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July 2018 Newsletter

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* July 2018 Tonglen, the Practice of Taking and Sending I was sitting with a group of people years ago for a healing practice, and I suggested naively that we breath suffering into our hearts and then breath out happiness. They were horrified. Why would I do that?? I let them know that it is […]

Ayurvedic 8-day Fall Cleanse for Optimal Health and Longevity

Ayurvedic cleanses are used for optimizing health and prolonging life by removing physical, chemical and mental impurities from your body to restore you to a balanced, healthier way of life. Ayurvedic philosophy believes that food is medicine and that healthy, nutritional, seasonal foods, whole grains, healing spices, along with disciplined self-care are the only medicines […]

An Introduction to Ayurveda for Vibrancy, Longevity & Optimal Health

Sunday, September 16 11:00am-1:00pm Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Cost $35 To register, contact Tibetan House: Ayurveda is a 5000 year old sister science to yoga which translates to “life knowledge”. Ayurvedic principles connect us to the daily rhythms of nature through proper seasonal diets, daily routines (called dinacharya) and simple lifestyle changes, which […]

Chamtrul Rinpoche in New Orleans

Chamtrul Rinpoche is the recognized reincarnation of a great master and scholar from the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the oldest school in Tibet. Having studied many years, he holds a vast and profound knowledge of sutra, tantra, and dzogchen, and has been conferred the title ‘Khenpo’ – roughly equivalent to ‘Doctor of Buddhist Philosophy’. […]

Meditation with Will Ryken

Sunday, July 1 7:00pm-9:00pm Tibetan House, 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street   It is a rare and wonderful privilege 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 […]

June 2018 Newsletter

  June 2018 Summer Time Changes Tibetan House Gift Shop will be Open Fridays & Saturdays in June and Closed for all of July & August Meditation Classes will be Open for Evening Classes Only in July and August Our Buddhist teachings prepare us for change. Life is change, right? One of the three main […]

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, […]