The Sole Kilaya of the Sacred Bond of the Heart

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 […]

Buddha Shakyamuni Empowerment and Saga Dawa Prayers and Puja

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

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 […]

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Narak Kong Shak Shitro Practice & Buddha Amitabha Practice (Lighting of 100 candles)

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

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 […]

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Chenrezig Teachings

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche Khenpo will be teaching at our sister center, Garchen Meditation Centrein Canada over the next t‌hr‌ee w‌ee‌ken‌ds. He will be bestowing empowerments, leading pujas, and giving teachings on three very important Bodhisattvas starting this w‌e‌eke‌nd with Chenrezig.  ‌Fr‌id‌ay, J‌un‌e 2‌4, and Saturday, June 25 202‌2‌ We are only able to offer Dharma programs […]

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Vajrapani Empowerment & Teachings Weekend Event

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

Vajrapani Empowerment & Teachingswith Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche  Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10, 2022 Khenpo will be teaching at our sister center, Garchen Meditation Centre in Canada over the next t‌hr‌ee w‌ee‌ken‌ds. He will be bestowing empowerments, leading pujas, and giving teachings on three very important Bodhisattvas continuing this w‌e‌eke‌nd with Vajrapani. ‌ “Buddhahood is attained because […]

Land Blessing Puja and Auspicious Prayers

With Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche Thursday, August 11, 9:00 am - 12:30pm EST It is a complete joy to announce the construction of a Tara Stupa at IKAL in Tulum, Mexico. Khenpo will bless the land and plant the seeds to begin the construction of a Tara Stupa. Don't miss this auspicious event for the blessings […]

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Nagarjuna’s “Letter to a Friend”

Sunday September 4th 9 am - 10:30 am EDT - Daily Meditation and Practice11 am - 1 pm - Commentary on Nagarjuna's "Letter to a Friend"*Review/Discussion Group *This Program will be led by a senior student Students will have the opportunity to share in a discussion of some of the verses explained in the teachings […]

Praises to Tara

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

Praises to Tara (ONLINE ONLY)  Once again, Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche will give the commentary on the Seven Verses of Supplication to Tara revealing the deeper meaning of a text close to his heart.   His in-depth explanation illuminates the meaning of this profound prayer composed by Lord Jigten Sumgon at the moment of his enlightenment. Video […]

Cuckoo’s Song of Rigpa

Gar Drolma Buddhist Center 1329 Creighton Ave., Dayton, OH

Cuckoo's Song of Rigpa (ONLINE ONLY)  In Tibet's ancient shamanistic tradition the cuckoo was a magical bird and it's first call announced the beginning of Spring.  In this profound teaching Khenpo will explain the six verses of the Cuckoo's Song of Total Presence introducing the total presence of the nature of mind.  Text Downloads The_Cuckoo_of_Awareness