Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche on Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction

Dear Friends and Sangha Members, In the aftermath of Nepal’s worst ever natural disaster, which has claimed more than 8500 lives, everyone at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery is continuing to devote each and every waking hour to helping those in greatest need and praying for all who have suffered such unimaginable losses. It is now… more »

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Use Permit Update and a Call for Volunteers: May 24th – June 2nd

We are pleased to announce that on April 16th, 2015 Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California received approval of our Use Permit to operate as a full-fledged retreat center in Mendocino County. The approval by the Planning Commission was unanimous and there were very little questions and no opposition presented. In fact we received about 50 letters… more »

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An Update on the Earthquake from Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche

Dear friends and Dharma family, I returned to the monastery on Friday, following last week’s devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake, to be met by my brother Chokling Rinpoche, Phakchok Rinpoche, Tulku Urgyen Yangsi Rinpoche and our many monks and nuns. Please know that we are praying continually for all those affected in Nepal and across the… more »

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Upcoming Programs in the Bay Area

  Gomde California is pleased to present the following programs around the Bay Area. Please contact Sara Rojo for more information.   Longchenpa’s Teachings on the Four Immeasurables with Chung Rinpoche May 2nd, 2:30 – 4:30pm at The Berkeley Library, West Branch Cost: Free; donations are welcome map   The Essential Oral Instructions of Chokgyur… more »

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Support Gomde at our Use Permit Hearing

Gomde California is embarking on a major action that will benefit the entire community and our mission to support the spread of Buddhism in North America. As many of you know, we have been working on Gomde California’s Master Plan and Use Permit for many years. We have finally arrived at the moment when the… more »

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Feb. 28th: Tsangsar Tulku Rinpoche teaches in Corte Madera

Key Points of Vajrayana Practice with Tsangsar Tulku Rinpoche 4pm-6pm, February 28th at the Corte Madera Town Center Community Room This event is free and open to everyone. Offerings to the teacher and translator are welcome. For more information email rybasp108@gmail.com or call 707-480-9961.   Directions To Corte Madera Town Center Take the Paradise/Tamalpais Exit off Highway 101. … more »

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Bay Area Study and Practice Group

Gomde California coordinates the Rangjung Yeshe Gomde Bay Area Study and Practice Group, offering those members of the Gomde California community who live in the greater Bay Area the opportunity to study, practice, and spend time together as a sangha.  The group takes its direction from Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche, and is led by our lineage… more »

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Khenpo Yeshe teaches in Berkeley on Jan. 18th

The Awakened Heart: a Talk on the Bodhisattva Path in Tibetan Buddhism This Sunday, January 18th, Khenpo Yeshe will teach in at the Berkeley Central Public Library.  The teaching will begin at 1:30pm and run for approximately 2 hours. Doors open at 1pm, but that is also the time we will be able to get in… more »

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Translation School Partners with UC Berkeley

Gomde California’s Dharmachakra Translation Center (DTC) has partnered with UC Berkeley’s Center for Buddhist Studies to offer a Certificate of Completion to students in the Dharmchakra School of Translation at Gomde.  The faculty at the Center for Buddhist Studies has recognized the caliber of instruction offered by the DTC’s translator training program and has been… more »

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Summary of Gomde California’s Operations

Over the the coming year Gomde California will be implementing a new strategic plan that will begin an important phase of our development.  This will include a number of significant projects to improve the quality of our facilities and enhance the experience of everyone who visits the center.  As Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche often reminds us,… more »

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