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Thursday Evening Meditation

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Padmasambhava Meditation Center

Weekly evening meditation practice will be held at the Padmasambhava Meditation Center from 7-9 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend, including beginners and more advanced practitioners.  Rinpoche will provide meditation instruction on October 23rd & 30th, November 20th & 25th, and December 4th.  Meditation sessions will be led by senior students when Rinpoche is not available.  During these sessions, we will listen to recordings of Rinpoche’s teachings, do meditation practice, and have a short discussion at the end.  See our calendar for updates.  Attendance is free and no registration is required. (There will be no meditation on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 27.) We are pleased to announce live streaming of Rinpoche’s meditation instruction. Please click here for more information.

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Mindfulness and Ethics

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 1, 2014
Fairfax, CA

Chhoje Rinpoche will lead us in a discussion of practicing mindfulness and ethics in modern times.  This teaching will take place in Fairfax, California.  Details of the location will be emailed to you after you register or please email Tara Roberts at studentresources@pmctr.org for more information.

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Working with Anger

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 5, 2014
Private Residence, Westlake Village, CA

Chhoje Rinpoche speaks on “Working with Anger” on Wed. Nov. 5th, Westlake VIllage. For more information email westlakedharma@gmail.com

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Mindfulness and Ethics

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 7, 2014
Private Residence, Westlake Village, CA

Chhoje Rinpoche speaks on maintaining “Mindfulness and Ethics” in these modern times on Fri. Nov. 7th, Westlake VIllage. For more information email westlakedharma@gmail.com

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Meditation Instruction & Practice

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 8, 2014
Private Residence, Westlake Village, CA

Chhoje Rinpoche will lead us in meditation on Sat. Nov. 8th, Westlake VIllage. For more information email westlakedharma@gmail.com

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Working with Anger

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 14, 2014
Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Ashland, Oregon

Rinpoche will lead us in a teaching on how to work with our anger.

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How to Bring Emotional Balance Through the Practice of Meditation

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 15, 2014
Rogue Valley Roses, Medford, Oregon

Rinpoche will discuss the benefits of meditation practice. Call (541) 512-1604 for more information.

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Mindfulness and Ethics

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

November 21, 2014
Padmasambhava Meditation Center, Denver CO

A discussion of mindfulness & meditation to promote ethics and basic sanity.

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An Introduction to Buddhism

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 6, 2014
Grand Junction, Colorado
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The Importance of Mindfulness in Meditation

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 7, 2014
Grand Junction, Colorado
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Transforming Negative Emotions to Your Benefit

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 11, 2014
Ridgway, Colorado

Mindfulness and Ethics

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 12, 2014
Montrose, Colorado

Mindfulness Meditation

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 13, 2014
Montrose, Colorado
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Transforming Negative Emotions to Your Benefit

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 19, 2014
Padmasambhava Meditation Center
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Vajrayana Empowerments: Vajra Kilaya & Dorje Trollo

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 29, 2014
Padmasambhava Meditation Center

Vajrakilaya and Dorje Trollo empowerment: As Chhoje Rinpoche states “Vajra Kilaya and Dorje Trollo in union is a very sacred teaching as it is mentioned in all the tantric texts. The Yidam Vajra Kilaya is able to vanquish all of our outer, inner, and secret obstacles. This empowerment will give you the blessing to overcome emotional distress and anxiety, and will lead you to realize innermost compassion and wisdom nature. This is particularly important in these decadent times when there are so many external negative forces and internal afflictive emotions that are not easy to subdue and liberate.  A person who is willing to practice this sacred deity will be able to overcome outer, inner, and secret obstacles and will achieve the body of compassion and wisdom, transcending from dualistic conflicts.”

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Winter 2014/2015 Retreat

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 29, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Padmasambhava Meditation Center

If you would like to register for the entire retreat with both Rinpoche’s, please register here.

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Vajrayana Empowerment: Dudjom Troma

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 30, 2014
Padmasambhava Meditation Center

This is the secret-most nature of the Dakini principle, the feminine enlightened essence which represents basic goodness or the fundamental enlightened quality which pervades every being.  This practice is so sacred that 13 great students of Dudjom Lingpa achieved rainbow body – meaning that their body dissolved into light at the time of death, and they achieved total exhaustion of all dualistic obscurations of gross and subtle phenomena.  Countless practitioners over the centuries have achieved the enlightened state through this practice. Rinpoche explains that this is a very important empowerment to receive, particularly for those that want to do the Troma Dakini practice.

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The Meaning of the Seven Line Prayer & the Practice of the Shower of Blessings Tsok Offering

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

December 31, 2014
Padmasambhava Meditation Center

This will be a tremendous blessing from Padmasambhava from the Seven Line Prayer of Mipham Rinpoche’s translation.  Both Rinpoches will give an explanation of the Seven Line Prayer, Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) and the Tsok (food) offering practice. The transmission for the tsok offering practice, and the supplemental prayers from our lineage will be given. Please feel free to bring a delicious food offering to contribute to the ceremony.  This event is free of charge.  We will also have a New Year’s Eve party that evening that all are welcome to attend.

Meditation Teachings

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

January 1, 2015
Padmasambhava Meditation Center of the Rockies

A detailed explanation on the practice of meditation.

Meditation Teachings

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

January 2, 2015
Padmasambhava Meditation Center of the Rockies

A detailed explanation of the practice of meditation will be given.

Long Life Empowerment

with The Venerable Chhoje Tulku Rinpoche

January 3, 2015
Padmasambhava Meditation Center of the Rockies

Full Moon Practice & Statue Consecration

January 4, 2015
Padmasambhava Meditation Center of the Rockies