Gutor - Losar Retreat

January 31 - February 10

Dear Becky,

We want to encourage you to make plans now to attend our annual Vajrakilaya Gutor - Losar Retreat for the year of the Wood Dragon.

The wrathful Vajrakilaya Gutor practice is a powerful purification ritual traditionally done in the final days of the outgoing Tibetan year to cleanse and pacify all accumulated negativities, defilements and obstacles, in order that we start the New Year afresh. We will practice His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche's Putri Rekphung - The Razor that Destroys at a Touch Vajrakilaya practice. 

We will be posting details in the coming weeks. Please check back here for updates.

Your friends at Dharma Programs

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Upcoming Dharma Events

Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche's Twelfth Dechö

December 14 - 9 am and 2:30 pm

Dorsem Lama Chöpa (Offerings to the Lama as Vajrasattva)

In person (sorry, no meals) and by streaming

Dudjom Rinpoche

Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche's Dechö

December 29 - 3-6 pm

Ka Ter Dorsem (Vajrasattva) Puja & Tsok

In person and by streaming

2024 Trekchod Retreat

Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche's "Delightful Ocean of Pith Instructions"

Tulku Thadral Rinpoche

December 30, 2023 - January 7, 2024

In person and by streaming

2024 Retreats

Gutor-Losar Retreat

January 31 - February 10

Chakung Jigme Wangdrak Rinpoche

"Mountain Retreat"

March 1-3

Ngondro Retreat with Sam Bercholz

March 30 - April 7

Summer Retreat

May 14 - June 16

Children's Retreat

June 10 - 15

To offer butter lamps, tsok and to support our ongoing activities, please click here.

Holy Day and Daily Pujas by Streaming

Dec 12, 8:00 am - New Moon - Shakyamuni Day - Buddha Puja

Dec 20, 8:00 am - Medicine Buddha Day - Orgyen Menla

Dec 22, 8:00 am - Guru Rinpoche Day - Dorje Drolo

Troma practice Tuesday evenings 6 pm and Yeshe Tsogyal practice Saturday mornings 8 am

Beautiful shrine room; individual cabins, shared kitchen and bathrooms

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Personal Retreat Opportunities in our Three-Year Retreat Cabins

Shorter Retreats: From one week to three months (Dec. '23 to Feb. '24)

Longer Retreats: 3, 6 or 12 months (starting February '24)

Programs & Activities

Five Taras and Great Arhat Mandala Project

Based on a prophecy of Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche, we have commissioned and have now installed five marble Tara statues in our Shrine Room.

DONATE to create an auspicious connection with the Tara Project.

Three-Year Retreat (Drubdra)

We are now inviting applicants for our next traditional three-year retreat, which will start in 2024. 

For more information email

DONATE to help make essential repairs to our retreat facility.

Dudjom Tersar & Troma Ngondro Program

  • Group Q&A online sessions
  • Group accumulation sessions
  • Personal mentors
  • Special resources

Public Ngondro Teachings and Lungs - December 13:

Tulku Thadral Rinpoche teaching on Troma Ngondro - Recording Link

Program members only:

Q&A Dudjom Tersar

Accumulation Session

Red Dorje Drolo Stupa Mandala Completion

We have now finished pouring the concrete inner courtyard for the Stupa Mandala, the 4' outer courtyard and footings for the auspicious fence and individual stone stupas. Thank you for your support!

Siddhi Dung Nyen

Ongoing ~ 79.1 million

Due to the great obstacles the world is facing, we are accumulating 100 million Vajra Guru mantras. 

We invite you to be part of this great undertaking by sending your accumulations to

Numbers will be updated on our homepage). 

2023 Annual Yearbook

Coming Soon!

For now, see photos of our 2022 pujas, retreats and art activities, catch up on the progress of our Stupa and Tara/Arhat projects, and enjoy stories of wedding attendees who have had transformative experiences here.

Dharma Treasures

20% Off All Himalayan and Japanese Incense and Burners Sale Extended to December 15

Wooden Incense Boxes, Hand Carved and Painted in Nepal

7", 10" and 14"

Dudjom Treasure Vases

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