Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Registration Open for Buddhist Studies Summer Program

Program cost: $950 The Buddhist Studies Summer Program is a residential work-study program that combines the traditional study of Buddhist texts with an academic investigation of Buddhist history and philosophy.  Students in the program live at our remote Northern California center and participate in a comprehensive program of study and meditation that combines traditional and… more »

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Current Staff Openings

Gomde California is currently looking for skilled volunteers for a number of positions this spring and summer.  This is an excellent opportunity to step out off of the busyness of daily life and develop a practice routine, study the Dharma more deeply, enjoy our remote and rugged land, and contribute to the transmission of Buddhist… more »

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Personal Retreat Summer Program 2014

This summer Rangjung Yeshe Gomde invites practitioners to engage in personal retreats at our remote and beautiful center. Retreats may be personalized and solitary or may include participation in Gomde’s diverse activities. Practitioners will have access, if desired,  to meditation and practice support with Lama Tsultrim and Lama Gerry Prindiville, as well as Gomde’s daily… more »

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3rd Annual UC Berkeley – Gomde CA Buddhist Studies Workshop

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, which this year focused on texts from the Guhyasamāja Tantra corpus.   The group, which included Gomde’s Catherine Dalton and Ryan Damron, worked on a translation of the Sanskrit and Tibetan texts… more »

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Tantra of the Blue-Clad Vajrapani Published

The 84000 translation initiative has just published the Dharmachakra Translation Committee’s translation of The Tantra of the Blue-Clad Vajrapani, an important Indian cāryatantra.  The lead translators on the project were Catherine Dalton of Gomde’s Dharmachakra Translation Center and Andreas Doctor, director of the Dharmachakra Translation Committee.  Ryan Damron, also of Gomde’s translation center, worked as an… more »

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Catherine Dalton: Featured Translator

Catherine Dalton, co-director of Gomde’s Dharmachakra Translation Center, was recently featured on the website of the 84000 project in connection with her work on the Dharmachakra Translation Committee’s recent translation of The Play in Full, a classic sūtra on the life of the Buddha.  The 84000 Project was founded by Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche with the… more »

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2nd Annual Gomde – UC Berkeley Buddhist Studies Workshop

On the weekend of Feb 8th Gomde again hosted the Buddhist Studies Department of UC Berkeley for the second annual Rangjung Yeshe Gomde-UC Berkeley Buddhist Studies Workshop.  Organized by Gomde’s Dharmachakra Translation Center, 25 professors and graduate students gathered at Gomde to read works from the Hevajra Tantra corpus with the renowned scholar of Sanskrit… more »

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Gomde Master Plan Update

We have made great progress on our master plan efforts this last fall.  Our first step is to secure a Use Permit and Rezoning.  The Use Permit establishes what specific activities at can take place on the property and the new zoning establishes the uses and provides for the definition of such things as such as height,… more »

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How to Do a Personal Retreat

Solitary retreat is an essential element for Vajrayana practice encouraged by our teachers both present and past. Rangjung Yeshe Gomde offers a serene and powerful environment blessed by many Tibetan masters for individual retreats. The blessings of our teachers and the auspiciousness of the land combine to create an extraordinary experience. Rangjung Yeshe Gomde is… more »

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Rideshare Page Is Now Online

If you need a ride to or from Gomde, or you can offer a ride, now you can connect with other drivers on our Rideshare Board.  Click here to go to the Rideshare Board now.

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