2018 Event Gallery

DECEMBER 2018 Programs w/  Khenpo Rinpoche Samdup

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Buddha Vajrasattva Empowerment, Transmission, Instruction and Practices with Drupon Thinley Ningpo

November 30,  7 ~ 9 PM:  Buddha Vajrasattva Empowerment

December 1 & 2, 10 AM ~ 5 PM:  Vajrasattva Transmission, Instruction and Practices

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Fourth Annual Medicine Buddha Retreat with Construction of Medicine Buddha Sand Mandala, bestowed by Most Venerable Siling Tongkhor Rinpoche with Monastics of the Sera Mey Monastery, India7 – 11 November 2018 (Wednesday through Sunday)

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Special October – November 2018 Dharma Programs with Venerable Khenpo Samdup
October 27 & 28, 10 AM ~ 12 PM:  Meditation Instruction & Practices – Shamatha and Vipassana
November 3 & 4, 10 AM ~ 12 PMVajrayogini Teaching and Practices

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Vajrakilaya Commitment Retreat w/ Venerable Khenpo Samdup
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35-Confession Buddhas Retreat w/ Venerable Khenpo Choephel

Saturday & Sunday, 22-23 September 2018, 10AM ~ 5 PM

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2-Day Closed Commitment Great Drikung Phowa Retreat:  Transmission, Teachings & Practices with Venerable Khenpo Samdup 
September 8-9, 2018, 10AM – 4PM
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Essence of Uttaratantra, Buddha Nature – Kalachakra Tantra with Most Venerable Khentrul Jamphel Lodrö  Rinpoche
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Sublime Teaching:  Lojong – Training the Mind with Her Eminence Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche, August 4-5, 2018

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Pranayama Breath Control & Meditation Retreat with Ven. Acharya Yogi Lama Gursam

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H.H. 14th Dalai Lama’s 83rd Birthday Celebration with Long-life Puja and Smoke Offering, Long-life Puja and Prayer Flag Raising

Buddha Vajrakilaya Transmission and Practice Instructions, July 8, with Venerable Khenpo Samdup

Buddha Vajrasattva Empowerment & Song of Realization of Fivefold Path of Mahamudra by Jigten Sumgön 23-24 June 2018with His Eminence Tritsab Gyabra Rinpoche

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International VESAK 2018 Celebration with International Buddhist Committee of Washington D.C.

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Saturday, June 2, 2018 – 8:45AM – 4:00PM

Join Buddhists from across Washington DC metropolitan area, representing many different cultures and traditions, as we celebrate the Birth, Enlightenment, Mahaparinirvana of Lord Buddha

Sublime Retreats with Garchen Rinpoche – Magnificence of the YogiApril 13~29, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Milarepa Empowerment, April 13, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Milarepa Songs of Realization Teachings, April 14, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Garchen Rinpoche 82th Birthday Celebration Dinner, April 14, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Buddha Amitabha Practice w Garchen Rinpoche @ April 21, 2018 

Click here to see snapshot of Garchen Rinpoche performing Amitabha JangChog, April 22, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Amitabha JangChog Ritual, April 22, 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Chakrasamvara Empowerment, 27 April 2018

Click here to see snapshot of Vajrayogini Empowerment, 20 April 2018


Milarepa Retreat

Vajrayogini Retreat

Chakrasamvara Retreat

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Guru Rinpoche Bhum Tsok 100,000 Accumulation Tsok Offering Ceremony for the Long-Life of Garchen Rinpoche

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PUBLIC TALK:  How To Encourage Today’s Younger Generations of All Cultures in America To Learn and Follow the Buddhadharma Teachings –  Sunday, March 25, 2018:  10 AM ~ Noon

by Venerable Dong Yonden Gyatso – One of the most respected modern scholars and public educators in Eastern Tibet

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Guru Rinpoche Bhum Tsok Ganachakra Puja – 100,000 Accumulation Merit Offering Ceremony for World Peacew/ Khenpo Samdup & Capital Area Tibetan Association

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FEBRUARY 2018 PROGRAMS with New Year of the Dog Celebrations with Venerable Khenpo Samdup 

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JANUARY 2018 DHARMA RETREATS with Venerable Khenpo Samdup

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