Gomde California’s fall and spring programs provide a number of opportunities for deepening your experience and knowledge of the Dharma. Lama Gerry Prindiville will be in residence throughout the year to give teachings on our lineage practices, lead group retreats, and offer guidance for individual retreatants.
Gomde California has developed a staffing system to encourage volunteers who would like to participate in the Gomde community and support the operation of the seminars. Many of these jobs come with discounts for those in need. Please visit the Work Exchange/Scholarship page for descriptions of the services needed.
February 14 - 16, 2020
This year, we will continue our practice of the Trinley Nyingpo, and we will also include a host of celebratory activities. We will meditate together, screen a Buddhist film, make momos, and welcome the coming year. Time will be allocated for nature walks, group practice, and community events on Gomde's beautiful land.
With Lama John Makransky
March 6 - 8, 2020
Join the developer of Innate Compassion-Wisdom Training (ICT), Lama John Makransky, in deepening the experience of our innate awakened capacity. In this practice, we become receptive to the unconditioned openness, compassion, wisdom, and peace of our buddha nature by participating in a field of unconditional love for self and others. Parts of us, often unconsciously, prevent us from becoming more fully receptive to the qualities of awakening. This can impede even long-time practitioners from much fuller access to awakened awareness. With newly developed elements of ICT, Lama John will show us how the compassionate, healing powers of our buddha nature…