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.
Lama Bruce Newman
In this uniquely insightful overview and practice guide, Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche presents a thorough introduction to the Mahamudra tradition of meditation from Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Traleg Rinpoche presents the Mahamudra teachings as a means of seeing things in a “positive and open light. Even things we normally regard as bad and undesirable can be interpreted… more »
This is the registration page for the Kumara Summer Work-Study Program. For complete program information, please visit the program page. The Kumara Program is open to students ages 18-30 from all backgrounds and levels of experience. We require no previous knowledge or of Buddhism of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Please answer the registration questions to… more »
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche
In this weekend of teachings Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche will continue his exposition of the classic Mahayana text on buddha nature, the Uttaratantra Shastra. This foundational text stands at the heart of the Great Vehicle’s teaching that each and every living being possesses a fundamentally pure awakened nature and therefore has the potential to awaken to… more »
Lama Tsultrim Sangpo
The dates for this program are likely to change soon. Please check back for the final dates and complete registration information This weekend will focus on the magnetizing practice of the Lotus Dakini, Kurukulle. Through this practice we will learn to magnetize all the circumstances conducive for our authentic practice of the Dharma, as well… more »
Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche
We are still working out the details for Rincpoche’s program. Please check back with us in the early spring for complete program information. If you have any questions please contact Gomde’s registrar.