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Gar Drolma Buddhist Center

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

September 2018

Open Meditation Practice

September 19 @ 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

September 19 @ 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

September 23 @ 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.

Find out more »

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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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 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, at…

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Open Meditation Practice

September 26 @ 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

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
+ 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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Vajrapani Empowerment, Generation and Completion Stage Instructions

September 28 - September 30
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 30 @ 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.

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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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.

Find out more »

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…

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Sangha Meeting

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Curious about what is going on at Gar Drolma? Want to ask questions or comment about programming? Or maybe you just want to join us for a meal and socialize!

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How to Deepen Your Meditation Practice

October 6 - October 7
Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, 1329 Creighton Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420 United States
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Shamata, Vipassana and Walking Meditation Retreat with Khenpo Samdup Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm Whether you are starting or deepening your meditation practice, this retreat will offer a casual, environment in which to receive instructions and personally interact with Khenpo Samdup. We will sit in a circle and have the opportunity to immediately practice his instructions for Shamata(single-pointed concentration), Vipassana(insight meditation) and Walking Meditation that takes your practice beyond the cushion. Retreat Fee: $25 per…

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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.

Find out more »

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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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 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
+ 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

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
+ 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 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
+ 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 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.

Find out more »

Buddha Amitabha Practice

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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

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
+ 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

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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

October 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 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, at…

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
+ 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

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
+ 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

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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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…

Find out more »

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
+ 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

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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

November 4 @ 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

November 7 @ 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

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

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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Newcomer’s Orientation

November 11 @ 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

November 11 @ 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.

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Sunday Silent Meditation

November 11 @ 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

November 14 @ 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

November 14 @ 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

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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

November 18 @ 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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

November 18 @ 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 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, at…

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Open Meditation Practice

November 21 @ 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

November 21 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

November 25 @ 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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

November 28 @ 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

November 28 @ 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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December 2018

Newcomer’s Orientation

December 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
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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

December 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
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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

December 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
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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

December 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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

December 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…

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Open Meditation Practice

December 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.

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Beginner’s Buddhism

December 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…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

December 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
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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

December 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
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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

December 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
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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

December 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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

December 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.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

December 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…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

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

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

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

Find out more »

Open Meditation Practice

December 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.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

December 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…

Find out more »

Newcomer’s Orientation

December 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
+ 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

December 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
+ 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

December 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.

Find out more »

White Tara and Achi Practice

December 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

One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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

December 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.

Find out more »

Beginner’s Buddhism

December 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
+ 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

December 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.

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Book Discussion

December 30 @ 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.

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Sunday Silent Meditation

December 30 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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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

December 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 18, 2018 at 10:00am

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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January 2019

Monthly Phowa Practice

January 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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 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, at…

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February 2019

Monthly Phowa Practice

February 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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 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, at…

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