Guest Speaker Series: Geshe Sherab on Tsongkhapa’s Lines of Experience


Tibetan Buddhism is known for its Lam Rim tradition, a lineage of teachings that condense all of the teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha into a concise and systematic process of mental training that culminates in achieving enlightenment. Lama Tsongkhapa the founder of the Gelug tradition, the school of Tibetan Buddhism The Guhyasamaja Center is associated with, […]

Cultivating Calm Abiding: a silent retreat on The Four Close Placements of Mindfulness


Sunday, March 18 9:30 am – 4:30 pm 10875 Main Street Unit 108, Fairfax, VA In this silent retreat, we train in cultivating calm abiding by gently tending to the four close placements of mindfulness: mindfulness of the body, of feelings, of the nature of mind, and the nature of phenomenon.Deepening our practice of calm […]

2016 Fundraising Appeal


Dear Members, Participants and Friends of Guhyasamaja Center, Our center is in need of your help. Over the past couple of years, we’ve been providing a much wider range of classes and other programs than ever before at the center.  Our local teacher and facilitators are doing more and we’re also hosting a wider range […]

Special Event: Living Confidently, Dying Peacefully: Tibetan Buddhist Perspectives on Life, Death, and Rebirth With Ven. Amy Miller


Lama Zopa Rinpoche says that every second of our human life is more precious than skies of wish-granting jewels. It is particularly in developing a deep awareness and appreciation of the fleeting nature of our life that we understand the importance of transforming those moments into causes for our own spiritual growth and development. Similarly […]

Special Extensive Medicine Buddha Prayer Event June 25


WHEN: June 25th, 2016, 1:00 – 5:30 PM; please check Calendar to confirm  WHERE: The Guhyasamaja Center, Professional Center of Fairfax Building, 10875 Main Street, Unit 108, Fairfax, VA  TEACHER: Dr. Lorne Ladner, Ph.D. This is a special opportunity to benefit deceased loved ones. We will gather together to perform this very beautiful, meaningful and […]

Sera Mey Monks Tour: DC Metropolitan Area Events October 2015


updated: October 7, 2015  We are honored that Khen Rinpoche Ngawang Jorden will be in the D.C. area from October 2nd to the 20th. He will be accompanied by Jangtse Rinpoche Tenzin Khechok and several other monks. Rinpoche is currently the abbot of Sera Mey Monastic University. The monks are fundraising to support the construction […]

How to Establish a Daily Practice with Yangsi Rinpoche Guhyasamaja Center July 12 2015


We are honored to host Ven. Yangsi Rinpoche on Sunday, July 12. Rinpoche will teach us how to establish a daily practice. In this class we will assemble the tools needed to develop a successful daily practice. We will become familiar with the elements necessary to generate spiritual realizations in the mind, and will discuss […]