Welcome to the Lama Yeshe Ling Tibetan Buddhist Community

 Visit the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archives - photo by Merry ColonyLama Yeshe Ling Tibetan Buddhist Group is an open-hearted community that empowers people to discover and develop their inherent potential for compassion, wisdom and inner peace. Here you can get in touch with what is happening in our community, meet friends, learn about Buddhist Philosophy, and most importantly discover methods that may help you to overcome suffering, develop compassion and gain insight. We meet in Burlington, Hamilton, Toronto, and Kitchener/Waterloo.

Lama Yeshe Ling is affiliated with the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition ('FPMT'), which is based on the Gelugpa tradition of Lama Tsongkhapa of Tibet as taught by Founder, Lama Thubten Yeshe, and Spiritual Director, Lama Zopa Rinpoche. The FPMT creates opportunities to listen, reflect, meditate, practice and actualize the unmistaken teachings of the Buddha and based on that experience spreading the Dharma to sentient beings. Lama Zopa Rinpoche and the FPMT is dedicated to fulfilling the wishes of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, understanding this to be the quickest and most vast way of benefiting sentient beings.

Special Dharma Events

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Saka Dawa Celebration with Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa

Lama Yeshe Ling is very fortunate to have Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa lead us in practice to honour Saka Dawa. Saka Dawa is one of the most important festival days of the Tibetan Buddhist calendar, celebrating Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and parinirvana. Any actions done during Saka Dawa, both auspicious and harmful, are multiplied in their power. Karmic results are multiplied by one hundred million, as cited by Lama Zopa Rinpoche in the Vinaya text Treasure of Quotations and Logic. It is a very powerful time to practice and increase one’s commitment to both practice and study.

Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa will be staying the weekend to offer a Cittamani Tara Empowerment.

Cittamani Tara Empowerment by Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa

Dates: Saturday & Sunday June 10-11, 2017

Time: 1:00-5:00 pm both days

Location: Royal Botanical Gardens,  room #5

680 Plains Rd W, BurlingtonON

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Tara is the an embodiment of active compassion of all the Buddhas, she provides quick assistance to those who call upon her. Tara the liberator removes obstacles and empowers us to reach enlightenment within this very body, this very life. Cittamani Tara, is a rare highest yoga tantra form of Tara. The practice of Cittamani Tara, the heart jewel or wish fulfilling jewel, is a body mandala that focuses on the winds, channels and drops of the divine body.

“Tara can solve many problems in your life: she can liberate you from untimely death; help you recover from disease; bring you success in business; help you find a job; and bring you wealth. When you have a really serious problem, such as a life-threatening disease, if you rely on Tara, commonly you will be freed from that problem, or you will recover from that disease… These are common experiences… Tara’s meditation practice is quick to grant success in obtaining the ultimate happiness of enlightenment.” Lama Zopa Rinpoche (Kopan 1987)

Commitment: Minimum daily practice of Cittamani Tara Sadhana or short Cittamani Tara Guru Yoga and one mala of mantras daily for life.


Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa

Khensur Rinpoche is one of the last generation of Tibetan Buddhist scholars to begin their educational careers in Tibet prior to the Chinese invasion. He has played an instrumental role in the reestablishment and preservation of Tibetan Buddhist traditions in exile, and in the spread of Tibetan Buddhism to the Western world. Highly regarded for his scholarship and depth of religious practice, Rinpoche teaches frequently in New York, Washington D.C., and at Do Ngak Kunphen Ling (DNKL), a Tibetan Buddhist center in Connecticut, where he hosted a visit from the Dalai Lama in 2012. He is abbot emeritus of Gyumed Tantric College, head of Mey College’s Thewo regional house at Sera Monastery—one of the largest Tibetan monasteries in exile—and Spiritual Director of DNKL where he resides.

Dharma Programs

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Transforming A Suffering Life Into Happiness

This program is ideal for anyone who wishes to deepen their personal practice and develop the realizations of the path to enlightenment by relying on Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s heart advice and teachings.  

"My wish is that all of you do this most important practice for generating a Dharma motivation, and especially a bodhichitta motivation, when you open your eyes in the morning. As soon as you wake up, whether your sleep has been positive or negative, you should begin this practice."   (Lama Zopa Rinpoche)

This course is for anyone who has a wish to make every day of your life meaningful for yourself and others by beginning the day with generating the motivation of bodhichitta, blessing your speech, and reciting special mantras so that all who encounter you receive benefit.

Chenrezig - Compassion Buddha

Once a month we are offering Chenrezig meditation practice on compassion, inspired by the Dalai Lama and the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM.



Birthday Party for His Holiness the Dalai Lama- Friday, July 7

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will turn 82 on July 7. Everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate with cake, refreshments and the recitation of the mantra of compassion OM MANI PADME HUM. The Dalai Lama is believed to be an emanation of Chenrezig, the personification of the compassion of all Buddhas.