Save the Dates: TAW December Events

Dec 9th 2017 – 28th anniversary of the Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize on His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“TAW 2016 Best Dish” certificate award presented by Penpa Tsering la, former NA Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

 
We will be celebrating the 28th anniversary of the Conferment of Nobel Peace Prize on His Holiness the Dalai Lama on December 9th. It’s going to be POTLUCK event and once again it’s time to show your culinary skills as we will have best dish award. We would also like to request you to bring tibetan tea and sweet tea as well. There will also be open mic, so please come prepared with skills and talents to showcase.
Date   :  Saturday, Dec 9th 2017
Time   :  6 pm to 10:30 pm
Venue : North Seattle Community College
Cost    : Free, Potluck event (Drinks available for purchase)

 

Dec 12th 2017 – Gadhen Nyamchoe Prayer at Sakya Monastery

We will be hosting our December monthly prayer on Ganden Nyamchoe day ( or Lama Tsongkhapa Day, is a celebration of the anniversary of Je Tsongkhapa’s parinirvana) in coordination with Sakya Monastery on Dec 12th at 5:30 pm. We are also going to have prayer service for the recent self immolation (Powo Tenga) on the same evening.

 
Dec 31st 2017 – 2018 New Year’s Eve Celebration 

TAW will be having new year’s eve celebration party on Dec 31st at Shoreline Conference Center starting at 9:30 pm. Tickets will be available for purchase during Nobel peace prize celebration evening. Tickets are $25 if purchased in advanced. So please bring your cashes and purchase the ticket for our upcoming exciting new year’s eve celebration.

Men-Tsee-Khang WestCoast Tour (Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute)

What: MenTsee Khang Clinic (Lecture, Consultation, Exhibition on Tibetan Medicine and Astro Science)

When: Sept. 17th at Shoreline Senior Center from 2:30pm – 5:30pm

When: Sept. 18th, 19th at Sakya Monastery from 10am – 5:00pm

PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS AND LECTURE SERIES, BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENTS/ PRIVATE CONSULTATIONS: (206) 659-1137

Dr. Tenzin Nyima was born in Ravangla, South Sikkim. He did his schooling from central School for Tibetan Darjeeling, West Bengal. From 2002 to 2006 Dr Nyima studied Traditional Tibetan medicine from MenTsee-Khang, in Dharamsala. In 2007, he did one-year internship at branch clinic of the institute in Delhi and Dharamsala for six month each, where he acquired specialized knowledge and practical training, working under experienced, senior Tibetan physicians. After earning his degree in March 2008, Dr. Tenzin Nyima was appointed as a member of a team entrusted with translating Gyue-shhi into English. In August 2009, he was transferred to Itanagar branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khang in Arunachal Pradesh and served as a resident Doctor till April 2011. From May 2011 to July 2017, Dr. Tenzin Nyima worked as a resident doctor at Ahmedabad branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khang in Gujarat. Currently Dr. Tenzin Nyima is a medical officer at Mujnukatilla branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khnag, in Delhi. Besides doing regular clinical practices, Dr. Nyima writes on Tibetan medicine and also provides health talks. He is an author of “Tibetan Buddhist Embryology; A Practical Guide for Everyone”. He also did paper presentation in 2012 International conference on Tibetan Medicine, held in Dharamsala.

Mrs. Lhamo Yangchen (Tibetan Astro. Science Practitioner) Mrs. Lhamo Yangchen is a Tibetan Astrological Consultant at Men-Tsee-Khang, (Tibetan Medical & Astro. Institute of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Born on October 15, 1983, in Bylakuppe, South India, she went to Central School for Tibetans, and passed All India Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2002. She joined Men-Tsee-Khang College in 2003 to study centuries-old system of TAS, and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor degree in Tibetan Astro. Science traditionally labeled as Tsepa Kachupa. She prepared Tibetan almanac for the year of 2025 during final year of mentseekhang colleague. She did one-year internship at the Astrological Department of Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala, in 2008. Since her graduation, she has been serving at our institute. She has lectured on Tibetan astrology, presented a daily astrological reading on Tibet Online TV and Sadhana TV, and has worked as astrological consultant over the past seven years. From March 26 to May 3, 2017, she was one of the visiting members for our Centenary Outreach tour to South America (Argentina, Chile, Peru and Brazil)

Visit also includes two administration staffs: Tsering Tsomo and Tenzin Dickey.

TLCC Annual Benefit Concert: Oct 21st, 2017

Tibetan Language and Culture Class is a Sunday school to support our children stay connected and learn our language and culture. We have no regular source of income and all our parents volunteer. We depend on our Annual Benefit Nite as our primary source of income supplemented by occasional donations from friends and supporters, Please join us on 21st Oct from 6pm to 10pm @ Shoreline Conference Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline, WA 98155.
Click the link below to buy tickets.
 General: $35.00. Students (5-18yrs old): $15.00

​Tibetan Language and Culture Class Summer Camp 2017

​Tibetan Language and Culture Class Summer Camp 2017

Dates: Aug 16th (Wednesday) – Aug 20th (Sunday)

Fee: Free

Registration Deadline:  Aug 5th, 2017

Age Limit: 4 – 17 years old.

Location:   Sakya Monastery: 108 NW 83rd Street, Seattle 98155

Shoreline Senior Center: 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline 98155

Hours: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm


Tibetan Language and Culture School
 of Seattle, WA under the guidance of Office of Tibet and with the funding support of $2000 from The Tibet Fund is fortunate  to organize a week long summer camp for our community kids this year. The purpose of the program is to promote Tibetan language and culture by instilling interest and enthusiasm for our cultural heritage, roots and identity. The summer camp is open to all Tibetan children regardless of TAW membership or TLCC studentship.
 
Objectives of the program:
•                Awareness of Tibetan root and identity.
•                Knowledge of Tibetan history and government.
•                Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism (both essence and aspects).
•                Learn about the fundamentals of meditation and prayer.
•                Learn Tibetan language: reading, writing and conversation.
•                Learn Tibetan culture and tradition (Dance & music).
•                Learn about Traditional Tibetan Art (Thangka painting).
•                Cultivation of Joy and Fun: cooking, swimming and nurturing friendship.
 
Registration:
Interested parents should fill out the application form and submit it to the summer camp coordinator and TLCC curriculum director Lobsang Tsering by August 5, 2017. Click the link below to download the forms.

 
Parental duties:
•                Food preparation and camp event helpers are needed throughout the summer camp program. Please commit one day for kitchen duty and one day as event helper. Please find a suitable substitute if you are personally not available. Contact Lobsang Tsering as soon as you know your preferred day for help.
Terms of Agreement:
•                Participation in the camp is completely voluntary. TLCC will take utmost care of the participants during the camp. However, TLCC will not be responsible or liable for unforeseen circumstance such as any kind of injury to participants.
•                Parents will be notified to pick up their child/children in the event of an accident or illness during his/her presence at the camp.
•                TLCC, camp organizers and volunteers will not be responsible for participants’ loss of personal items.
•                Parents will be notified to pick up their child if she/he engages in destructive behavior and disturbs the peace of the camp.
Contact Us:
For questions/concerns, please contact our camp coordinator Lobsang Tsering at Phone (425-673-1441) or lobsangtsering@yahoo.com, 5733 186th PL SW, Unit B. Lynnwood, WA 98037
Tenzin Gyalpo

སིཡཏླ་བོད་ཀྱི་རིག་གཞུང་སློབ་གྲྭ

Tibetan Language and Culture Class

Tibetan Association of Washington