Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Located in the forested mountains of Northern California, Rangjung Yeshe Gomde is a center in the Chokling Tersar lineage of Tibetan Buddhism under the spiritual direction of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. Gomde California’s diverse programs present the complete Buddhist path as found in the foundational teachings of the Buddha, the Mahayana teachings on emptiness and compassion, and the profound instructions of the Vajrayana.  Our remote, beautiful land offers the perfect environment for both new students and long-time practitioners to deepen their understanding of the Buddha’s teachings through study, contemplation, and meditation.

News

New Management Structure

April 28, 2016

Adopted by Board of Directors – February 24, 2016 There are three (3) overall management areas with existing subareas nesting under the direction of one… more »

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Applications open for Summer Translation and Buddhist Studies Programs

March 5, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2016 Dharmachakra School of Translation and the Buddhist Studies Summer Program.  Both… more »

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Nepal Seminar Now Online

November 15, 2015

The annual Fall Seminar at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Monastery, Kathmandu, starts on November 15th and runs for five days. Registration is open until November 25th. Click here for… more »

2014 Annual Report

August 31, 2015

Follow a wonderful seminar with Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche’s program, Gomde California quickly would like to make our 2014 Annual Financial Report available to our sangha. … more »

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Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche on Earthquake Relief and Reconstruction

June 3, 2015

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… more »

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

May 15, 2015

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… more »

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Featured Programs

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Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche with Erik Pema Kunsang

August 11 - 18

Register for the full program. Register for Gateway to Buddhist Practice only. Register for Directly Meeting Your Buddha Nature only. Register for the Ocean of Amrita Puja only. Program Information Gateway to Buddhist Practice:  August 11th -14th In this program Rinpoche will introduce students to the… more »

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View, Meditation, and Action

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

August 26 - 28

It is essential to understand the unity of view, meditation, and action in order to make progress on the profound path of the Vajrayana.  Taking this unity to heart, we gain a direct experience of the true nature of mind and of all phenomena.  In… more »

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Teachings on Mahamudra

Phakchok Rinpoche

September 16 - 21

Mahamudra, the Great Seal, is the essence of all Dharma teachings and one of the supreme paths of practice. It condenses all of the Buddha’s teachings into a single gradual path is short, precise, and easy to practice. Following the weekend program will remain in… more »

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More Upcoming Programs

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Annual Kurukulle Drubchö
Lama Tsultrim Sangpo - July 28 - 31

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Master of Great Bliss Retreat, Instructions on Tārā Practice
Tsikey Chokling Rinpoche - October 20 - 26

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Located in the forested mountains of Northern California, Rangjung Yeshe Gomde is a center in the Chokling Tersar lineage of Tibetan Buddhism under the spiritual direction of Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche. Gomde California’s diverse programs present the complete Buddhist path as found in the foundational teachings of the Buddha, the Mahayana teachings on emptiness and compassion, and the profound instructions of the Vajrayana.  Our remote, beautiful land offers the perfect environment for both new students and long-time practitioners to deepen their understanding of the Buddha's teachings through study, contemplation, and meditation.