We are very happy to inform you that Geshe Tsewang Dorje will lead a one-day talk on the auspicious text of His Holiness the Seventh Dalai Lama: “Instructions for Meditation on the View of Emptiness – The Song of Four Mindfulness”. The talk will be in Tibetan and translated into English by Ven. Tenzin Thokme Wangdu.
Saturday May 14, 2016
HUMANITIES INSTRUCTIONAL BUILDING, HIB #135
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
Morning session: 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Afternoon session: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
The event is free and open to anyone who is interested in attending, please feel free to invite family and friends. We also welcome any donations to Geshe La in support of his project, Ngari Institute of Buddhist Dialectics in Saboo, Ladakh. http://ngariinstitute.org/
We hope you can join us.
We have a very special guest, Khen Rinpoche Lobzang Tsetan, who will be giving us a synopsis of Shantideva’s life story and then discuss that essence of Shantideva’s famous text Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life, with emphasis on the method for developing bodhicitta and equalizing and exchanging self and others. We are very honored that he gladly accepted our request.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
This event is free and open to the public. Please share this with your friends and colleagues who might be interested.
I am pleased to announce that the visiting scholars from India will be offering us Tibetan Language class! This class will be held every Wednesday from 5:30-7:00 pm starting today, April 13, 2016 to June 1, 2016 in Murray Krieger Hall, Room 200E. This class will be taught by Venerable Tsering Dhargyal and Venerable Lobsang Choephak. As always, this class is open to the public and is free of charge.
Please share this with friends and colleagues who might be interested! Hope to see many of you.
Welcome to Buddhist Association at UC Irvine!
It is our honor to announce that the UCI-Tibet Initiative visiting scholars will offer a series of meditation during the Spring quarter. The meditation class meets every Tuesday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm, in room HIB #135 (Humanities Instructional Building #610 on the map).
The first session begins Tuesday, April 12, 2016. The mediation class is free and open to the public.
Hope you all can come and join us. Please forward the flyer to any friends and colleagues who might be interested.
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions! Please check back on our website for future events.
Hope to see many of you!
Welcome back to our weekly meetings here at Buddhist Association – UC Irvine!
It is our pleasure to announce our featured guests of this year are 4 monks that have been sponsored by the UCI-Tibet initiative research, language, and cultural exchange program, taking courses offered here on UCI campus and providing exposure to those interested in learning about the Dharma.
This is a prime opportunity to capitalize on this wonderful resource of Buddhist knowledge, and they are very willing to answer any and all questions! These folks have been hearty and warm, to say the least.
Today’s meeting Wednesday (5/7) marks our 3rd meeting of the year, which includes our introductory meditation sessions and dharma talks to accommodate stimulating discussion. (Aldrich park adventures are always a possibility.)
Sweet snacks will be provided, and we do wish to see you any time throughout the quarter. Tickle your curiosity for meditation and pick at the profound questions dwelling within our minds – simply bring an open mind and body.
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Humanities Hall 112
With open palms,
On behalf of the UCI-Tibet research program of language, culture, and Buddhism come the highly knowledgable Geshes from across the seas.
Featured guests (from left to right): Geshe Jampa Wangchuk, Geshe Jigme Thupten Tender (*Ahbay Rinpoche), Geshe Jangchup Dorjee, Venerable Jigme Lodoe (soon to be Geshe) and UC Irvine Professor Rosenberg (centered).
We will be going to the Wat Metta Forest Monastery in time for the
Kathina festival celebrations.
For those who don't know, it is a traditional Buddhist festival
celebrated in Isan (Northeast Thailand), Cambodia and Laos. Colorful
parades and offering ceremonies at the end of monks´ retreat at local
temples. Each year, Buddhist Association takes a trip down to San
Diego to partake in the celebration as well as meet up with other
Buddhist student groups from other UCs and the LA area. It's a lot of
fun and there's a lot of free food! It will be an OVERNIGHT stay. We
will be leaving UCI at 2 pm and returning here around 3 or 4 pm.
Date: 10/26th/2013 - 10/27th/2013
Car pool?: Yes! We'd also love it if you can provide a car pool as
well (gas money will be compensated)
What to bring: Pillow(s), blanket(s), toiletries (toothbrush/paste),
warm comfortable shoes and clothing.
Sign-up sheet can be found here:
Hope to see you there!
On May19th, the Buddhist Association at UCI will be hosting the annual Vesak celebration.
For those who are not familiar with Vesak, it is a holy day traditionally observed by Buddhists around the world, sometimes informally called “The Buddha’s Birthday”. The day honors and encompasses the birth, the enlightenment, and the death of the Buddha. Every country around the world celebrate this day differently, and the Buddhist Association at UCI will be bringing this cultural and spiritual celebration to the UC Irvine campus!
We will be featuring meditation, dharma talks, guest speakers, performances from UCI groups, and food! A cultural celebration indeed.
- Date: May 19th, 2013
- Location: Pacific Ballroom A/B
- Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Free admissions and everyone is welcome! Did we mention there will be free lunch for those in attendance? It’s true! Hope to see you there! For headcount and logistics, we do ask that you R.S.V.P. using the form here: https://tinyurl.com/VesakRSVPform .Thank you!
For more information, please feel free to email us email@example.com.