Free Meditations and Pujas (Chanted Prayers)

Details and Schedules
Heart Jewel
Thursdays: 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Everyone welcome – self-guided, free

Heart Jewel is one of the core practices of this tradition of Buddhism. If you are trying to improve your good qualities and reduce your negativities, this practice is the most effective way to receive all the help you need to make swift progress. Prayer booklets are available for lending. There will be a silent period for personal meditation or study time.

Wishfulfilling Jewel
Wed, Feb 1, 15, 22: 8:30 am – 9:50 am
Tue, Feb 28: 5 pm – 6 pm with tsog offerings

Everyone welcome – self-guided, tree

A special Guru yoga practice of Je Tsongkhapa’s tradition combined with a brief practice of relying upon the Wisdom Protector Dorje Shugden.

Offering to the Spiritual Guide
Fri, Feb 10: 9 am – 10:30 am
Sat, Feb 25: 7 pm – 8:30 pm

Everyone welcome – Self-guided, free

A special Guru yoga of Je Isongkhapa in conjunction with highest Yoga Tantra. By relying upon Je Tsongkhapa, our compassion, wisdom, and spiritual power naturally increase.

Tara Puja
Wed. Feb 8: 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Everyone welcome – self-guided, free

Tara is a female Buddha – a manifestation of the ultimate wisdom of all the Buddhas. ‘Tara’ means ‘Rescuer’ – she is so called because she rescues us from external dangers and internal fears.

Quick Path to Great Bliss
Quick Path pujas begin at 2 pm on the following Sundays:
Feb 5, 12, 19, 26

Heruka and Vajrayogini Empowerments are a prerequisite

Remember to bring your ritual implements it you have them, and the long self-generation sadhana of Vajrayogini.

If you are planning to attend, please arrive a few minutes early.

Powa Ceremony
Transference of Consciousness for the Deceased
w/ modern Buddhist teacher Rae Landers
Sat, Feb 4 at 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Everyone welcome – self-guided, free

If you are planning to attend, please arrive a few minutes early.

We perform this practice on behalf of those who have recently died – traditionally within forty-nine days of their death. In conjunction with brief Buddhist ritual practices, we arrange beautiful offerings such as candles and flowers on behalf of those who have recently passed.