Newcomers, Old Timers, All Are Welcome

Dear all,
Please find our February schedule below.
Highlights are listed first, followed by special events, save the dates, and details on regular programming.
Special events are listed first, followed by details on regular programs.

Email kagyudc@gmail.com for more information. We hope to see you at the Center this month!

Compassion in Action
– Blessings Box DC –
A KDC Sponsored Venture

KDC is the sponsor of the Capitol Hill Blessings Box
(The Blessings Box is a Little Free Pantry Project)
Located on 14th St SE, just below E St.

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Bring your contributions of non-perishables and toiletries to sangha
when you come or take them to the box.

Click here to view / download the Blessings Box Little Free Pantry brochure.
If you would like to be a donor or a volunteer, email:
patmcclintock2@gmail.com

KDC's February Dharma Schedule

Seminal Buddhist Teachings by Lama Chödron

Lama Chödron had to cancel her KDC visit but will teach via zoom.
The teaching date is February 16th and the time is 11:00 – Noon.
Topic: Great Path of Awakening by Jamgon Kongtrul.
Reading suggestion: Reread pp. 1-25, read pp. 25-29

Many of you have had the opportunity to be taught by Lama Chödron and know what an inspired and inspiring teacher she is. Read her bio.

Follow Lama Chödron on her beautiful blog site: Click here.

Suggested reading: Jamgon Kongtrul, The Great Path of Awakening, Ken McLeod transl.

We also study basic Kagyu texts with Lama Chödron
through her regularly scheduled Zoom or in person teachings.
Other Lamas who are teachers also come to KDC. Click to read bios.
Texts:
Jamgon Kongtrul, Great Path of Awakening
Ringu Tulku, Path to Buddhahood
Traleg Rinpoche, Karma: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why It Matters
Gampopa, Ornament of Precious Liberation

Regular Programs:

Sangha Schedule – Sundays, 11am – 1pm

Meditation (shinay), plus practices of:
Chenrezig, Medicine Buddha, and Short Amitabha Practice
With Medicine Buddha and Amitabha practices,
we support those who are sick and who have died.
Medicine Buddha (prayers for the sick)
Amitabha (prayers for those who have died recently)

Practice starts promptly at 11:00 so that we have time for everything. (Promptly at 10:00 on February 16.)

February 2: Meditation
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased

February 9: Meditation
Practices for Compassion, Healing, and prayers for the recently deceased

February 16: Lama Chödron teaches at KDC (Note time change)rd
10:00 – 11:00 AM: Meditation, Chenrezig and Medicine Buddha Practices
11:00 AM – Noon:
Lama Chödron teaches via Zoom (she had to cancel her in person visit.)
Topic: the Classic Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating Love and Compassion, Great Path of Awakening by Jamgon Kongtrul.
Reading suggestion: Reread pp. 1-25, read pp. 25-29

February 23: No Sangha meeting on Sunday the 23rd

Saturdays, 10:45 am – Noon

Saturday Morning Meditation @ Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church
201 4th Street, SE   (4th and Independence Ave., SE)
      See church web page »       See map »
(Email saturdaymindfulness@gmail.com for more information.)

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Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong is a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, DC. We are located at 1519 D Street SE, Washington, DC. For more information, including directions, please visit http://www.kagyudc.org/.

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Welcome to Kagyu Drupgyu Chödzong
a Tibetan Buddhist Community in Washington, D.C.

We welcome anyone who is interested in study and practise of meditation
and Tibetan Buddhism.

Kagyu DC maintains a dharma center on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
We have regular meditation & chanting weekly as well as visiting teachers
and scholars and an ongoing lecture series. See Events for current listings.

For more information
contact us at 202 302-3865
or or email us at kagyudc@gmail.com
Updated 2/6/20

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