Thank you to everyone who attended
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It was an extraordinary retreat
filled with many blessings
Public Talk & Spring Retreat With
His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche
Chakrasamvara and A Precious Collection of Drikung Kagyu Empowerments by:
H. E. Garchen Rinpoche
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VISION AND MISSION STATEMENT
Our community center is dedicated to sharing and sustaining Buddhist teachings and practices, through the unbroken lineage of Drikung Kagyu teachers and visiting teachers from other lineages as well... more>
In keeping with the bodhisattva's vow to alleviate the suffering of all sentient beings our mission is to be a source of spiritual refuge, respite and wellness to all who choose to come through our doors.. o all who choose to come through our doors.. more>
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Gar Drolma Buddhist Center was founded in 2002 by His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche, a high lama in the Drikung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.
The center has authentic Buddhist teachers, both local and visiting,
who represent an authentic and unbroken lineage of Buddhist training.
We offer many weekly programs which are intended to assist IN
the spiritual development of experienced practitioners as well as new students.
Annual Membership Invitation
As many of you know, this May Gar Drolma will be hosting a historic visit
from our center's founder, His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche. Rinpoche will
be bestowing the empowerment and transmission of Chakrasamvara,
a practice central to the Drikung Kagyu lineage. Additionally, Rinpoche
will confer thirteen empowerments of the Drikung Kagyu Lineage over
three days, a first in America.
The historic nature of the spring retreat highlights the importance of Gar
Drolma as a home for Garchen Rinpoche's Drikung Kagyu Lineage in
particular and a peerless regional (now national) venue for the
continued transmission of the Dharma in general.
The operation of Gar Drolma depends entirely on the generous
financial contributions of donors, and thus during the spring retreat we
will be conducting a membership drive to help further stabilize the
It is Rinpoche’s heartfelt wish that Gar Drolma remain for generations to
come as a home for the Dharma and a source of benefit for beings. At this
time we invite you to consider supporting Garchen Rinpoche's vision
and his tireless work on behalf of the Dharma and all beings by
becoming a contributing member of Gar Drolma.
For those of you who are already members, we extend our sincere and
heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for your truly wonderful generosity.
For those interested in becoming a member or for more information regarding membership, including a simple online sign-up option
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Schedule of this week's
teachings & practice