Southern Dharma Celebration Recordings

  • 2015 SDC Recordings
    November 9, 2015 - December 31, 2015
    5:25 pm - 5:00 pm

If you would like to order recordings of the Southern Dharma Celebration, please choose from the appropriate option below. Once payment is received, we will e-mail a link to you so that you can download the recordings in .mp3 format. Please allow 2 weeks for us to process the recordings from the event before receiving a link (more…)

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2015 Clear Sky Mind Retreat Registration

  • 2015 Clear Sky Retreat
    December 4, 2015 - December 6, 2015
    7:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please note that registering for a single room means that you are still sharing a cabin with other participants, but that you will have a bedroom to yourself. MEALS: All pricing includes lunch and dinner on Saturday. Participants are encouraged to bring their own breakfast items; each cabin has a kitchen. CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to (more…)


Charleston: Stop Worrying, Start Living (Dec. 12)

  • Charelston - Stop Worrying HDC
    December 12, 2015
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Class Description There are many uncertainties in this life. When we naturally respond with worry, our mind becomes tight and uncomfortable and it can be difficult to think clearly or enjoy anything. In this half day course, we will learn to replace worry with positive, constructive attitudes so that we can enjoy life with confidence. (more…)

The Stages of the Path to Enlightenment (Lamrim) Retreat (Dec. 13-19)

  • Annual Lamrim Retreat
    December 13, 2015 - December 19, 2015
    10:30 am - 8:00 pm

In this retreat, we will explore the essence of all Buddha’s teachings,(Kadam Lamrim), the stages of the path to enlightenment. The meditations will be based on the presentation in How to Understand the Mind by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso. Developing an understanding of these meditations will bring inner change and solve our daily problems. Ultimately they (more…)

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Auction of Promises (Dec. 13)

  • Auction of Promises
    December 13, 2015
    12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

What better way to get into the holiday spirit of giving than to offer your services in order to benefit your friends, family, and community! Here’s How it Works From now until Saturday, December 12, we will be accepting auction items.  Auction items are promises from you to provide a specific service.  For example, you (more…)

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Holiday Dharma Dinner (Dec. 18)

  • Holiday Dharma Dinner
    December 19, 2015
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for our annual Holiday Dharma Dinner and Gift Exchange! Friday, December 18 at KMC SC (2999 Sunset Blvd.) Vegetarian Potluck Dinner: 6:30pm – 7:30pm Gift Exchange: 7:30pm – 9pm   Vegetarian Dinner Each year we get together for a tasty vegetarian potluck to spend time together as a community during the holiday season. Bring your (more…)

24 Hour Tara Retreat (Dec. 31 – Jan. 1)

  • 24 Hour Tara Retreat
    December 31, 2015 - January 1, 2016
    8:00 pm - 8:00 am

An Alternative New Year’s Party Green Tara is a female Buddha of compassion and wisdom.  When we engage in a 24-Hour Tara Retreat, we make prayers to Green Tara every 4 hours for 24 hours.  These traditional prayers, called “Liberation from Sorrow,” are recited in English to a beautiful melody. This year, we’ll be doing (more…)

Learn to Meditate in Half a Day (Jan 23.)

  • Learn to Meditate HDC - Jan 23.
    January 23, 2016
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Learn to Meditate… in half a day! Once every other month we hold this introductory course designed especially for beginners. Meditation is an effective tool to combat stress, depression, anxiety and other negative states of mind. Through meditating we can develop a habit of thinking positively, which leads to the experience of a more relaxed (more…)