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

His Holiness Sakya Trizin comes to the S.F. Bay Area April 24 to 26, 2015

Information for this event will be posted when it becomes available.   Mark your calendar.    Read More →

*NEW* TRADITIONAL THANGKA PAINTING CLASS on Sunday, JAN 11, 2015 at EWAM CHODEN taught by Lise Carlson–Sign Up Now–Limited Enrollment

Introductory Thangka: “Drawing the Female Buddha” taught by Lise Carlson at Ewam Choden, continues on Sunday, January 11, 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 provided for the drawing and painting... [Read more]

MEDITATION with Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche will be held on Sunday, as usual

Chenrezi compassion mediation beginning at 10:00 am is held at Ewam Choden every Sunday. 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... [Read more]

COMPLETED–Ven. LAMA JAMPA THAYE TEACHES AT EWAM CHODEN ON NOVEMBER 1-2, 2014 CLICK HERE for all information.

SCHEDULE for the Teachings  SATURDAY, NOV 1—10:30 am  to 12:30 pm   *Lunch Break*    2:00 pm to 4:30 pm SUNDAY, NOV 2——1:00 pm to 4:00 pm REQUESTED DONATION AMOUNT —  $40 per day or $60 for both days.      Pre-registration isn’t necessary, but please arrive prior to the starting time. ABOUT THE TEACHING     ... [Read more]

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Empowerments

Upcoming–VEN. LAMA KUNGA RINPOCHE GIVES EMPOWERMENT OF SINGHANATA on SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2014

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche has kindly agreed to bestow the Empowerment of  SINGHANATA, LION’S ROAR AVALOKITESHVARA (Senggedra Chenrezi).    He is seated with the Naga King and many great nagas. His practice cures secret naga diseases and purifies non-virtuous karma, as it takes you on the path to enlightenment. The empowerment begins at 1:00... [Read more]

Completed–VEN. LAMA KUNGA RINPOCHE GIVES EMPOWERMENT OF SIMHAMUKHA on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2014

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche has kindly agreed to bestow the Empowerment of  SIMHAMUKHA (Senghe Dongma) Blue Lion-Headed Dakini. In a wrathful form, she is the manifestation of the enlightened awareness of the Buddha. With compassion and wisdom, she destroys hindrances, negativities, and evil forces. The empowerment begins at 1:00 pm and has a requested... [Read more]

UPCOMING EMPOWERMENTS TO BE GIVEN BY VEN. LAMA KUNGA RINPOCHE IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2014

Ven. Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche has kindly agreed to give two more monthly empowerments this year.  On Sunday, November 23, Rinpoche will give the empowerment of Simhamukha (Senge Drongma), the Lion-Faced Dakini.  On Sunday, December 28, Rinpoche will give the empowerment of  Singhanata  (Lion’s Roar Avalokiteshvara).  MARK YOUR CALENDAR ! ... [Read more]

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