2019 – 2020 Event Gallery

 3rd ANNUAL GURU RINPOCHE BHUM TSOK – 100,000 Accumulation Merit Offering Ceremony  for World Peace and long-life of His Holiness Dalai Lama and other Holy Masters - with H.E. Garchen RinpocheKhenpo Samdup Rinpoche and Sangha members

** Friday Evening, August 21, 6:30 PM EST ~ 8:30 PM EST:  Empowerment bestowed by H.E. Garchen Rinpoche

** August 22 ~ 28, 6:30 PM EST ~ 8:30 PM EST:  Practice continues every evening with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche and Sangha members
** Download of Padmasambhava Sadhana and Bhum Tsok texts (CLICK BELOW) 
** Streaming on FaceBook Live
Limited access on ZOOM for ceremony participants
** ZOOM (Vietnamese Language – Việt Ngữ)
ID: 819 5401 9396
Organized by Drikung Dharma Surya Center and Capital Area Tibetan Association (CATA) – with support by Gar Drolma Buddhist Center, Dayton, Ohio and Garchen Meditation Centre, Vancouver, Canada
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Buddha Sakyamuni and Chenrezig Sadhana Practices with Achi Chokyi Drolma Smoke Offering, by Khenpo Thupsang  Sunday, 12 July, 10AM – 12PM @ DDSC Temple

2020 DDSC Sunday, July 12


Saga Dawa Festival Prayer for World Peace

Friday, June 5, 2020, 1 PM EDT (Click for Details)

ZOOM credentials will be emailed on June 3, 2020

with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche and Representative Lineage Masters of All Traditions from Bonpo, Nyingmapa, Kagyupa, Sakyapa, and Gelupa, and Representative of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

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Zoom Meeting ID: 998 9230 8832

Password: 966372

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84th Birthday Celebration of Garchen Rinpoche – Supplication to Tara and Long Life Puja (Click for Details) 

Friday, April 17, 2020:  10AM to 12PM; 3PM to 5PM

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ON-LINE 2-Day Closed Commitment Great Drikung PHOWA Chenmo Retreat –  Transmission, Teaching & Practices – Channel, Lotus and Bindu

28-29 March 2020, 10 AM ~ 12PM; 3PM ~5 PM

 Bardo Teaching Phowa book DDSC 3.22.20.pdf

Donation is Greatly Appreciated 

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DDSC On-line Teachings and Practices with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche  (CLICK for DETAILS)

During the current stay-at-home health crisis, DDSC will host Dharma programs available to everyone on their smart-phones, touch-screens and computers

Wednesday Evening, March 18, 2020

Saturday Morning, March 21, 2020

Sunday Morning, March 22, 2020

 DDSC Deity Yoga Sadhanas personal.pdf

Donation is Greatly Appreciated 

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Dzogchen Pointing-Out Instructions to the Old Woman, with  Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

Saturday, February 22, 2020, 10 AM to 5 PM – Commitment to Full Day of Attendance is Required

Vajrasattva Purification, Teachings with Practicewith  Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

Sunday, February 23, 2020, 10 AM to Noon

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2020 LOSAR NEW YEAR of the Golden Rat with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche 

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SUNDAY, March 1, New Year Blessings  with Most Venerable  Arjia Rinpoche 

10 AM to Noon:  The Three Principle Aspects of the Path by Tsongkhapa

1:30 to 6 PM:  Mongolian Buddhist Community Program and Audience with Rinpoche

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The Way of the Bodhisattva by Shantideva - with Venerable Geshe Ngawang Sonam

February 7 – 8 – 9, 2020

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SPECIAL JANUARY 2020 PROGRAMS in CELEBRATION of NEW LUNAR YEAR of THE RATJAN 18-19 and JAN 24-25-26with Ven. Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

Meditation Retreat (Click for Details)

 JAN 18-19, 10AM ~ 4PMCalm-Abiding Shamatha & Insight Vipassana – Teachings, Instructions and Practices 

SPECIAL JANUARY 2020 PROGRAMS in CELEBRATION of NEW LUNAR YEAR of THE RAT, JAN 18-19 and JAN 24-25-26, with Ven. Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche, at DDSC Temple

 Lunar Year of the Rat Celebration (Click for Details) 

JAN 24 (Fri – New Year’s Eve), 10PM ~ 12AM (Midnite)

 JAN 25 (Saturday – New Year’s 1st Day), 10AM ~ 12PM

 JAN 26 (Sunday – New Year’s 2nd Day), 10AM ~ 12PM

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PADMASAMBHAVA and the HEART SUTRA TEACHINGS & PRACTICES – Clearing Away Obstacles Before New Year  with Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

Dec 21,  10AM – 4PM & Dec 22, 10AM – 12PM

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CHÖD RETREAT – Cutting Attachment & Hatred through Uprooting Ignorance – From the Profound Teachings of Lord Jigten Sumgön - with Venerable Khenpo Tenzin Nyima

Saturday and Sunday, November 16 & 17, 2019, 10 AM ~ 5 PM Transmission, Instruction and Practices

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Fifth Annual Medicine Buddha Retreat with Construction of Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala with Most Venerable Siling Tongkhor Rinpoche and Sera Mey Monastics, India

Tuesday through Sunday, November 5 to 10, 2019.  OPEN FREE to PUBLIC for All Events

Tuesday thru Friday, November 5 ~ 8, 10 AM to 4 PM

Friday, November 8

Saturday, November 9

Sunday, November 10

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Five-fold Profound Path of Mahamudra:  Teachings and Practice Instructions by Drupon Rinchen Dorjee Rinpoche

Thursday to Sunday, 10 – 13 October 2019 

October 10 – 11, Thursday & Friday’s Evening: 7:30PM – 9:00PM

October 12 – 13, Saturday & Sunday, 10AM – 4:00PM

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Special 4-day Mani Drupchen – Avalokiteshvara Empowerment, Mantra Recitation, Teachings, Practiceswith Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche, Drupon Phuntsok, Lama Ado, Lama Kalsang

Thursday thru Sunday, September 19 thru 22, 2019, 9 AM to 6 PM 

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Meditation of Calm Abiding & Special Insight – Teaching, Practice and Q & Awith H.E. Rigzin Dorjee RinpocheSaturday and Sunday, September 7 & 8, 2019

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Buddha Amitabha Retreat in Celebration of Ullambana with Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche Empowerment – Mantra Recitation – Practice – 108 Candle Light Offerings – Puja for Deceased  Saturday and Sunday, August 17 & 18, 2019, 10 AM to 4PM   

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SPECIAL JULY PROGRAMS with Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

Saturday, July 6, 10 AM ~ 12PMH.H. 14th Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration with Opening the Kangyur

Sunday, July 7, 10 AM ~ 12PMMedicine Buddha Practices

GURU RINPOCHE PADMASAMBHAVA RETREAT – Teachings, Practices & Meditation  

July 13 -14, Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM ~ 5 PM

MEDITATION RETREAT: Calm-Abiding Shamatha & Insight Vipassana – Teachings, Instructions and Practices 

Saturday, 20 JULY 2019, 10 AM to 4 PM

Sunday, 21 JULY 2019, 10 AM to 12 PM Noon


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CHÖD RETREAT – Cutting Attachment & Hatred through Uprooting IgnoranceFrom the Profound Teachings of Lord Jigten Sumgön - with Venerable Drupon Thinley Ningpo

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, June 28 – 29 – 30, 2019, 10 AM ~ 5 PM Transmission, Instruction and Practices

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Great Drikung PHOWA Chenmo &  The 37-Bodhisattva Practices Teachings and Bestowal of Bodhisattva Vows by Venerable Khenpo Samdup Rinpoche

25-26 May 2019, 10 AM ~ 5 PM:  Drikung PHOWA Transmission, Teaching & Practices – Channel, Lotus and Bindu (Click for Details)  

 1-2 June 2019 10 AM ~ 5 PM:  The 37-Bodhisattva Practices Teachings and Bestowal of Bodhisattva Vows (2 June)  (Click for Details)  

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Great Drikung Phowa Transmission by His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Monday, April 15, 2019, 7PM – 9PM 

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Bodhisattva and Emptiness, by Most Venerable Dr. Bhikkhunī Thích Nữ Giới Hương

Saturday, April 27, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM

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Buddha Tara Programs with Khen Rinpoche Samdup 

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The Great Drikung Phowa Transmission: Bestowed by His Holiness the 37th Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, Monday’s Evening, 15 April 15 2019, 7 PM to 9 PM


CLICK HERE TO SEE VIDEO SNAPSHOT of His Holiness Blessing and Cutting 83rd Birthday Cake for Garchen Rinpoche

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Vajra Speech of the Essence of the Ultimate with Most Venerable Khenchen Rinpoche30 & 31 March  2019, 10 AM to 5 PM   


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2019 Four-Day Guru Rinpoche Bhum Tsok Ganachakra Puja:  100,000 Accumulation Merit Offering Prayers for World Peace, w/ Ven. Khen Rinpoche Samdup & Capital Area Tibetan Association

Thursday-Sunday, 14-15-16-17 March 2019


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    Nyingne One-day Purification Practice – Fasting, Sadhana & Mantra Recitations, Prostrations w/ Venerable Abao Lama of Garchen Buddhist InstituteSunday, February 24, 2019 at 10 AM to 4 PM Ritual Practice Instructions – Shrine Room Altar Set-up, Musical Instruments, Shrine Room Etiquette w/ Venerable Abao Lama of Garchen Buddhist InstituteFriday, February 22, 2019 at 6:30 to 9 PM 2019 Nyingne with Abao Lama-page-001

Meditation Calm-Abiding Shamatha & Insight Vipassana Teachings, Instructions and Practices w/ Venerable Khen Rinpoche Samdup, Saturday &  Sunday, February 16 & 17, 2019

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Lunar New Year and Losar – 2019 Year of the Earth Pig

Ven. Khen Rinpoche Samdup Monday, February 4, 10 PM –  12 AM:  Dzambhala Empowerment & Practice Tuesday to Friday, Feb 5 to 8 at 10 AM:  Buddha Shakyamuni, Dzambhala and Achi Chokyi Drolma Puja Saturday, February 9 at 10 AM:  Buddha Shakyamuni, Dzambhala and Achi Chokyi Drolma Puja w/ Prayer Flag Raising & Smoke Offering

Most Venerable Arjia Rinpoche Sunday, February 10  10 AM – Noon: New Year Puja and Blessing 2 PM – 3 PM:  Talk on Bodhicitta in Daily Life 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Private audience with Mongolian community


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Tashi Kyil Program @Drikung Dharma Surya 29 Jan - 3 Feb 2019-page-001 (FINAL)   White Tara Retreat – Empowerment, Transmission, Instruction & Practices by Venerable Lama Gape Thupten Nima

2019 DDSC White Tara Retreat-page-001  3-Day Commitment Great Drikung Phowa Retreat  - Transmission, Teachings and Practices Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11-13 January 2019, 10 AM ~ 5 PM by Khen Rinpoche Samdup w/ His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche Bestows PHOWA Teaching via Livestream on Friday, January 11  2019 DDSC January PHOWA Retreat-page-001