Winter Teachings

Garchen Institute

GARCHEN BUDDHIST INSTITUTE WINTER TEACHINGS 2016 -17 EMPOWERMENTS AND TEACHINGS BESTOWED BY H.E. GARCHEN TRIPTRUL RINPOCHE. This year's Winter Teachings, December 30th 2016 – Janurary 8th, 2017 will be a very special time here at GBI. For the first time in the United States, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche will bestow the Great Empowerment of Yamantaka. Previously […]

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Path to Awakening

Path to Awakening The Essentials New Series by Venerable Khenpo Tenzin February 16 – June 1 Every Tuesday and Thursday   This concise and comprehensive overview of the Buddha’s teachings is perfect for beginners or more experienced practitioners.  Starting with an introduction to the Buddhist view and all the essential teachings of the path for […]

1000-Armed Chenrezig Empowerment

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000 armed Chenrezig empowermen

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Four Yogas of Mahamudra

Join us for the most meritorious auspicious time of the year to practice!  Saga Dawa Duchen is considered one of the most holy times in Tibetan Buddhism, marking the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (death) of the Buddha Shakyamuni. It is said that on this day, the karma of all positive and negative actions is multiplied […]

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Four Yogas of Mahamudra

Join us for the most meritorious auspicious time of the year to practice!  Saga Dawa Duchen is considered one of the most holy times in Tibetan Buddhism, marking the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (death) of the Buddha Shakyamuni. It is said that on this day, the karma of all positive and negative actions is multiplied […]

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Four Yogas of Mahamudra

Join us for the most meritorious auspicious time of the year to practice!  Saga Dawa Duchen is considered one of the most holy times in Tibetan Buddhism, marking the birth, enlightenment and parinirvana (death) of the Buddha Shakyamuni. It is said that on this day, the karma of all positive and negative actions is multiplied […]

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Chenrezig Sadhana Practice

The Garchen Institute will celebrate Saga Dawa ONLINE starting with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche bestowing the 1000-Armed Chenrezig empowerment followed by Chenrezig sadhana practice Chenrezig Sadhana Practice with Garchen Institute Lamas May 13 -15 9am -12pm and 2 -3:30pm May 16 9am -12pm and 2 -5pm

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Path to Awakening

Path to Awakening The Essentials New Series by Venerable Khenpo Tenzin February 16 – June 1 Every Tuesday and Thursday   This concise and comprehensive overview of the Buddha’s teachings is perfect for beginners or more experienced practitioners.  Starting with an introduction to the Buddhist view and all the essential teachings of the path for […]

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White Tara Practice for H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s Long Life

 White Tara Practice for  H.E. Garchen Rinpoche’s Long Life Performed by Garchen Institute Lamas EVERY THURSDAY 8am -9am PDT (UTC-7) Live Stream To participate via livestream, CLICK HERE Texts we will use the texts in the following order: Yellow Prayer Book – opening prayers White Tara Sadhana, with Praise of 21 Taras insert (replacing pages […]

Lama Chöpa Puja in Honor of Bardor Tulku Rinpoche

In Honor of Bardor Tulku Rinpoche’s 49th Day.  Performed by H.E.Garchen Rinpoche and Garchen Institute Lamas MAY 20 9:30am -12pm PDT (UTC-7) H.E. Garchen Rinpoche requests his disciples to join in the Lama Chopa puja in honor of Bardor Tulku Rinpoche’s 49th day since passing.    Texts We will use the texts in the following […]

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Path to Awakening

Path to Awakening The Essentials New Series by Venerable Khenpo Tenzin February 16 – June 1 Every Tuesday and Thursday   This concise and comprehensive overview of the Buddha’s teachings is perfect for beginners or more experienced practitioners.  Starting with an introduction to the Buddhist view and all the essential teachings of the path for […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

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Nyungne Practice

The Nyungne practice of the eleven-faced, thousand-armed form of Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara), the Buddha of compassion, is for purifying negative karma and accumulating merit and wisdom in a short but intensive retreat setting. This intensive practice requires maintaining the eight Mahayana precepts on the first day and on the second day adding vows of fasting and […]

White Tara Practice and Jangchok for the Dead

White Tara Practice with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche and Garchen Institute Lamas Each Sunday, along with the White Tara sadhana, we will do a different additional practice on a rotating basis. That rotation will look like this:  Jangchok for the Living  Jangchok for the Dead  Dharmapalas (Dharma protectors)  Jangchock for the Living and so forth. To submit […]

Dharma Talk with Ven. Khenpo Tenzin

Dharma Talk with Venerable Khenpo Tenzin The Stages of Shamatha 2pm – 3:00pm   To participate via livestream, CLICK HERE