Dear friends and Sangha members,
As you may have already heard, our dear friend, dharma brother and co-founder of CTBCC, Joseph DeFlorio, passed away on Saturday, May 29th. He has begun his journey to a new beginning, and we pray that his transition be peaceful.
Ven. Thubten Chodron gives commentary on verses 1-4 about the five Mahayana paths, afflictive and cognitive obscurations, and levels of renunciation in Chapter 3 of “Good Karma” (pp. 26-32).
Out of respect for our teacher, the teachings, and the precious opportunity we have to receive them from afar, please attend the online teachings in the same way that you would if you were at the teachings in person
We are a non-profit, non-sectarian organization dedicated to sharing the Dharma with the community of El Paso and the surrounding area. Our mission is to stimulate the cultivation of compassion and loving-kindness based on the philosophy and methods taught by his His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Losang Samten and his family fled Tibet in 1959 to Nepal and later moved to Dharamsala, India in 1961. Losang studied at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and later joined the Namgyal Monastery where he earned a Master's Degree in Philosophy and Debate in 1985. He also became a scholar of the Sutra and Tantra teachings, a ritual da
Losang Samten and his family fled Tibet in 1959 to Nepal and later moved to Dharamsala, India in 1961. Losang studied at the Tibetan Institute of Performing Arts and later joined the Namgyal Monastery where he earned a Master's Degree in Philosophy and Debate in 1985. He also became a scholar of the Sutra and Tantra teachings, a ritual dance master, chief artist of sand mandalas displayed throughout the United States, and served as a personal attendant for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. Losang moved to Philadelphia in 1989 and is the Spiritual Director of several spiritual centers in North America.
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Due to the more recent restrictions and recommendations made by local and national health authorities regarding the Coronavirus, CTBCC Officers and Board members have made the difficult decision to cancel all classes and activities at CTBCC until further notice. We are sorry for the inconvenience, however, the health and safety of our members is our primary concern. As we contemplate the severity of this pandemic, we understand that this too is impermanent and when it passes we will resume our previous schedule in order to continue to provide you and our community with the precious teachings.