Chenrezig Tibetan Buddhist Cultural Center

2117 E. Yandell Dr. El Paso, TX 79903

Jataka Tales and Ice Cream - “Dharma For Kids” Summer Program

CTBCC is having a series of summer classes for kids to have fun by listening to Jakata tales, which include birth stories of previous lives of Buddha Shakyamuni.  Through discussing various aspects of each story, children will deepen their understanding and appreciation of virtuous qualities such as courage, compassion, and consideration for others.

Storyteller: Dr. Kien Lim 

Dates:  Saturdays (June 10, 24)

Time:  4:30 to 6:00pm 

Venue: CTBCC, 2117 E. Yandell Dr., El Paso

Fee: $1 for kids, $3 for adults  (no one will be turned away for lack of money)

(Ice cream will be served during a break)

Dr. Kien Lim is currently a mathematics educator at the University of Texas at El Paso.  He has conducted enrichment programs for children on creative thinking, IQ building, and emotional intelligence for children in Malaysia.  He enjoys challenging children to think as well as inspiring them to cultivate a good heart.

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Gaden Shartse Monks - Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour 2017 - 2018

We’re proud to present in El Paso again to the Sacred Arts of Tibet and help supporting the primary purpose of this tour which is to present the Tibetan Perspective of the Buddha's teachings and also the very important purpose of help maintaining the Monastic College's temples, classrooms, library. texts, kitchens, food, grounds, and fields for over 1000 monks, every day.

June 13 – Death, Bardo, and Rebirth: A lecture on the Three Stages of Life 
June 14 – World Peace and the Unity of all Religions (Lecture)
June 15 – Buddha Vajradhara Healing Practice.

All 3 events will be held from 6:30 to 8:00 PM at 906 El Paso St. (EPCC Community Center). Suggested donation for each event is: $10 ($5 students with ID).

In addition to these events, the Gaden Shartse monks will be offering during  the day:
  • Purifications and Healings 25 minutes $75 (Locations and times TBD)
  • House Blessing 1 hour (approx.) $350 
  • Business Blessing 1 hour (approx.) $350

Please contact Helga Carrion (915) 588 1646 for scheduling individual sessions.

White Tara Practice

White Tara mantra, when recited without distraction, enhances our health, strengthens our life force, and protects our mind. Visualize Tara’s blessings enter our body as purifying white light, purging negativities and illnesses as black smoke.  According to the FPMT, “this meditation can be done on behalf of oneself or others. It is frequently done to remove the obstacles to our gurus’ long lives and health. If one has experienced many health problems, accidents, depression, or a loss of 'lust for life', the practice of White Tara can be especially powerful.” 

Dates:    August 27, September 17 (Sundays)

Time:     2:00pm - 3:30pm

Venue:   CTBCC
Cost:      Free (pizzas are served at 1:30pm after the Dharma Class at 12 noon)

Our center will be doing a White Tara practice at 2pm with the aspiration for all Dharma teachers and friends to have long life and good health. May we continue to have Lamas come and give teachings in El Paso and benefit people around this region.  

Look forward to seeing you at our events and activities!