachment is the cause of every single problem that you experience.” — Lama Yeshe


“When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.” — Shunryu Suzuki

Buddha teaching.

“If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows them like a never-departing shadow.” Shakyamuni Buddha, Dhammapada

The Venerable zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh

“Real insight, or right view, has the capacity to liberate, and to bring peace and happiness.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Lama Yeshe was famous as a pioneer who helped introduce many westerners to Buddhist Vajrayana.

“There is something about Buddhist practice that results in the kind of happiness we all seek.” —— Dr. Paul Ekman, University of California

His Holiness Khabje Chatral Sangye Dorje was an outspoken advocate of vegetarianism.

“If you take meat, it goes against the vows one takes in seeking refuge … you have to take a being’s life.” — Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje

Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche.

“…the purpose of Vajrayana practice? Purifying one’s impure perception of all appearances…” — H.E. Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche

Like the Dalai Lama, lamas, gurus and teachers of any legitimate lineage can help guide those who seek enlightenment. In Vajrayana, the teacher is important.

“Analysis of death is not for the sake of becoming fearful but to appreciate this precious lifetime.” — Dalai Lama

Giant statue of Padmasambhava

“No matter what happens, such as sickness… you should train in supplicating the guru, making offerings to the yidam” — Padmasambhava

The Dalai Lama is well-known for his sense of humor.

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if we can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.” — Dalai Lama

Thich Nhat Hanh with Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years after Martin Luther King won the Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award, Thich Nhat Hanh became a recipient. Martin Luther King Jr. nominated Thay for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967.

Thich Nhat Hanh, the Great Buddhist Peacemaker, Honoured with Catholic Peace Award, recipient of the 2015 Pacem in Terris Peace and Freedom Award.

In a feat of incredible mental discipline, Buddhist Monk Kogen Kamahori recited 100,000 sutras for nine days with no food, drink or sleep.

Meditation Marathon: Buddhist Monk Kogen Kamahori Endures Nine Days of No Food, Drink or Sleep — Social Media Commenters Quick To Criticize

Great Zen Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, known around the world as a peace activist, was admitted to hospital due to brain hemorrhaging. Buddhists around the world sent him healing wishes.

“We offer Thich our powerful collective energy”: People Around the World Hope for Fast Recovery for Renowned Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh

The renowned teacher Geshe Sopa meets with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the University of Wisconsin. Here pictured with Psychology professor Richard Davidson, and other faculty, in a photo from the University.

Remembering a Revered Teacher: Geshe Lhundub Sopa, Renowned Teacher and Scholar, Passes Away of Natural Causes at 92

Spontaneous smiles and kindness on the street are a form of spiritual practice

Me YES Like You, A New Kindness Movement?

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