May 2020

Buddha Path Practice

During this time of social distancing, the Salt Lake Sangha offers weekly online sessions, on Skype, every Monday evening at 7:00-8:00 pm.

Everyone is welcome; no prior experience needed.

If you would like to participate, contact saltlakebuddhapath@gmail.com to get the ZOOM invitation.


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2020 Global Online Tara Drupchen

June 5, 6, & 7, 2020

Please join H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche and the international Dzogchen Buddha Path Sangha for the Third Annual Grand Tara Drupchen. Practitioners and friends from around the world will attend this glorious online gathering of like-minded individuals joining together in heart, mind, voice, music, and visual splendor. Join this virtual international assembly to experience the power of love and compassion in the world.

The Grand Blessing Ceremony of the 10,000 Offerings to the 21 Noble Taras is a three-day group practice and devotion to the great compassionate victorious Mother Tara, female Buddha revered by Buddhists around the world. It is said that Tara – manifestation of Avalokiteshvara – alleviates all fear, anxiety, obstacles and dangers, helping all who call her name.

https://taradrupchen.org/


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How to Prevent Fear and Protect Ourselves: 100% Cautious 0% Fear

Our compassionate teacher, H.E. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche, has taken steps to help Sangha around the world to care for themselves and others during this time of worldwide spread of COVID-19:

“At this time, many people around the world have fear and suffering because of the novel coronavirus. During this time, it is very good to pray and practice Dharma more. As said by the Buddha, during earthquakes, natural disasters, war, epidemics, or famine, those who practice Dharma and help others create immeasurable merit that will benefit oneself and all beings.

“The fundamental characteristic of the minds of beings is hope and fear. All beings always hope for happiness and fear suffering. Now there is a new disease spreading and everyone is afraid. Sentient beings already have fear. Now they have more fear than usual. We must manage and reduce our fear and worry, focus on solutions, and take refuge in Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha more than ever. Do not fixate on fear or worry, or overreact to the situation.”

To download his complete message, click here.

In addition, the Holy Vajra Master has announced a mantra campaign of 108 million sacred mantras. To participate in this worldwide campaign, download and read the complete letter here.

Rinpoche is currently giving amazing compassionate teachings, daily, on Facebook. To watch, visit here.