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Toronto, Ontario M6P 2J6
(416) 766-7964
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SCHEDULED PRACTICES

All scheduled practices are open to the public. Most special events are also open to the public, although attending an Empowerment generally requires that you will have Taken Refuge in the Three Jewels of Buddhism.

Medicine Buddha Meditation

Tuesday Evenings 7:30 p.m.

Stimulates the benefit of natural healing influences for the health and well-being of oneself and others, especially those suffering from physical and mental afflictions.


Tranquility Meditation

Thursday Evenings 8:00 p.m.

Cultivates mindfulness and awareness in a simple practice which allows the busyness and speed of habitual mind to subside so that intrinsic peace and clarity may manifest naturally.


Green Tara Meditation

Saturday and Sunday Mornings 9 a.m.

Invokes the feminine aspects of enlightened wisdom in the form of Green Tara and nurtures the development of compassion.

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Lojong Teaching

Mind Training (Lojong) Teaching
Saturday August 4 and Sunday August 5, 2pm–4pm
Mind training is an essential aspect of the path to enlightenment. Venerable Khenpo Yeshe Gyaltsen will teach on how to cultivate bodhicitta, the foundation to all Buddhist practice. This teaching is beneficial for beginner and advanced practitioners. It will be based on the 30 Stanzas of Advice by Longchen Rabjam. By Donation.
Ven. Khenpo Yeshe Gyaltsen Rinpoche
Ven. Khenpo Yeshe Gyaltsen Rinpoche was born in Riwoche, Kham, in Eastern Tibet. He entered the local monastery at a young age and received extensive training as a Tibetan Doctor, whilst performing several retreats. He came to Nepal to study with HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche in 1985 and became one of his close disciples. He completed his studies and taught extensively at the Shechen Shedra (Monastic College) in Nepal as directed by HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche until 2000. In 2001, he was appointed as the principal tutor to HH Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche.


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Translation at most Riwoche Temple events is generously provided by Shakya Dorje, an
accomplished Tibetan interpreter and fully qualified Emchi, or physician of Tibetan medicine,
a student of the eminent physician the late Venerable Dr. Trogawa, Rinpoche.