Photo Journal

Lama Lena Teachings, February 5-12, 2019

Lama Lena (Yeshe Khaytup) Lama Lena has engaged in traditional Buddhist study and practice for over 40 years. Her experiences include 30 years of traveling with and translating for the Venerable Wangdor Rinpoche, whose lineage in both Dzogchen and Chagchen she holds. Additionally, she completed a 7 year cave retreat in Tso Pema, India. Traveling […]

January 2019 Newsletter

  *|MC_PREVIE   January 2019 “Let Love and Compassion Flow from your Heart!” This is Mattieu Ricard’s New Year message: Let love and compassion flow from your heart. He is a Buddhist monk, photographer, author and humanitarian. We hope this message stays with you, spontaneously popping into your thoughts and actions throughout the year, and […]

New Meditation Class Schedule at Tibetan House

Starting January 2019 Monthly Series of Sitting in Stillness Meditation Class Beginning January, Tibetan House will be offering monthly series in Sitting in Stillness meditation practice. The first Thursday and Friday of every month will be an introductory class on Sitting in Stillness. The following Thursdays and Fridays of that month will be progressive practice, […]

Tibetan House Closed 12/28 and 12/29

Happy New Year!  We will see you in 2019!

December 2018

December 2018 In the Spirit of the Holidays,we offer this quote from Shantideva: “Whenever catching sight of others, look upon them with an open, loving heart.” — Shantideva According to legend, Shantideva was greatly inspired by the celestial bodhisattva Manjushri, from whom he secretly received teachings and great insights. Yet as far as the other […]

No Meditation Classes in December

New Schedule Starting January 2019 Sitting In Stillness: Introduction Class to Meditation Beginning January, Tibetan House will be offering monthly series in Sitting in Stillness meditation practice. The first Thursday and Friday of every month will be an introductory class on Sitting in Stillness. The following Thursdays and Fridays of that month will be progressive […]

Being Present with What Is: A Spontaneous Evening with Will Ryken

Thursday, December 13 7:00pm-9:00pm Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street It is a wonderful opportunity to sit with Will Ryken. Will visits New Orleans every two months to sit with a gentleman on death row. We invited him to sit with us at Tibetan House whenever he is town, and he graciously accepted.To sit with Will, […]

Special Guest Teaching “Form is Emptiness and Emptiness is Form” (Heart Sutra) with the Venerable Dr. Thich Dong Tuyen

Sunday, December 9 7:00pm to 9:00pm Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Suggested donation $20 Our instructor for Buddhism from a Zen Perspective, Thich Thien Tri, is very excited to introduce his teacher to you. His teacher, Ven. Dr. Thich Dong Tuyen, is visiting from California and will be in New Orleans for 4 days. He […]

Mindfulness for Kids Class Series

January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Thursdays, 4:15pm – 5:00pm For youth ages 9 – 12 Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street $100 per child, for five weeks. Included in the price is Whitney Stewart’s Mindful Me Activity Book, for use in class and at home. Class Description Sometimes kids’ lives can get busy and out […]

November 2018

November 2018 Remembering the Open Sky In October I had the privilege to tour northern India with Tibetan House’s dear friends, the Venerable Tsering Phuntsok and Neil Guidry. I was joined by seven fellow travelers who quickly became my good friends. In fourteen short days we participated in a day of His Holiness’ teachings at […]