September 15-17 at PIMC.
The Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche is a holder of the complete Buddhist Nyingma lineage— Kama, Terma, and Dzogchen teachings. He is an expert in all the schools of Buddhism, and is a master of Dzogchen, the most advanced tradition of meditation practice in Tibetan Buddhism.
He is the author of several learned works in Tibetan, and has co-authored over 25 Dharma books in English with his brother, Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche. Khenpo travels extensively within the U.S.A. and throughout the world, giving empowerments, teachings, and personal guidance.
Friday, 9/15, 7:30-10:00pm
Saturday, 9/16, 10:00am – 5:00pm
A Commentary on His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche’s Mountain Retreat Instructions
This set of teachings is based on the book Mountain Retreat Instructions by Khenpo's guru, His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche, and reveals the heart essence of how to bring forth and continuously abide in the fresh and vivid realization of one’s own true nature. This is one of the most profound teachings for practitioners who want to absorb the Dzogchen teachings deeply into their hearts and minds. H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche was one of the greatest realized masters of the 20th century and was the regent and mind emanation of Guru Padmasambhava. Khenpo recently published an extensive commentary on Mountain Retreat Instructions, entitled Inborn Realization.
Sunday, 9/17, 7 pm
Vajrasattva Empowerment, According to the Lineage of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche
Throughout the Tantras, Vajrasattva is known as the “All-Pervasive Sovereign,” the supreme embodiment of the entire tantric mandala, and the “Lord of All Buddha Families.” Meditation and practice on Vajrasattva is a powerful support for purification, bringing clarity and peace of mind, increasing positive energy and auspicious conditions, and swiftly revealing our innate qualities love, compassion, and wisdom.
Registration is at the door. There is no online pre-registration.
NOTE: Each day of teaching is separate and self-contained. People may attend any or all of the sessions.
Suggested Donation: $20 for Friday, $75 for Saturday, $25 for Sunday. No one is turned away for lack of funds.
The donations from these teachings go to support schools and dharma centers Khenpo has established in the US and other parts of the world.