DENTAL FUNDS URGENTLY NEEDED FOR VENERABLE LAMA TSANG TSING

March 17, 2019 Dear Sangha and Dharma friends, Many of us have had the good fortune to receive teachings, guidance and the blessings of Empowerment and the lineage from Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing. Now we have the opportunity to give to him and repay his great kindness. Lama la needs $3,000 for necessary dental work as soon as possible. Funds are also needed for his general medical needs and health care. As his continued good health and long life is our sincere wish, please give as generously as you can. Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing is a most worthy recipient for our generosity so this is also an excellent way to accumulate merit. Donations may be made by check, payable to Lama Tsang Tsing, or if you wish your donation to be tax deductible, payable to KDC. If you make your check payable to KDC, please indicate that the donation is Continue Reading →

HEALTHCARE FUNDS FOR VENERABLE LAMA TSANG TSING

Dear Sangha and Dharma friends, It has come to my attention that Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing’s healthcare and medical expenses have risen significantly and he needs our help to meet these costs. Many of us have had the opportunity to receive teachings and the blessings of Empowerment from Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing. We are very fortunate that he has chosen to remain in this country to guide and support us. Now we have the opportunity to support him. Lama’s continued good health and long life is our sincere wish and this is an opportunity for us to help ensure that. Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing is a most worthy recipient for our generosity so this is also an excellent way to accumulate merit. Please give as generously as you can by making a one time donation or give as you are able monthly or quarterly. You may make your checks payable Continue Reading →

SAVE THESE DATES!

DHARMA TEACHINGS, EVENTS, AND EMPOWERMENTS 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, Oregon (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) To minimize the Center’s impact on our neighborhood, please park on West Amazon and walk up hill to KDC Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing will bestow the following Empowerments and Teachings at KDC in April and May 2019. GREEN TARA EMPOWERMENT Saturday, April 13, 2:00 p.m. (arrival 1:45 p.m.) $30 general ($25 KDC members) GREEN TARA TEACHING Sunday, April 14, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (arrival 8:45 a.m.) $35 general ($30 KDC members) Pecha (Practice Text) is $15 THE GURU YOGA OF KALU RINPOCHE TEACHING AND PRACTICE Sunday, May 5, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (arrival 8:45 a.m.) The cost, which includes the Pecha, is $35 general ($30 KDC members) AMITABHA EMPOWERMENT Saturday, May 25, 2:00 p.m. (arrival 1:45 p.m.) $30 general ($25 KDC members) AMITABHA TEACHING, PRACTICE AND SPECIAL PUJA FOR DECEASED Sunday, Continue Reading →

GREEN TARA EMPOWERMENT, TEACHING and PRACTICE

KAGYU DAKSHANG CHULING 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405 (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please arrive 15-20 minutes before the ceremonies; late arrivals will not be admitted. Green Tara Empowerment Saturday, April 13, 2:00 p.m. (Arrive by 1:45 p.m.) Green Tara, a female Buddha, is known as the Great Liberator who protects against the eight great fears and the eight great dangers. The Empowerment authorizes one to do the meditation of Green Tara. The Refuge Vow is required and will be offered prior to the Empowerment. The cost is $30 general ($25 KDC members). It is also customary to make a donation to the empowering Lama. Green Tara Teaching and Practice Sunday, April 14, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Arrive by 8:45 a.m.) The practice of Green Tara pacifies fear, suffering, and obstacles Continue Reading →

THE GURU YOGA OF KALU RINPOCHE, TEACHING AND PRACTICE

His Eminence Kalu Rinpoche

30th ANNIVERSARY OF H.E. KALU RINPOCHE’S PASSING INTO THE PURE REALMS THE GURU YOGA OF KALU RINPOCHE, TEACHING AND PRACTICE by Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing Sunday, May 5th, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Please arrive 15-20 minutes before the ceremonies; late arrivals will not be admitted. KAGYU DAKSHANG CHULING 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405 (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) Kyabje Dorje Chang Kalu Rinpoche was an enlightened being and the spiritual founder of KDC. He was a great siddha, scholar, and a mountain Yogi from Tibet whose great compassion and realization transformed all who met him. Guru Yoga is a practice of expressing one’s faith and devotion to one’s Root Lama. In the Vajrayana tradition, Guru Yoga Practice is considered to be the most important practice one can perform. Without faith and devotion to the Root Lama, one is not able to receive blessings. Blessings purify Continue Reading →

AMITABHA EMPOWERMENT, TEACHING AND PRACTICE

KAGYU DAKSHANG CHULING 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405 (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) AMITABHA EMPOWERMENT TEACHING AND PRACTICE by Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing Saturday, May 25, 2019, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, May 26, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Please arrive 15 – 20 minutes before the ceremonies; late arrivals will not be admitted.) Amitabha Empowerment Saturday, May 25, 2:00 p.m. (Arrive by 1:45 p.m.) The Empowerment authorizes one to do the meditation practice of Buddha Amitabha. Amitabha is the particular Deity who helps us at the time of our death to attain rebirth in the Pureland. The Refuge Vow is required and will be offered prior to the Empowerment. The cost is $30 general ($25 KDC members). It is also customary to make a donation to the empowering Lama. Amitabha Teaching, Practice and Special Puja for the Deceased Sunday, May 26, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (Arrive by 8:45 Continue Reading →

MAHAKALA PUJA AND TSOK 2019

KDC, 917 E. 43rd Ave. Eugene, Oregon Sunday, February 3rd, 2019 8:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. IMPORTANT NOTE: NO ENTRIES TO THE SHRINE ROOM WILL BE ALLOWED BETWEEN 8:45 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. The Puja will be preceded by a talk by Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing explaining the meaning of this profound Puja and no entries will be permitted during the talk. Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing and his assisting Lamas will perform this all-day extensive Mahakala Puja for the benefit of the KDC Sangha and for all beings. This Puja is traditionally performed on Mahakala Day before the beginning of the Tibetan New Year. This year Mahakala Day falls on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. The Puja has the power and ability to clear away the obstacles and negativities of the past year and opens the door for the auspicious unfolding of the new year. The Puja concludes with a Tsok Continue Reading →

SHI-NAY (CALM ABIDING) MEDITATION AND PRACTICE 2019

KAGYU DAKSHANG CHULING 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405 (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) Lama Sonam Dargye (Tony Albino) Sunday, March 17, 2019, 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Please arrive by 8:45 a.m., late entries will not be permitted. $30 general ($25 KDC members) In the Tibetan word shi-nay, shi means calm and nay means abiding. Shi-nay meditation rests the mind in a state undisturbed by thoughts and emotions, allowing the mind to experience its true nature. Schedule: 9:00-11:00 a.m. Instructions and guided meditation 1:00-4:00 p.m. Question-and-answer period and guided meditation You are welcome to bring a lunch and stay during the break. To print out a PDF flier of this event, please click here. For information, please call (541) 485-3961 or (541) 683-1808 between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. A gentle reminder: For the benefit of all participants, the KDC Shrine Room is a fragrance-free zone. Due to many Continue Reading →

TEACHINGS ON TIBETAN BUDDHISM

SEVEN-POINT MIND TRAINING By Lama Sonam Dargye (Tony Albino) KAGYU DAKSHANG CHULING 917 East 43rd Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405 (Between West Amazon and Fox Hollow) To minimize the Center’s impact on our neighborhood, please park on West Amazon and walk up hill to KDC. MAHAYANA GREAT COMPASSION TEACHING AND PRACTICE Sunday, September 9, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Please arrive by 8:45 a.m., late entries will not be admitted.) This Mahayana tradition of mental transformation is cherished by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism and considered indispensable for one’s Dharma practice to bear fruit. Renowned for its universal and pragmatic approach, it gleans all of the Mahayana teachings to seven basic points and shows how to apply them to one‘s life. The cost is $30 general ($25 KDC members). You are welcome to bring a lunch and stay during the break. Lama Sonam completed the three-year retreat under the guidance Continue Reading →