Suggested donation – $10.00 - $100.00

Date & Time Details: April 7, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Location: ZCNYC

Address: 500 State Street, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Fire Lotus Temple
(718) 875-8229


Death and Resurrection: The Practice of the Recognition of the Clear Light of Awareness in the Face of our Inevitable Death

with Lama Justin von Bujdoss

April 7, 2023

We are delighted to welcome Lama Justin for this Good Friday dharma talk at Fire Lotus Temple, where he will share reflections from the Vajrayana tradition on death, dying, the bardo—the intermediate state between this life and the next—and the practice of Clear Light meditation a meditation that can be taken up here and now to help us experience liberation in the bardo state.


6:30pm to 7:00pm – Silent sitting practice

7:00pm to 8:00pm – Dharma talk

8:00pm to 8:30pm – Q&A

All participants are required wear a snuggly fitting mask, such as an N95.


Lama Justin von Bujdoss
Lama Justin von Bujdoss is an American vajrayana Buddhist teacher, writer, and is a co-founder of Bhumisparsha an experimental Buddhist sangha along with Lama Rod Owens. He is the author of Modern Tantric Buddhism: Authenticity and Embodiment in Dharma Practice published by North Atlantic Books, and contributor to Buddhism and Whiteness: Critical Reflections published by Lexington Books. From 2016 until December 2021 Justin served as the Executive Director of Chaplaincy and Staff Wellness for NYC Department of Correction where he also served as Staff Chaplain supervising over 30 chaplains and guided wellness programming for staff. Justin also has professional experience in home hospice and hospital settings as a pastoral caregiver. Lama Justin is currently the chaplain for Hart Island, New York City’s public cemetery. Justin was ordained as a repa, a lay tantric yogin in the tradition of Milarepa, by His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche, one of the heart sons of His Holiness the 16th Karmapa. Lama Justin has presented on Buddhist practice at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, University of Chicago, Wellesley, Columbia University, has been a visiting instructor at Union Theological Seminary, teaches at Pure Land Farms. Justin is passionate about helping to create the conditions for authentic embodied tantric Buddhist spiritual practice in…
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