Institute News

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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The Buddhist Path – Downtown Missoula

Namchak Khen Rinpoche at Hot House Yoga, Downtown Missoula, 127 N. Higgins Street March 30, 2019, 2 – 5 p.m. Khen Rinpoche will go over the entire Buddhist path. The Buddhist path according to the ancient school of Tibetan Buddhism, the Nyingmapa school, has three vehicles and nine divisions within those three of practice and…

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Ngondro – Preliminary Practices

‘When we take our first steps on the Path, we are not yet capable of helping others. To accomplish the good of others, we must first perfect ourselves, by purifying and transforming our minds. This is the aim of what we call the preliminary practices, which establish the foundations of all spiritual progress.’ – Dilgo…

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Healing retreat March 31 – April 2nd

This weekend Khenpo will present this amazing deity yoga practice for healing on both a physical and mental level. Very apropos for our times. I have attended before and love this retreat. Check it out. 

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Getting excited for shedra 2017!

Myself and Deb have been working hard finalizing programs and getting ready for this years shedra. Nature of Mind I had around 100 registrants a few weeks ago! What a great weekend. I have been reviewing last years shedra recordings and can’t wait to start on the Mahayana section this year.

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