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chod empowerment in los angeles (update)

Rinpoche will give the empowerment for the chod practice of khandro gay gyang (bellowing laugh of the dakinis) from the Longchen Nyingthig cycle during his visit to Los Angeles.

Rinpoche will visit Pure Land Farms in Topanga, California on February 13th where he will bestow the chod empowerment and lead practice afterwards. There will be an opportunity to offer a khata to Rinpoche at the conclusion of his visit.

To learn more about the event and register to attend, please visit the Pure Land Farms website by clicking this link.

CHÖ practice in March

Rinpoche will be leading Chod practice at the Northwest Tibetan Cultural Center in March. Practice is on Tuesdays and begins promptly at 600PM. Please arrive early so you can be in your place and ready to practice when Rinpoche arrives.

The text is Bellowing Laugh of the Dakinis, arranged by Rinpoche.

You can find more information on the Cultural Center, including the Center’s location here.

Rinpoche is in the United States

Rinpoche has returned to the United States and is again living in the Portland area. He will be traveling to Los Angeles and San Francisco in Februrary. We will post information about the California trip shortly.

While in Portland, Rinpoche is generally in retreat. If you would like to visit Rinpoche, please send an email to info at lamawangdu dot org and we will do our best to arrange an appointment.