Rangjung Yeshe Gomde

Dzogchen Meditation and Retreat Center

Programs list

Shakyamuni Sadhana in Translation and Practice: A Course in “The Treasury of Blessings”

With Catherine Dalton

July 15 - 29, 2020
At the express wish of Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, long-time translator and Rangjung Yeshe Institute faculty member Dr. Catherine Dalton will lead an online course focused on "The Treasury of Blessings" sadhana of Shakyamuni Buddha. Composed by Jamgön Mipham Rinpoche's (1846-1912) and widely considered to be a "mind-treasure" (gongter), this sadhana is both poetically rich in composition and totally complete in its practical framework. Furthermore, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche has extensively praised its qualities and provided teachings to unfold its depths. This course will proceed in two parts. In the first part we will engage in a linguistic approach to the sadhana…

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche: “The Inexpressible, Ultimate Confession” (Cancelled)

With Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

August 28 - 30, 2020
This year Khandro Rinpoche has kindly agreed to illuminate the profound meaning of the Yeshe Kunchok, otherwise known as “The Inexpressible, Ultimate Confession.” In the Vajrayana, confession is an essential method of repairing and maintaining the purity of our samayas, the wisdom precepts that have been transmitted to us by our kind gurus. This text serves to remind us of the essential view and conduct that a Vajrayana practitioner should maintain. With her penetrating wisdom, Khandro Rinpoche will allow us connect with this practice in a fresh and holistic way, and thus help us care for the very life force…