Past Events 2020

 
 
 
FRIDAY,  MARCH 20, 2020 at 2:00pm  
COVID-19 - STAY AT HOME CLASSES
GESHE SHERAP TEACHING STUDENTS AT HOME ON ZOOM
 

   
 

   
 
 
 
 
HAPPY LOSAR - TIBETAN NEW YEAR 2146
The Year of the Male Iron Rat
 

 
 
 
MONDAY,  FEBRUARY 24, 2020 at 7:00pm  
TWENTY-ONE PRAISES TO TARA
GESHE SHERAP
 

 

Geshe Tenzin Sherap offered the Phalden Lhamo Puja and lead students in the Twenty-One Praises to Tara on Losar, February 24, 2020 at 7:00pm. 

The first day (new moon) of the first lunar month of the Tibetan calendar is Losar.  

 
 

 

Losar is the first of fifteen days that commemorate Buddha's teachings and miracles that converted many students of other schools to Buddha's thought. 

These fifteen days are called Chotrul Duchen.

 

 

 
 
 
 
SUNDAY,  FEBRUARY 16, 2020  
GESHE SHERAP
 

 
 

The Medicine Buddha puja was on Sunday, 02-16-2020 at 10:30am. Geshe Sherap lead the students the one hour puja in English. 

 
POTLUCK at 12:00pm: Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
RICE SEEDLING SUTRA at 2:30pm: Geshe Sherap will teach the class on emptiness and dependent origination.
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

2020 LEW TEACHING PROGRAM
 
 
SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020
THE RICE SEEDLING SUTRA
Lord Buddha Shakyamuni
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 

 

Geshe Sherap introduced for the first time at LEW, "The Rice Seedling Sutra" on Sunday January 26, 2020. A Mahayana sutra in which Buddha taught the twelve links of dependent origination. The sutra is presented as a discussion between two of the Buddha's principle disciples, Shariputra and Maitreya.

In the sūtra, Śāriputra asks Maitreya to explain a statement that the Buddha had made earlier that day while gazing at a rice seedling. [The Buddha had said:]

"Whoever sees dependent arising sees the Dharma. Whoever sees the Dharma sees the Buddha."

 

                              Arya Shariputra

 

 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2020
DHAMMAPADA: The Buddha's Path of Wisdom
Translated by Acharya Buddharakkhita
Buddha Dharma Education Association Inc.
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 

   

Geshe Sherap began to teach for a second time the Dhammapada, a highly esteemed text in Pali Tipitaka, the sacred scriptures of Theravada Buddhism on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 2:00pm. The original text was composed in the ancient Pali language.  According to the Theraveda Buddhism tradition, each verse in the dhammapada was originally spoken by the Buddha in repsonse to specific events.

All the essential teachings of Buddha are comprised in the 432 verses and provides sympathetic counsel, inspires humility and reflections and is a perennial source of inspiration and practical instruction for right living. This class begins in January 18, 2020.

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FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2020
 
ROOT OF THE MIDDLE WAY
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 

 

Geshe Tenzin Sherap will continue with "Chapter 20 - Analysis of Assembly"  on Friday, January 24, 2020 of  "The Great Commentary of the Nagarjuna's Root of the Middle Way" by Mabja Jangchub Tsondru, as part of the 2020 Teaching Program. There are 27 Chapter is this text.

Geshe Tenzin Sherap's  teaching of this text is the second presentation at Land of Enlightened Wisdom which began with "Chapter 1 - Analysis of Conditions"  on Friday, October 23, 2015

 

 
 
 
 
JANUARY 19, 2020
 
WELCOME LUNCHEON FOR
GESHE TENZIN SHERAP
 

 
Geshe-la has returned to Land of Enlightened Wisdom after visiting in India where he held a teaching position at Namgyal Monastery, Dharamsala, India and received the teachings from His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  

Gaden Monastery and Namgyal Monastery are two colleges that Geshela studied to complete his Lharampa Degree. 
 
Geshela attended the 400 Stanzas of the Middle Way on December 17, 2019 at Drepung Loseling Monastery
 
 
 
SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
 
MEDICINE BUDDHA PUJA
Geshe Tenzin Sherap
 
 

 
The Medicine Buddha monthly practice is about 1 hour in length and is recited in English.  Prayer requests can be emailed to: friends@landofenlightenedwisdom.org
or can be made in person.
 
POTLUCK at 12:00pm:  Students are invited to attend a potluck at noon following the puja. Bring your favorite dish, fruit, bread, drink or dessert.
 
  
 
 
 
 
JANUARY 2-6, 2020
The Manjushri Cycle of Teaching, 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva, and Alvokiteshvara Empowerment
Kalachakra Teaching Grounds
His Holiness The Dalai Lama 
 

 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama taught the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva and bestowed the Avalokitshvara Empowerment and The Manjushri Cycle of Teachings Part 2, (Part 1 was in December 2018).

Geshe Sherap attended the Teachings of His Holiness through January 2-6, 2020 which were given at the Kalachakra Teaching Ground in Bodhgaya, Bahir, India.

 

 

 

   
   
   
 
 
 
 
 
 

2020 Auspicious Days

Losar
Chotrul Düchen
Saka Dawa Düchen
HHDL 85th BD* 
Chokhor Düchen
Lha Bab Düchen
Gaden Ngachu
Mon, Feb 24, 2020
Mon, Mar 09, 2020
Fri, June 05, 2020
Mon, July 06, 2020
Fri, July 24, 2020
Sat, Nov 07, 2020   
Thu, Dec 10, 2020

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