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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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, [...]