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Vajrayogini Retreat: Summer 2019

Sakya Kachod Choling is happy to announce that Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will guide and direct the three-month Vajrayogini retreat again this summer.  The retreat will begin on Sunday, June 30, 2019, and end on or about October 8, 2019. Students must have completed all the [...]

Friday, November 9: “Generosity,” a Public Talk with Khenpo Pema Wangdak

Learn about the happiness that comes from the Buddhist approach to generosity Generosity: A Giving Attitude That Touches All Aspects of Our Lives A Public Talk by Khenpo Pema Wangdak “To take delight in extending the hand and giving, as well as to induce others to generosity, are qualities well acquired indeed.”  -Nagarjuna, Buddhist [...]

Saturday, November 10: Tonglen Meditation Instruction and Practice Khenpo Pema Wangdak

Tonglen Meditation Instruction & Practice Saturday, November 10, at 10:00 AM Sending and Receiving (Tonglen) is a powerful meditation practice that uses the mind and the breath to develop compassion for the self and others. This practice can be called upon to help us and others in a variety of painful situations. It is [...]

Registration: 2019 Vajrayogini Three-Month Retreat

Vajrayogini Three-Month Retreat Under the Guidance & Direction of Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche Dates June 30 (retreat begins) – October 8, 2019 (tentative date) Prerequisites Required to Attend Hevajra or Chakrasamvara Empowerment, Vajrayogini Blessing, and Teachings on the 11 Yogas of Vajrayogini by a Sakya Master.  This is a vegetarian, silent [...]

Anniversary Fund Update: Sakya Kachod Choling Makes the News

Blessings Emanate from Island Dharma Center Source: NW Dharma News (Fall 2017, Volume 30, #3), an online publication of the Northwest Dharma Association; for the original article, go to https://northwestdharma.org/2017/09/blessings-emanate-from-island-dharma-center/ Jetsun Kushok in the shrine room in July 2017 during the White Tara teachings. Thirty years ago a female Buddhist teacher from [...]

Weekly Sunday Practice & Meditation

Sunday Mornings: Green Tara Practice Please join us on Sundays for Green Tara Four Mandala Practice at 11:00 a.m. if you have met the prerequisites to perform the practice. Sunday Afternoons: Shamatha Meditation All are welcome for Shamatha Meditation at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday followed by tea/coffee and refreshments.  There are no prerequisites [...]

October 2017: Update on Vajrapani Bhutadamara Empowerment & Retreat

Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will bestow the Vajrapani Bhutadamara empowerment at Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling at 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  Sakya Tsechen Thubten Ling is located at 9471 Beckwith Road, Richmond, B.C.  For information and registration, visit their website at sakyatsechenthubtenling.org. Housing will be available [...]

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