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CALENDAR

Dec
5
Sun
2021
White Tara Meditation
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist meditation – using the mantra Om Tare Tu Tare Ture Soha – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. 

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

 

1907 G Street,  Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Amitabha Meditation
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist meditation that uses the realization of Amitabha Buddha as the Meditation Practice.  Amitabha’s enlightened activities become available to us as we connect with this practice. This practice is considered extremely helpful for the time of death and in the intermediate state, or bardo, between this life and the next.  

More information on Buddha Amitabha practice>


ATTEND IN-PERSON:
1907 G Street,  Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Sunday Morning Discussion
Dec 5 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
10:45-11:30
On Sunday mornings we will have a discussion on the Thirty Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva. We will read the passage together and discuss.  This will be a chance for us to focus or thoughts, engage in debate or questions and kick around our understanding of the Dharma.
Dec
6
Mon
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Dec 6 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Medicine Buddha Meditation
Dec 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM

During Medicine Buddha meditation we cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, and healing towards ourselves and all beings. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your level of experience with meditation. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering.
meditation leaders:
Ellen Marie, Naomi, Khenpo Thupsang

location:
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in meditation – no fee or registration


Zoom information:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Dec
7
Tue
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Buddhist Center
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering. This practice is in Tibetan with English available in the text.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Calm Abiding Meditation @ Garchen Mila Buddhist Center
Dec 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Dec
8
Wed
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Dec 8 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Dec
9
Thu
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Buddhist Center
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering. This practice is in Tibetan with English available in the text.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Dec
10
Fri
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Dec 10 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Dec
11
Sat
2021
Vajrakilaya Practice
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

IN-PERSON ONLY

Refuge Vow, Empowerment, and RSVP required.

Garchen Rinpoche has asked our sangha to perform Vajrakilaya practice on a regular basis. In order to attend, you must first have the Vajrakilaya empowerment. It is also advisable that you receive teachings on the practice.  If you do not already have the Vajrakilaya empowerment you can take it online with Garchen Rinpoche.

If you are interested in participating please contact us: admin@milarepaiowa.org

A Walk in the Park
Dec 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the community – sangha members for a walk in local parks. We will meet each Saturday afternoon (unless rained out) for the rest of September and October. Nothing formal – this is a way to be together! We will meet at different places in and around Iowa City. Children welcome. Feel free to join us even if you have never attended at the center in person.
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Dec
12
Sun
2021
Om Ah Hung Meditation
Dec 12 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist guided meditation – using the mantra Om Ah Hung – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. At the end of the Om Ah Hung meditation we rest in peaceful abiding.

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

1907 G Street

Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
 
White Tara Meditation
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist meditation – using the mantra Om Tare Tu Tare Ture Soha – that can be used by anyone to achieve compassion and lovingkindness. This practice is great for beginners and more experienced practitioners alike. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering. 

ATTEND IN-PERSON:

 

1907 G Street,  Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Amitabha Meditation
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM
This practice will introduce you to a Tibetan Buddhist meditation that uses the realization of Amitabha Buddha as the Meditation Practice.  Amitabha’s enlightened activities become available to us as we connect with this practice. This practice is considered extremely helpful for the time of death and in the intermediate state, or bardo, between this life and the next.  

More information on Buddha Amitabha practice>


ATTEND IN-PERSON:
1907 G Street,  Iowa City, IA 52240

ATTEND ONLINE:

Zoom information:

Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Sunday Morning Discussion
Dec 12 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
10:45-11:30
On Sunday mornings we will have a discussion on the Thirty Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva. We will read the passage together and discuss.  This will be a chance for us to focus or thoughts, engage in debate or questions and kick around our understanding of the Dharma.
Dec
13
Mon
2021
Morning Calm Abiding Meditation
Dec 13 @ 7:00 am – 7:45 am
IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration
Medicine Buddha Meditation
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:15 pm
HELD IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM

During Medicine Buddha meditation we cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, and healing towards ourselves and all beings. Everyone is welcome, regardless of your level of experience with meditation. This meditation uses mantra, visualization, and mindfulness for the transformation of suffering.
meditation leaders:
Ellen Marie, Naomi, Khenpo Thupsang

location:
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in meditation – no fee or registration


Zoom information:
Topic: Milarepa Buddhist Center Classes & Meditation
To join this zoom meeting click here
Meeting ID: 843 7803 3565
Passcode: Hung21!
Dec
14
Tue
2021
Evening Solka Practice @ Garchen Mila Buddhist Center
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Sangha members are welcome to join Khenpo Thupsang in evening prayers and Dharmapala practices.  The practices will be in a mixture of Tibetan and English. This practice includes a mixture of ritual instrumentation, prayers, and practices for the transformation of suffering. This practice is in Tibetan with English available in the text.

chant leader: Khenpo Thupsang

location:

Garchen Mila Meditation Center
1907 G Street, Iowa City 52240


drop-in event – no fee or registration
Calm Abiding Meditation @ Garchen Mila Buddhist Center
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
HELD IN-PERSON ONLY
Resting mind, calm-abiding, mindfulness –all these are names for the same type of meditation. This silent meditation provides relief from the daily pressures and anxieties of our busy lives and provides a basis for all other meditation. This is silent meditation.

meditation leader: Khenpo Thupsang
location: 1907 G Street, Iowa City
drop-in meditation – no fee or registration