Tulku Rangdol Yeshi Rinpoche

August 10-12, 2018            “Bodhicitta and Interdependence”

August 19, 2018                                  “A Conversation about Buddhism and Psychology”

White Lotus is honored to welcome Tulku Rangdol Yeshi Rinpoche to teach in Rochester, August 10-19, 2018. Rangdol Yeshi is a young Drikung Kagyu tulku who is currently a Tenzin Gyatso Scholar at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. As such, he is supported by the private office of H.H. Dalai Lama. For a more complete biography, click here:  Tulku Rangdol Yeshi Biography

The Program – Rinpoche will teach on bodhicitta and interdependence, foundational concepts in Buddhism. In addition, Yeshi Rangdol and Dr. Richard Hamling, a psychologist and White Lotus sangha member, will hold a conversation on just how the study of science has impacted Tulku’s practice and teaching of Buddhism and how the study and practice of Buddhism has informed and impacted Dr. Hamling’s practice of psychotherapy. Sangha discussion is welcomed.

Friday 8/10,  7:00 PM-9:00 PM  – Teaching on Bodhicitta and Interdependence             Saturday 8/11,  10:00 AM-12:00 PM  & 2:00 PM-5:00 PM – Teaching continues   Sunday  8/12, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM – Teaching and 2:00 PM Lama Chopa Tsok Offering

Sunday 8/19, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM – A Conversation on Buddhism and Psychology

At White Lotus Buddhist Center:                                                                                     815 Park Ave, 2nd floor (of Immanuel Baptist Church)                                          Rochester, New York 14607

Registration                                                                                                                     Registration is on a sliding scale. Please be as generous as you can!

Full program on Bodhicitta and Interdependence $100-$195                                                                                                                      Per session  $30-$65                                                                                             Students 50% less

Conversation on Buddhism and Psychology: suggested donation: $20

Please consider registering ahead of time as It is helpful for planning purposes. But, registration at the door will be possible. How to register:

1) On-line here via Paypal

2) By check. Please make your check out to White Lotus Buddhist Center and mail it to White Lotus Buddhist Center, P.O. Box 10384, Rochester, NY 14610, with a note what you are registering for.

3) Or, at the Center by filling out a registration form and putting your cash or check in the Donation Box.

Thank you!

H.E. Garchen Rinpoche June 1-4


White Lotus Buddhist Center is happy to announce a visit from our beloved teacher, His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche.


Garchen Rinpoche is one of the foremost Buddhist masters and accomplished Tibetan Lamas alive in this world today. His compassion, love, wisdom, and spiritual accomplishments are legendary. He is one of the highest Lamas of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and is revered and respected by all the different lineages of Buddhism . . . read more about Rinpoche at  https://garchen.net/our-spiritual-director/


Sundays in January 2018


“To meditate persistently on impermanence is to be guided by all the Buddhas.”

Teachings by Khenpo Molam

Sundays, December 3, 10, & 17, 10:00-10:45 AM
followed by tea break and meditation
At White Lotus Buddhist Center, 815 Park Ave, Rochester NY

There is uncertainty at the heart of human beings, an anxiety that leads us down wrong paths of disappointment and dissatisfaction. This uncertainty is our perception of the pervasive impermanence of the apparent world.

Buddha taught that understanding the truth of impermanence is the most valuable teaching. Although we conduct ourselves as if we will live forever, temporarily cloaked in comforting ignorance, it is only by contemplating and penetrating deeply into the fact of impermanence that we begin to see things as they are. Through this insight, our frantic clinging and manipulations cease and the mind is prepared to realize one’s true nature.

“Impermanence” is one of the Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind towards Truth. Khenpo will present an overview of the subject which will prepare students for deeper study and meditation.

Fearing death, I went to the mountains.

Over and over again I meditated on death’s unpredictable coming,

And took a stronghold of the deathless, unchanging nature.

Now I have lost and gone beyond all fear of dying!

                                 – Milarepa

    No charge, but donations are encouraged. Open to all.


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