Events 2011

Geshe Pema Dorjee
2011 U.S.A. Schedule

  • August
  • 27 — 31       San Francisco, California
  • Contact Kimberly Welsch
  • compassionsf@hotmail.com
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  • 28  Sun.      1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Informal talk
  • Tamalpais Aikido Dojo, Corte Madera, CA
  • Attaining Greater Loving-Kindness & Compassion
  • What do these terms really mean?
  • How can greater loving-kindness and compassion be
  • attained?
  • Can a meaningful life be achieved without developing
  • loving-kindness and compassion?
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  • 29  Mon.     6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Informal talk
  • Private home, San Rafael, CA
  • Wisdom
  • What is wisdom?
  • What is the nature of “self?”
  • Connectedness: does anything exist independently?
  • What is Emptiness and what does it have to do with
  • Wisdom?
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  • 30 Tues.      6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Informal talk
  • Private home, San Rafael, CA
  • The Meaning of Life
  • Is there a meaning or purpose of life?
  • If so, what is a meaningful or purposeful life?
  • Can happiness bring meaning to life?
  • Can meaning bring happiness to life?
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  • 31 Wed.       6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Informal talk
  • Private home, Kentfield, CA
  • How to Cultivate Compassion
  • What does compassion really mean?
  • How can compassion be developed?
  • How to create a meaningful life?
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  • September
  • 1 — 5            Portland, Oregon
  • For schedule, contact:
  • Jampa Nynedak
  • Jampa@TibetanPrayerFlag.com
  •  
  • 6 — 26          New York and Boston
  • Contact Stephen and Carol Mackauf
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
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  • 9  Fri.          7:00 – 9:30 p.m.  Westchester, NY
  • Training Your Mind: it is what you think
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
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  • 10  Sat.        5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Westchester, NY
  • Self-Cherishing, Attachment, and Anger
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
  •  
  • 11  Sun.      5:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Westchester, NY
  • Finding Peace of Mind in Troubled Times
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
  •  
  • 13  Tues.     Bellevue Medical Center, NYC
  • Helping Traumatized People:
  • Tibetan Buddhism and psychotherapy
  • – what we can do to help
  • – the cultivation of compassion
  • – the impact on the helper
  • (For Hospital Staff, Psychology Interns, and Psychiatry Residents only)
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  • 14  Wed.      7:00 – 9:30 p.m.  Westchester, NY
  • Practicing Compassion: practical advice
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
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  • 15  Thurs.   3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Staten Island, New York
  • Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
  • How to Cultivate Compassion
  • (See course description)
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • mventrudo@tibetanmuseum.org
  •  
  • 16 — 18       Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jhamtse International
  • Stages of Meditation
  • (See course description)
  • To register go to:
  • www.jhamtseinternational.org
  • mark@jhamtse.net
  •  
  • 19 — 20        Kingston, NY
  • Tibetan Center
  • Thought Transformation: training the mind
  • (See course description)
  • To register go to:
  • www.tibetancenter.org/wp/events
  • steve@tibetancenter.org
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  • 21  Wed.      7:30 – 9:30 p.m.  New York City
  • National Institute for the Psychotherapies
  • Perspectives on the Relief of Suffering:
  • Tibetan Buddhism and psychoanalysis
  • – helping traumatized people
  • – cultivating compassion
  • – the impact on the helper
  • Register here.
  • aronek@nipinst.org
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  • 22  Thurs.   7:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Westchester, NY
  • Mindfulness: living with awareness
  • If you wish to attend, contact:
  • thebuddhistcharity@gmail.com
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  • 23 — 25       Tibet House USA, New York City
  • Stages of Meditation
  • (See course description)
  • To register go to:
  • www.tibethouse.us/programs
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  • 26                Geshe Pema Dorjee Returns to India
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