Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Our Programs

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.

Summer Seminar and 21st Anniversary Celebration

With Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

June 29 - July 5, 2019
Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche will once again grace Gomde California with his loving presence. Prior to the main teaching program, we will hold our annual Ngakso Puja with Rinpoche for the repairing of broken commitments.

35-Day Trinley Nyingpo Retreat

With Lama Tsultrim Sangpo

July 11 - August 15, 2019
In accordance with the wishes of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Gomde California will hold a very special retreat this summer on our primary Guru Rinpoche practice, the Trinley Nyingpo. Our esteemed resident teacher and senior monk at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling, Lama Tsultrim Sangpo, will lead this 35-day retreat.

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche: “Three Words that Strike the Vital Point”

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…
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. [rs_programs]