Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Center

Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Center is located in Northern Santa Rosa.  We offer meditation programs designed so that  students find peace of mind, happiness and meaning in their lives - from introductory meditation classes to more in-depth, on going Buddhist study programs. Everyone is welcome regardless of  experience level. Check the calendar for our current schedule of classes and pujas (chanted meditations).



Je Tsongkhapa Day Celebration


 

 

 

 

Special Event - Je Tsongkhapa Day Celebration

Tsongkhapa, usually taken to mean “The Man from Onion Valley”, was a famous 14th century Tibetan Buddhist teacher. His teachings are the foundation of the Buddhism we study today.  

Tsongkhapa’s teachings are the first to be known for:
* Uniting Sutra and Tantra
* Organizing Buddha’s teachings into a graduated step by step path to enlightenment

Please join us for this very special occasion.

1:00 - 2:00pm  Teaching: Who was Je Tsongkhapa?
2:00 - 4:00pm  Prayers: Offerings to the Spiritual Guide
4:00 - 5:00pm  Celebration

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1:00-5:00pm

RSVP: 477-2264, or sign up in class

It is customary to bring an offering of flowers, sweets, or vegetarian foods. Once offered to the Spiritual Guide, they are consumed at the Celebration.

Everyone is welcome!

 

Wednesday Night Series

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FALL SERIES: INTRODUCTION TO BUDDHISM
based on the book Introduction to Buddhism by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

Many people are discovering that Buddhism has answers to questions and solutions to problems that cannot be found anywhere else. Come together with curious and like-minded people to explore the philosophy and lifestyle of Buddhism. Meditation will be explained clearly and simply, as a tool for developing qualities such as inner peace, love and patience.

Oct.  1st: Your Amazing & Precious Human Life
Oct.  8th: What is Meditation?
Oct. 15th: The Human Condition
Oct. 22nd: Taking Refuge in the Three Jewels
Oct. 29th: The Paths to Liberation and Enlightenment

Nov. 05: How To Be Happy
Nov. 12: Buddhist Practices For Daily Life
Nov. 19: Becoming Your Best Self

Classes are led by Resident Teacher, Maxine Wright, with humor, simplicity and an eye for practical applications of the teachings.

Please arrive 10 minutes early to get settled.  
Tea, snacks, and relaxed conversation following the course.
Everyone is welcome, especially beginners!
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:15pm
Class fee: $10

 


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Compassion Kadampa Buddhist Center

436 Larkfield Center, Santa Rosa, CA 95403
(on the South side, next to the Vet)
Phone Contact: (707) 477-2264

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A member of the New Kadampa Tradition
International Kadampa Buddhist Union.