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    1. This week’s happenings… 2. 24 hour bike ride for Stupa Project! 3. Upcoming 4. Medicine Buddha Festival 5. Retreat in Summer! _____ 1. This week’s
    Message 1 of 1 , May 6, 2008

      1. This week’s happenings…

      2. 24 hour bike ride for Stupa Project!

      3. Upcoming

      4. Medicine Buddha Festival

      5. Retreat in Summer!


      1. This week’s happenings…


      Thursday & Friday, May 8 & 9, 7pm

      Teachings on Bodhicitta from Lam Rim Chen Mo (Great Stages of the Path to Enlightenment)

      By Choden Rinpoche, interpreted by Ven Steve Carlier.

      All are welcome

      Saturday & Sunday, May 10 & 11, 7pm

      21 Series of Palden Lhamo permission and empowerments

      Choden Rinpoche has given 14 jenangs and will confer the remaining 7 this weekend.

      This is restricted to Highest Yoga Tantra students who are reciting Six Session Guru Yoga daily.  No exceptions.


      Important Points to note:

      ·         If you haven't pre-registered, please plan to arrive 45 minutes before the event to allow for parking and registration.

      ·         Please carpool due to limited parking space.

      ·         Parking is available up at the Memorial Shrine and the meadow

      ·         Bring a flashlight for the Thursdays and Friday's events to help you find your way back to the car!


      For more information click here

      Choden Rinpoche will also be teaching at:

      ·         Tse Chen Ling, San Francisco


      ·         Vajrapani Institute, Boulder Creek



      Also happening this Sunday – Worker Bee Day!

      Join us to clean the Memorial Shine

      Meet us at 10am up at the Memorial Shrine.
      Please call 831-462 8383 or email office@... to let us know if you are coming – for lunch count.


      2.   24 hour Bike ride for 100,000 stupa project


      Good news!!!

      William completed 16 12-mile laps (total 192 miles) in 24 hour bike ride race, coming in 23rd amongst 157 people.

      Thank you to all who donated or pledged sponsorship for his bike ride.

      Donations can be made by cheque, payable to LMB (for stupa project)

      Or online




      Thank you so much for your support.


      3.  Upcoming!


      The Spiritual Teacher

      by Jon Landaw

      Tuesday, May 13, 20, 27, June 3, 10 at 7pm


      Silent Practice Day

      with Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi

      Saturdays, May 17 , June 14 from 9.30am – 4pm


      Foundation of All Good Qualities

      With Khensur Jampa Tegchog Rinpoche

      Sundays, starting May 18,  10.30am


      Guide to the Bodhisattva’s Way of Life

      With Khensur Jampa Tegchog Rinpoche

      Mondays & Thursdays, starting May 19,  7pm


      Essence of Wisdom: Heart Sutra & the Five Paths

      by Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi

      Wednesday, May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18 at 7pm


      Open Mike: Dharma Slam

      with Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi

      Fridays, May 23 & June 13 at 7pm


      The Path to Awakening - Teachings and Meditation

      with Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi

      Sundays, 5pm:  May 25, June 1, 15, 22, 29, July 6 (break June 8)

      Venue: Community Church of the Monterey Peninsula - 4590 Carmel Valley Rd, Carmel, CA 93923


      Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Mind and Life

      Teachings, music, walking meditation…

      With Nawang Khechog, Tibetan flutist and grammy award nominee, top billboard recording artist.

      Sunday, June 1, 2 – 5pm


      4. Medicine Buddha Festival Day


      2008 festival day card 3 email.jpgJoin us for our 6th Annual Open Day…

      Saturday, May 31


      Festivities begin at 10am. 

      ·         Medicine Buddha Teachings and Prayers

      with Khensur Jampa Tegchog Rinpoche and Geshe Ngawang Drakpa

      ·         Colorful procession led by Gamelan Orchestra

      ·         24ft Seven Medicine Buddha thangka

      ·         Musical performance by Nawang Khechog

      Tibetan flautist and grammy award nominee, top billboard recording artist.

      ·         Come for Lunch! Tibetan and Vietnamese freshly cooked food. Gelato and sweet pies

      ·         Kids activities:  Magic show, kids games…

      ·         And more…


      Everyone welcome!  Bring your family and friends!


      Have fun and also help us! - Sign up as a Volunteer!

      Contact Ruth: ruth@...


      Worker Bee Days:

      Join our fun team to:

      ·         Clean the Memorial Shrine on May 10th, 10am

      ·         Spruce up the grounds for the festival - cleaning, pruning, cutting, mowing… on May 17th, 10am


      5. Retreat this Summer!


      Transform your Mind, Transform your Life!

      With the Eight Verses of Thought Training

      With Venerable Robina Courtin

      Friday evening through Sunday noon, Aug 15 - 17


      Medicine Buddha Retreat

      With Venerable Drimay

      Labor Day weekend:

      Friday evening through Sunday noon, Aug 29 - 31


      Tenzin Tsomo
      Land of Medicine Buddha
      Spiritual Programme Coordinator
      5800 Prescott Road
      Soquel, CA 95073
      (831) 462 8383

      100,000 Stupa Project: www.peacestupa.org
      LMB is Affiliated to the FPMT: www.fpmt.org

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