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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…

Events with Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche

Book Talk & Pristine Mind Meditation at Orgyen Dorje Den
May 27, 2017

Khenpo Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will teach on his book Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness and will provide instructions on Pristine Mind meditation from the Dzogchen Mind-Class (sem-de) teachings in this special afternoon session at Orgyen Dorje Den in Alameda, CA. After many years of practice and writing, Rinpoche published his book last year and has been teaching students in the Bay Area and around the world how to practice Pristine…

Our Pristine Mind - Meditation Teaching & Practice
June 2, 2017

Join renowned meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito for a special talk exploring the pristine nature of the mind. Rinpoche will guide participants to explore how to distinguish between ordinary mind, with its thoughts, feelings and mental events, and Pristine Mind, a deep inner refuge that we can access at any time. Using simple language based on teachings from his book, Our Pristine Mind: A Practical…

Our Pristine Mind - Teaching & Practice at Dharma Bum Temple
June 3, 2017

Join renowned meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche at the new Dharma Bum Temple in San Diego for special talks exploring the pristine nature of the mind on Saturday, June 3rd: Unconditional Happiness & How to Cultivate a Good Heart 11am – 12pm Teaching & Meditation ~ Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness from the Dzogchen Tradition 2pm -4pm Teaching & Meditation Rinpoche will guide participants to explore how…

June 11th Meditation Teaching & Practice
June 11, 2017

Local meditation master and author of Our Pristine Mind: A Practical Guide to Unconditional Happiness Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche is now leading meditation programs open to the public in San Rafael, CA. Please note the new location for these events. These meditation programs include teachings and guided meditation and are appropriate for all levels. This program will be held on Sunday, June 11th from 10am – 12pm. We are pleased to be holding this event at…

Shambhala Mountain Center Meditation Retreat
September 1, 2017

Finding Happiness Within: Reconnecting with Your Natural State through Pristine Mind Meditation “Happiness isn’t something we need to find or achieve. It is the very core of our being.” – Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche We are pleased to announce that Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will be returning to Shambhala Mountain Center in Red Feather Lakes, Colorado in September 2017. In this retreat, Rinpoche will provide instructions and guided meditations on the unique type…