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2023

Second Anniversary Celebration

U.S. Jokhang Temple

Saturday, July 15th

with

Ven. Lama Konchok Sonam,
Ven. Lama Kalsang and special 
guests

 

10:00 Guests Welcomed

 

10:30 Auspicious Prayers and Lhasang with Lama Sonam

 

11:00 Program Introduction

 

Performance & Songs

 

Refreshments

 

12:00 Lunch prepared by Kalnam la, Nepali friends, and DMC

1:30 3-Year Plan Update

Afternoon Refreshments & Performances 

4:00 Recognition/Appreciation 

5:00 Closing Dedication prayers

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2022

Lord Jigten Sumgon's  "Gong Chig"
"The Single Intent - The Sacred Dharma"  Teachings with
Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche
October 15th and 16th

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Khenchen Rinpoche has nurtured the Drikung Meditation Center since it's very beginnings some 30 years ago. We are delighted to welcome him at last to the new home of the DMC US Jokhang and most especially to receive these precious teachings on the seminal work of Lord Jigten Sumgon, the "Gong Chig".

The Gongchig conveys clearly the essence of the Buddha’s teachings. It delineates the causal law of the universe, Nagarjuna’s philosophy of interdependence, and opens one’s mind to principles of ethics that help to guard oneself against confusion on the path. Thus, the Gong Chig is a guide for every Dharma practitioner – for both study and application in daily life. 

Khenchen Rinpoche’s teaching and translations have greatly contributed to the establishment and flourishing of the Buddhadharma in the West.

His teaching style is warm and direct. Rinpoche has tirelessly translated numerous Drikung practice texts as well as great works of Buddhist philosophy such as Gampopa’s Jewel Ornament of Liberation. His additional works include: Transformation of Suffering, Stainless Ambrosia, A Complete Guide to the Buddhist Path, Great Kagyu Masters, Garland of Mahamudra Practices and Opening the Treasure of the Profound. 

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