As Chaplains, we are inspired by the Bodhisattva ideal, which is based on the blending of wisdom and service. Meeting people where we can best serve their needs is our primary aim.
Who we are
Lion’s Roar Chaplains include Ordained Monastics as well as Ordained Householders who have completed a two year apprenticeship under the guidance of Lama Yeshe Jinpa and Geshe Damchoe. Beyond apprenticeship, Chaplains have completed a two year certificated program offered by The Foundation for Buddhist Thought (FBT) taught by Geshe Tashi Tsering, Jamyang Buddhist Centre in London, UK. Chaplains also serve as Dharma practice leaders for the temple and have a personal daily practice commitment. Available Chaplains: Susan Farrar, Deb Dietz, Ellen Wolfe and Patty Marcotte.
Lion’s Roar Chaplains offer a comprehensive array of healing and educational services for Buddhists, people of other faiths and people with no religious affiliation including:
- Pastoral counseling for difficult transitions including divorce, job loss, illness, and the dying process
- Healing rituals such as Medicine Buddha
- Meditation instruction
- Talks and presentations on Buddhist practices and principles to spiritual, business and educational institutions
- Blessing ceremonies including home, land and business blessings
- Celebration Ceremonies
To request or contact a Chaplain: email@example.com