Drepung Loseling - Spiritual Development Program
The Center is not open for public attendance unless otherwise specified
All classes/practices will continue to be offered through Livestream and Zoom
August - 2022 Calendar

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August - 2022 Highlights

Tuesday August 2

Public Talk "Lamrim: The Lineage of Profound View - Part 1 Continued
Generating Bodhichitta"  by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm
LiveStream

The lineage that Buddha Shakyamuni transmitted via Manjushri to Arya Nagarjuna and Arya Shantideva – The Training of Equalizing and Exchanging Self and Others.


August 3 - September 14, 2022

10 Week Course "Shantideva: The Essence of the Mahayana Buddhism"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:00 - 8:30 pm
*Via ZOOM

Led by Geshe Ngawang Phende, this program is sponsored by a friend of the monastery for all to share. Geshe Phende will dissect and discuss the 1st chapter of A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life over the course of 10 weeks.


Saturday August 6

Intermediate Series • Part 2 - Guru Yoga: The Spiritual Practice of Relying Upon and Receiving Blessings from a Spiritual Teacher
with Geshe Ngawang Phende

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
*Via ZOOM
This five-part series, taught by with Geshe Ngawang Phende, is designed to provide a solid basis for the practice of Mahayana Buddhist meditation. This series of teachings form the precondition for tantric practice. The series ends with Vajrasattva meditation which is a weekly regular advanced practice at DLM.
  Register by calling our Administrative Office. FEE:
$72 per class ($62 for DLM members) Full Series: $305 ($265 for DLM members)
Registration Deadline is four days before the event.

Tuesday August 9

Public Talk "Lamrim: The Lineage of Profound View - Part 2
Generating Bodhichitta"  by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm
LiveStream

The lineage that Buddha Shakyamuni transmitted via Manjushri to Arya Nagarjuna and Arya Shantideva – The Training of Equalizing and Exchanging Self and Others.


Saturday August 13
10:00 am

Medicine Buddha Empowerment
with His Eminence Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Samten,
Abbot of Drepung Loseling Monastery, India

*In Person Only
Registration &
Information


The practice of Medicine Buddha is considered to be a powerful method for healing both the physical suffering of illness, poverty, and abuse, and the mental distress caused by anger, greed, and ignorance. Meditating on Medicine Buddha can support the journey to wellness by easing the physical and mental afflictions of ourselves or those for whom we are dedicating our practice.


Saturday August 13
2:00 pm

Public Talk "Cultivating Compassion in an Uncertain World"
by His Eminence Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Samten,
Abbot of Drepung Loseling Monastery, India

In Person *RSVP
and via
LiveStream

Please join us for a special opportunity to reflect on what compassion means for all of us given the seemingly intractable problems of today's world. In conjunction with the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics at Emory University, Khen Rinpoche will give a talk on Cultivating Compassion in an Uncertain World with a reception to follow outside. Associate Director for CBCT, Timothy Harrison, will introduce the abbot and facilitate a Q&A.


Sunday August 14
11:00 am

Morning Meditation with His Eminence Khen Rinpoche Geshe Lobsang Samten, Abbot of Drepung Loseling Monastery, India

In Person and via
LiveStream

Khen Rinpoche will offer our weekly Sunday morning meditation both in person and via Livestream. No RSVP is required; however, seating is limited and will be offered on a first come/first served basis.


Tuesday August 16

Public Talk "Eight Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 1"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

7:30 pm
LiveStream

With a determination to accomplish the highest welfare for all sentient beings, Who surpass even a wish-granting jewel, I will learn to hold them supremely dear.


Tuesday August 23

Public Talk "Eight Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 2"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm
LiveStream

Whenever I associate with others, I will learn to think of myself as the lowest among all, And respectfully hold others as being supreme, From the depth of my heart.


Tuesday August 30

Public Talk "Eight Verses of Training the Mind - Verse 3"  
by Geshe Ngawang Phende

6:30 pm
LiveStream

In all actions, I will learn to search into my own mind, And as soon as an afflictive emotion arises, Endangering myself and others, I will firmly face and avert it.


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

Tuesday 6:30 - 8:00 PM Teachings and Meditation
*LiveStream ONLY
Sunday 9:30 AM *Vajrasattva Practice Via ZOOM
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
*LiveStream ONLY
(instruction provided)
    All other Sundays:
Meditation - Led by DLM Resident Teachers
*LiveStream ONLY
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
*LiveStream ONLY
*unless otherwise noted
     
1st Tuesdays
5:30 PM Medicine Buddha Practice
Note: check calendar for actual dates
*LiveStream ONLY