Event : Summer Retreat with Lama Tharchin
Date : June 8-July 10 2011
Venue : Pema Osel Ling
Website : http://www.vajrayana.org/
Directions : http://www.vajrayana.org/directions/
Summer Retreat 2011
June 8 Buddha Puja and Shower of Blessings
June 9-15: Khandro T'huk T'hik
June 18-26: Troma Nagmo
June 30-July 1: Shitro Ngagso
July 2-10: Collection of Seven Treasures Drupchen
Lama Tharchin Rinpoche is a Dzogchen (Great Perfection) master of Vajrayana Buddhism. He is the tenth lineage holder of the Repkong Ngakpas. This is a family lineage of yogis, or householders, and was the largest community of non-monastic practitioners in Tibet. Rinpoche was trained in His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche's monastery, engaged in five years of solitary retreat and then completed the three year retreat with three others under Dudjom Rinpoche.
In addition to Dudjom Rinpoche, his main teachers have been Chatral Rinpoche, Lama Sherab Dorje Rinpoche, and Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche. Rinpoche left Tibet by foot with his family in 1959. He lived in Orissa, India and Kathmandu, Nepal before coming to America in 1984 for health reasons. While in America, Dudjom Rinpoche asked Lama Tharchin Rinpoche to turn the third wheel of Dharma, the teachings of Vajrayana Buddhism.