Kurukulla Center

for Tibetan Buddhist Studies

Recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light
Posted Oct 15 2017 01:00:00pm

Group Recitation: Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 PM

This year we are again targeting to complete 108 recitations. We already have 24 recitations completed and need to just have 2 or 3 recitations per week to meet our goal. Please send your number of complete recitations to Marianne to allow us to keep track of the total number completed.


100,000 Praises to the Twenty-One Taras—Weekend Retreat
Posted Oct 14 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.

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 51 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 - Oct 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life with Geshe Ngawang Tenley

Monday - Oct 16, 2017

7:00 - 9:00 PM Meditation: Reincarnation with Sean González

Tuesday - Oct 17, 2017

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

Wednesday - Oct 18, 2017

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

Thursday - Oct 19, 2017

6:00 - 9:30 PM Recitation of the Sutra of Golden Light

Sunday - Oct 22, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life with Geshe Ngawang Tenley



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.