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

GUEST LAMAS COMING to the CENTER—Khenpo Migmar, Khenpo Pema, and Lama Jampa Thaye–See below for info

August 15 through 17, 2014—Khenpo Migmar Tseten will give teachings on the Heart Sutra  (Prajnaparamita, the “Perfection of Wisdom”) October 24 through 27, 2014–Khenpo Pema Wangdak will teach (topic to be announced) October 31 through November 1, 2014—Lama Jampa Thaye will teach (topic to be announced)  These Lamas are... [Read more]

EWAM CHODEN MEMBERSHIP DRIVE and Thanks for your donations

Lama Kunga Rinpoche, the EC Board of Directors, members, students, and all who benefit from our center give heartfelt thanks to everyone who answered our call for “end of the year” donations, and to those who continue to be generous with their offerings.  The Center survives from the various donations and cannot exist without them.   Also,... [Read more]

UPDATE about Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche’s travels

Ven. Lama Kunga Rinpoche is currently home in residence at Ewam Choden.  Come join him in the Sunday Chenrezi compassion meditation!   Lama Kunga Rinpoche attended the teachings of H.H. Sakya Trizin in Walden, New York from the end of March through April. and then in Vancouver, B.C., Canada,  in early May.   Prior to attending the New York teachings,... [Read more]

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Empowerments

H.E. JETSUN KUSHOK LAMA CHIMEY LUDING will offer GREEN TARA EMPOWERMENT AT EWAM CHODEN ON SUNDAY, JULY 27 AT 10:00 A.M.

Green Tara, the Mother of all Buddhas, is the female manifestation of compassion. There is no prerequisite for the Green Tara Empowerment.  However,  a vegetarian diet for the entire day is necessary. The Tara four mandala puja and a brief instruction on Tara practice will follow the initiation.  REQUESTED DONATION is $40. and dana (offering) to... [Read more]

VEN. LAMA KUNGA RINPOCHE will offer the RIGSUM GOMPO—Empowerments of the Three Bodhisattvas–plus special teaching

Ven. Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche will kindly offer the three empowerments known together as the Rigsum Gompo. They are  Vajrapani, Manjushri, and Avalokiteshvara. They will be given separately, according to the schedule below.  The day of the Avalokiteshvara empowerment will include special instruction in the morning, followed by meditation, lunch... [Read more]

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