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June 30, 2015 - On June 6 and 7, 2015, Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche held the Seventh Modern Day Bodhisattva Seminar at Pema Osel Do Ngak Choling, in Vershire, Vermont. Kongtrul Rinpoche conceived the Modern Day Bodhisattva (MDB) teachings as a means to present the essence of the Buddhist Mahayana tradition in language and practices that are accessible to modern people, and easy to practice in the midst of our day. As he says, “We are born with a natural inclination to serve, not only...   [Read More]
June 7, 2015 - On May 9th and 10th, 2015, Pema Chodron graciously lead a retreat at Pema Osel Do Ngak Choling. Ticket sales contributed to the Sangdo Palri Temple project. With over 300 attendees, the center ran smoothly under the guidance of organizer Vanessa Waxman, and with the help of the volunteer teams and supportive sangha. The weekend consisted of teachings on the 12 nidanas (the interdependent links of origination) that alternated with meditation sessions lead by Head of Study...   [Read More]