Milarepa’s prayer flags got a makeover on Dec 8th. Both Sig Andersen and Sandy Colony had kindly brought new prayer flags from Nepal so the old tattered ones could be replaced with bright freshly printed new flags. With the motivation to bless all the beings in the air and on the ground and to help balance the internal an external elements we hung Chenrezig, Buddha Shakyamuni, Tara, Wind horse, and various protection flags. The timing was especially great as Milarepa friend Bob Zimmerman had just offered new spotlights to our beautiful stupa. The stupa now shines brightly above US Rte Continue reading Milarepa Prayer Flag Makeover
Was held October 8-9, 2016 “Serving others from the heart is the best offering” -Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Over the past two years there have been discussions about the possibility of establishing a Sangha community of FPMT monks and nuns at Milarepa Center. These discussions have concluded that Milarepa Center would be an excellent place for the Sangha, particularly nuns, to settle. This is a great and unique opportunity for the Sangha, particularly for American nuns, to finally have a home in the USA. Milarepa Center is a unique and amazing place to live. In Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, it’s located on 276 acres of wooded mountainside and rolling fields. There are two tiny houses and two small retreat Continue reading Sept 2016 Update
Work Your Way to Enlightenment Saturday, September 26, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, September 27, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Service is a path to enlightenment! What better way to remove obstacles in your life than working side by side your friends and family at Milarepa Center. We NEED your help to get the Center ready for the Winter! Join us for a fun weekend of clearing trails and trees, chopping wood, painting and refreshing, closing down the garden, and more. We provide all the meals and refreshments. You can even spend the night. Sunday, September 27 Continue reading Work Weekend
The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation. Mindful Work Weeks: Wednesday Night Meditation Every Wednesday Night Starting Wednesday, September 23 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. We are pleased to announce a new initiative! Every Wednesday night Milarepa Center will be open for an hour of public meditation on Wednesdays to promote a mindful work week!If you’re new to Milarepa Center, we suggest to arrive between 6:30 – 6:45 p.m. for a tour of the Center and an introduction to meditation.Meditation will start promptly at 7:00 p.m.After the meditation session, you’re invited to Continue reading Wednesday Night Meditation
Everyone Loves a Parade! THIS SATURDAY Saturday, September 19 This Saturday, Milarepa Center is participating in St. Johnsbury’s Colors of the Kingdom Festival and Parade!We would LOVE for you to participate with us. We will be driving in our Big Red Truck, handing out fliers, waving to folks, and playing Nawang Kechog’s beautiful music. Please email or call us (802-633-4136) by Friday at 5 p.m. and we will give you all the details about where to meet us and what to wear! The parade starts at 10am. We will be congregating before then in St. Johnsbury.