The Vajrayana Foundation is a Tibetan Buddhist retreat and teaching center founded by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche. It is a Nyingma center in the Dudjom Tersar tradition. Also a non-profit organization, it was created by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche to establish the Buddha Dharma in the West. The main retreat center for the Vajrayana Foundation is Pema Osel Ling (Lotus Land of Clear Light), located in Santa Cruz, California.
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June 1-10 Wrathful Black Hayagriva, with Tulku Thadral Rinpoche
June 2-4 Oral Transmission for Longchenpa's Precious Treasury of the Genuine Meaning, with Tulku Thadral Rinpoche
June 11-15 Troma Ngondro Teachings and Practice, with Sangye Khandro
June 16-20 Troma Trekchod Teachings and Intermediate Length Troma Sadhana Practice, with Sangye Khandro
June 22-23 Shitro Nagso (100 Peaceful and Wrathful Deities) with Ney Dren, Ceremony to Liberate Dead Beings
June 25-July 3 Collection of Seven Treasures Guru Rinpoche Drupchen and Children's Retreat
July 3 Dance Day
Read HH Dudjom Yangsi Sangye Pema Zhepa Rinpoche's inspiring letter to the Pema Osel Ling sangha about our Gutor Losar Vajrakilaya Retreat and the special Dharma Protector practice we did.
Lama Tharchin Rinpoche passed into Parinirvana on July 22, 2013
Rinpoche asked Pema Dechen to give his Final Words of Advice (Shal Chem in Tibetan) after he passed:
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