Online Practices, New Class Offerings, & Weekend Event

Sunday, 9/6/2020, 10:00am Green Tara Online Practice with Ven. Lama Kalsang

This Sunday, 9/6, at 10am
, Venerable Lama Kalsang will again lead the Green Tara Practice online.
The sadhana text will be made available when you join our Zoom meeting. Please join us.

On Saturday,  9/5, the Beginners Class will continue their discussion of the Paramitas.   Here is a list of the Paramita texts to be used. To participate, please contact Jonnie at to get the meeting information.
Starting on 9/8, a new class for beginners, Introduction to Practice, led by Jonnie Viakley, will meet Tuesday evenings at 7:00 on Zoom.
This will be an informal and interactive class that will offer an introduction to practice, philosophy and meditation in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, with the aim of providing a basic foundation for moving into regular practices at TRTCC.  Here’s a 2-page overview of the contents of this class.
To join this upcoming Tuesday meeting and all following Tuesdays please use this link:
Starting anew on 9/10, the Thursday evening Dharma Text Study class will resume at 7:00pm on Zoom.  Led by Thomas Horn, the class will read from Shantideva’s The Way of The Bodhisattva and discuss the text.  No required reading to join this class, and it is open to people of all levels.
To join any of the Thursday evening practices please use this link:
The Buddhist Society of Pittsburgh will host an outdoor event “Ceremony and Memorial for Community Well-Being and Healing “, on Saturday, 9/12, on the Zen Center of Pittsburgh grounds, with social distancing practices, limited to 50 participants. The starting time is around 1:00pm. To participate, please register ahead of time at their website,