Urgent Shabrim - Choerig Lekhung

posted Jan 26, 2018, 2:21 PM by NWTCA President

As requested by CTA Choerig Lekhung, Sunday morning prayers at Bodkhang will be extended to 2:30pm from January 28 - February 25, 2018 to accumulate Shabrim for long life and safety of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Community members are also requested to recite the prayers at home and give the count of accumulation to our Spiritual Director Gelek Gyatso by Sunday, February 25, 2018.

Save the Dates - Teaching by Sakya Gongma Rinpoche - August 14-15, 2018

posted Jan 22, 2018, 1:16 PM by NWTCA President   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 2:09 PM ]

Please save the dates for teaching by His Holiness Kyabgon Gongma Trichen Rinpoche (41st Sakya Trizin) at Bodkhang on Tuesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 15, 2018.

Details to follow.

Greenbook Contribution for 2017

posted Jan 16, 2018, 1:53 PM by NWTCA ORWA

Collection of Danglang Chatrel (Greenbook) contribution for 2017 has begun. Please contact NWTCA Treasurer Jigmee Dorjee la to make your contribution. He will be available at Bodkhang every Sunday from 9:30am - 1:30pm. 

Save the Dates - West Coast Picnic in Seattle - July 6-8

posted Jan 10, 2018, 10:58 AM by NWTCA President   [ updated Jan 26, 2018, 2:09 PM ]

Please save the dates for West Coast Picnic in Seattle from July 6-8, 2018. 

The main objective of this annual gathering is to meet with fellow Tibetans in the US, know each other better, and thereby build a stronger bond. There will be soccer and basketball tournaments, cultural song and dance contests, etc.

Details to follow. 

Order Losar Derkha from NWTCA by Sunday, January 21st

posted Jan 3, 2018, 10:13 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Jan 10, 2018, 11:12 AM by NWTCA President ]

NWTCA is now accepting order for Losar Derga. You can either contact any Board Member or fill out the form below to place your order. 

Deadline to order is Sunday, January 21st if interested. Cost is $100 for a set which includes 10 Bhungu Amcho, 2 Bulug and 1 Pimpi Dokdok.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit NWTCA activities.

NWTCA Board Final Election - Sunday, December 7, 9am - 5pm at Bodkhang

posted Dec 12, 2017, 1:58 PM by NWTCA ORWA

The final election for the NWTCA Board of Directors will be held at Bodkhang on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Please come and vote! Your vote matters.

Compassion in Action - NWTCA Annual Food Drive

posted Nov 17, 2017, 9:26 PM by NWTCA ORWA

NWTCA requests everyone to help replenish Portland/Vancouver emergency food banks. 

Most wanted food items:

  • Shelf-stable milk
  • Foods high in protein such as canned meats (i.e., tuna, chicken, salmon) and canned or dried beans
  • Foods high in nutrients, such as canned fruits and vegetables (preferably with reduced sodium and reduced sugar)
  • Whole-grain foods such as brown rice, whole grain cereal and whole-wheat pasta
  • Soups, chilies and stews (preferably with reduced sodium and reduced fat)
  • 100 percent fruit juice (canned, plastic or boxed)
  • Unsaturated cooking oils
  • Peanut butter 
  • And other nutritious, “healthy-choice” foods (preferably with reduced fat, sodium and sugar)
PLEASE NOTE: If you donate glass products, please box or bag them separately and label the box or bag "GLASS" on all sides. No perishables please.

Drop off location: Bodkhang, 4401 NE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97230

Deadline: Sunday, December 17, 2017

Time: Sundays, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Monetary Donation: Please contact Jigmee Dorjee lak if you want to make monetary donation.

NWTCA Board Elections - Saturday, 12/9 and Sunday, 12/17

posted Oct 26, 2017, 2:25 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Nov 18, 2017, 8:26 AM ]

Please save the following dates for NWTCA Board elections.

Preliminary Election on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Bodkhang. 

Final Election on Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM at Bodkhang. 

Solidarity With Tibet - December 10, 2017

posted Oct 26, 2017, 2:24 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Oct 26, 2017, 10:02 PM ]

Solidarity with Tibet - Tibetan Rally for Peace and Nonviolence will be held in New York City on International Human Rights Day (December 10, 2017). It is organized jointly by all the Tibetan Associations and led by NA Chithues Tsewang Rinzin la and Pema Chazoetsang la. 

NWTCA urges Tibetans and Supporters in the Pacific Northwest to show your support for the Rally by either attending the Rally or making a donation. 

Please contact any NWTCA Board Member or come to Bodkhang on Sundays to make your donation. 

Screening of "The Last Dalai Lama?" - Saturday, 11/4, 2PM @ Kiggins Theater

posted Oct 26, 2017, 1:55 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Oct 31, 2017, 2:11 PM ]

Please join us the screening of "The Last Dalai Lama?" at Kiggins Theater in Downtown Vancouver on Saturday, November 4th @ 2:00 PM. A representative from NWTCA will present a brief introduction of the film. 

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