Bodhi Path Buddhist Centers News Summer 2015
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Registration Now Open
for the 
Annual Program 2015!

Bodhi Path Annual Gathering and 
Celebration in Virginia
August 14-16, 2015


Refuge and Empowerment by 
Venerable Khenchen Trinley Paljor Rinpoche

Teaching by
Karma Trinlay Rinpoche


Followed by:

The Spirit of Awakening:
Teachings on The Way of the Bodhisattva, by Shantideva
August 17-23, 2015 Retreat Week

These teachings on Chapter 9: Wisdom, mark a major milestone in Trinlay Rinpoche's complete cycle of teachings on this profound text. To catch up on the teaching series (Ch.1-8), access videos of these classes taught by Trinlay Rinpoche.  Dharma Teacher Tsony, resident teacher at the Natural Bridge retreat center, will help facilitate.
See Complete Program Details at 


Lama Jampa Thaye continues his tour of
U.S. Bodhi Path centers.

After his springtime visit to the California centers, Lama Jampa Thaye visited the Chicago center this month to provide his teaching on the introduction to the philosophical school of Shentong Madhyamaka, which falls within the Mahayana teachings on Emptiness. Lama Jampa Thaye also returned to the Santa Barbara center to complete his teaching on the 5th Shamarpa's Commentary on the "Seven Points of Mind Training," recently published in The Concise Lojong Manual. This fall, from October 21-November 1, he will visit the East Coast:
Oct 21-22, two weeknights: Washington, D.C.
Oct 24-25 weekend: Natural Bridge
Oct 27 or Oct 28, one weeknight TBA: New York City
Oct 30-Nov 1 weekend: Martha's Vineyard
Stay tuned for more details!

Bird of Paradise Press
Recent Releases

Check out the new release of The King of Prayers in paperback, which includes Samantabhadra's Wishing Prayer within the book itself, as well as new Kindle versions of previously released titles A Golden Swan in Turbulent Waters, The Buddha Meets Socrates and A Concise Lojong Manual.


Accumulation of 100 million Mani mantras

Om Mani Padme Hung

Bodhi Path Buddhist Centers are making an offering to accumulate 100 million Mani mantras (om mani padme hung) and to dedicate our practice to all affected people in this hard time of disaster in Nepal, and beyond. Individuals, groups or centers may join the group and post their Mani accumulations via status updates on the group's page at


New video on You Tube

Chumba Lama's Breathing Yoga

Did you know that Bodhi Path has a You Tube channel?  The latest video to be added is Chumba Lama's breathing yoga video.

H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche in Renchen-Ulm, September 18-20

H.E. Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche will provide teachings about the 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva and will give an empowerment for Sangye Menla, Medicine Buddha.


New video of Thaye Dorje, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa

Enjoy this video of the Karmapa's speech from the June, 2015, ceremonies at the Karmapa International Buddhist Institute.

KIBI's new 3-year B.A. program

KIBI is happy to announce its new B.A. program in Buddhist Studies.  Registration is now open for the program starting September, 2015.
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