Drepung Loseling - Spiritual Development Program
April - 2024 Calendar

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April - 2024 Highlights

Tuesday April 2
In-Person & LiveStream

Public Talk "8 Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 5"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm


When others, out of jealousy, treat me badly With abuse, slander and so on, I will learn to take all loss And offer the victory to them.


Tuesday April 9
In-Person & LiveStream

Public Talk "8 Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 6"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm

When one whom I have benefited with great hope Unreasonably hurt me very badly, I will learn to view that person As an excellent spiritual guide.


Saturday April 13
*Via ZOOM

Foundation Series • Part 4 - The Four Immeasurables: Loving kindness, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity
with Geshe Ngawang Phende

10:00 am - 4:00 pm This five-part series, taught by with Geshe Ngawang Phende, 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.
  FEE: $75 per class ($65 for DLM members) Full Series: $325 ($275 for DLM members). Registration Deadline is four days before the event.
Register here

Tuesday April 16
In-Person & LiveStream

Public Talk "8 Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 7"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm

In short, I will learn to offer to everyone without exception All help and happiness directly and indirectly, And secretly take upon myself All the harms and sufferings of my mothers.


Tuesday April 23
In-Person & LiveStream

Public Talk "8 Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 8"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm


I will learn to keep all these practices Undefiled by the stains of the eight worldly conceptions, And, by understanding all phenomena to be like illusions, I will be released from the bondage of attachment.


Saturday April 27
*Via ZOOM

Lamrim Series – Part I • Stages of the Path to Enlightenment
Class #3 •
Taught by Geshe Ngawang Phende  

10:00 am - 4:00 pm The Lamrim system is a practical, step-by-step presentation of the entire stages of the path to enlightenment, starting from the very beginning of an individual’s spiritual development, and leading progressively to the state of Buddhahood. As such, it is a system that is practice, rather than theory-oriented.
  Part I Series: $325 ($275 for DLM members).
Payment and registration deadline is four days before the first class.
Register here

Tuesday April 30
In-Person & LiveStream

Public Talk "Mind Training Taking Joys and Pains Onto the Path"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm

When happy, I shall dedicate my virtues to all; May benefit and happiness pervade all of space! When suffering, I shall take on the pains of all beings; May the ocean of suffering become dry!.


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

Tuesday 6:00 PM Medicine Buddha Practice
In-Person & LiveStream
  7:00 PM Public Teaching & Meditation
In-Person & LiveStream
Wednesday 7:00 PM Evening Prayers - by the Drepung Loseling Monks
*In Person Only
Thursday 10:00 AM Protector Puja (Trinchol) - by the Drepung Loseling Monks
*In Person Only
Sunday 9:30 AM *Vajrasattva Practice In-Person or Via ZOOM
Empowerment required to participate.
To register for this practice, please email
Geshe Yeshe at: center@drepung.org
  11:00 AM - 12 noon First Sunday of every month:
Basics of Meditation In-Person & LiveStream
(instruction provided)
    All other Sundays:
Meditation - Led by DLM Resident Teachers
In-Person & LiveStream
Monthly

1st Sundays
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
In-Person & LiveStream
*unless otherwise noted