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

Happy Birthday to His Holiness the Dalai Lama! His Holiness spoke on the occasion of his Birthday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0ZlrVMLEe8 At an earlier event (2019), His Holiness said: HH the Dalai Lama in front of a sacred thangka depicting Lama ...

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

Buddhism is characterized as generous, loving, and compassionate. In keeping with these beliefs, on Buddha's "birthday" it is most important to give and celebrate love and kindness. Buddha,  a living, breathing being who attained Englightenment (by archeological evidence, ...

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

Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche, spiritual director of Gaden for the West meditation centers in Canada, the U.S., and Australia. The writers and editors at Buddha Weekly wish Venerable Zasep Tulku Rinpoche a very happy birthday — and wishes ...

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

The great master Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche passed away today (Oct 7, 2019, born April 3, 1924) at 95 years of age (96 years in the Tibetan method of calculating.) “Notice is that Khenpo Rinpoche has gone to dance ...

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

After the Buddha had paranirvana, the body relics from his cremation were divided amongst various clans of the time. The relics ended up in many countries around the world, mostly in Stupas, where they are honoured by circumambulation. ...

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.

Wesak Day (Vesak), honoring the three significant events of the Buddha's life — his birth, his Enlightenment and his Paranirvana (passing away) — is celebrated today in most countries, depending on the Lunar Calendar (Western calendar May 19 ...

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

The three higher trainings — triśikṣa in Sanskrit — are arguably the most important teachings to a Buddhist. Sometimes the three trainings are described as "ethics, concentration and wisdom" and other times as "discipline, meditation, and wisdom" — ...

H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche brings two rare Buddhist teachings from the “clear vision” of famous Yogi Takpuwa Dorje Chang to Ontario, Canada in March

H.E. Zasep Tulku Rinpoche's much anticipated return to Ontario, Canada promises to be rare opportunity to receive rarely offered empowerments from the famed cycle of 13 initiations: the "Clear Vision" of the legendary Gelugpa Yogi and Mahasiddha Takpuwa ...

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

Lama Yeshe Ling in Hamilton, Ontario will host the return visit of Geshe Sherab for a workshop and commentary on Shantideva's Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life. "A Bodhisattva in The Bodhisattva's Way of Life is someone ...

H.H. 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje in Canada for one month, arrived in Toronto for teachings

Archived news H.H. the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje's first visit to Canada got off to an auspicious start on Day 1 of his visit to Toronto. Devotees lined the streets with katas, despite tight security from both ...

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

Lama Yeshe Ling Buddhist Study Group will host an intensive teaching and meditation weekend with the most Venerable Geshe Thubten Sherab in March, 2017. On March 24th Geshe will give a public talk from 7pm to 9pm (by ...

Happy Chinese New Year — Year of the Fire Rooster 2017

From our team at Buddha Weekly, we wish you Happiness, Good Fortune and Good Health in 2017. Chinese New Year, following the Lunar calendar, typically falls a month or so (it varies) after solar Western New Year, and ...
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