Fellowship members stand and wave among food by the Monastery side door

Seattle Marici Event Honoring Rinpoche’s Birthday!

In honor of H. E. Khöndung Avikrita Rinpoche’s birthday, here is a message from Marici Fellowship members from around the world:  In celebration of Rinpoche’s birthday, Seattle-area Marici Fellowship Volunteers came together to create individual lunches for the Inn at Queen Anne Shelter. The Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism in Seattle is not yet open to the public, so we…

Dana Garden Spring Work Party

It must be Spring! New volunteers joined us for the first Dana Garden work party of the year. We were so grateful for the help, and we are excited they will be joining us again this summer! We started out with a tour of both garden plots. Soil beds were dug and prepped. Ollas* were installed, trellises built, Peas planted,…

2021 Dana Garden Highlights

Last year even though we were still observing COVID protocols we were so happy to be able to welcome new volunteers to the garden!  in keeping with H.E. Avikrita Rinpoche’s wishes of helping the environment, we were able to incorporate new watering and growing methods that allowed us to decrease our water usage by 70% and grow about 30% more…

Black History Discussion Series

Marici Fellowship’s Allyship Program: Discussion of Black History Dates: Saturdays, March 26; April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21 Time: 4:30-5:30pm, PT Facilitated by: Samantha Branca and Teresa Lamb

Feb 2022 Branch Out Event Photos

We are so happy to announce that On February 19th, 2022 the Marici Fellowship Branch-out Initiative was able to plant a total of 40 Ferns and Oregon Grape native species plants. These plants are vital to creating the understory growth needed for a healthy wooded area. The location was created to restore greenspace to the neighborhood, and is designated to…

Hanging Portrait

Winter Caring by Sharing Event 2022

We are so happy to announce that The Marici Fellowship Winter giving event was finally able to take place this past weekend after many delays due to Covid safety concerns. To make things as safe as possible we kept the amount of participants to a small group of core volunteers. Prior to distribution we gathered together outside Sakya monastery to…

Announcing the Marici Fellowship Branch Out Initiative

འོད་ཟེར་ཅན་མའི་ལྗོན་ཤིང་ཡལ་ག་རྒྱས་པའི་ལས་གཞི། Join us in our global Buddhist movement to plant trees – as many trees as we can. Whether planting at home, in a community area, or sponsoring tree-planting elsewhere, our goal is to join the traditional Buddhist practice of generosity dedicated to the welfare of all living beings with a contemporary response to the climate crisis. Click the link…

Photos and Thoughts from Caring By Sharing “Warm Nights”

On behalf of His Eminence Avikrita Vajra Rinpoche, Sakya Monastery, and Marici Fellowship volunteers, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Monastery members and all the many donors who helped bring warmth, shelter, and food to the growing houseless community in Seattle. Through the Marici Fellowship’s Caring By Sharing “Warm Nights” campaign, your donations, along with support given…

Starting May 5, 2021: Book Club Presents “Love And Rage”

Book Club Series | Love And Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger | Lama Rod Owens Date: Starts Wednesday May 5th, 7pm Frequency: Every Wednesday Cost: No fee, Donations accepted. Starting in May, our Book Club will be discussing Love and Rage: The Path of Liberation through Anger by Lama Rod Owens. Book Club meets online via Zoom every other…

Marici Fellowship in Delhi, December 8

Marici Fellowship Day of Caring in New Delhi Marici Fellowship volunteers worked tirelessly in Delhi throughout the day, starting at 5am with hot food, provisions and medical assistance to people in need of care. In total, nearly 500 people helped on this day, near the Kashmir Gate area of New Delhi. The Fellowship finished the day by giving bags of…