Welcome to the Ottawa Palyul Centre!

DEDICATED TO THE TEACHING AND PRACTICE OF BUDDHISM IN THE  NYINGMA PALYUL TRADITION

We are a registered Canadian charity with two mandates: to uphold and nurture the Buddha Dharma in Canada and to support the refugee children living at Namdroling Monastery in Byla Kuppe, South India. The Ottawa Palyul Centre welcomes diversity in all its forms and offers you a safe space in which to practice and discuss the Dharma.

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Calendar

Vajrayana deity yoga practices are held at 7p.m. EST on the 8th, 10th, 15th, 25th & 29th of the lunar month.

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Liturgy

All English practice texts can be found here. Many are also available in Chinese, Spanish, and Greek.

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Donations

Thank you for your support of our Centre and the children of Namdroling monastery. May all beings benefit!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & SPECIAL EVENTS

Thank you for your generosity 

With your donations, we are happy to report that we have been able to keep our little Centre open and viable.  We are pleased to tell you that for the year 2021, your donations have allowed us to send $8000 towards the support of all the children cared for at Namdroling, and a further $2,550 specifically dedicated to the support of the little girls who reside at the nunnery. Thank you!

 

We are happy to announce that the Centre is now open for inhouse tsok practices (due to space limitations, see below for sign up sheet) and our sangha continues to follow many practices with our sister Palyul Centres for all other auspicious days.

 

Sunday Dharma Meditation & Discussion Sessions are

on hold for April & May.

Sessions will resume on Sunday June 5th at 2pm.

Upcoming Teachings in June

We are delighted to host the very first series of dharma teachings by three Namdroling advanced English speakers. Lopon Rigsel, Lopon Thinley Tenzin & Loponma Karma Sangmo will each give an hour long Dharma presentation on Zoom (topics on sign up sheet) with time for Q&A – June 11, 18 & 25, 2022 at 9:30 a.m. EDT. This is a wonderful opportunity to support our Namdroling monastic teachers in their training to provide western students the gift of the Dharma.  If you are interested in joining please fill your name in the sign up sheet Sign up Sheet-Dharma Teachings-June 11, 18, 25  (space is limited to 20 people)

MAY 2022 Monthly Programs & News

Tsok Practices on the 10th & 25th of the lunar month held at the centre and on Zoom.

  • Wed. May 11th at 7pm GURU TSOK – Zoom Link & Meeting ID: 759 5924 8584 Passcode:Lama
  • Wed. May 25th at 7pm DAKINI TSOK – Zoom Link & Meeting ID: 759 5924 8584 Passcode:Lama  

*For our tsok practices, we will follow a previous recording of Khenchen Guru & Lama Samdup on Zoom 

*If you live in Ottawa and are interested in joining inhouse practices at the Centre following provincial Covid protocols, please fill in your name on this sign up sheet Ottawa Palyul Centre Tsok Sign Up Sheet

Other Ritual Practices this month

  • May 9th (Monday) – Medicine Buddha
  • May 16th (Monday) – Amitabha
  • May 29th (Sunday) – Vajrakilaya

*We encourage everyone to join those Palyul Centres whose practices are led on Zoom by a resident Lama, please click on the practice date on our calendar for information and Zoom links to other Centres Ottawa Palyul Calendar 

CENTRE UPDATES

Inhouse practices at the Centre  – We are happy to let you know that we are opening the Centre for tsok practices starting March 2022.   If you live in Ottawa and are interested in joining inhouse practices at the Centre following provincial Covid protocols, please fill in your name by clicking on this sign up sheet Ottawa Palyul Centre Tsok Sign Up Sheet 

2021 Activities –  We are happy to report that we launched a more user friendly website that allowed for easier event registrations & donations.  We also established all our Centre Dharma activity on Zoom, and hosted 3 wonderful teachings by Khenchen Guru both in person and on Zoom.

2022 Activities – Along with our regular program, we hope to support the broader Ottawa community in their meditation and spiritual interests by providing on-going meditation and Dharma discussion sessions.

Thank you for your generosity – With your donations, we are happy to report that we have been able to keep our little Centre open and viable.  We are pleased to tell you that for the year 2021, your donations have allowed us to send $8000 towards the support of all the children cared for at Namdroling, and a further $2,550 specifically dedicated to the support of the little girls who reside at the nunnery. Thank you!