Ven. Khenpo Choephel at Mindfulness Fair, March 25, 2017

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the University Club
10:00AM-4:00PM

Mindfulness Fair is sponsored by The Center for Mindfulness and Conciousness Studies.  It will feature wide-ranging talks, yoga and Tai Chi demonstrations, information tables, and family activities. Refreshments and lunch will be providedThere is no charge for this event. All are welcome.

TRTCC spiritual director venerable Khenpo Choephel will give a talk at 2:00pm on the meaning of Mandala offering at the GOLD ROOM on the second floor.  Here is a link to the schedule of the day:   Mindfulness Fair Schedules.


 

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Bodhisattva Vasudhara Empowerment March 19, 2017

Bodhisattva Vasudhara Empowerment

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Sunday, 3/19/2017 at TRTCC
10:00AM-12:00PM 1:30-4:00PM

Ven. Khenpo Choephal,  spiritual director of TRTCC, will bestow the empowerment and blessings of Bodhisattva Vasudhara, the embodiment of prosperity, wealth and abundance on Sunday, March 19th, 2017.

The practice is for the benefit of oneself and all beings to have wellness, peace, happiness and abundance in our livelihood. Khenpo Choephel wishes that the blessings of Vasudhara, also known as the goddess of wealth, will bring abundant goodness to all of us in this new year.

ALL ARE WELCOME.

Khenpo ChoephelDonations to support our center are important to help sustain TRTCC’s many teaching and cultural activities. Please give a donation in an amount that you can give. No one will be turned away for the lack of funds.

To download a flyer:  Vasudhara Empowerment flyer March 2017

 

 

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LOSAR Celebration 2/26/2017 Photos

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2017 New Practice Time on Saturday and Sunday

TRTCC 2017 New Practice Time

*Saturday 10:00am-11:00am

**Sunday, 10am-11:30am

ALL ARE WELCOME

 

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Instructions on Shamatha Meditation Saturday & Sunday Feb 11-12

Instructions on Shamatha Meditation

by Ven. Khenpo Choephel

Saturday and Sunday, February 11-12, 2017 10am-12pm, 1:30-4:30pm

The practice of Shamatha Meditation benefits one’s life through the cultivation of inner peace and a clear view of our world.  It can reduce stress and provide relief from depression and afflictions.  It is the foundation for mindfulness training and the development of mental tranquility and wisdom.

Ven. Khenpo Choephel has said:  Shamatha meditation is an important practice that can lead to perfect ultimate enlightenment wisdom, which is the all-knowing wisdom of Buddha.  Khenpo will guide us on the various aspects of Shamatha meditation, from how to hold one’s physical posture to the adoption of the right motivation.

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All are welcome to join us at Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center.

TRTCC is located at: 7313 Florence Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15218

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Tibetan New Year Celebration 2/26/2017 10am-12pm

Tibetan New Year LOSAR Celebration

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Happy New Year

Sunday, February 26th, 10am – 12pm

Our Tibetan New Year celebration will start with a ceremony of opening prayers and 37 heaps Mandala offering.  We invite you to join us for a sampling of delicious and auspicious new year food CHEMAR and DROMA DRECI, to welcome the new year.  A smoke offering will be conducted outside the house for the cleansing of our environment and a blessing for all beings.

Venerable Khenpo Choephel will bestow Vajra Protection, a traditional new year day ritual, as a blessing to help remove obstacles.

All are welcome.

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2017 New Year Greetings

Wishing you all a happy and prosperous new year.

Our 2017 Sunday practice time has been changed.  It is now 10am to 11:30am

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December 17-18 Mind-Training and Chöd

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December Teaching by visiting teacher Lama Sonam

Mind Training and Chöd Practice by visiting teacher Ven. Lama Sonam

Saturday and Sunday, December 17-18, 2016 10am-12pm, 2-5:00pm

Lama Sonam

Saturday,  Mind-Training with loving kindness, compassion and Bodhicitta.

Sunday, Chöd practice, as a way to cut through attachment to one’s own body, self-cherishing, and self-grasping.

Ven. Lama Sonam is currently the Spiritual Director of Drigung Meditation center in Arlington, MA. Originally from Drigung Katsal monastery, Tibet, Lama Sonam has been trained since young age in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and has practiced and done retreats in monasteries in Tibet and India.

All are welcome to join us at Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center.

Donations to support our center are important to help sustain TRTCC’s many teaching and cultural activities. Please give a donation in an amount that you can give. No one will be turned away for the lack of funds

More information about the teachings will be coming soon.

TRTCC is  located at: 7313 Florence Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15218

 

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Blessings of the Buddha Shakyamuni

Celebration of the Buddha’s Descent to this world and Auspicious Prayer and Mantra Recitation

Sunday, November 20, 2016

ShakyamuniSunday at TRTCC
11am-1pm,  2:30-5:00pm

HH Drigung ChungtsangSunday, November 20th is a special auspicious day in the Tibetan calendar celebrating Buddha Shakyamuni’s descent from the Tusita Heaven to this world sharing the precious dharma.

Our spiritual director Venerable Khenpo Choephel will offer an empowerment of Buddha Shakyamuni’s blessings as a celebration and practice.

Sunday, November 20th is also the birthday of H.H. Drigung Kyabgon Chungtsang Choe Kyi Nangwa , head of the Drigung Kagyu Lineage.  There will be auspicious prayer and mantra recitation and special merit-gathering activities.

All are welcome.

Khenpo Choephel

Donations to support our center are important to help sustain TRTCC’s many teaching and cultural activities. Please give a donation in an amount that you can give. No one will be turned away for the lack of funds

To download a flyer for this event please click Auspicious Event Celebration flyer

 

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