Sera Jey Buddhist Cultural Centre

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Welcome to Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center!

Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center (SJBCC) is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit religious and cultural organization established in 2009 in State of New York. The Center functions as an official branch of Sera Jey Monastic University of India in the United States. It is dedicated to the preservation and fostering of Tibet’s unique spiritual tradition and cultural heritage to the Tibetan community of greater New York and the general public. Sera Jey Monastic University in India was re-established in Bylakuppe, Mysore, Karnataka State in 1970. The original Sera Jey Monastic University was established in Tibet in 15th century AD by Jetsun Kunkhen Lodoe Rinchen Senge, a close deciple of Great Lama Tsongkhapa, the founder of Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism.

Since the establishment of Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center, it organizes and provides a wide range of programs on Buddhism and Tibetan culture to the Tibetan community of greater New York which is the largest in North America and the general public for free of charge. Currently, the Center rents a house in Queens, New York as its base. In June of 2012, Sera Jey Monastic University had appointed Venerable Pare Rinpoche as the Center’s residential lama. The Center is very fortunate of having Pare Rinpoche as it’s residential lama who is one of the most senior lamas of Sera Jey and a humble and great practitioner.

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Lorsa Tashi Delek

TN-Lorsa 2018Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center's Abbot - resident Abbot, Director and Board Members extend a very warm LORSA TASHI DELEK for the new Dog Year 2045.

 

 

Public Talk by HH The Dalai Lama

Public Talk_by_HH_Tumkur_University_26Dec17-3_copyHis Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama presented a Public Talk at Tumkur University in South India, on the topic - "Relevance of Universal Ethics for the Modern World". The program was co-organized by Sera Jey Monastery and Tumkur University.

 

Tamdin Wang by His Holiness

Hayagriva Initiation_20Dec2017On December 20, 2017, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama granted Tamdin Wang / Hayagriva Initiation at Sera Jey Monastery. Around twenty thousands monks, nuns and lay devotees attened the sacred religious ceremony.

 

3rd Intl. Vinaya Conference

Inauguration 3rd_Vinaya_Conference_Dec2017_copySera Jey Monastery held its 3rd International Conference on Vinaya on December 16 - 18, 2017. Speakers from different Buddhist traditions - Thailand, Srilanka, India, Bangladesh, Taiwan and Tibet participated in the 3rd conference.

 

Enthronement Ceremony of 104th Gaden Tripa

Geluk IF_AnnouncementThe Entrhonement Ceremony of 104th Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin will take place on 4th & 5th August 2017 at Geluk International Foundation, Mundgod (KS) India. A Long Life Offering to the 104th Gaden Geluk IF_AnnouncementTripa is also organized during the ceremony.

 

Welcome Ceremony for 104th Gaden Tripa

Sera Jey Monastery is extending a grand Welcome Ceremony and a Long Life Offering Ceremony to His Eminence 104th Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin, upon his return from the enthronment ceremony at Gaden Monastery. Kyabje 104th Gaden Tripa Lobsang Tenzin will grant Lamrim Teachings to monks and lay devotees on the following day after the Welcome and Long Life Offering Ceremony. Details of the program are as 

Date                                                Program                                                                           Venue
9th August, 2017         Welcome Scarf Offering ceremony (09 am)                    Main Prayer Hall, Sera Jey Monastery
                                    Long Life Offering ceremony (10 am)
                                    Lunch  (11.30 am)   
10th August, 2017       Lamrim Teachings (09 am)                                               Debate courtyard, Sera Jey Monastery
                                    Lunch (11.30 am)
Official announcement is available here JPEG
 

celebration of His Holiness 82nd Birthday

celebrating 82nd_Birtthday_of_HH_The_Dalai_LamaSera Jey Buddhist Culture Center organized a gala celebration of His Holiness The Dalai Lama's 82nd Birthday at its center premises. Prayer for the long life of His Holiness The Dalai was presided by Venerable Pare Rimpoche, the head lama and abbot of the center, followed by cake cutting and sangsol ceremony. Many Tibetans from New York and New Jersey participated in this special celebration ceremony.

 
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Public Talk by HH The Dalai…

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama presented a Public… Readmore

Tamdin Wang by His Holiness

On December 20, 2017, His Holiness The 14th Dalai… Readmore

3rd Intl. Vinaya Conference

Sera Jey Monastery held its 3rd International… Readmore

celebration of His Holiness…

Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center organized a gala… Readmore

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Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center organizes and… Readmore

Archived Events

Public Talk by HH The Dalai…

His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama presented a Public… Readmore

Tamdin Wang by His Holiness

On December 20, 2017, His Holiness The 14th Dalai… Readmore

3rd Intl. Vinaya Conference

Sera Jey Monastery held its 3rd International… Readmore

SJMU Brief History Movie

Brief History Movie List

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Testimonials

Do not dwell in the past. Do not dream of the future, concentrate your mind on the present moment.
By Buddha

Contact Us

Sera Jey Buddhist Culture Center
41-30 57th Street
Woodside, NY 11377, USA.
Phone: 718-606-2870, 347-601-1726,
             929-344-9852
Email: serajeyusa@yahoo.com,
            serajeyusa@gmail.com
Website: www.serajey.org