Twin Cities KTC AND Hay river KTC Buddhist Meditation Centers

Book Study: Karma Chagme’s Mountain Dharma Vol 1

Book Study: Karma Chagme’s Mountain Dharma Vol 1

The book study group, led by Lama Yeshe, will discuss Karma Chagme’s Mountain Dharma Vol 1 by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. Karma Chakme’s Mountain Dharma as taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at KTD from 1999 to 2003. Five-volume set. Translations by Lama Yeshe...
Long-life & Dedication prayers

Long-life & Dedication prayers

Before the dedication prayers, we chant long-life prayers for our precious teachers. After praying that they remain to teach us, we dedicate the merit resulting from engaging in our virtuous actions. This prevents the merit from being lost through subsequent...
Mudras – Hand Gestures

Mudras – Hand Gestures

Many pujas have hand gestures with specific meanings that are an important part of the liturgy.  Lama Yeshe will discuss and teach the mudras along with their meaning. There will be ample time for practicing and using them appropriately in a puja.
Home Shrines

Home Shrines

This teaching includes a discussion of various shrines, from very simple to more elaborate. Topics will cover setting up a shrine and offerings if you don’t have one, as well as having a shrine but being uncertain if it is “right,” respectful, and...
Medicine Buddha: Context and Mudras with Tom Charland

Medicine Buddha: Context and Mudras with Tom Charland

Medicine Buddha is a profound teaching requested of the Buddha Shakyamuni by Manjusri.   Today this sadhana  is practiced by individuals and groups whose primary motivation is to still illness and suffering.  This teaching by Tom Charland is based on the teaching by...