LAMA KUNGA THARTSE RINPOCHE

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SUNDAY MEDITATION – PUBLIC WELCOME!

Looking for a Buddhist center? Come Sunday to our weekly public meditation. Starting promptly at 10 a.m., the session lasts about 1-1/2 hours. It’s a guided meditation based on the traditional practice of Chenrezig, the Bodhisattva of compassion.

Special Events

TRADITIONAL THANGKA PAINTING CLASS BEGINS AT EWAM CHODEN by Artist Lise Carlson–Sign Up Now–Limited Enrollment

Lise Carlson will teach Introductory Thangka: “Drawing the Female Buddha” at Ewam Choden, beginning Saturday, September 27, from 10-12 pm. and continuing monthly. Classes will be offered once per month.  No previous drawing experience is needed. A supply list will be emailed to registered participants.  The donation amount to Ewam Choden... [Read more]

NEW Special Teaching by Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche on Sundays after meditation

Recently, Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche has begun to give teachings after the usual Chenrezi compassion meditation on Sunday mornings.  The teaching is an in depth explanation of the Tibetan words of the sadhana.   Rinpoche’s explanations can be both colorful and profound.  Seize this opportunity by coming to the Sunday morning meditation, starting... [Read more]

KHENPO PEMA WANGDAK TEACHES AT EWAM CHODEN ON OCTOBER 25 and 26

Information on this event will be available shortly.  Read More →

Ven. LAMA JAMPA THAYE TEACHES AT EWAM CHODEN ON NOVEMBER 1-2, 2014

ABOUT THE TEACHING     Lama Jampa has kindly offered to teach on the first two points of the Seven Point Mind Training, which includes the preliminaries and the actual practice of Tong-Len (གཏོང་ལེན་) (giving and taking ). He will teach from the untranslated commentary of Tokmé Zangpo, (ཐོགས་མེད་བཟང་པོ),... [Read more]

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Empowerments

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will give Black Dzambhala and Hayagriva Empowerments in the Los Angeles area on September 6 & 7

This event is sponsored by Tsechen Chokhor Ling, a Sakya center located in Arcadia, California.   Black Dzambhala Empowerment on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014  at 1:30 pm   Hayagriva Empowerment on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014 at  1:30 pm Suggested donation is $25 for each empowerment.    The location is Tsechen Chokhor Ling, 12037 Clark Street, Arcadia,... [Read more]

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will give empowerments in Ukiah, California on September 20, 2014

DETAILS ON THIS EVENT WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON.  Read More →

*NEW* VEN. LAMA KUNGA RINPOCHE will give the RIGSUM GOMPO—Empowerment of the Three Bodhisattvas–plus special teaching on September 28 at 1 pm at Ewam Choden

Ven. Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche will kindly offer the three empowerments known together as the Rigsum Gompo. They are  Vajrapani, Manjushri, and Avalokiteshvara. The empowerment of the three Bodhisattvas will be given in a special one-day Rigsum Gompo empowerment. The empowerment will be followed by a special teaching on the Sadhana practice by Lama... [Read more]

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