The Avalokiteshvara Meditation of
Great Compassion & Mahamudra
Group Meditation ~ Sunday, Aug 25 & Sept 1 from 2 – 3:30 pm
Avalokiteshvara is the Bodhisattva of Compassion, known as Chenrezig in Tibetan.
As the “Lord of the Snow Mountains”, he made a sacred vow to liberate the sufferings of all beings to attain complete liberation. In this group practice, enter into the Meditation of Great Compassion with its six-syllable mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum”.
Please bring refreshments to share. All are Welcome!
Upcoming in September ~ 10 Exceptional Days!
Lama Jay Goldberg Teachings: Sept 6th ~ 15th, 2019
Four Limitless Meditations, Taking the Eight Precepts,
Green Tara & Vajrayogini Summer Intensive Teachings
Online Registration Details Below
The talk on Friday Sept 6th will be held at Plaza Galeria in Downtown Sante Fe
All other teachings from Sept 7 ~ 15 will take place at Tsechen Namdrol Ling
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Friday Sept 6
Four Limitless Meditations 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Teaching and Meditation Practice on Loving
Kindness, Compassion, Joy & Equanimity
These four qualities are at the heart of developing Bodhicitta ~
Training in an altruistic attitude for sake of happiness for all beings
Location: Plaza Galeria, Marcia Keegan Gallery (LL7)
66 E San Francisco St – Lower Level, Santa Fe, 87501
Easy Access from Water Street or Santa Fe Plaza
(Parking at Water Street Municipal Lot across street)
Saturday Sept 7
Special Event ~ H.H. Sakya Trichen’s Birthday Celebration!Honoring this Special Day and the Following Week with Teachings by
Lama Jay Goldberg dedicated to His Holiness’ well being & longevity!
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Taking the Eight Precepts 8:30 – 10:30 am
Explanation & Taking of the Eight Vows for One Day
Maintaining self-discipline by refraining from negative actions
Includes vegetarian lunch we will share before noon
The rest of the day will be fasting
$30 General Admission
$25 Members / Seniors / Students
General Online Registration 8/23 – 9/4
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Green Tara Initiation 2 pm
Female Bodhisattva of Compassion in Action
This empowerment helps to cut through obstacles & liberate us
from physical, emotional & mental sufferings*
Green Tara Meditation
Sadhana Explanation & Practice
Empowerment & Instructions
$30 General Admission
$25 Members / Seniors / Students
General Online Registration ~ 8/23 to 9/4
*If attending Only the Afternoon Session of Green Tara initiation & meditation,
One must maintain a vegetarian diet during the entire day
Prior to the time of the empowerment.
(*Those who are also attending the Morning Nye-Ne Session,
taking 24-hour Vows will already be fasting after lunch)
Sunday Sept 8
Meditation of Great Compassion 10 am
Avalokiteshvara ~ Lord of the Snow Mountains
Bodhisattva of Compassion known a Chenrezigs in Tibetan
In this group practice open to the public, we enter into the meditation to
attain liberation using the six-syllable mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum”
Followed by Q & A session
Dana/Donation to Lama Jay Goldberg
Vajrayogini Summer Intensive Program
Sunday Sept 8 – Sunday Sept 15
Vajrayogini Tsog Sunday 2 pm
Profound Method to Accumulate Merit & Wisdom
Feast Offering for Vajrayogini Initiates Only
(Not necessary to have received 7-day Teaching for Tsog Practice)
Please bring food & drink to share. Your assistance in setting up
offerings & clean up afterward is greatly appreciated.
Monday – Friday Sept 9 – 13
Explanation of the Vajrayogini Long Sadhana*
Explanation & Practice of Each Section of this Profound Meditation
Teachings & Group Practice from 2–5 pm each day*
Detailed Instructions for Those Committed to Deeply Engage
in the Vajrayogini Practice with Q & A at end of each session
(Please bring your practice texts)
Saturday and Sunday, September 14 – 15
Vajrayogini Meditation Retreat*
3 Sessions per day: 10 am–Noon / 2:30–4:30 pm / 6:30–8:30 pm
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* To participate in the Vajrayogini Teachings and Retreat from September 9 – 15,
All participants are Required to have received the Vajrayogini 7-Day Teaching with Body Mandala and Uncommon Meditation Beyond Thought from a Sakya Lama*
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On-Line Registration Currently In Progress for the 8-Day Vajrayogini Intensive
Please Book Early ~ Limited Seating for this Rare Occasion
$400 VY Initiates Only * ~ General Admission
$390 VY Initiates Only* ~ Members / Seniors / Students
General Online Registration 8/23 to 9/4
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Tsechen Namdrol Ling is honored to host Lama Jay Goldberg’s second teaching series in Santa Fe. Also known as Ngawang Samten, he is a translator of The Beautiful Ornament of the Three Visions, Mo, Tibetan Divination System, The Sage’s Intent, The Sutra of Recollecting the Three Jewels (with commentary by Khenpo Appey) and many translations of sadhanas and rituals. He is a long-time Dharma practitioner who lived in India for 17 years, including 14 years as a monk in Rajpur as a disciple of His Holiness Sakya Trichen. H.E. Jetsun Kushok says of Jay Goldberg: “He is a longtime student of His Holiness Sakya Trizin and has been my personal translator. He is an excellent Sakyapa now practicing in daily life.” Lama Jay Goldberg is the practice director at Sakya Dechen Ling, H.E. Jetsun Kushok Chimey Luding’s center in the Bay area. We are pleased to welcome him back!
Teachings on Sept 6th will take place at Plaza Galeria, Downtown SF (check listing)
Events from Sept 7th through 15th will all take place at Tsechen Namdrol Ling
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After that date, we will provide phone contact.
Please be aware we are unable to answer questions during the teaching & retreat times,
As we will not be online & may not receive messages promptly.
Updated info will be on this page 🙂
Upcoming in October
Ven. Khenpo Rinpoche Jampa Teachings
Details to be Confirmed
Ven. Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche comes to us from the Dzongsar Institute in North India, where he taught and served as library director for many years. He received his Degree of Acharya after nine years of study and graduated from Dzongsar University with a Ph.D. in philosophy. Following his 13 years of study, he was ordained an Abbott (Khenpo) in 2004 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He spent seventeen years studying with his main teacher, H.E. Khenchen Kunga Wangchuk. He also spent three years of silent retreat in Tibet. He has received empowerments from all four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and from many great masters including H.H. the Dalai Lama, H.H. Sakya Trichen, H.H. Dagchen Sakya Dorje Chang Rinpoche, H.H. Karmapa, and H.E. Dzongsar Khyentse. He now teaches intermediate and advanced level classes on Buddhist philosophy, sutra and highest yoga tantra internationally. He is the founder and president of Tibetan Education Foundation, as well as the former president (2014-15) of the International Association of Non-sectarian Tibetan Religious Traditions (IANTRT) of North America. Additionally, he is the President (2017-19) of the North America Sakya Monlam World Peace Foundation.
Upcoming in November
Ven. Khenpo Pema Wangdak Teachings
Details of Teachings to be Announced
Born in Purang, Western Tibet in 1954, Khenpo Pema Wangdak’s family escaped from Tibet in 1959, and resettled in Mundgod, South India. He is the only child of five to have survived the escape. He has been a monk since the age of 7. In 1982, he was sent to the West by His Holiness Sakya Trichen, as the first of the younger generation of Tibetan teachers in America from the Sakya School. He is the creator of “Bur Yig”–Tibetan Braille. He is also the founder of Pema Ts’al (“Lotus Grove”) Schools in Mundgod, India (for Tibetan lay children); Pokara, Nepal (monastic schools for boys); and Pema Ts’al School in New York City (with a curriculum modeled on that of Sakya College, India). He was recognized with the title of “Khenpo” by H. H. Sakya Trizin in 2007. He received the distinguished “Ellis Island Medal of Honor” award by the National Ethical Coalition of Organizations in May, 2009 at Ellis Island for his humanitarian work around the world and is the first Tibetan ever to have received such an award. He has been guiding Western students for over 30 years.
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