The Bodhi Path Buddhist Center is holding an open house on Sunday, Nov. 10 from 3 to 5 p.m.


Lama Yeshe spends three months a year living and teaching at Bodhi Path in West Tisbury.

Lama Yeshe returns to Bodhi Path of Martha’s Vineyard for Summer 2014 teachings, through Sept. 21. The topic of this summer’s teachings is Tools For Enlightenment. The teachings are Sundays at 10 to 11:15 a.m.

With sadness, Bodhi Path Buddhist Centers announced that founder and spiritual leader Shamar Rinpoche passed away suddenly on June 11, 2014, in Renchen-Ulm, Germany. Shamar Rinpoche, who was born in 1952, was the 14th Shamarpa, or Red Hat Lama of Tibet. Until his death, Shamar Rinpoche was the lineage holder of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, along with His Holiness Karmapa Trinlay Thaye Dorje.


Lama Tsony at Bodhi Path

The Bodhi Path Buddhist Center welcomes Lama Tsony during the week of Nov. 2.

On Tuesday, Nov. 2 and Thursday, Nov. 4 he will be leading the meditation practice from 6 to 7 p.m. at the center located at 21 Laurand Drive across from the airport in West Tisbury.

On Saturday, Nov. 6 and Sunday, Nov. 7 he will be holding meditation retreats running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Suggested donations for the weekend sessions are $30 to $40 per day.

Bodhi Path

The Bodhi Path Buddhist Center’s off-season schedule will include meditation sessions on four days of the week.

Tuesday and Thursday sessions will be from 6 to 7 p.m., Saturday mornings will be from 10 to 11:15 a.m. and include sitting meditation and yoga. On Sundays from 10 to 11 a.m. there will be meditation or teachings.

The Bodhi Path center is located at 21 Laurand Drive in West Tisbury. For more information, call 508-696-5929.