Guru Rinpoche Day
Dec
28
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

December 28th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

This day is also the anniversary of Guru Dorje Drollo, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Tiger, Guru Rinpoche conjured his wrathful form at Paro Taktsang in Bhutan and subdued all the local deities and treasure guardians.  He then made them the protectors of the Terma teachings (hidden treasures) concealed in both central and remote places in teh Himalayas, and entrusted them with the secret oral instructions, to be given in the future to Tertons (treasure discoverers) at suitable times.  He became known as Guru Dorje Drollo or Vajrakrodha, the Guru of the Adamantine Wrath.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

January 26th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

January 26th also marks the anniversary of Guru Pema Gyalpo, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Hare, Guru Rinpoche was invited to Oddiyana by King Indrabodhi.  He was made the crown prince and married Princess Bhasadhara. By ruling the kingdom in accordance with the Dharma, he became known as Guru Pema Gyalpo, the Guru who is the Lotus King.    

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Feb
25
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

February 25th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

Today is also the anniversary of Guru Shantarakshita, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the months of the dragon, Guru Rinpoche renounced his kingdom, practiced austerities, yoga, and meditation in the great cemetery of Satavana, the cool forest.  Gathering with all the Matrikas and Dakinis under his power, he became known as Guru Shantarakshita, the Guru who is the guardian of peace.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Mar
26
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

March 26th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

March 26th is also the anniversary of Guru Ghskya Sengey and Guru Loden Choktse, Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Snake, Guru Rinpoche took the Rabjung ordination from the Buddha's disciple Ananda.  He demonstrated unrivaled ability in understanding and accomplishing the Sutrayana and Mantrayana; therefore he became known as Guru Shakya Sengey, the Guru who is the Lion of the Shakyas, and as Loden Choktse, the Guru possessing intelligence and Supreme Siddhis.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

April 25th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

April 25th also marks the Anniversary of Guru Chime Pema Jungne, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Horse, the king of Zahor tried to burn Guru Rinpoche who transformed the fire into a lake (Tso Pema) and turned the mind of the Zahor people towards the Dharma.  At the time or displaying his adamantine body and having taken Mandarava as his secret consort, Guru Rinpoche became known as as the immortal Guru Chime Pema Jungne, the immortal Lotus-Born Guru.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

May 24th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

This day also marks the Anniversary of Guru Padmavajra, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Sheep, when the evil ministers of Oddiyana tried to burn Guru Rinpoche and his consort Mandarava alive. Guru Rinpoche transformed the fire into a lake and emerged with Mandarava on a lotus.  The people of Oddiyana were instantly inspired with devotion at the sight of the miracle and accomplished liberation in short time thereafter.  Because he was like an ocean of Dharma embodying the words of the Buddha, Guru Rinpoche became known as Guru Padmavajra, the Guru with the Lotus and the Vajra.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

June 23rd marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

This day also marks the Anniversary of Guru Sengey Dradok, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Monkey, when the Tirthikas from South India tried to cause great harm to the Dharma, Guru Rinpoche vanquished the Tirthikas and their gods and guardians into dust with his great powers.  Waving triumphantly the Victory Banner of the Dharma, he became known as Guru Sengey Dradok, the Guru who roars like a lion.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Jul
22
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

July 22nd marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

July 22nd also marks the Anniversary of Guru Tsokye Dorje, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Bird, Guru Rinpoche was born miraculously on a lotus in the middle of Laka Dankosha.  Turning the Wheel of Dharma for dakinis on the island in this lake, he became known as Guru Tsokye Dorje, the Guru who is the Lotus-Born Vajra.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Aug
20
7:00 PM19:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

August 20th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

This day also marks the Anniversary of Guru Khading Tsal, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Dog, when the Tirthikas from Tamradvipa threw Guru Rinpoche into the Ganges, he caused the river to flow in reverse order and rose to the sky performing a Vajra dance, thus becoming known as Guru Khading Tsal, the Guru soaring in the sky like the Garuda.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Sep
19
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

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September 19th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

This day is also the anniversary of Guru Nyima Ozer, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Pig, Guru Rinpoche transformed the poison concocted by the Tirthikas into nectar.  His healthy radiance transformed the mind of the Tirthikas and converted them and their retinues to the Dharma.  He became known as Guru Nyima Ozer or Suryaprabha, the Guru who is like rays of the sun.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Oct
19
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

October 19th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

This day also marks the Anniversary of Guru Dorje Trotreng Tsal, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Mouse, Guru Rinpoche assumed the divine form of Vajrakumara at Yanglesho (Pharphing) in Nepal and subdued all the local deities and negative forces.  He performed the sadhana of Palchen Yangdak (Sri Visuddha Heruka) and attained the Vidyadhara stage of Mahamudra realization.  He became known as Guru Dorje Trotreng Tsal or Vajra Kapalamalin, the Adamantine Guru with the garland of skulls.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

November 17th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent. 

This day also marks the Anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations. On the 10th day of the month of the Ox, Guru Rinpoche arrived in Central Tibet.  After he subdued the hostile demons and local deities of Tibet, he erected teh great monastery of Chokhor Palgyi Samye, and lit the lamp of the Holy Dharma of the Sutras and Mantras.  Guiding his 25 disciples and the king to liberation, he became known as Guru Padmasambhava, the Lotus-Born Guru.

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Guru Rinpoche Day
Dec
17
3:00 PM15:00

Guru Rinpoche Day

December 17th marks the 10th day of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  

This day is also the anniversary of Guru Dorje Drollo, one of Guru Rinpoche's manifestations.  On the 10th day of the month of the Tiger, Guru Rinpoche conjured his wrathful form at Paro Taktsang in Bhutan and subdued all the local deities and treasure guardians.  He then made them the protectors of the Terma teachings (hidden treasures) concealed in both central and remote places in teh Himalayas, and entrusted them with the secret oral instructions, to be given in the future to Tertons (treasure discoverers) at suitable times.  He became known as Guru Dorje Drollo or Vajrakrodha, the Guru of the Adamantine Wrath.

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Annual Mariamma Celebration
Sep
17
9:30 AM09:30

Annual Mariamma Celebration

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Each year gives us an opportunity to reconnect with the Divine Mother, Mariamma, Tara Ritrod Loma Gyonma.  You are all invited to join Lama Rangbar and Bodhivastu Sangha in this one-day event; we will be performing the traditional purifying washes and engage in her worship sadhana.  

People should arrive by 9.30 AM and be free to stay until 5 PM and bring a dish to share for potluck lunch.

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Barcelona: The Three Secret Bodies of the Dakini
Jul
15
to Jul 16

Barcelona: The Three Secret Bodies of the Dakini

Lama Rangbar will offer transmission and key instructions on the Daily Practice of Khandro Yeshe Tsogyal according to the Dudjom Tersar Khandro Thugthik.  Also, Lama will go into the subject of outer, inner and secret levels of the Dakini, Yeshe Tsogyal, Kurukule, and Singhamukha her corresponding forms, meaning and practice.

Lama will also offer specific meditation instructions with this practice and also teachings on how the various mandalas of outer, inner, secret and super secret levels of the Dakini function in our lives and practice.    For information please contact Longchen Khandro at: infoal63@gmail.com 

 

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Lama Rangbar at Rigdzin Spain - Chökor Ling
Jul
14
to Jul 16

Lama Rangbar at Rigdzin Spain - Chökor Ling

Lama Rangbar Pubic teaching in Barcelona Spain

Extracting Wisdom from Chaos

A survival guide for the 21st century

A Public talk by Lama Rangbar Nyima Ozer about the path of meditation and action. 

Have you ever wondered how to rectify the everyday stresses and major fears of our times within the path of an individual life?  Lama Rangbar will offer some basic methods of viewing our situations with some key instructions for attendees

Mataro date is the 14th and there is another venue as well.  For details on the exact time and location of the public teaching please contact the center coordinator:

Marta Buigas at:    martabuigas@gmail.com

or check the center's website:

http://www.namkha.org/index.php/rigdzin-community/rigdzin-spain-chokor-ling

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Lama Rangbar teachings in Zaragosa Spain
Jul
12
to Jul 13

Lama Rangbar teachings in Zaragosa Spain

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Lama Rangbar Pubic teaching in Zaragosa Spain

Extracting Wisdom from Chaos

A survival guide for the 21st century

A Public talk by Lama Rangbar Nyima Ozer about the path of meditation and action.

Have you ever wondered how to rectify the everyday stresses and major fears of our times within the path of an individual life?  Lama Rangbar will offer some basic methods of viewing our situations with some key instructions for attendees

for details on the exact time and location of the public teaching please contact the center coordinator: Tendrel Zangmo at:

martarubiom@orange.es

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Lama Rangbar teaching at Samten Osel Choling - Heidelberg, Germany
Jul
6
to Jul 11

Lama Rangbar teaching at Samten Osel Choling - Heidelberg, Germany

Lama Rangbar will be offering teachings at the Heidelberg Bodhivastu Center Samten Osel Choling. 

Please contact the center's director, Marcus Dannfeld at  info@tibet-astrologie.de for schedule details.

You can learn more about Samten Osel Ling center at: http://www.thegreatawakening.org/samten-osel-choling

 

or contact the organizer diirectly:

"Marcus Dannfeld" at info@tibet-astrologie.de

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Interviews with Lama Rangbar by Appointment
Jul
4
10:00 AM10:00

Interviews with Lama Rangbar by Appointment

Lama Rangbar is often requested to offer some time to individuals, groups or families on a more personal basis.  Those wishing to to ask practice and life questions to Lama Rangbar can schedule an appointment by contacting below:

Adress: 
Marga Klompélaan 34
1945 ZL Beverwijk
Contact: info@rigdzin.nl
 

There is no fixed charge for appointments.  Lama is being generous with his time and attendees are encouraged to reciprocate this generosity according to their ability.

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Netherlands: Vajrakilaya Teachings by Lama Rangbar: "The Sky Metal Sword"
Jul
2
2:00 PM14:00

Netherlands: Vajrakilaya Teachings by Lama Rangbar: "The Sky Metal Sword"

  • For more information please contact: Marga Klompélaan 34 1945 ZL Beverwijk (map)
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Lama Rangbar will be offering teachings about the special Nyingma Yidam deity Vajrakilaya. Lama will include a practice authorization transmission (Lung) on the daily Sadhana along with specific unique pith instrucitons on the structure and purpose of the practice.  

The teachings will occur on both Sunday afternoon and evening sessions,

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Netherlands: Group performance of the Naga Offering Ceremony called: "Lu Tor Dutsii Gyatso"
Jul
2
9:30 AM09:30

Netherlands: Group performance of the Naga Offering Ceremony called: "Lu Tor Dutsii Gyatso"

Sunday July 2nd

Naga offering ceremony at the riverside Morning session.

Naga offering ceremonies are performed for a host of reasons throughout Asia.  If done properly, these functions can restore critical balance of the 5 elements, as well as bringing prosperity and well-being.  
The attendees will perform this relatively rare ceremony led by Lama Rangbar Nyima Ozer in a a river-side site near Amsterdam to be announced.

Lama Rangbar may also offer teachings on "Why to perform Naga Offerings"

One of the unique features of the Vajrayana are the plethora of skillful means to benefit beings of all kinds.  Since we are all deeply connected, the performance of ceremonies such as Naga offerings enables essential balance to be restored to environments that have become otherwise disturbed.  Lama Rangbar will teach about how and why to perform these offerings, the benefits associated with them and the times it should be done.  For questions, please contact the organizers below.

For more information please contact:  
Marga Klompélaan 34
1945 ZL Beverwijk
Contact: info@rigdzin.nl
www.rigdzin.nl

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Lama Rangbar Teaching : Rigdzin Netherlands - Dzogchen Ling
Jun
30
7:00 PM19:00

Lama Rangbar Teaching : Rigdzin Netherlands - Dzogchen Ling

Friday evening (time to be announced)  June 30th
A Public talk by Lama Rangbar about the path of meditation and action:  

Extracting Wisdom from Chaos

A survival guide for the 21st century

Have you ever wondered how to rectify the everyday stresses and major fears of our times within the path of an individual life?  Lama Rangbar will offer some basic methods of viewing our situations with some key instructions for attendees

 

Saturday July 1st Teaching at the center 9:30AM - 12:00 AM.  How and why to perform Naga Offerings

Sunday July 2nd

Naga offering ceremony at the ocean side Morning session (Location near Amsterdam and time to be announced)

Sunday afternoon and evening sessions, Vajrakilaya Teachings at the center.

Monday (individual interviews with Lama Rangbar by appointment)  All are welcome to ask practice and life questions by appointment.

Tuesday July 4th evening at the center (time TBA)  Dharmapala teachings.  The outer, inner and secret meaning and methods for proper and effective practice

for more info about this Netherlands center see: 

http://www.namkha.org/index.php/rigdzin-community/rigdzin-netherland-dzogchen-ling

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Dakini Day
Jun
19
12:00 AM00:00

Dakini Day

Dakini Day (25th day of the lunar calendar) when the female energy of wisdom is most prevalent. Tsok at the Academy of Mantric Disciplines will be performed in the evening from 7-9PM.    If you wish to make a donation for tsok please do so using this online link:  https://secure.squarespace.com/commerce/donate?donatePageId=55084d80e4b02845a8a354be     Please check back for updates of timing closer to the day.

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Big Indian Spring Event
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Big Indian Spring Event

  • 126 Lost Clove Road Big Indian, NY, 12410 United States (map)
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  • On June 10th we will all assemble in Big Indian to enjoy a Morning Riwo Sang Chod (fire offering ceremony) together, followed by a spring offering to the Goddess Mariamma led by Lama Rangbar and Sapana.
  • After this and a pot luck lunch, we will all lend a hand to clean up the Big Indian building.

Please respond to Sapana@bodhivastu.org if you plan on attending.

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Saga Dawa Duchen (Full Moon)
Jun
9
12:00 AM00:00

Saga Dawa Duchen (Full Moon)

On his enlightenment at the age of thirty-five in Bodhgaya, the Buddha proclaimed:

"Profound peace, natural simplicity, uncompounded luminosity, I have found a nectar-like Dharma"

This day also marks the anniversary of the Buddha's paranirvana.

When the Buddha lay dying in the forest grove in Kusinagara, surrounded by five hundred of his disciples, he said to them with his last breath:

"It is in the nature of all things that take form to dissolve again.

Strive with your whole being to attain perfection"

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Refuge Ceremony (Guru Rinpoche Day)
Jun
4
9:30 AM09:30

Refuge Ceremony (Guru Rinpoche Day)

On Sunday, June 4th Lama Rangbar will be offering Buddhist Refuge to those who wish it. This is being offered due to several requests from the community.

The ceremony starts at 9:30 AM at the Academy of Mantric Disciplines in Poughquag, NY and will end by noon.  Those wishing to attend should bring one or two flowers of any type or color not owned by someone else.  Some of you may wish to offer a Khata (silk scarf) and if you do not have one, they are available for purchase at the center.

The refuge ceremony is open to anyone wishing Buddhist refuge and there is no charge for the ceremony.

Children are welcome to attend.

Today also marks the 10th day (Guru Rinpoche's day) of the lunar calendar when the male energy of skillful means is most prevalent.  There is a strong possibility there will be a tsok offering ceremony in the afternoon.

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Life Release for Saga Dawa
Jun
3
10:00 AM10:00

Life Release for Saga Dawa

On June 3rd, all are welcome to attend a "Freeing of lives event" to be held in Brooklyn, NY. 

As the release of animals must be infused with prayers to generate an effective dedication of the energy, Lama Rangbar will lead us through the prayers that will be said over the beings to be released.  We will assemble at the Coffee shop near the bait shop at 10:00AM:

Rocca Café & Lounge

2712 Emmons Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11235

 

 

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Dakini Day
May
21
12:00 AM00:00

Dakini Day

Today marks the 25th day of the lunar calendar when the female energy of wisdom is most prevalent. Tsok at the Academy of Mantric Disciplines is currently not announced for this day. Please check back for updates.

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