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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

Online - Ngondro Retreat Part 1: Essential Prerequisites to the Practice of Dzogchen
February 7, 2020

“I have not given Dzogchen teachings previously. Now I am ready to explore the teachings and practice of Dzogchen with prepared students. Therefore if people want to receive Dzogchen teachings, they need to practice Ngondro.” – Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche The path of the Dzogchen teachings consists of receiving direct introduction to the nature of your own mind and finding enlightenment within you. Through recognizing the nature of your own mind and…

Weekly Guided Meditation and Teaching | Free Live Stream
April 11, 2020

Weekly Guided Meditation and Teaching with Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche Wednesdays at 7pm Pacific Time Duration: 45 minutes These free live stream sessions will include a brief teaching followed by guided meditation and powerful healing and protection mantra recitation with meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche. To join this weekly live stream session, you only need to register on this page once. We will send out a reminder each week with the link…

Part 2 - Online Ngondro Retreat: Essential Prerequisites to the Practice of Dzogchen
September 11, 2020

Part 2 of the Online Ngondro Retreat: Essential Prerequisites to the Practice of Dzogchen Note: Participants of the Ngondro Retreat Part 2 must have also attended the Ngondro Retreat Part 1 either in-Person or Online.  To learn more and to register for Part 1, click here. Prerequisites and Commitments: Everyone is welcome to attend this 2-part Ngondro Retreat. Rinpoche does ask that all participants commit to attending the entire set of teachings (both…

Online Ngondro Practice Day
March 6, 2021

Ngondro Practice Day Saturday, March 6th, 2021 10:00am – 4:00pm Pacific Time Join us for a special Ngondro Practice Day on March 6th from 10:00am – 4:00pm Pacific Time. Ngondro teachings set the foundation for the practice of Dzogchen. Success in Dzogchen practice depends on the strength of our Ngondro practice. As Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche intends to begin offering Dzogchen teachings and practice, Rinpoche decided it would be helpful to…

Free Live Stream: Karma in Everyday Life
April 17, 2021

Karma in Everyday Life with Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche Saturday, April 17th, 2021 1:00pm – 2:15pm Pacific Time Karma is happening in every moment. Everything we do and experience is governed by karma. By knowing this, we can control our own world. If we don’t know this, the world controls us. In this free online live stream, meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will teach on karma and how to work with…

Nirvana is Here in this Moment: Introducing the Vajrayana View, Meditation, and Conduct
May 1, 2021

Nirvana is Here in this Moment: Introducing the Vajrayana View, Meditation, and Conduct Two-Day Retreat | Saturday, May 1st, 2021 – Sunday, May 2nd, 2021 Online from 10:00am – 4:00pm Pacific Time With the right perspective, Nirvana is here in this very moment. In this two-day online retreat, meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will draw from the teachings of Longchenpa, Mipham Rinpoche, and Guru Rinpoche Padmasambhava to introduce the Vajrayana…

[Hosted by Shambhala Mountain Center] Online Meditation Retreat
June 4, 2021

Six Strengths for Living in a Challenging World Friday, June 4th, 2021 – Dharma Talk 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Mountain Standard Time Saturday, June 5th, 2021 10:00 am – 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Mountain Standard Time In this online retreat, meditation master Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche will draw on teachings from The Precious Treasury of Pith Instructions by the great Dzogchen master Longchenpa to provide guidance…