Page from Ngondro Commentary by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

Lama Sonam Rinpoche has finished the section of The Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind to Dharma and will now begin the next Ngondro Teaching Series with the Seven Uncommon Inner Preliminary Practices. What are these Seven?:

  1. Going for Refuge
  2. Bodhciitta
  3. Mandala Offerings
  4. Vajrasattva Meditaiton & Recitation
  5. Guru yoga
  6. Phowa
  7. Severance Practice and Dedication and Aspiration Prayers

On November 5th we will begin with Going for Refuge and the Dudjom Tersar Ngondro Oral Reading Transmission, also known as Lung. Join Lama Sonam Rinpoche and translator Cy Kassoff for these live stream teachings streaming from in front of our Guru Rinpoche statue at the Pema Osel Ling Shrine Room.

Ngondro Program Participants will receive the streaming link in your email. Watch for it.

There is no charge for these teachings but registration is appreciated. Registration includes live streaming with full access to the video recorded teaching.

Join Tulku Jamyang Rinpoche and Lama Sonam Rinpoche

8:00 am Vajrakilaya Daily Puja with Tsok
Streaming at
10:30 am -12:30 pm Ngondro Teaching
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