Date & Time Details: Sat, February 29, 2020 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM PST

Location: San Francisco, CA

Address: Asian Art Museum 200 Larkin Street San Francisco, CA 94102

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Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment

With Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

February 29, 2020

Khenpo Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche joins exhibition curator Dr. Jeffrey Durham in conversation to explore artworks on view in Awaken: A Tibetan Buddhist Journey Toward Enlightenment. They will reveal some of the ingenious methods that Tibetan Buddhist artists and teachers have used to guide the course of awareness for over a thousand years and the deeply meditative context in which and for which much of the art in Awaken was intended.

Jamyong Singye, a master thangka painter, will be on hand to demonstrate his techniques of grinding precious minerals down to make paint and answer your questions.


Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche
Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche is a meditation master and teacher residing in the San Francisco bay area of California. Rinpoche began his studies in Tibet with the great Jigmed Phuntsok Rinpoche, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest Dzogchen masters of the twentieth century. More…
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