Author Archives: Ven. Lopon Osel

the beginning of Saga Dawa

Friday, may 26. 2017 is the beginning of Saga Dawa – on the Tibetan Buddhist Calendar. Friday, june 9  is the day of the Buddha’s enlightenment – a very special day. If you do practice on this day, it is … Continue reading

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How to become a good person

(two page pdf) WordsofAdviceonMoneyAttachment How can someone become a good person and how can they become positive and nonattached?A good person doesn’t show two faces or two types of bodily conduct depending on their audience. A good person’s mind does not … Continue reading

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Dearest, closest friends of so many years,

I have seen some of my dearest, closest friends of so many years, who in general are always naturally beautiful people both on the outside and within, for the longest time always looking for relationships with only successful partners such … Continue reading

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Dharma Class Schedule, may 2017

Teachings on the Sole Panacea, June the teaching will be beginning, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. for six weeks the teaching subject is the seven line prayer according to the sole panacea text. if you like and are available it … Continue reading

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The Guru Rinpoche Birthday fire-monkey year.

Thursday July 14th 2016 we will be having a big celebration, in honor of the ultimate object of refuge, Guru Rinpoche, Yeshe Tsogyal, and Kabyje Dilgo Khyentse’s Yangsi Rinpoche. This day is particularly auspicious because we are celebrating for all … Continue reading

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the beginning of Saga Dawa

Saturday, may 7. 2016 is the beginning of Saga Dawa – on the Tibetan Buddhist Calendar. Saturday, may 21 is the day of the Buddha’s enlightenment – a very special day. If you do practice on this day, it is … Continue reading

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Magical-Wisdom’s.

Magical-Wisdom’s Encouraging Message. Fancy monasteries aren’t the pure-land, Having a pure mind is the pure-land, Prostrations and circumambulations are not the essence of Dharma, Love and compassion are the essence of Dharma. The golden statues are not Buddhist ornaments, Being … Continue reading

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This message translated,

This message translated, of most benefit to male genders, is: For the sake of non-discriminatory compassion, If you in your mind have compassion that is significant everyone will like you. If you have indiscriminate compassion everyone will respect you at … Continue reading

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Teachings by Guru Rinpoche,

The second Buddha and incomparable Lotus-born master who we remember and honour on this tenth day of each month. To begin, I’ve chosen a profound teaching on refuge that Guru Rinpoche gave in answer to a request by the dakini … Continue reading

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On sabbatical for an indeterminate amount of time.

Dear Sangha and Dharma friends, I would like to share a message with you. Because there is not much at all in the schedule of Welcoming Buddhist for the next few months, I will be helping in the Himalayas in … Continue reading

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