CHOKHOR DUCHEN (FIRST TURNING OF THE WHEEL OF DHARMA)

August 1st  @8:00 am pacific 
Vajrayana Foundation Holy Day Livestream Puja 
Chokhor Duchen – Buddha Puja – 
Join Livestream here! 


Chokhor Duchen commemorates the day that Buddha Shakyamuni first taught the Four Noble Truths in Sarnath, India, and first turned the wheel of the dharma after attaining enlightenment.

The Four Noble Truths are:


 

Vajrasattva


From the tantra of the Three Verses on the Wisdom Mind:

Those who meditate on Vajrasattva
And recite the mantra perfectly
Will purify all their negative actions
And come the same as Vajrasattva.


This link will take you to the Dharma Treasures Bookstore:
Vajrasattva the Source of Purification


Vajrasattva, A Ngondro Teaching
and Oral Transmissions (Lungs) for the Sa Ter
and Concise Dudjom Tersar Ngondros
with Tulku Thadral Rinpoche
July 25, 2022 at 5 pm
In Person and By Streaming

If you attend in person, please note that our bookstore, Dharma Treasures, will be open 10 am – 5 pm. There will be no meals or housing available.There is no charge for this teaching, but offerings are welcome. Please use this YouTube link to stream the teaching:  https://youtu.be/Oh1coi6FZds

 

Ngondro Events with Tulku Thadral Rinpoche

Tulku Thadral Rinpoche

 

About Tulku Thadral Rinpoche

Tulku Thadral was born in India, the son of Drolma and Dondrub, a yogi from the Sang-ngak Choling Monastery. At the age of four Tulku Thadral was recognized by HH Dudjom Rinpoche Jgdral Yeshe Dorje, as the reincarnation of Lama Thadral Dorje, a student of the Dudjom Lingpa lineage. He received refuge vows from Nyoshul Khenpo Jamyang Rinpoche and Bodhicitta Vows from His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, and Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Rinpoche, followed by novice vows and full ordination from Kyabje Trulshik Rinpoche and Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche. Tulku Thadral received the Vajrayana vows as well as the Kama and Terma transmissions from HH Dudjom Rinpoche, HH Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, HH Dodrupchen Rinpoche, Kyabje Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche and Kyabje Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche. Since childhood Tulku Thadral has lived and studied at the Nyingmapa Wishfulfilling Center for Study and Practice, the Shedra established by HH Dudjom Rinpoche. At a young age he progressed through his studies with astonishing speed. Regarding the Vajrayana, Rinpoche completed his preliminary practices in the Dudjom Tersar cycle following instructions received from Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, and in the Longchen Nyingthik under Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche, his root teacher. He focused his studies and practice in the Dudjom Tersar Three Roots and received teachings on philosophy, meditation and ritual training from Khenpo Thubten, Pema Tsewang Lhundrup, Khenpo Tsewang Rigdzin, Khenpo Gelek Tenzin and Lama Chimed Rinpoche. He balanced his studies with private retreat whenever he had the time.

In early 1998, after graduating from his studies of sutra and tantra, Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche and Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche enthroned Rinpoche as Thadral Rinpoche, “Khentrul” being the title bestowed on one with a Khenpo degree, also recognized as a tulku, and possessing a high level of realization. Since graduating, Tulku Thadral Rinpoche has mainly taught at the Dudjom Shedra and in 2003 was appointed by Khetsun Sangpo Rinpoche as its Principal and Director of Education, a position he continues to hold to this day. Rinpoche also spends time teaching elsewhere in Asia and also in the West giving his first teaching at Pema Osel Ling and presiding as vajra master over the Mendrup Drupchen in 2014


Join Tulku Thadral Rinpoche
July 24th, Sunday, at 11 am (for Ngondro Participants ONLY)

Tulku Thadral Rinpoche will meet with Dudjom Ngondro Participants for Questions and Answers for a Zoom Livestream. Get your questions ready and watch your email for logon information.


July 25th, Monday, at 5pm

Let’s welcome Tulku Thadral Rinpoche as Rinpoche continues the
Pema Osel Ling Monthly Ngondro Livestream Teachings

Tulku Thadral Rinpoche will give the Lung for the Dudjom Tersar Concise and Sater Ngondro and continue with the Pema Osel Ling monthly Ngondro Teaching Livestream with the Teaching on the Purification of Obscurations through the Vajrasattva Recitation and Meditation.

Local Sangha are welcome to come to Pema Osel Ling to receive the Lung in person, but must produce a negative Covid test within 24 hours of attendance and wear a mask while indoors. (Shrineroom, all restrooms, Dharma Treasures Bookstore ~ open before the event, dinning hall tea area). Please check the Vajrayana Foundation Dharma Program Events for additional information including how to make offerings at vajrayana.org.

 Here is the streaming link – https://youtu.be/Oh1coi6FZds
All are welcome!