2021 At a Glance

An overview of Special Events scheduled for 2021.

Please see the calendar for a full listing of classes and events.

Jan 2, 2021

Forget Willpower, Try Wisdom

Forget Willpower, Try Wisdom

Jan 10, 2021

Vajrayogini Day

Vajrayogini Day

please see the calendar for special meditation prayers held this day

Jan 14, 2021

Stages of the Path to Enlightenment Retreat

Stages of the Path to Enlightenment Retreat

Jan 14 - 19

Jan 23, 2021

Learn to Meditate

Learn to Meditate

Jan 25, 2021

Heruka Day

Heruka Day

please see the calendar for special meditation prayers held this day

Jan 29, 2021

Attaining Pure Dakini Land: 11 Yogas of Vajrayogini Guided Retreat

Attaining Pure Dakini Land: 11 Yogas of Vajrayogini Guided Retreat

Jan 29 - Feb 2

Feb 6, 2021

Amitayus Long-Life Retreat

Amitayus Long-Life Retreat

Feb 14, 2021

Love without Pain

Love without Pain

Guest Teacher: Gen Dornying

Feb 27, 2021

Fearless Life: Letting Go of Stress

Fearless Life: Letting Go of Stress

Mar 5, 2021

Blessing Empowerment of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara

Blessing Empowerment of Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshvara

"Supreme Ocean of Healing Nectar", Mar 5 - 7

Mar 13, 2021

Loving Kindness Retreat

Loving Kindness Retreat

Mar 20, 2021

Retreat: The Holy Body Mandala of Vajrayogini

Retreat: The Holy Body Mandala of Vajrayogini

For HYT practitioners

Mar 27, 2021

Breaking Bad Habits

Breaking Bad Habits

Apr 10, 2021

The Ultimate Nature of the Mind: Meditations to Transcend Ordinary Life

The Ultimate Nature of the Mind: Meditations to Transcend Ordinary Life

Guest Teacher: Gen Demo

Apr 13, 2021

Nyungnay Purification & Fasting Retreat

Nyungnay Purification & Fasting Retreat

Apr 13 - 15

Apr 15, 2021

Buddha's Enlightenment Day Celebration

Buddha's Enlightenment Day Celebration

Apr 24, 2021

Stop Worrying, Start Living

Stop Worrying, Start Living

May 1, 2021

Wheel Of Life Retreat

Wheel Of Life Retreat

May 9, 2021

The Kindness of Mothers: A Buddhist Perspective

The Kindness of Mothers: A Buddhist Perspective

Special Mothers' Day talk

May 15, 2021

How to Rely Upon a Spiritual Guide (workshop)

How to Rely Upon a Spiritual Guide (workshop)

May 15, 2021

Guru Yoga Retreat

Guru Yoga Retreat

May 15 - 18

May 22, 2021

Clear Sky Mind Day Retreat

Clear Sky Mind Day Retreat

May 28, 2021

International Spring Festival

International Spring Festival

May 28 - Jun 2

Jun 4, 2021

Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

Turning the Wheel of Dharma Day

Celebrated with Offering to the Spiritual Guide meditation prayers. See calendar for details.

Jun 12, 2021

Letting Go of the Past

Letting Go of the Past

Guest Teacher: Gen Gomlam

Jun 18, 2021

US National Festival

US National Festival

June 18 - 23

Jun 26, 2021

Beholding Buddha's Beautiful Face: A Special Method to Develop Concentration & Inspiration (Retreat)

Beholding Buddha's Beautiful Face: A Special Method to Develop Concentration & Inspiration (Retreat)

Jul 10, 2021

Stages of the Path: Guided Lamrim Meditation Retreat

Stages of the Path: Guided Lamrim Meditation Retreat

Jul 10 - 11

details to come

Jul 17, 2021

The Good Life: Awakening Your Supreme Good Heart

The Good Life: Awakening Your Supreme Good Heart

details to come

Jul 30, 2021

International Summer Festival

International Summer Festival

Jul 30 - Aug 14

Aug 21, 2021

Conquering Obstacles: Becoming A Spiritual Warrior

Conquering Obstacles: Becoming A Spiritual Warrior

Guest Teacher: Gen Choma

details to come

Sep 3, 2021

Away Retreat

Away Retreat

Sep 3 - 6 (Labor Day Weekend) at Siena Retreat Center

details to come

Sep 11, 2021

Mala Making Workshop

Mala Making Workshop

date subject to change

details to come

Sep 22, 2021

Buddha's Return From Heaven Day

Buddha's Return From Heaven Day

details to come

Sep 25, 2021

Refuge Workshop and Vow Ceremony

Refuge Workshop and Vow Ceremony

details to come

Sep 26, 2021

Refuge Retreat

Refuge Retreat

Sep 26 - 30

details to come

Oct 9, 2021

Guest Teacher: Gen Menla

Guest Teacher: Gen Menla

details to come

Oct 16, 2021

Work a Day for World Peace

Work a Day for World Peace

details to come

Oct 16, 2021

Workshop

Workshop

details to come

Oct 22, 2021

International Fall Festival

International Fall Festival

NEW DATES: Oct 22 - 28. Location TBA

Oct 23, 2021

Torma Making Workshop

Torma Making Workshop

details to come

Oct 25, 2021

Je Tsongkhapa Day

Je Tsongkhapa Day

details to come

Oct 29, 2021

Midwest Dharma Celebration

Midwest Dharma Celebration

MAY MOVE TO A DIFFERENT DATE. Oct 29 - 31. Empowerment of Buddha Avalokiteshvara and teachings on taking and giving.

Nov 6, 2021

International Temples Day

International Temples Day

details to come

Nov 13, 2021

Workshop

Workshop

details to come

Nov 18, 2021

Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

Vajrasattva Purification Retreat

Nov 18 - 21

details to come

Dec 11, 2021

Workshop

Workshop

details to come

Dec 16, 2021

Guru Yoga & Mandala Offering Retreat

Guru Yoga & Mandala Offering Retreat

Dec 16 - 19

details to come

Dec 31, 2021

New Year's Event

New Year's Event

details to come

More coming in 2022!