17th Gyalwa Karmapa"Buddhism is a way of life through which we develop the qualities of our mind.
This way of life is very unusual, as it is a means to attain happiness without harming others.

THE 17th GYALWA KARMAPA

 


 AUGUST 2017

Saturday, August 19–Monday, August 21   Homage to Gendun Rinpoche (1918–1997)   Dhagpo's Lamas and Druplas

Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20   Enrich Your Life: The Refuge   Lama Targye

Saturday, August 19–Wednesday, August 23   Drawing for Better Visualization: Exploring Chenrezig Practice   Lama Kunkyab Bernard

Wednesday, August 23–Sunday, August 27   Meditation and Qi Gong: Relaxing Body and Mind   Drupla Elsa Bedetti and Lama Sherab Kunzang

Friday, August 25–Sunday, August 27   Forum: A Buddhist Perspective on Education and Youth - When Generations Meet: Listening to Understand   Lama Jigme Rinpoche, Lama Puntso, and Emmanuelle Charenton

Monday, August 28–Thursday, August 31   Study and Meditation Retreat with the Participation of Trinlay Rinpoche   Lama Jigme Rinpoche, Trinlay Rinpoche

Tuesday, August 29 General Assembly of Dhagpo Kagyu Ling Association

 


SEPTEMBER 2017

Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3   Brown Hairs and White Hairs   Anila Trinlé 

Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3   Living in the Present   Lama Sherab Kunzang

Friday, September 8–September 10   Zen Sesshin   Claude Magne

Friday, September 8–September 10   KTT Annual Meeting   Lama Jean-Guy and Lama Namdak

Saturday, September 16–Friday, September 29  The Center is Closed. The center will reopen Friday, September 29 à 2:30 pm.

Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1   Meditation   Lama Nyima

Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1   Generating the Causes of Enlightenment: The Seven-Branch Prayer   Lama Deundam

 


OCTOBER 2017

Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8   Meditation and Sophrology—1st Part: Meeting Who We Are   Lama Shedroup

Saurday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8   Cycle : The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes
1st Course—The State of Affairs   Lama Puntso

Saturday, October 7–Friday, October 13   Tibetan, Level 1   Julie Walther

Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15   Enrich Your Life: The Refuge   Lama Getso

Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15   Cycle: Interdependence—1st Course   Khenpo Lekshe

Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22   Meditation   Drupla Birgit

Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22   Guilt and Low Self-Esteem   Anila Trinlé

Monday, October 23–Sunday, October 29   Lojong Retreat   Lama Shedrup

Monday October 23–Friday, October 27   Teen Course: Living Free   Emmanuelle Charenton, Miro Tacer, and a Team of Qualified Facilitators

Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29   Understanding Our Functioning   Drupla Roland

Tuesday, October 24–Sunday, October 29   Introduction to the Middle Way   Dongsung Shabdrung Rinpoche

Monday, October 30 and Tuesday, October 31   Homage to Gendun Rinpoche (1918–1997) Integrity on the Path   Lama Rinchen


NOVEMBER 2017

Wednesday, November 1   A Day of Practice in Homage to Gendun Rinpoche   Dhagpo's Lamas and Druplas, Lama Walli

Friday, November 3–Sunday, November 5   An Exceptional Visit from Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche   The Wishes of Excellent Conduct: The King of Wishing Prayers

Saturday, November 4   at 2 pm   Majushri Empowerment

Friday, November 10   Duchen

Friday, November 10–Sunday, November 12   Qi Gong: Finding Balance between Mind and Body   Karma Tsultim Namdak

Saturday, November 11 and Sunday, November 12 Philosophy Level 1: The Three Turnings of the Dharma Wheel Dominique Thomas

Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19   Sangye Menla Transmission   Lama Trinle

Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19   Cycle: Interdependence—2nd Course   Khenpo Lekshe

Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26   Preparing for Death   Drupla Valentin

Saturday, November 25 and Sunday, November 26   Meditation and Sophology—Part 2: Meeting Who We Are   Lama Shedrup


DECEMBER 2017

 

Friday, December 1–Sunday, December 3   Zen Sesshin   Claude Magne

Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3   Cycle: The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes: 2nd Course—Reference Points: The Refuge   Lama Jean-Guy

Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3   Approaching Chenrezig: Cultivating Universal Compassion   Lama Droupgyu

Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10   Ethics from Day to Day   Anila Trinlé

Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10   Ego and Its Functioning: The Five Aggregates   Lama Sherab Kunzang

Saturday, December 9 and Sunday, December 10   Meditation in Action   Drupla Valentin

Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17   Cycle: The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes: 3nd Course—Kindness and Compassion   Lama Jungne

Saturday, December 16 and Sunday, December 17   Relationship to Self; Relationship to Others   Lama Rabzang

Tuesday, December 19–Wednesday, December 27   The center is closed. The center will reopen Thursday, December 28 at 9:30 am.

Friday, December 29–Sunday, December 31   Study and Meditation Retreat   Lama Jigme Rinpoche and Dhagpos Lamas and Druplas


JANUARY 2018

Thursday, January 4–Sunday, January 7   Meditation: Relaxing Body and Mind   Lama Jungne and Malie Verdickt

Saturday, January 6 and Sunday, January 7   The Heart Path: Love, Compassion, Joy, and Equanimity   Lama Jean-Guy

Monday, January 8–Thursday, February 8   The center is closed The center will reopen Friday, February 9 at 2:30 pm.

 


 

FEBRUARY 2018

Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11   Enrich Your Life: The Refuge   Drupla Valentin

Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11   Meditation and Sophrology—1st Part: Meeting Who We Are   Lama Shedrup

Monday, February 12–Thursday, February 15   Spirituality in Daily Life   Drupla Valentin

New Year Ceremonies

  • Saturday, February 10–Wednesday, February 14   Great Protector Ritual
  • Thursday, February 15   Smoke Purification Ritual
  • Friday, February 16   Tibetan New Year, Year of the Earth Dog Mahakala Ritual with Offering Feast
  • Monday, February 19   Smoke Purification Ritual

Saturday, February 10–Thursday, February 15   Dorje Sempa Retreat   Lama Getso and Drupla Birgit

Saturday, February 17–Thursday, February 22   Prostration Retreat   Lama Getso and Drupla Birgit

Saturday, February 17–Friday, February 23   Transmission and Practice of Milarepa's Guru Yoga: Discover the Mind   Lama Puntso

Saturday, February 24 and Sunday, February 25   Karma: A Process of Transformation   Drupla Valentin

Saturday, February 24–Monday, February 26   Taking Care: A Daily Challenge   Anila Trinle

Saturday, February 24–Tuesday, February 27   Emotions   Lama Jean-Guy

Monday, February 26–Sunday, March 4   Lojong Retreat, Level 2   Lama Shedrup


MARCH 2018

Thursday, March 1   Duchen

Thursday, March 1–Sunday, March 4   Approaching Fear Differently   Lama Dondam and Drupla Bruno

Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4   Philosophy, Level 2: Interdependence and Emptiness   Dominique Thomas

Monday, March 5–Thursday, March 8   Meditation: Relaxing Body and Mind   Lama Namdak and Malie Verdickt

Monday, March 5–Thursday, March 8   Drawing Amitabha Buddha: Introduction   Max

Monday, March 5–Friday, March 9   Tibetan, Level 2   Olivier Lespinasse

Friday, March 9–Sunday, March 11   Cycle: The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes, 4th Course—Meditation Practice   Lama Namdak

Saturday, March 10–Monday, March 26   Nyung-nes: Practice of Thousand-Armed Chenrezig Ritual with Fasting and Silence Vows   Lama Nyigyam and Lama Puntso

Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18   Cycle: Interdependence, 3rd Course   Khenpo Gendun Targye

Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25   Meditate to Live Better   Drupla Roland

Thursday, March 29–Sunday, April 1   Qi Gong: Balancing Body and Mind   Karma Tsultim Namdak

Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1   Meditation   Lama Chodron

Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1   Self-Respect and Consideration for Others   Anila Trinle


APRIL 2018

Monday, April 2   Annual Open House

Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8   Understanding Buddhist Philosophy   Lama Puntso

Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8   Meditation and Sophrology—Part 2: Meeting Who We Are   Lama Shedrup

Saturday, April 7 and Sunday, April 8   The Path Begins Where We Are: The Four Thoughts That Turn the Mind Toward Enlightenment   Khenpo Chochok

Monday, April 9–Friday, April 13   Amitabha Retreat: Going Deeper   Lama Nyima

Monday, April 9–Friday, April 13   Meditation and Qi Gong: Relaxing Body and Mind   Lama Sherab Kunzang and Drupla Elsa Bedetti

Wednesday, April 11–Sunday, April 15   16th Karmapa Guru Yoga   Lama Nyigyam and Lama Kyenrab

Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15   Cycle: The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes, Course 5—Accomplishing Benefit; Not Causing Harm   Lama Jungne

Saturday, April 14–Monday, April 16   Young Adult Course   Lama Puntso and Emmanuelle Charenton

Wednesday, April 18–Sunday, April 22   Study and Meditation Retreat   Lama Jigme Rinpoche and Dhagpo's Lamas and Druplas

Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24   Teaching on the Royal Tradition of Chenrezig   Lama Nyigyam and Lama Puntso

Tuesday, April 24–Thursday, April 26   The Five Progressive Vehicles   Khenpo Ngedon

Tuesday, April 24–Friday, April 27   Living in the Present; Going Beyond Stress   Lama Jean-Guy

Wednesday, April 25–Friday, April 27   Intensive Practice of the Royal Tradition of Chenrezig

Saturday, April 28–Tuesday, May 1   From Generosity to Wisdom: The Paramitas   Lama Getso and Drupla Birgit

Saturday, April 28–Monday, April 30   Homage to Gendun Rinpoche (1918–1997) Thus I Heard   Lama Tsony


MAY 2018

Tuesday, May 1   A Day of Practice in Homage to Gendun Rinpoche   Dhagpo's Lamas and Druplas, Lama Walli, Lama Tsony

Saturday, May 5–Tuesday, May 8   Fundamental Stances of the Middle Way, 9th Session   Trinlay Rinpoche

Saturday, May 5–Tuesday, May 8   Emotions   Drupla Valentin

Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6   Intensive Practice of Sangye Menla   Lama Trinlé

Thursday, May 10–Sunday, May 13   Study and Meditation Retreat   Lama Jigme Rinpoche and Dhagpo's Lamas and Druplas

Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20   Philosophy, Level 3: The Different Approaches to Ultimate Reality   Dominique Thomas

Saturday, May 19–Monday, May 21   Cultivating Joy   Lama Jean-Guy

Friday, May 25–Sunday, May 27   Zen Sesshin   Claude Magne

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27   Cycle: The Handbook of Ordinary Heroes: Course 6—The Nature of Phenomena   Lama Puntso

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27  Homage to Gendun Rinpoche (1918–1997) Accumulation of the 21 Praises to Tara   Lama Dondam

Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27   Working with Change   Anila Trinle

Tuesday, May 29   Duchen

 


 

     

 

 

 

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