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During the pandemic many retreats and events via webinar – see ewam.org for more information. This one highly recommended for shedra students. Taking Happiness and Suffering on the Path with Khen Rinpoche – Free Webinar When: Sundays, April 19 & 26, 2020 Time: 9-11am and 3-5 pm MST   Khen Rinpoche will be teaching a live…

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Summer Program Cancelled

Updated Coronavirus Announcement: In accordance with the wishes of the supreme Gochen Tulku Sang-ngag Tenzin Rinpoche and Namchak Khen Rinpoche, the Pema Traktung retreat from April 17-19 and the Yeshe Lama retreat from April 23-May 2 are both cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak. For those of you who have already registered and paid your…

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Covid-19 Shedra Announcement

Dear friends and students, as of now the summer program is still scheduled and will be happening at the garden. We will review the situation as new updates are available and keep all interested and registered students informed of any changes. Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche continues to offer his heartfelt prayers to all those who have…

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Shedra 2020 Schedule Released

The Summer Buddhist Studies Program information is posted. Registration and the listings on the weekend programs will be available soon. Its going to be an iconic year of incredible teachings!

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The summer Buddhist studies program concludes with great new news

This years summer program concluded successfully after one month into the ever fascinating world of Buddhist philosophy. The Ewam Buddhist Institute published its first book by Patrul Rinpoche, ‘The General Meaning of the Treasury of Precious Qualities’, translated by Justin Kirkwood. Additionally during the program Khen Rinpoche and Jetsunma, the current main shedra teachers announced…

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Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche on Buddhist Studies

I felt a very important message last month at Ranjung Yeshe Institute in Kathmandu for all students of Buddhism about the transmission and study of Tibetan Buddhism especially to other countries. A must watch. Dzongsar is beyond being bought or sold by anyone or any ideology; offering fresh, relevant and brilliant insights. https://shedrub.org/news/dzongsar_visit/…

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Institute in Kathmandu

This past month several students of the summer shedra had the opportunity to partake of the transmissions and empowerments with Rabjam Rinpoche at Shechen Monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal. The reading transmissions included the complete works of Jigme Lingpa and Patrul Rinpoche. This was a special almost inconceivable time for all of us as our program…

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Jigme Lingpa in the West

Jigme Lingpa – With Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche (the foremost incarnation of Jigme Lingpa (currently Dzongsar Khenstse Rinpoche) being one of the two main gurus of Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche it is no wonder that the Longchen Nyingthik (vast expanse heart essence) teachings are featured at many of our retreats. From Yeshe Lama to our summer shedra…

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Introduction to Tantra with Green Tara Transmission

Namchak Khen Rinpoche at the Garden of One Thousand Buddhas Sunday March 31,  2-5 p.m.      Introduction to Tantrayana otherwise known as Mantrayana or the Vajrayana is the topic of this talk. It is the Resultant Vehicle, because the path is no longer based on establishing the cause, but identifying directly with the fruition (Buddhahood). Tantra begins with the view that…

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