Placerville Friends

Tibetan Film Series continues at the Cozmic Café

On Wednesday, Nov. 19 the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville,  will host the Tibetan Film Series featuring “Blessings: The Tsoknyi Nangchen Nuns of Tibet” at 7 p.m. In the summer of 2005, renowned Tibetan Buddhist teacher Tsoknyi Rinpoche III led a group of western women students to Nangchen, a remote nomadic region of eastern Tibet. […]

Monks bring Tibetan culture to county

Placerville Friends of Tibet is pleased to announce the return of the Tibetan monks from Gaden Shartse Monastery’s Sacred Earth and Healing Arts Tour to Placerville through Jan. 15 in residence at the Cozmic Café, 594 Main St. in Placerville. Seven monks will coming, most of them for their first time in North America and […]

Theravadan nuns to visit Placerville

Placerville Friends of Tibet is happy to announce that a group of nuns in the Theravadan “Forest Monastery” tradition of Ajahn Chah will be visiting Placerville on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 to share teachings and to continue their search for a new home for their monastery in the foothills of El Dorado […]

Tibetan Buddhist monk to visit Placerville

Geshe Lobsang Tsultrim, managing director of Gaden Shartse Thubten Dhargye Ling is coming to Placerville on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The visit is sponsored by in collaboration with Sierra Friends of Tibet ( Venerable Geshe Lobsang Tsultrim is a Tibetan Buddhist monk of the Gelugpa order, born near Amdo in the eastern region of Tibet. Following his escape from […]

Learn mindfulness tools at Georgetown retreat

Join the Ariadne Retreat Center in Georgetown for a weekend retreat with John (Chopel) Bruna and experience the mindfulness tools that can help lead a meaningful life in accordance with your personal values. The key to living a meaningful and happy life is to live in alignment with your own values. One of the most […]

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