Long life prayers for Lama Zopa 2017


As a reminder, Khadro-la (Rangjung Neljorma Khadro Namsel Drönme)  suggested that we offer recitations of two particular texts for the benefit of Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2017. The two texts are Vajra Cutter Sutra and the Dependent Arising: A Praise of the Buddha (Tendrel Topa). Please submit the number of recitations that you completed to anitendrol@guhyasamaja.org by February 14, […]

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 […]

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 […]