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Gar Drolma

(937) 252-2220

April 2019

Open Meditation Practice

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

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Beginner’s Buddhism

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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A Positive Practice for Those Who Are Dying: The Great Drikung Phowa

April 27 - April 28
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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What can we do for others or ourselves at the time of death?

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Newcomer’s Orientation

April 28 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

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Book Discussion

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

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Sunday Silent Meditation

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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May 2019

Open Meditation Practice

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

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Beginner’s Buddhism

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Vajrakilaya Retreat with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche and Stephen K. Hayes

May 4 - May 5
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Though His Holiness, the Sakya Trichen, is no longer able to be here M‌ay‌ 4‌th, Gar Drolma would like to offer students the opportunity to attend a 2-Day Vajrakilaya Retreat led by Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche & Stephen K. Hayes. The retreat will include the Vajrakilaya empowerment given by Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche as well as teachings and practice sessions by both Khenpo and Stephen. Please see schedule and registration below. Fees (Students receive a discount):  Full Event:  $50 - $75 Partial…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

May 5 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

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Book Discussion

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

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Sunday Silent Meditation

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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Open Meditation Practice

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

May 12 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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Open Meditation Practice

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

May 19 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

May 19 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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Monthly Phowa Practice

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma every third Sunday. 12:00 - 1:00 pm Phowa Practice 1:00 - 2:00 pm Book Discussion, "Mind Beyond Death" (click here for details) Gar Drolma will offer a monthly Great Drikung Phowa Chenmo practice, every third Sunday from noon—1:00 p.m. Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche has requested that only those who have received the Phowa transmission from a teacher attend this special practice. The book discussion will follow from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Options for those who…

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Book Discussion following Phowa Practice

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on April 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We will be discussing Mind Beyond Death by Dzogchen Ponlop after our monthly Phowa practice to gain deeper insight into the human experience at death and beyond.

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Open Meditation Practice

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Perfect Your Wisdom: Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom

May 25 - May 26
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Perfect Your Wisdom: Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom This month, Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche will give the empowerment, reading transmission, and practice instructions for Manjushri, the Buddha of Wisdom. He holds in his right hand the Sword of Wisdom cutting through veils of illusion and in his left, a blue lotus with the Perfection of Wisdom Sutra.  Through visualization, mantra repetition, and meditation this practice enables one to give rise to one’s innate wisdom mind. Manjushri mantra recitation is a prerequisite for…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

May 26 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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Open Meditation Practice

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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June 2019

Summer Celebration at the Farm: Achi Chokyi Drolma Smoke Offering and Group Picnic

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Jackson Farm Loveland, OH United States + Google Map

Summer Celebration at the Farm : Achi Chokyi Drolma Smoke Offering and Group Picnic Everyone is invited to Bob & Deb Jackson’s beautiful farm in Loveland for a joyful celebration. It’s a chance to relax with our friends, eat good food (please bring a dish) and engage in practice. Those of you who attend our Sunday meditation practice are familiar with the practice of Achi Chokyi Drolma, the protectoress of the Buddhadharma and the Drikung lineage. The smoke offering is a…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

June 2 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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Buddha Amitabha Practice

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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1st Sunday of the each month In this practice one visualizes Amitabha and his retinue and recites his six syllable mantra. Through this practice we purify our obscurations and accumulate merit and wisdom while cultivating the causes for rebirth in Dewachen, Amitabha's pureland. This is a traditional practice associated with death and dying in many Mahayana and Vajrayana buddhist traditions. During this event we will offer prayers and the lighting of candles for beings who have recently deceased and for…

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Meditation Instructions: Learning to calm the mind

June 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Meditation Instructions: Learning to calm the mind On Sunday, June 2,  Khenpo will offer instruction and guidance in the practice of Calm Abiding Meditation (Shamata). This foundational practice allows us to bring mind to rest in a state of tranquility and ease, making all subsequent practices easier and more effective.

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Open Meditation Practice

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

June 9 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

June 16 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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Monthly Phowa Practice

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma every third Sunday. 12:00 - 1:00 pm Phowa Practice 1:00 - 2:00 pm Book Discussion, "Mind Beyond Death" (click here for details) Gar Drolma will offer a monthly Great Drikung Phowa Chenmo practice, every third Sunday from noon—1:00 p.m. Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche has requested that only those who have received the Phowa transmission from a teacher attend this special practice. The book discussion will follow from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Options for those who…

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Book Discussion following Phowa Practice

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on April 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We will be discussing Mind Beyond Death by Dzogchen Ponlop after our monthly Phowa practice to gain deeper insight into the human experience at death and beyond.

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Open Meditation Practice

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

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Beginner’s Buddhism

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

June 23 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

June 23 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

June 30 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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July 2019

Open Meditation Practice

July 3 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

July 3 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

July 7 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

Find out more »

White Tara and Achi Practice

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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Buddha Amitabha Practice

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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1st Sunday of the each month In this practice one visualizes Amitabha and his retinue and recites his six syllable mantra. Through this practice we purify our obscurations and accumulate merit and wisdom while cultivating the causes for rebirth in Dewachen, Amitabha's pureland. This is a traditional practice associated with death and dying in many Mahayana and Vajrayana buddhist traditions. During this event we will offer prayers and the lighting of candles for beings who have recently deceased and for…

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Open Meditation Practice

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

July 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

July 14 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

July 14 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

Find out more »

White Tara and Achi Practice

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

July 21 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

July 21 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

Find out more »

White Tara and Achi Practice

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

Find out more »

Monthly Phowa Practice

July 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma every third Sunday. 12:00 - 1:00 pm Phowa Practice 1:00 - 2:00 pm Book Discussion, "Mind Beyond Death" (click here for details) Gar Drolma will offer a monthly Great Drikung Phowa Chenmo practice, every third Sunday from noon—1:00 p.m. Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche has requested that only those who have received the Phowa transmission from a teacher attend this special practice. The book discussion will follow from 1:00 - 2:00pm. Options for those who…

Find out more »

Book Discussion following Phowa Practice

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2019

One event on April 14, 2019 at 12:00pm

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We will be discussing Mind Beyond Death by Dzogchen Ponlop after our monthly Phowa practice to gain deeper insight into the human experience at death and beyond.

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

July 28 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

Find out more »

White Tara and Achi Practice

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

July 31 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Wednesdays, from 6:00 - 6:30pm, individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 25, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche offer these teachings and participate in the discussion when available. When Khenpo is unable to attend a senior student will facilitate and lead the discussions. Each week the class consists of two parts: Basic Concepts and Meditation.  In the first half of each class we hold a casual and informal discussion of the concepts that form the core of the Buddhist path.  These basic concepts are the first steps for…

Find out more »

August 2019

Newcomer’s Orientation

August 4 @ 8:45 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:45am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
+ Google Map

Want to find out more about Buddhism, but don’t know where to start? This program is for you—whether you’re just curious about what a Buddhist mediation center is like or you’ve been thinking about learning more about Buddhism. Our Newcomers Orientation is a relaxed introduction to our center and our programs. Come for a tour. Come with your questions. All are welcome.

Find out more »

Book Discussion

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Join a senior student as they lead a discussion from the book "A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path" by Khenchen Konchog Gyaltshen. Buddhist teachings provide numerous methods for bringing greater meaning and happiness into our lives and into our relationships with others. In his book, Khenchen reveals these methods in direct, vibrant and down-to-earth language. Held in the lower level.

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Sunday Silent Meditation

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Individuals are welcome to come to the temple for silent meditation, shinay, or their own mantra meditation practice. This practice is suitable for all students. Silent Meditation is located on the Upper Level.

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White Tara and Achi Practice

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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White Tara Practice White Tara is practiced by all four major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. White Tara has been the main deity practice of many well-known Buddhist scholars and siddhas in both India and Tibet, foremost among whom where Nagarjuna and Atisha. White Tara's special function is to promote long life, both for the practitioner and for others. Ultimately, she is the very nature of the dharmakaya, and her practice is a means for attaining liberation. White Tara is a…

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Buddha Amitabha Practice

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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1st Sunday of the each month In this practice one visualizes Amitabha and his retinue and recites his six syllable mantra. Through this practice we purify our obscurations and accumulate merit and wisdom while cultivating the causes for rebirth in Dewachen, Amitabha's pureland. This is a traditional practice associated with death and dying in many Mahayana and Vajrayana buddhist traditions. During this event we will offer prayers and the lighting of candles for beings who have recently deceased and for…

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