Drepung Loseling - Spiritual Development Program
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All classes/practices will continue to be offered through Livestream and Zoom
June - 2020 Calendar

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June - 2020 Highlights

Tuesday June 2

Public Talk & Chants "Resilience through Attention"
by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

6:30 pm
LiveStream

Geshe Lobsang will teach on how the development of attentional stability and clarity provides an important foundation for personal resilience.

Friday June 5

Taking Mahayana Precepts on Saka Dawa (full moon)
Celebrating Buddha Shakyamuni's Enlightenment Day

5:00 am Geshe Ngawang Phende will give one-day Mahayana precepts that entails maintaining eight vows beginning from 5:00 am until sun-rise the next morning. The retreat will last one hour and will be held via Zoom. It is recommended that you are a Buddhist practitioner to attend this practice; however, you do not need to take the refuge portion of the precepts.

Tuesday June 9

Public Talk & Chants "Resilience through Meta-awareness"
by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

6:30 pm
LiveStream

Geshe Lobsang will teach on how by resting our mind in its natural state and gaining awareness around our thoughts and emotions, we can enhance inner calm and learn to address the sparks in our lives before they become forest fires.

Saturday June 13
*Via ZOOM

Foundation Series • Part 1 - Introduction to Buddhism
with Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

10:00 am - 3:00 pm This five-part series, taught by with Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, introduces the essential elements of Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, theory and practice. These teachings provide a basis for individual and group practice at the center and serve as a prerequisite for more advanced retreats.
  Register by calling our Administrative Office. FEE: Members $58 / Non-members $65 for individual classes or Members $245 / Non-members $275 for the five part series. Registration Deadline is four days before the event.

Tuesday June 16

Public Talk & Chants "Well-being through Acceptance of Our Human Condition"  by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

6:30 pm
LiveStream

Geshe Lobsang will teach on how the practice of self-compassion is key to being able to deal with our problems in an effective manner. By aligning our expectations with reality, we can learn to accept our vulnerabilities and limitations.

Saturday June 20
*Via ZOOM

The Paramita Tradition of Mahamudra with Geshe Ngawang Phende
Class 3 • How to Accomplish Calm Abiding by Taking the Mind as One’s Focal Object

10:00 am - 4:00 pm Geshe Ngawang Phende will lead The Paramita Tradition of Mahamudra Series. This special instruction on introducing the nature of mind was transmitted from the Victorious Vajradhara through Manjushri to Lama Tsongkhapa, and written down by the First Panchen Lama, Lobsang Chokyi Gyaltsen.
  Prerequisite for taking "The Paramita Tradition of Mahamudra" is having completed the "Foundation Series", the "Intermediate Series" and "The Lamrim Series".
  Register by calling our Administrative Office. FEE: Members $58 / Non-members $65 for individual classes or Members $245 / Non-members $275 for the five part series. Registration Deadline is four days before the event.

Tuesday June 23

Public Talk & Chants "Well-being through the Acceptance of the Human Condition of Others"  by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

6:30 pm
LiveStream

Geshe Lobsang will teach on how our own wellbeing can be bolstered by the ways in which we interact with others. Acceptance of others as being just like oneself coupled with gratitude is a powerful way to bolster our own wellbeing.

Tuesday June 30

Public Talk & Chants "Practicing Compassion Informed by Discernment"
by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin

6:30 pm
LiveStream
Geshe Lobsang will teach on how for compassion to be sustainable, we need to practice “wise compassion.” Learning to apply discernment will help us to make the decisions that support long-term wellbeing for self and others.

   
REGULAR EVENTS
*All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Weekly  

Tuesday 6:30 - 8:00 PM Teachings, Chants and Meditation
*LiveStream ONLY
Thursday 7:00 PM Compassion Meditation *ZOOM only
Sunday  
11:00 AM - 12 noon
First Sunday of every month:
Basics of Meditation
*LiveStream ONLY
(instruction provided)
    All other Sundays:
Meditation - Led by DLM Resident Teachers
*LiveStream ONLY
Monthly

1st Sundays
*unless otherwise noted
11:00 - 12:00 PM Basics of Meditation - Led by Geshe Lobsang Tenzin, founder and Spiritual Director of Drepung Loseling Monastery Inc.
Note: check calendar for actual dates
*LiveStream ONLY