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We are a Tibetan Buddhist sangha and the purpose of the meetup is to provide a forum for people to come into contact with the Dharma and meditation practice. Our Tuesday and Wednesday sessions are geared towards curious folks who have never stepped into a Buddhist temple, though we also draw experienced practitioners who have been doing this for decades. It's usually a lively mix and everyone is welcome. We ask that first-timers arrive a few minutes early for a quick orientation before practice begins.

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Saturday Silent Sitting Meditation

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Join us for Saturday Silent Sitting Meditation virtual practice from 9:00-10:00am

Meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice and we hope that you can take advantage of this new opportunity for Shamata Meditation that can bring peace and tranquillity to our lives. Introduction will be given up request.

Join us in person at 4168 Herschel St or you can rsvp for zoom link.

Book Study In person and Online

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Join us for Saturday Morning Book Study in person or on zoom. We are currently reading His Holiness Karamapa’s Freedom through Meditation visit below for free copy:
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Chenrezik and Amitabha Sadhana Practice (In Person and Online)

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Join us for Chenrezik and Amitabha sadhannas. These active forms of meditation, chanting and mantra practice help us cultivate loving, kindness and compassion.
We now have practice in person at 4168 Herschrl St and on zoom.
We will have the prayers available and online for those who don't have a copy. The pdf is available here if you would like to download or print https://ktdblog.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/chernrezik-ktd-book-new.pdf

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Medicine Buddha Puja Practice

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Medicine Buddha Puja, meaning a special chanted prayer session. All are welcome to attend, and we welcome practitioners to join in this wonderful, traditional healing and purification practice we chant in Tibetan. Chanting is in Tibetan with English and transliteration text provided. Join in the chanting, attend quietly as a blessing, or do your own practice during the pujas. Participation is voluntary and open to all.
This Mahayana/Vajrayana puja practice includes prayers requested by friends and relatives for those who are experiencing difficulties in life, are ill or have died; you are invited to add your personal dedications during the prayers. These practices develop and enrich an attitude of healing the body and mind and cultivating an attitude of loving-kindness and compassion for all beings without exception.

Practice in person or on zoom.
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The sadhana or prayer is chanted in Tibetan with English translation in the text. You can download the text here https://dharmaebooks.org/medicine-buddha/
The text will also be shared on screen during the zoom session.

We are currently reading Medicine Buddha Teachings by Thrangu Rinpcohe before each practice. This will be an excellent walk through for those who haven’t had formal instruction and a great refresher for seasoned practitioners.

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Buddhism Basics Class and Discussion

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