Upcoming Events

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

January 23, 2019

Losar Celebration: Vajrakilaya Dance & Tsok

With His Eminence Gyaldak Rinpoche

February 2, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

February 13, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

February 27, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

March 13, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

March 27, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

April 10, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

April 24, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

May 8, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

May 22, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

June 12, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

June 26, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

July 10, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

July 24, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

August 14, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

August 28, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

September 11, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

September 25, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

October 9, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

October 23, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

November 13, 2019

Open Teaching Webcast

With Pema Khandro

November 27, 2019

Dzogchen Day Webcast

With Pema Khandro

December 11, 2019

His Eminence Gyaldak Rinpoche

His Eminence Gyaldak Rinpoche is head of Drub Tashi Dhargey Cholkor Dechenling Monastery. In the lineage of the great Yogi Milarepa, Rinpoche was recognized as the tulku (reincarnation) of one of the three main disciples of Gampopa – Dorje Gyalpo. This recognition was conferred by the great Nyingma Yogi Sera Yangtrul, Sakya Dawa Sangpo and Taklung Matrul Rinpoche. Rinpoche lived in Tibet until 1991 and was taught by the Karmapa, the Dalai Lama and Chatral Rinpoche and he came to the US in 2005.

Gyaldak Rinpoche’s father was the a Kagyu and Nyingma practitioner who was the student of the great yogi and treasure revealer, the Putsi Tulku Rigdzin Chochung and his partner, the esteemed yogini, Pema Khandro, who travelled around Kham teaching Dzogchen and the Six Yogas of Naropa. Born in Kham Dhapa Zong in Eastern Tibet and recognized as a tulku, a reincarnated teacher when he was ten years old. He is the abbot of Drup Tashi Dhargey Cholkor Dechenling Monastary in Kham. It was founded by Gyaldak Rinpoche’s previous incarnation, Dorje Gyalpo nine hundred years ago. The monastery was destroyed in 1959 but was then rebuilt. Gyaldak Rinpoche went into exile in 1991 when he ant to become the student of the Dalai Lama.

After that time he continued his studies at  Kagyu Palchen Choling in Sikkhim and Palpung Sherabling Monastery in northern India, as well as studying Buddhist philosophy under His Eminence Mingyur Rinpoche. He also received teachings from the great Nyingma master His Holiness Chatral Rinpoche in Nepal.

Events with His Eminence Gyaldak Rinpoche

Losar Celebration: Vajrakilaya Dance & Tsok
February 2, 2019

Join His Eminence Gyaldak Rinpoche and the Community of Buddhist Yogis for Losar, a celebration of the Tibetan New Year, with Vajrakilaya Dances and Milarepa meditation and feast practice (tsok). Tsok is a Tibetan ritual and prayer which involves visualizations, mantras and recitation of the Milarepa Tsok liturgy. This is an open program held on Saturday, February 17th at 5pm PST. All are welcome.