Our Center Must to Find and Move to
a New Location by November 30th!
Please Help Us Identify a Space for Living & Practice
Do you know of any suitable, uplifting space in or nearby
Santa Fe available for us settle in before November 30th?
We have one month extra time to keep looking!
We are especially looking to the Northeast, South & Southeast areas
even just outside Santa Fe. If you know of or spot any place ~
May be a place to rent or possibly buy:
1-2 Bedrooms with living room for group sitting space,
accessible parking & nice environment…
Please contact: email@example.com
Yes, you read that correctly! We have been asked to stay on
for one more month in our current location!
Upcoming in November
Ven. Khenpo Pema Wangdak
Friday through Sunday, November 22nd – 24th
The Heart Sutra ~ Study and Practice Weekend
The Profound Nature of Emptiness
The Blessed One Buddha Shakyamuni was seated on Vulture’s Peak in Rajagriha
with a huge congregation of the exalted community of Bhikshus and Bodhisattvas,
dwelling in the profound meditation called Profound Vision.
How may we understand the profound path of seeing not entrapped by concepts?
Through the Heart Sutra which condenses the essence & meaning of all the sutras.
Teyatha Om Gate Gate Paragate Parasamgate Bodhi Svaha
Part I: Friday Nov 22 from 6 – 7.30 pm
Part II: Saturday Nov 23 from 1 – 5 pm
Part III: Sunday Nov 24 from 1 – 4 pm
Refuge Ceremony: from 4 – 5 pm
Registration Details Soon 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 guided Western students for over 30 years.
Ven. Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche Teachings
Details To Be Announced
Ven. Khenpo Jampa Rinpoche has been invited to teach at Tsechen Namdrol Ling in our new location. Khenpo 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.
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