Meditation is a method for acquainting our mind with virtue. The more familiar our mind is with virtue, the calmer and more peaceful it becomes. When our mind is peaceful we are free from worries and mental discomfort, and we experience true happiness.

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The support of Sangha – spiritual friends who inspire us by their example, assist us in our practice, and encourage us to follow correct paths – is central to the Buddhist way of life.

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The founder of Buddhism in this world was Buddha Shakyamuni who lived and taught in India some two and a half thousand years ago. Since then millions of people around the world have followed the pure spiritual path he revealed.

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Power for Change – The Six Perfections, the Buddhist Way of Life

When we incorporate Buddha’s teachings into our heart, we gain not only a greater understanding of life, but also increased happiness and peace.  This allows us to help ourselves and others more effectively.  The six perfections are all of Buddha’s teachings condensed.  They simplify and organize Buddha’s beautiful, elegant system of knowledge into six areas.

Je Tsongkhapa Empowerment: Compassion, Wisdom and Spiritual Power

Buddha Je Tsongkhapa is regarded as the manifestation of Buddha’s compassion, wisdom, and spiritual power.  By receiving the powerful blessings of Je Tsongkhapa through this empowerment, we will place indestructible potentials on our mind that will gradually result in our own experience of these qualities.

Center Cherishing Day

Please join us to help clean our Center in preparation for the upcoming Je Tsongkhapa empowerment.  Drop in for as long as you like and give us a hand with some housekeeping chores and yard work.  We’ll have snacks and pizza afterward.  Thanks!

Releasing the Past, Creating the Future

We needn’t define ourselves by the past- we are constantly changing.  Buddhism gives very useful ideas for creating the future you want.

Everyone is welcome!