New Year’s Nyung Na retreat

Milarepa Center ushered in the new year with purification and merit making. Three Nyung Na were done Dec 30 – Jan 6th and were thoroughly enjoyed by all. Five people completed all three and another two completed one. We made daily dedications for the all the Friends and Donors of the center and the many others in need of prayers. We also dedicated the merit that all beings, especially all world leaders, develop the compassionate mind that thinks of others more than self and that our most kind teachers always remain to guide us. As a light snow fell during the Continue reading New Year’s Nyung Na retreat

Milarepa Prayer Flag Makeover

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

Work Weekend

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

Wednesday Night Meditation

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

Colors of the Kingdom Festival & Parade

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.