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Gar Drolma Buddhist Center

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

July 2018

Open Meditation Practice

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

July 22 @ 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, 2018

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

July 22 @ 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, 2018

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

July 22 @ 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, 2018

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

July 22 @ 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, 2018

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

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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 25 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

July 29 @ 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, 2018

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 29 @ 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, 2018

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

July 29 @ 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, 2018

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

July 29 @ 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, 2018

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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August 2018

Open Meditation Practice

August 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 26, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

August 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, 2018

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

August 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, 2018

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

August 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, 2018

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 »

White Tara and Achi Practice

August 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, 2018

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 »

Buddha Amitabha Practice

August 5 @ 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 2, 2018

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…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

August 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 26, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

August 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, 2018

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 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, 2018

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

August 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, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup 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 all…

Find out more »

Medicine Buddha Empowerment, Teachings and Practice

August 18 - August 19
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm On Saturday morning Khenpo will give the empowerment of Medicine Buddha, the Buddha of Healing. This ritual introduces participants to the enlightened nature of our body, speech, and mind and authorizes us to practice the visualization, mantra recitation, and meditation of Medicine Buddha. The practice of the peaceful Medicine Buddha is a profound method of purifying the subtle causes of illness for oneself and others. On Saturday afternoon Khenpo will give the oral…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

August 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, 2018

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 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, 2018

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

August 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, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

August 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, 2018

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 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, 2018

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

August 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, 2018

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 »

White Tara and Achi Practice

August 26 @ 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, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

August 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 26, 2018

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

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup 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 all…

Find out more »

September 2018

Newcomer’s Orientation

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 2 @ 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, 2018

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 »

Buddha Amitabha Practice

September 2 @ 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 2, 2018

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…

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

September 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 26, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Vajrapani Empowerment, Teachings, and Practice

September 7 - September 9
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Friday: 7:00 - 8:00 pm Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm On Friday night Khenpo will give the empowerment of Vajrapani, the Buddha of enlightened power. This ritual introduces participants to the enlightened nature of our body, speech, and mind and authorizes us to practice the visualization, mantra recitation, and meditation of Vajrapani. The practice of the wrathful buddha Vajrapani is utilized to dispel obstacles and negativity and create positive conditions for progress on the path…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 9 @ 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Great Drikung Phowa Retreat 2018

September 14 - September 16
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Teachings and Practices on Living and Dying by Venerable Khenpo Samdup This will be a 3 day closed Phowa retreat. Participants are asked to commit to attend the full 3 days. Great Drikung Phowa Chenmo Practice “The Standing Blade of Grass” The Phowa practice is the most direct and quickest method by which one may be assured of a positive rebirth and possible enlightenment at the time of death. During this retreat, attendees will have the same opportunity of receiving…

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Open Meditation Practice

September 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 26, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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

September 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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

September 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, 2018

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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October 2018

Open Meditation Practice

October 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 26, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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 2, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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Achi Practice and Smoke Offering

October 12 - October 14
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States

Friday Night:  Smoke Offering Teachings with Khenpo Samdup Saturday: Smoke Offering Khenpo Samdrup will give the transmission and explanation of the Smoke Offering to Achi Chokyi Drolma. Smoke offering (sang) is a ritual offering of the smoke arising from burning many precious substances such as grains, medicinal herbs, the traditional 3 white and 3 sweet foods, and other materials. The smoke is offered to various classes of beings and their aid and blessings are thereby invoked. This ritual is a…

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Newcomer’s Orientation

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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 »

White Tara and Achi Practice

October 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, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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 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 all…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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

October 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, 2018

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 »

White Tara and Achi Practice

October 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, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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

October 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 26, 2018

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

We are fortunate to have our teacher Khenpo Samdup 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 all…

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November 2018

Newcomer’s Orientation

November 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, 2018

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

November 4 @ 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, 2018

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

November 4 @ 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, 2018

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 »

White Tara and Achi Practice

November 4 @ 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, 2018

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 »

Buddha Amitabha Practice

November 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 2, 2018

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

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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

November 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 26, 2018

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 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 all…

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37 Practices of a Bodhisattva I

November 10 - November 11
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm Khenpo Samdup will give the transmission and explanation of the famous text The 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva. This text presents the entire system of Mahayana mind training in 37 beautiful verses. This text is beloved by Garchen Rinpoche and he constantly recommends that his students read, contemplate and meditate upon its incredibly profound meaning. Retreat Fee: $25 per day $40 for weekend Students: $12 per day  $20 for weekend Registration is at…

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