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.
With Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche
August 23 - 25, 2019
This August, Khandro Rinpoche will once again return to Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California to kindly teach on the Three Words that Strike the Vital Point, a precious instruction from the first master of the Dzogchen lineage, Garab Dorje. These essential teachings guide the student towards recognition of the mind’s true nature, and reveal the crucial stages of training in sustaining this recognition through meditation practice. In her vivid and engaging style, Khandro Rinpoche will directly present these teachings, some of the most beloved in the entire Dzogchen tradition, helping us to bring their profound meaning into our own personal experience. This…
With Lama Tenzin Sangpo
October 22 - 27, 2019
We are delighted to announce another Green Tara retreat this October with Lama Tenzin Sangpo at Gomde California. This year, we will practice the Outer Tara Sadhana. This practice is considered to be extremely powerful for gathering positive conditions – both for the sake of realization as well as the fulfillment of worldly aspirations. The retreat is open to everyone and also corresponds with Part One of the Third Excellence of Tara’s Triple Excellence. Lama Tenzin will offer teachings and instructions on the practice, but the majority of our retreat time will be spent engaged in the sadhana. The Essence of…