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Gar Drolma Buddhist Center

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1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
(937) 252-2220

February 2019

Newcomer’s Orientation

February 17 @ 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

February 17 @ 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

February 17 @ 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

February 17 @ 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 »

Monthly Phowa Practice

February 17 @ 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 April 21, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma, starting Sunday, September 23rd. For the first time, 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. Options for those who have not yet received the Phowa transmission: This popular practice helps assure a more positive rebirth, or possibly even attainment of Amitabha Pureland,…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

February 20 @ 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

February 20 @ 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

February 24 @ 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

February 24 @ 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

February 24 @ 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.

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

February 27 @ 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.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

February 27 @ 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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March 2019

37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (Part 1) & How to Develop the Heart of Ultimate Compassion

March 2 - March 3
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche will teach from the beloved text, The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, illustrating acts of ultimate compassion (or bodhicitta).

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Newcomer’s Orientation

March 3 @ 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

March 3 @ 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

March 3 @ 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

March 3 @ 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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Open Meditation Practice

March 6 @ 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

March 6 @ 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 »

The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (Part 2) & Guidance in Calm Abiding Meditation

March 9 - March 10
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche will continue his teachings on The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva.

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Newcomer’s Orientation

March 10 @ 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

March 10 @ 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

March 10 @ 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

March 10 @ 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

March 13 @ 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

March 13 @ 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

March 17 @ 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

March 17 @ 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

March 17 @ 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

March 17 @ 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

March 17 @ 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 April 21, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma, starting Sunday, September 23rd. For the first time, 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. Options for those who have not yet received the Phowa transmission: This popular practice helps assure a more positive rebirth, or possibly even attainment of Amitabha Pureland,…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

March 20 @ 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

March 20 @ 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

March 24 @ 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

March 24 @ 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

March 24 @ 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

March 24 @ 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

March 27 @ 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

March 27 @ 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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Understand Your Own True Nature: Vajrayogini

March 29 - March 31
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche will be offering teachings and practice instructions for this popular tantric practice that is one of the principal practices to be completed during 3-year retreats.

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Newcomer’s Orientation

March 31 @ 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

March 31 @ 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

March 31 @ 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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April 2019

Open Meditation Practice

April 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

April 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…

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Meditation Workshop

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Relaxing into simplicity using sound, energy, breath and mind Presenter: Robert L. Leach Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30PM Location: Gar Drolma Buddhist Learning and Meditation Center Eight unique traditional meditation practices and techniques that can have profound liberating effects for anyone suffering from the pressures, speed, meaninglessness, and uncertainties often associated with living in a modern world. The eight practices that will be presented: ·        Hearing the Bell ·        Zazen ·        Mixing mind with space ·        Meditation of…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

April 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

April 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

April 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
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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

April 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
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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

April 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

April 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
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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 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
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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

April 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
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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 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
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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 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
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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

April 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
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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

April 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
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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 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
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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

April 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
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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 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
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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

April 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
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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

April 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
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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

April 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 April 21, 2019

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Introducing monthly Phowa practice at Gar Drolma, starting Sunday, September 23rd. For the first time, 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. Options for those who have not yet received the Phowa transmission: This popular practice helps assure a more positive rebirth, or possibly even attainment of Amitabha Pureland,…

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Open Meditation Practice

April 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
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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
|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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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
|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

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.

Find out more »

Sunday Silent Meditation

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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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
|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

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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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.

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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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White Tara and Achi Practice

May 5 @ 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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Buddha Amitabha Practice

May 5 @ 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

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.

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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
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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 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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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.

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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
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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 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
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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 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
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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 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.

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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

Newcomer’s Orientation

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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

June 2 @ 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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