Join Us in Celebrating Our 30th Anniversary!

This year Sakya Kachod Choling celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the blessing of the land with a traditional one-month White Tara retreat in July 2017. The merit generated by the event is dedicated to the perfect health and long life of His Holiness Sakya Gongma Trichen and to [...]

  • Sakya Chod Choling Shrineroom 2017

Weekly Sunday Practice & Meditation

Sunday Mornings: Green Tara Practice Please join us on Sundays for Green Tara Practice at 11:00 a.m. Sunday Afternoons: Shamatha Meditation All are welcome for Shamatha Meditation at 1:30 p.m.

2017 White Tara Retreat & Empowerment with Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche

Sakya Kachod Choling is very happy to announce that Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will bestow the White Tara empowerment this summer and place into retreat those who wish to perform the one-month White Tara retreat. This summer marks the 30th anniversary of the blessing [...]

October 2017: Vajrapani Bhutadamara Retreat with Fire Puja under the Guidance of Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche,

The traditional one-month Vajrapani Bhutadamara retreat will be offered beginning around the middle of October 2017.  Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will bestow the empowerment and practice instructions and perform the traditional fire puja at the conclusion of the retreat.  Khenpo Pema Wangdak will [...]

  • Khenpo Pema Wangdak

November 2017: Mind Training Retreat & Public Talk with Khenpo Pema Wangdak

Mind Training Retreat & Public Talk with Khenpo Pema Wangdak At the invitation of Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, Khenpo Pema Wangdak returns in late November to offer a public talk and one-week mind training retreat. Khenpo Pema, a Sakya lama whose main center is in New [...]

January 2018: Classical Tibetan Language Course with Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe

In response to students who could not attend this year’s course, Dr. Kurt J. Schwalbe has kindly agreed to offer his Classical Tibetan language course in January 2018. This is an established, effective method for learning the Classical Tibetan language used in Tibetan Buddhist practice texts. It is based [...]

  • Vajrayogini 2017

Summer 2018: Vajrayogini Three-Month Retreat under the Guidance of Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche

The traditional three-month Vajrayogini retreat will be offered over the summer of 2018. Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche, with great kindness, will bestow the empowerment and practice instructions and perform the traditional fire puja at the conclusion of the retreat. For those who have made the commitment, [...]

  • Anne Moore

News Update: About the New Retreat Manager

Anne Moore became the new Retreat Manager at Sakya Kachod Choling on October 1, 2016.  She is also President of Sakya Society, the Washington nonprofit corporation that manages the retreat center for Her Eminence Sakya Jetsun Chimey Luding Rinpoche. Anne has been studying in the Sakya tradition of Tibetan [...]