Our Programs

Gomde California’s fall and spring programs provide a number of opportunities for deepening your experience and knowledge of the Dharma.  Lama Gerry Prindiville will be in residence throughout the year to give teachings on our lineage practices, lead group retreats, and offer guidance for individual retreatants.

Gomde California has developed a staffing system to encourage volunteers who would like to participate in the Gomde community and support the operation of the seminars. Many of these jobs come with discounts for those in need. Please visit the Work Exchange/Scholarship page for descriptions of the services needed.

Inner Tara Sadhana with Lama Tenzin

Lama Tenzin Sangpo

October 10 - 15

Gomde California will once again host a retreat on the practice of the Inner Tara Sadhana from October 10-15 with Lama Tenzin Sangpo. Lama will offer detailed instruction on how to engage with all of the dimensions of the sadhana, and we will practice together each day. The inner Tara practice is part of the… more »

Calm-Abiding Practice Weekend

Lama Kunzang Drolma

November 9 - 12

Shamatha, or “calm-abiding” practice, is foundational to all the practice traditions of Buddhism. Although the methods used to calm the mind may differ among schools, it is generally accepted that we must gain stable peace in our meditation practice before uprooting the foundational causes of our suffering. In one of her many teachings, Jetson Khandro… more »

Ninth Annual Vajrasattva Retreat

Lama Gerry Prindiville

December 28, 2018 - January 30, 2019
Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California

Annual Vajrasattva Retreat at Gomde California