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Basic Buddhist Meditation from a Zen Perspective

9-week Courses in 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 […]

Mind-Body-Spirit Based Relapse Prevention for Addictions

Wednesday evenings, 7:00pm-9:00pm August 22 August 29 September 5 September 12 Classes will take place at Tibetan House 4900 Tchoupitoulas Street Fee for the course is $80. Wanting, aversion, and confusion are at the core of many unskillful behaviors including addictions. Entering and sustaining recovery often requires skillful use of psychological, behavioral and ethical/spiritual tools. […]

August 2018 Newsletter

    August 2018 Newsletter Friendly reminder: Tibetan House Gift Shop will be closed for August. If you would like to come in, please contact us at and we can make an appointment. ‘Sitting In Stillness’ Meditation Class will only take place on Tuesday evenings at 7pm.   Coming Up at Tibetan House Mind-Body-Spirit […]

July 2018 Newsletter

<!doctype html> *|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 […]

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 […]

Ayurvedic 8-day Fall Cleanse for Optimal Health and Longevity

October 6 – October 20 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 […]

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 […]