Sundays in March & April
Prayers, Dharma Talk and Meditation
10:00 – 11:30AM Prayers, Dharma Talk, and Meditation with Frank Howard. Facebook Livestream. https://www.facebook.com/WhiteLotusBuddhistCenter
Tuesdays in March & April
Join via Zoom (until further notice): https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8212599996
7:00-7:30 PM Khenpo Molam teaches on The Precious Garland of the Sublime Path by Gampopa
7:30-8:30 PM White Tara Practice
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News & Announcements
Please note: Cleaning of the fire damage is now underway at White Lotus Buddhist Center. We expect to re-open soon.
Meanwhile, Dharma Talks and practice wil continue via FB livestream and Zoom. See details for each program/activity.
The White Lotus Building Fund
With a goal of establishing a Dharma Center accessible to all and with permanent accommodations for Resident Lama, Khenpo Konchok Molam, White Lotus is requesting the help of everyone committed to planting the Dharma in the West to contribute as they can.
H.E. Garchen Rinpoche himself has contributed towards our goal and has requested, in a letter posted HERE, “those of faith to make meaningful use of their financial resources to provide White Lotus with as much support as possible.”
Dzambhala Prosperity Vases – Blessed by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche at White Lotus in 2018
These vases were filled according to traditional instructions by Khenpo Konchok Molam and White Lotus sangha members. They contain many preicous substances, were consecrated over two days at White Lotus Buddhist Center, then blessed by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche when he visited in 2018.
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Read H.E Garchen Rinpoche's teaching on treasure vases:
So, now Khen Rinpoche (Khenpo Monlam) has prepared these prosperity vases for the Center. This is a really wonderful thing as they bring a lot of benefit, a lot of blessings.
There are three ways to understand what a prosperity vase is. First, it is a palace for the deity. Then secondly, it becomes the deity itself. And thirdly, it is an offering. It is a source of infinite offering goddesses who come and present whatever offerings are needed or wished for. These three qualities are shared by both vases and stupas. In addition, they have been consecrated according to Dzambhala and are embued with blessings from the deity. Having one of these vases in your home, you can play the Dzambhala mantra day and night. The vase will bring blessings both to the beings in your home and the outer environment. So it’s a really wonderful thing to have a vase like this.
When we talk about Dzambhala and wealth practices, basically we’re saying that we need love because the world can be full of material wealth and yet without love there’s no happiness. So, when we say prosperity or good fortune, what we’re talking about is love because that’s what brings happiness. Otherwise, without love you can have a hundred million dollars and just be a hungry ghost.
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