9:00 - Noon, Mahamudra Refuge, 2:30 - 5:30 Lama Chopa
Saturday 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm Sunday 10am-12pm On Saturday morning Khenpo will give the empowerment of Medicine Buddha, the Buddha of Healing. This ritual introduces participants to the enlightened nature of our body, speech, and mind and authorizes us to practice the visualization, mantra recitation, and meditation of Medicine Buddha. The practice […]
You are invited to join in a community picnic and Achi smoke offering on Sunday August 19 starting at 12:00pm, following the morning Medicine Buddha teachings and practice. Please bring a vegetarian dish to share. Activities will be held at Samtem House, Holly Ave, behind the temple. We look forward to enjoying some time together […]
"The Standing Blade of Grass" 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm The Phowa practice is the most direct and quickest method by which one may be assured of a positive rebirth and possible enlightenment at the time of death. During this retreat, attendees will have the same opportunity of receiving and practicing the Phowa […]
Friday: 7:00 - 8:00 pm Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm On Friday night Khenpo will give the empowerment of Vajrapani, the Buddha of enlightened power. This ritual introduces participants to the enlightened nature of our body, speech, and mind and authorizes us to practice the visualization, mantra recitation, and meditation […]
Shamata, Vipassana and Walking Meditation Retreat with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche Saturday and Sunday: 10am-12pm 12pm-1:30pm (Lunch, included with registration) 1:30pm-4:30pm Whether you are starting or deepening your meditation practice, this retreat will offer a casual, environment in which to receive instructions and personally interact with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche. We will sit in a circle and […]
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Come Together and Sparkle... Please join our "deep clean" Saturday, October 20th, 9:00am -12:00pm Lunch will be provided!! This will be our Fall clean up day to make the center sparkle. Please come! Many hands make light work! Thanks very much! Salli Marsh, Gar Drolma Cleaning Queen For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org | tel. 513-604-3723 May […]
Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon will introduce us to their new book, Radically Happy: A User's guide to the Mind UPDATE: We have just learned that Phakchok Rinpoche will not be able to attend the talk in Yellow Springs this evening (10/29). Unfortunately a close family member of his is critically ill and in the hospital, […]
Please join us for the weekend retreat of Vajrakilaya, the wrathful manifestation of Vajrasattva, the deity of purification.
Please join Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche Saturday December 29th & Sunday December 30th, for two days of auspicious long-life practices honoring our beloved teacher, H.E. Garchen Rinpoche.
Relaxing into simplicity using sound, energy, breath and mind Presenter: Robert L. Leach Co-presenter: Thomas Marcey Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:30 AM – 12:30PM Location: Gar Drolma Buddhist Learning and Meditation Center Eight unique traditional meditation practices and techniques that can have profound liberating effects for anyone suffering from the pressures, speed, meaninglessness, and uncertainties often […]
Summer Celebration at the Farm : Achi Chokyi Drolma Smoke Offering and Group Picnic Everyone is invited to Bob & Deb Jackson’s beautiful farm in Loveland for a joyful celebration. It’s a chance to relax with our friends, eat good food (please bring your favorite vegetarian dish) and engage in practice. Those of you who attend […]
October 11- 13, 2019 PLEASE SCROLL DOWN PAGE FOR REGISTRATION FORM. Dzambhala Empowerment and Lojong 7-Point Mind Training Gar Drolma is privileged to welcome back Bardor Tulku Rinpoche, a beloved master of the Nyingma & Kagyu traditions who has a deep friendship and spiritual connection with H.E. Garchen Rinpoche. Registration is now open. Please scroll […]
How often have you made a New Year’s resolution to deepen your meditation practice and strengthen the resolve to live a life with kindness, love and compassion?
Revealed by: H.H. Khenpo Jigmey Phuntsok Commentary by: Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche SATURDAY April 16th & SUNDAY April 17th 11:00am-1:00pm EDT Don’t miss this precious opportunity to explore an extremely abbreviated, daily Vajrakilaya practice revealed as a terma “spiritual treasure” by Khenpo Jigmey Phuntsok Rinpoche. Khenpo Samdup studied this text under Jigmey Phuntsok Rinpoche […]
JUNE 11 & 12, 2022 Khenpo Samdup will explain and lead the practice of Phowa. The Phowa practice is the most direct and quickest method by which one may be assured of a positive rebirth and possible enlightenment at the time of death. The Buddha Amitabha and Phowa practices help to assure a more positive […]
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 Led by Khenpo Samdup Rinpocheand co-organized with the Capital Area Tibetan Association.We welcome you to join with our sister center Drikung Dharma Surya in Fairfax, Virginia for this very special program. The Saga Dawa Duchen commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and parinirvana of Buddha Shakyamuni. Full Moon Saga Dawa Celebration Schedule:Saga Dawa is […]
SATURDAY JUNE 18th AND SUNDAY JUNE 19th 11:00-1:00pm EDT 'Emptying the Lower Realms from their Very Depths' tantra. Narak Kong Shak is known as one of the most powerful and important methods or practices of confession and is also a particularly powerful prayer for those who have died or are ill. ~ HE Garchen Rinpoche has referred to this […]