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.
Vajrakilaya --painted by Lama Pema Dorje Rinpoche“With a wisdom ...
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Ngondro Retreat: April 3-8, 2015 | 04/03/2015
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Dates for the other retreats to follow
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Vajrakilaya Gutor and Losar Day Retreat
February 14-19, 2015
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Now Closed---A great success, thanks to you!
We raised over $20,000 and want to thank everyone who
donated and bid for more than 150 items. We will hold a new auction in 2015, and will be asking for donations of auction items later in the year.
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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