Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Lama Lakshey Zangpo to teach at LHA Center (New Orleans) Sunday, June 21

On Sunday June 21st at 7pm, Lama Lakshey Zangpo will be giving a talk at the LHA Communtity Center, 623 N. Rendon Street, New Orleans, LA 70119. Lama Lakshey, a longtime friend of LHA's, as well as both Chamtrul and Khentrul Rinpoche's, is visiting us from Berkeley California. This talk is being sponsored by LHA and Katog Choling Dharma Center. Lama Lakshey's biography is included below.

Lama Lakshey will also be attending our regular Bodhicitta practice on 10am Sunday at the LHA Community Center. Please come for both the teaching and the practice, and meet Lama Lakshey!

For more information please call or email Shelley at 504.319.3895,

Hope to see you there!

Lama Lakshey Zangpo:

Lakshey Zangpo was born in Eastern Tibet in the region called Golok, which is the home of Madro Tashi Choling Monastery. At the age of 11 he began a formal practice of the Dharma. Lama Lakshey studied and practiced under his main root Guru His Holiness Jigme Phuntsok, receiving Sutra and Tantra teachings for 10 years, from His Holiness Katog Moktsa Rinpoche he received the Katog lineage empowerments and transmissions, and from HH Bontrul Rinpoche various transmissions. He has been formally made a lama at Mardo Tashi Choling Monastery. At the age of 26 he went on pilgrimage for many months to many holy places in Tibet, India, Nepal, Thailand, and China. During this time he also received teachings from many great scholars and practitioners of the Sakya, Geluk, Kagyu, Nyingma and Jonang traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Lama Lakshey Zangpo currently lives in North America and continues to propagate the Buddha Dharma for the benefit of all beings and study the English language.

Friday, June 12, 2009

New Orleans Healing Center Open House Preview

This is a friendly reminder that the Healing Center Open House Preview is tomorrow, Saturday, June 13th, 2009 - 10:00am to 1pm, at the New Orleans Healing Center, 2372
St. Claude Avenue. Senator Mary Landrieu, as well as other state and
local leaders, will be making remarks. There will be a free catered
, live music, spoken word, children’s activities, a crafts
bazaar, and other information and activities demonstrating the
services that will be offered at the Healing Center.

The New Orleans Healing Center is an ambitious project aimed at
promoting healing in New Orleans in a holistic, integrated and
sustainable way. It is located on the corner of St. Claude and St.
Roch avenues, where the St. Roch, St. Claude, Marigny and Bywater
neighborhoods come together. The Healing Center will include a yoga
studio, a community theatre, an organic restaurant, NOLA Solar, a
street university, spritual space, a women's center, a crafts bazaar,
art galleries, an organic garden, children's activities, parenting
support, the New Orleans Food Co-op grocery store, and more.