Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Located in the forested mountains of Northern California, Rangjung Yeshe Gomde is a center in the Chokling Tersar lineage of Tibetan Buddhism under the spiritual direction of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. Gomde California’s diverse programs present the complete Buddhist path as found in the foundational teachings of the Buddha, the Mahayana teachings on emptiness and compassion, and the profound instructions of the Vajrayana.  Our remote, beautiful land offers the perfect environment for both new students and long-time practitioners to deepen their understanding of the Buddha’s teachings through study, contemplation, and meditation.


Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Nepal Seminar Now Online

November 15, 2015

The annual Fall Seminar at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery, Kathmandu, starts on November 15th and runs for five days. Registration is open until November 25th. Click here for… more »

2014 Annual Report

August 31, 2015

Follow a wonderful seminar with Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche’s program, Gomde California quickly would like to make our 2014 Annual Financial Report available to our sangha. … more »


Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche on Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction

June 3, 2015

Dear Friends and Sangha Members, In the aftermath of Nepal’s worst ever natural disaster, which has claimed more than 8500 lives, everyone at Ka-Nying Shedrub… more »

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Use Permit Update and a Call for Volunteers: May 24th – June 2nd

May 15, 2015

We are pleased to announce that on April 16th, 2015 Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California received approval of our Use Permit to operate as a full-fledged… more »


An Update on the Earthquake from Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche

May 7, 2015

Dear friends and Dharma family, I returned to the monastery on Friday, following last week’s devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake, to be met by my brother… more »


Upcoming Programs in the Bay Area

April 24, 2015

  Gomde California is pleased to present the following programs around the Bay Area. Please contact Sara Rojo for more information.   Longchenpa’s Teachings on… more »

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Annual New Year’s Vajrasattva Retreat
Lama Gerry Prindiville - December 27, 2015 - January 3, 2016

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