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

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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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Read Gomde CA’s 2015 Financial Report

We are pleased to make the Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California Annual Financial Report for 2015 available to everyone.  It is important to us that the… more »

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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Featured Programs

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Tara’s Triple Excellence Retreat

Lama Tenzin Sangpo

October 14 - 16

Join us for a very special weekend of teachings on the Tara’s Triple Excellence Online Program with one of the principal teachers for the program, Lama Tenzin Sangpo. This is a rare and wonderful opportunity for everyone practicing the Triple Excellence Program to come together… more »

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Cultivating the Four Immeasureable Attitudes in Daily Life

Lama Kunzang Drolma

November 10 - 13

The Four Immeasurable Attitudes are found among the earliest teachings of the Buddha and serve as an indispensable foundation for all practices of the Buddhist path.  Through the cultivation of immeasurable love, compassion, joy, and equanimity we ground ourselves in the qualities that soften our… more »

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Calm Abiding Practice Weekend

Lama Kunzang Drolma

December 9 - 11

Call Abiding (shamatha), is once of the most essential meditation practices in the Buddhist tradition.  Indispensable at every stage of the path, Calm Abiding allows us to quiet our minds so that a natural stillness and openness can unfold. During this weekend program we will… more »

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More Upcoming Programs

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Annual New Year’s Vajrasattva Retreat
Lama Gerry Prindiville - December 27, 2016 - January 2, 2017

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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.