Special Events

HIS HOLINESS SAKYA TRIZIN GIVES EMPOWERMENT OF GURU DRAGPO on Sunday, April 26 in Berkeley, CA–SEE INFO BELOW

His Holiness Sakya Trizin will kindly offer the Empowerment of GURU DRAGPO (Wrathful Guru).  This event is open to everyone.  The admission donation is $25.  Children under age 13 are free, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  The time is 9:00 am to about 12 noon.  The location is the Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley,... [Read more]

EMPOWERMENT OF VAJRAKILAYA – Registration is Now Closed

As of Saturday, April 11, registration for this Event is CLOSED We have reached the capacity allowed for the facility. Only ticket holders will be allowed entry – tickets no longer available.  HOWEVER, WE HAVE STARTED A WAIT LIST – PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEND US AN EMAIL INDICATING YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ADDED TO THIS LIST. THIS IS A FIRST-IN,... [Read more]

The next TRADITIONAL THANGKA PAINTING CLASS will be on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 1:00 pm taught by Lise Carlson–Sign Up Now–Limited Enrollment

THANGKA CLASS RESUMES on Sunday, April 19th at 1 pm. Introductory Thangka: “Drawing the Female Buddha” taught by Lise Carlson at Ewam Choden, continues in March 2015 after the morning meditation.  Pre-registration is required as class is limited to 10. The class is offered monthly and students can participate at their own pace. All supplies are... [Read more]

The 2015 HIMALAYAN FAIR at Live Oak Park in Berkeley, May 16 & 17–Ewam Choden will be there

Founded in 1983 by Lama Kunga Rinpoche and Arlene Blum, the annual Himalayan Fair continues to provide entertainment, food, crafts and other wares, education, altruistic support, and all-around fun. Ewam Choden will have a booth, as we often do.  For more information, go to  www.himalayanfair.net  Read More →

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Empowerments

UPCOMING EMPOWERMENT OF BLUE JACKET VAJRAPANI, Sunday May 24, 2015 at Ewam Choden

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will kindly bestow the empowerment of the Blue Jacket Vajrapani.  Vajrapani (Tibetan: chag na dor je. English: the Vajra Holder) is the wrathful yidam, representing the power of all Buddhas.                                                                                         ... [Read more]

Completed EMPOWERMENT OF YELLOW TARA on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Ewam Choden

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will kindly bestow the Empowerment of the Yellow Tara (Vasudhārā in Sanskrit).  The practice of the Bodhisattva Yellow Tara brings wealth and prosperity, both materially and spiritually. The date is Sunday, March 29th.  The empowerment begins at 1:00 pm and has a requested donation of $30. (Offering to the Lama is separate.) A... [Read more]

Completed EMPOWERMENT OF KURUKULLE on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at Ewam Choden

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will kindly bestow the Empowerment of Kurukulle on Sunday, February 15th.      Kurukulle (Tibetan: rig che ma. English: The One of the Action Family) is magnetizing power. Her practice is one of the 13 Golden Dharmas of the Sakyapa. She may be called upon for her powers of enchantment to subdue those evil spirits, demon... [Read more]

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