Teacher will talk Tibetan Buddhism
An internationally known female Buddhist teacher will be in Honolulu next week for a series of talks and a seminar on "Walking the Path of the Buddha: A Guide for Individuals in Our Day and Time."
Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, a teacher in the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Sept. 8. Registration begins at 6 p.m. The cost is $20 for each lecture. The seminar will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next Saturday and Sept. 7. The cost is $45 for one day, $80 for the weekend or $140 for the entire series.
The talks, sponsored by the Kagyu Thegchen Ling Tibetan Meditation Center in Nuuanu, will be held at the Toho No Hikari headquarters at 3510 Nuuanu Pali Drive. Information is available by calling the center, 595-8989, and by visiting the Web page www.ktlhonolulu.org.
Khandro Rinpoche has taught in Asia, Europe and North America for more than 20 years. Her second visit to Hawaii comes at the end of a six-month speaking tour in Europe and the United States. She is the author of "This Precious Life: Tibetan Buddhist Teachings on the Path to Enlightenment." She was born in India, the daughter of the late Mindrolling Trichen, former head of the Nyingma branch of Tibetan Buddhism.
Cathedral resets choral program
St. Andrew's Cathedral will resume its monthly Choral Evensong program with a Sept. 7 celebration of the 170th birthday of Queen Liliuokalani.
The 5:30 p.m. concert in the sanctuary will feature a performance of the "Kamehameha IV Evening Service," composed by John McCreary. The 30-member combined cathedral choirs directed by music director John Renke will perform, with Malia Ka'ai-Barrett as soloist.
The Cathedral Hawaiian Committee will provide refreshments at a reception following the free concert.