The wish to bring benefit to beings lies at the heart of Buddhist practice—and engaging in compassionate activities is a natural expression of this wish. Helping those in need, making offerings and prayers to the buddhas and bodhisattvas on behalf of all beings, and supporting the conditions for the sangha to flourish are ways of serving others that lessens our self-cherishing and awakens our potential for greater compassion. Below you will find opportunities for your donations and prayers, which will have a direct effect on beings in need. If you are inspired to contribute, we ask you to take a moment to rejoice in your own generosity, for when we give, we don’t just benefit others. Our generosity plants a seed that will one day blossom into enlightenment.
In MSB we have a longstanding tradition of helping those in need. As a continuation of the dana, or generosity practice, we are gathering funds to offer to the homeless of Denver, CO. Your generous donation will go towards the purchase of blankets, clothes and other ..
Rinpoche and the sangha undertake the practice of life release, or tsetar, six times a year. Students and friends gather in Portland, Maine to purchase lobsters from the local suppliers. Taking the crates out to the dock, the rubber bands that bind their claws are cut. The fortunate fem..
In 1999, in honor of the passing of his mother and great practitioner, Mayum Tsewang Paldon, Kongtrul Rinpoche initiated a program of traditional offerings, prayers, and dana ("generosity practice") in India. Known as the Offering and Dana Pilgrimage, this practice each year takes Rinpo..
In 1999 in honor of the passing of his mother and great practitioner, Mayum Tsewang Palden, Kongtrul Rinpoche initiated a set program of traditional offerings, prayers, and dana, or generosity practice, in India. Known as the Offering and Dana Pilgrimage, each year Rinpoche and the part..
Pema Ewan Chokgyur Gyurme Ling, also known as Chokling Monastery, offers us an intimate glimpse into Tibetan monastic life as it exists today in India. To visit Chokling Gompa is at once to peer into a distant past and to witness an ancient contemplative tradition surviving with undimin..
The previous Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, founded Tsokar Monastery in 19th the century. Seated on the slope of mountain near a beautiful and still white lake, framed with higher peaks behind it, Tsokar embodies all the rigor and solitude of the traditional Tibetan monastery. Recently rebui..
The LINK teachings feature talks by Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, Dungse Jampal Norbu, Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel and senior students of MSB.
Sundays at 10:00 AM MST.
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