Medicine Buddha Today

Menla Events

Menla Rupa TassThrangu Monastery, on No. 5 Road, Richmond BC holds Medicine Practice every Sunday at 10:30 AM.

2020 Victoria BC—This new year we will hold an on line class on Medicine Buddha on the following dates and topics:

Jan 20—The History of Menla and Recognizing the Healer within

Feb 3—The Corrective Lens of Informed Visualization

Feb 17— Mantra & Mudra—Uniting Mind and Body

Mar 9—Self-Models, Deities and Maras

Mar 23— Menla and Various Psychotherapies

Apr 6—Menla, Cultural Diversity and Current Needs

Apr 20—The Five Wisdoms as Medicine

May 4—From Obstacles to Path

Program Price: $50

Reduced Price: $30

Patron Price: $75

Medicine Buddha is a time-tested way to tune into and bring to life the natural health in our minds and the universe. It is open to everyone.

You can join in or at least listen from anywhere in the world.

Classes will be held on zoom from 7:30 to 9:00 PM PST

Recordings will be available by zoom link for 1 week after each class

Register at:

The Venerable Kenchen Thrangu Rinpoche is a major teacher in the Kagyu Lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. His book is a clear and complete discourse on this topic.

Course Leader: James Sacamano, whose article, Medicine Buddha—a Trans-Dual Self Model to Support Health Care Practitioners, will be published in The Journal of Religion and Health.

In addition, there will be online Medicine Buddha practice on Monday nights, January 27 to February 10, at 7pm EST online. It is open to everyone and people are guided through the practice. It is a wonderful way to become familiar with the text and the text is scrolled online for you.
Here is how to join:
Go to the main Ocean link:
Watch an introduction video.
Click on the “Register” button in the upper right corner.
Once registered you will start receiving the practice calendar each week, as well as notices of upcoming classes and special practice and study events.