Events

North American Sakya Monlam for World Peace to Be Held in Walden, NY, September 21 to 24, 2017

Please visit the website for all details and to register:  http://sakyamonlamnorthamerica.org/ North American Sakya Monlam for World Peace September 21 to 24, 2017 Tsechen Kunchab Ling, Walden, New York ~All are welcome~  

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His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche: Sunday, October 8, 2017

Minnesota Sakya Center is happy to announce a special one-day program with His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche. Please do not miss this precious opportunity to receive long life initiation and blessings from one of the most respected Tibetan Buddhist masters today! His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche Sunday, October 8, 2017 Location Minneapolis Convention Center | 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403 Schedule SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017 PUBLIC AUDIENCE: 10 AM to Noon (First Come, First Serve Basis) LONG LIFE INITIATION: 4:30 PM Onsite Tickets All tickets will be sold on the...

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His Holiness Sakya Trizin Birthday Celebration

Join us in Celebration of His Holiness the Sakya Trizin’s 71st Birthday! Hosted by the Minnesota Sakya Center Date & Time: Saturday, September 17, 2016, 5 PM Location: Tibetan American Foundation of Minnesota 1096 Raymond Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108 Prayers, mandala offering ceremony, and vegetarian dinner. Ruffle tickets drawing for round trip domestic airline tickets. Free admission and everyone welcome. Contact: mnsakya@mac.com or (612) 801-1540 Tibetan: (612)-999-8919 or (952)-215-5524  

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Celebrating His Holiness Sakya Trizin’s 2016 Visit: Videos & Photos

Minnesota Sakya Center was so happy to host His Holiness the Sakya Trizin in May 2016!  Thank you to all who attended and helped with this wonderful visit and especially to His Holiness. Please enjoy these videos and click on this link for >PHOTOS: Living a Virtuous Worldly Life According to the Dharma: His Holiness the Sakya Trizin bestowed this teaching on May 14, 2016 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota. English language. Video by Thor Anderson. His Holiness The Sakya Trizin Minnesota Visit: the Minnesota Sakya Center, 2016 Guru Rinpoche Tsok Offering Lead by His...

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Lama Thupten Gongphel, Our New Resident Khenpo!

In January 2016, we joyfully welcomed our new resident Lama, Lama Thupten Gongphel, to Minneapolis.  Lama Thupten Gongphel was given “Khenpo” title by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin on May 15 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in front of about 1300 participants (see official letter below). About Khenpo Thupten Gongphel Lama Thupten Gongphel became a monk of the Sakya Order in 1984, when he joined the Sakya Centre in Dehradun and took his novice vows.  He completed the Sakya curriculum of Tibetan grammer, and Buddhist rituals and scriptures.  He took his full monk’s...

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Video: “The Sakya Lineage” by H.H. the Sakya Trizin

“The Sakya Lineage” by H.H. the Sakya Trizin On April 18, 2015 His Holiness the Sakya Trizin gave a special talk on “Sakya Lineage” as part of his Minnesota program. In addition to providing a detailed history of the Sakya Lineage, His Holiness also explained the recently announced changes to the practice of succession in the Sakya Khon Lineage.   CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE VIDEOS OF TEACHINGS AND...

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Thank You His Holiness!

Thank you to all who attended, sponsored and worked so hard to make the 2014 visit by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin to Minneapolis so joyful and such a success.  We look forward to seeing you at our center soon for ongoing events.  >VIEW PHOTO GALLERIES HERE    

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Sundays at the Center

Join us at the Center on Sundays for the following regular programs (unless a special event is announced): Start Sunday morning sessions with short gentle moving meditation and guided calm abiding meditation to relax and calm our body and mind, followed by Khenpo Gongphel’s teachings and questions and answers. 9:00 – 9:30 AM: Moving Meditation 9:30 – 11 AM:  Calm Abiding Meditation and “Engaging the Conducts of Bodhisattvas” teaching 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM:  Children Dharma Program Simple age appropriate mindfulness practice and Buddha Dharma teachings...

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