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

Annual Work Week

May 2, 2017

May 19-28, 2017 We Need Your Help! At the beginning of every summer, Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California holds an Annual Work Week to prepare for… more »

Job Opening: Resident Grounds Staff

March 5, 2017

Gomde California is presently looking to fill the position of Resident Ground Staff.  The ideal candidate would start in early summer and work directly with… more »

Job Opening: Resident Land Manager

March 3, 2017

Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California is looking for a residential Land Manager, opening immediately. Duties of the Land Manager include: Management of resident staff and volunteers… more »

Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche’s Seminar Available Online

November 16, 2016

TUNE IN FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD! The 2016 Annual November Seminar in Nepal is available online now through 11/25 via Dharma Sun. You can… more »

Prayers for the Sick, Dying, and Deceased

Sponsor a Prayer for the Sick, Dying and the Recently Deceased Buddhist monasteries and Dharma communities traditionally offer prayers and perform rituals on behalf of… more »

The Third Excellence is Launched

September 10, 2016

The dedicated team behind the Tārā’s Triple Excellent Online Program is excited to announce the launch Part 1 of the Third Excellence.  This new stage of… more »

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Featured Programs

Instructions from the Uttaratantra Shastra

Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

June 23 - 25

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… more »

Annual Seminar with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and Lama Tsultrim Sangpo

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche and Lama Tsultrim Sangpo

August 10 - 18

Gomde California is pleased to open registration for our precious teacher Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche’s 2017 Semniar. Full Program – August 10-18 Part 1: Gateway to Buddhist Practice – August 10-13 Following afternoon registration and dinner, the seminar begins Thursday evening August 10 with a teaching by Lama… more »

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More Upcoming Programs

2017 Buddhist Studies Summer Program
Lama Tsultrim Sangpo - June 14 - August 10

2017 Classical Tibetan Summer Intensive
The Dharmachakra Translation Center - June 14 - August 10

The Practice of Chöd: “Cutting Through”
Lama Tsultrim Sangpo - July 28 - 30

Annual Teachings with Khandro Rinpoche
Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche - August 25 - 27

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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.