Kurukulla Center

for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

100,000 Praises to the Twenty-One Taras—Weekend Retreat
Posted Oct 16 2017 05:00:00pm

Saturday, December 9, and Sunday, December 10 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Please join us in the recitation of 100,000 Praises to the Twenty-One Taras for the long life of Holiness the Dalai Lama, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, all our precious teachers, as well as for peace in the world.

You can join us for as little or much time as is possible.

Geshe Tenley will be giving a teaching on the Praises to the Twenty-One Taras on Sunday, November 26 at 10:00 am. You can also watch a three class commentary on the Praises that Geshela taught on YouTube.

NOTE: We can already start to accumulate recitations. Please send your number of complete recitations to Marianne to add them to our total. You can find a copy of the Praises to the Twenty-one Taras on pages 221 - 231 in the Kurukulla Center Prayer Book.

We currently have 417 recitations completed!


Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies, Inc. was founded in 1989 under the spiritual direction of Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT. Under the guidance of resident teacher Geshe Ngawang Tenley, Kurukulla Center's mission is to provide a community of support for those who are studying and practicing the Tibetan Buddhist tradition.

This Week at Kurukulla Center

Sunday - Nov 19, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM Celebration of Geshe Tsulga's Life

Monday - Nov 20, 2017

7:00 - 9:00 PM Buddhism in a Nutshell with Sean González

Tuesday - Nov 21, 2017

7:00 - 8:45 PM Yoga & Meditation with Wendy Cook

Wednesday - Nov 22, 2017

7:00 - 9:00 PM Minds and Mental Factors with Geshe Ngawang Tenley

Thursday - Nov 23, 2017

 Happy Thanksgiving!

Sunday - Nov 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Teaching on the Praises to the Twenty-One Taras with Geshe Ngawang Tenley

12:45 to 2:30 PM Tara Puja



To see what else is coming up, see our Calendar


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Wednesday Evening Classes with Geshe Tenley: Mind and Mental Factors
Posted Oct 15 2017 01:00:00pm

Wednesday Evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 pm

The study of Mind and Cognition (Lorig) is subdivided into two main parts: Minds and Mental Factors, and Awarenesses and Knowers.

In contrast to Awarenesses and Knowers, which investigates how the mind knows, this subject focuses on the states that color and control the mind, known as the 51 mental factors. Based on one of the earliest systematizations of the Buddha's teachings, this practical guide offers us a key to identifying and cultivating positive attitudes that lead to peace and well-being.

This class is suitable for all levels of students and for anyone interested in learning more about the mind, whether you consider yourself a Buddhist or not.

You can download a copy of the root text or e-mail spc@kurukulla.org if you would like a hard copy.