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May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 May your Day be filled with Peace and Blessings, Causeless Joy and Loving Kindness Commitment to Compassion I choose to make a commitment to compassion,Motivated by the wish to promote happiness and reduce suffering of all beings, may my actions of body, speech, and mind reflect justice, respect and equality. May I work […]

Smoke Puja with Tsering Phuntsok

Wednesday May 9 6:00pm Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas St Every year we look forward to our annual Smoke Puja officiated by the Venerable Tsering Phuntsok, our very dear friend from India and Nepal.  Simply explained, a Sang puja, or smoke puja, is a ritual of purification, clearing away stale and stuck energies, in yourself, in […]

Dharamsala Trip Alumni Reunion at Tibetan House

Wednesday, May 9 at 6pm Everyone who has traveled to India with one of the annual groups from Tulane, Loyola, Ochsner or LMHPCO is invited to attend. Reconnect with classmates and network with like-minded professionals. The evening will include a Smoke Puja led by Tsering Phuntsok and a brief presentation on the impact of 15 […]

May: 12 Mindful Me- Meditation for Kids

A new book by Whitney Stewart Book launch and meditation practice for youths 9 – 12 years of age   Saturday, May 12 11:00am-12:00pm Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Whitney Stewart, New Orleans’ own, will be with us at Tibetan House to launch her new book, ‘Mindful Me’, written for nine to twelve year olds, […]

Chöd Ceremony with the Venerable Tsering Phuntsok

Tuesday May 15 7:00pm – 8:30pm Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas St My first experience of the Chöd practice was on a bayou in Atchafalaya Basin. Setting up for the practice began predawn. As Tsering began the hauntingly beautiful practice of Chöd , we watched the mist on the bayou as the sun slowly brought a […]

Applied Meditation Practices A Taoist Approach with Stephen Josephs, Ed.D. and guest, Jose Calderon-Abbo, M.D.

Wednesdays, May 16, 23 & 30 7:00pm-9:00pm Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Course fee: $60 This 3 module course looks at meditation as a pathway to feeling fully alive in the midst of life challenges. What are normally considered hinderances can, in fact, be gateways to our ever expanding experience of awareness. The practices you […]

Tsering Phuntsok at Tibetan House

Thursday, May 17 11:00am-6:00pm The Venerable Tsering Phuntsok’s smile brings joy to anyone who meets him. We are so happy he is here with us again.  Tsering will be at Tibetan House all day Thursday, May 17th, 11am – 6:00pm. If you have not met him, please come in and do so. If you have […]

Basic Buddhist Meditation from a Zen Perspective with Thich Thien Tri

Zen teacher Thich Thien Tri, Thay, will be leading this course. He graduated from Vietnamese Buddhist Association with a Bachelor of Arts in Buddhism. Since his arrival in the USA in 2002, Thay has taught in many US cities. In July 2015, he was invited by Van Hanh Buddhist Center of New Orleans to establish […]

May 20: SoulCollage Workshop with Catherine Williams

Creativity, Intuition, Revelation 12:45pm-5:30pm SoulCollage® is an engaging process of making 5″x8″ collage cards. Different than traditional collage, the images come together in ways that may surprise you, each card reflecting an aspect of your personality. ​This creative process offers a way of making meaning beyond the world of words through colors and images that appeal to […]

Vajrasattva Purification Puja at Tibetan House

We are overjoyed that the monks of the Sacred Art Tour of Drepung Gomang Monastery in South India will be with us for the end of May. The Sacred Art Tour is committed to preserving the Tibetan Culture, Traditions and Religions. Thursday, May 24, 7:00pm-9:00pm Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Vajrasattva Purification Puja   Puja […]