What we're about
Welcome to Buddhist Meditation Silicon Valley!
More info at www.luminousmeditation.org and
Wether you're new to meditation or a seasoned meditator, you will learn sth new here. Buddhist Meditation encompasses a very rich variety of different meditation techniques, from the popular Mindfulness meditation, Shamatha meditation, Vipassana meditation, to Compassion meditation, and Mantra meditation etc, fulfilling the needs of different people, from physical health, mental wellness, personal development, spiritual growth, wisdom and enlightenment.
The organizer of this group Jessica is a Senior Engineering Manager at Apple and worked in hi-tech industry for 20 years. Jessica has been doing meditation for 4 years, and currently under the direct guidance of two world renowned meditation masters from the world's largest Buddhist Institute Larung Gar (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Larung_Gar) (in Tibet) Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro (http://www.luminouswisdom.org/) and Khenpo Sodargye, who visited US and gave talks at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Harvard, Yale, Columbia and Google etc in the last 2-3 years.
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro is a venerable contemporary Nyingma teacher of Tibetan Buddhism based at Larung Gar, the largest Buddhist Institute in the world, where he serves as Vice President. He visits yearly with our group and maintains a year round connection with us for which we are deeply grateful.
We offer weekly sessions, guided meditations, workshops, 5 week programs, 1 year programs. And even 9 year online programs taught by the two Khenpos. Jessica is volunteering to lead and facilitate these programs.
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro at Google - Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro & David Presti: "The Scientist & the Monk" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pm8Gn-D43S8)
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro at Stanford - Dependent Arising, Emptiness and Modern Life (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfBNlXz5dyU&list=PLxp4diynF3DCQpEoFIEnZgaSXFKr9DhaU)
Khenpo Tsultrim Lodro at Berkeley - A Tibetan Monk-Scholar Giving a Dharma Talk About Life (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn3nV7jbNQg)
Khenpo Sodargye at Yale - Mindfulness and Meditation in the Modern World (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ez0QczvD8lY)
Khenpo Sodargye's at Harvard - Practice of the Bodhisattva path (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T-hUacsyQw&t=1029s)