Light of the Path Retreat 2017


Note: this is not a Guhyasamaja Center event Registration for the 2017 Light of the Path Retreat with Lama Zopa Rinpoche is open. Dates: August 20-September 17, 2017 Location:  Blue Ridge Assembly, a retreat and conference center in Black Mountain, in the Western part of North Carolina near Asheville. It isn’t necessary to have attended […]

Nyungne at DNKL weekend of June 9 2017


One of the best practices that we can offer during Saka Dawa is nyungne. The nyungne practice is considered to be the most powerful form of purification. Doing a single retreat purifies the negativity of forty thousand eons. If you complete the practice, you will never be born in the lower realms. And as a […]

DNKL special event: Living Compassion June 17, 2017


Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa’s center is offering an evening devoted to His Holiness the Dalai Lama featuring the famous Tibetan flutist Nawang Khechog and His Holiness’s niece, Tencho Gyatso. “LIVING COMPASSION”:  The Dalai Lama’s Life Story in Music, Words, and Pictures Featuring Nawang Khechog and Tencho Gyatso When:  June 17, 2017 from 7:30 – […]

Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa Teaching on Chandrakirti’s Entering The Middle Way, June 30 – July 9, 2017


This will be a remarkable and rare opportunity for those deeply interested in Buddhist philosophy and practice to study extremely important texts with a great, living master of this tradition. Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa has agreed to teach for 10 days at Guhyasamaja Center this summer on Chandrakirti’s Madhyamakavatara (Entering the Middle Way). Rinpoche […]

Stars at Dawn by Wendy Garling


I was fortunate to meet Wendy Garling at Sera Mey monastery last year. We stayed at Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche’s khangtsen along with several other friends and enjoyed attending His Holiness’s teachings together. Her new book, Stars at Dawn: stories of the women in the Buddha’s life, was recently published by Shambhala Publications. Description (Shambhala) In […]

Study Madhyamika beginning April 2017


FPMT’s Instituto Lama Tzong Khapa is offering the 7-year Masters Program both online and at the Center in Pomaia, Italy. Currently, we are studying the Ornament of Clear Realization with Geshe Tenzin Tenphel. If you are interested in an in-depth study of emptiness through a careful reading of Chandrakirti’s the Supplement to the ‘Middle Way’ (Madhyamakavatara), […]

His Holiness the Dalai Lama: Kalachakra 2017


His Holiness the Dalai Lama will once again bless the world by conferring the Kalachakra initiation. DATES: January 3 to January 14, 2017 LOCATION: Bodh Gaya, India Live streaming will be available. For more information, please visit the Kalachakra 2017 website. The tentative schedule is available here.