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Ongoing Mind Training Series: Bodhisattva Mani Garland Prayer
"All sentient beings drift in the ocean of samsara, tossed about according to their karma. Covered by ignorance, trapped in suffering, difficult to escape. Buddha's teaching is the source of liberation and achieving happiness and peace, a guiding light purifying defilement in the ocean of suffering." -Lama Namnang Mingjo Dorje Rinpoche Great Buddhist Scholar, Cultivator, and Tantric Master comes to Bay Area to give teaching on Mind Training Lama Namnang Mingjo Dorje Rinpoche, 68th Lineage Holder of Nagavara Raja Lineage, will be teaching an intensive 3 month series of teachings on the Principles of Mind Training. Teaching a Commentary on the Buddhist Mind Training Text, "Bodhisattva Mani Garland Prayer", written by the great Saint Lama Atisha. SERIES WITH RINPOCHE starting: SUNDAY 10/14 @ 7pm-10pm & Continuing on Sundays thru February SUN. 10/14 from 7pm-10:30pm SUN. 10/21 from 7pm-10:30pm SUN. 10/28 from 7pm-10:30pm Please contact for more information or RSVP through Meet Up. Luke cell:[masked] [masked]

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Welcome to the meetup group "Inner Peace & Happiness Buddhist Study and Meditation Group". This is a wonderful opportunity, whether you are just beginning or have been studying for awhile, to join other warm-heart, sincere Buddhist Practitioners as we explore Mahayana & Vajrayana Buddhism.

Buddhism is about transforming the mind and discovering the path to true happiness. To achieve this, first we need to take focused action to uproot the negative emotions, destructive mental constructs, and negative habits that continually cause suffering for ourselves. We also need to cultivate virtues in our mind such as compassion, loving-kindness, and wisdom. This way we can transform ourselves to a point where we experience stability, peace of mind, and lightness within our own mind. This results in happiness for ourselves and others.

Our group is under the guidance of our precious Lama Namnang Mingjo Dorje Rinpoche, a very humble yet immensely accomplished yogi, whose sincerity, dedication & guidance is very inspiring & brings the Buddhist teachings alive in our daily lives.

The aim of our group is to provide our members with both an in-person as well as online learning environment to explore the incredible wisdom and application of Buddhism. We have on-going weekly teachings & study groups that provide practitioners with an opportunity to not only learn Buddhist philosophy, helping us to better understand the interplay of cause and effect (the law of karma) and help us to contemplate and look at ways to change ourselves. As well as learn Buddhist meditation practices that help us to increase & stabilize key virtues (charity, ethical discipline, patience, diligence, meditative concentration, and wisdom) within us, and give us a first-hand personal experience of what it is like to experience a mind that is stable, quiet, calm, peaceful, joyful and light.

This is a very rare opportunity to study Buddhism in a beautiful blessed environment together with a group of sincere seekers. All of us are also searching and wishing to discover and nurture the essence of our Buddha potential. Come and join us. Absorb yourself in this incredible wisdom and create more inner-peace, stability, & happiness in your mind, your life, & your world! Seize the moment!

For more information about our Lama and our Center, please see our WebsiteSmileManjushri (


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