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.

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Mangla Shri Bhuti Walk-a-thon at Gomde California

September 16, 2014

Mangala Shri Bhuti, the sangha of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, will be holding a walk-a-thon at Gomde California on October 12th to support Rinpoche’s  project to… more »

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Tara’s Triple Excellence at Gomde California

September 6, 2014

This fall Gomde California will begin offering retreats and teaching programs in support of Tara’s Triple Excellence, an online meditation program directed by Chökyi Nyima… more »

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Sponsor a Tent Cabin

September 3, 2014

We have embarked on a campaign to improve the comfort and experience of our guests by upgrading our tent cabins and their furnishings.  We would… more »

2013 Annual Report

August 6, 2014

As Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche’s program at Gomde California quickly approaches, we would like to make our 2013 Annual Financial Report available to our sangha.  It… more »

3rd Annual UC Berkeley – Gomde CA Buddhist Studies Workshop

February 11, 2014

From February 7th-9th Gomde California hosted the faculty and graduate students of UC Berkeley’s Group in Buddhist Studies for the 3rd annual Buddhist Studies Workshop,… more »

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Featured Programs

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Turning the Mind from Samsara 1: Our Precious Human Life

Lama Gerry Prindiville

September 26 - 28

This program is the first in a four-part series offered in support of Tara’s Triple Excellence Online Meditation Program.  Based on the wisdom teachings of Green Tara, we will focus on the first of the four thoughts that help us cultivate weariness with cyclic existence: our… more »

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Luminous Wilderness, Hidden Realms, and Pure Lands: Engaging Sacred Nature through Classical Buddhist Teachings

Buddhist Studies Lecture Series

October 17 - 19

  With Professor Stephen Jenkins of Humboldt State University and Katherine Wilson, MDiv., Harvard Divinity School. This program in Gomde California’s  inspiring natural setting will be based in classical Buddhist teachings that open up a vision of nature where “waterfalls whisper the Dharma” and our… more »

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Turning the Mind from Samsara 2: Impermanence and Death

Ryan Damron

November 7 - 9

This program is the second in a four-part series offered in support of Tara’s Triple Excellence Online Meditation Program.  Based on the wisdom teachings of Green Tara, we will focus on the second of the four thoughts that help us cultivate weariness with cyclic existence:… more »

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More Upcoming Programs

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Annual New Year’s Vajrasattva Retreat
Lama Gerry Prindiville - December 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015

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