About us

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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Monthly Puja Streaming & Upcoming Events: 

Click Here for Daily Puja Streaming

Click Here for the May 2022 Puja Schedule (Updated 4/28)

Click Here for the Ngondro Program Schedule

 

Make Offerings for the teachers, or for Tsok and Butter Lamps - Names of donors and loved ones will be read daily at tsok

 

 

 Dorje Drolo Drupchen Dance

2022 Summer Retreat - By Streaming and In Person 

For Oral Transmissions (Lungs) and Empowerments (Wangs): You can receive the full lung by live streaming, but it must be received in real time.

Watching the wang by streaming is for the blessings only. You must attend in person to receive the full empowerment.

 

  

Vajrakilaya (Wang, Lung, Teachings, and Practice) June 4-9

Troma Nagmo (Wang, Lung, Teachings, and Practice) June 11-16 and June 17-21

Shitro and Neydren (Wang, Ceremony to Help the Deceased, and Practice) June 24-27

Drupchen (Lung, Teachings and Practice)

Youth Retreat

 

 

 

 

With the greatest sorrow we share the news of the parinirvana of His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche III

 

Swift Rebirth Prayers for H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche III Sangye Pema Shepa

 

Dudjom Yangsi Passing Letter English 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sangha Photo Siddhi Dung Nyen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siddhi Dung Nyen

 

Last year we began accumulating Vajra Guru Mantras.

 

Our goal is 100 Million. 

We are over half way there! 

Please help us add to our total!

 

Turn in your mantra count to offerings@vajrayana.org  

 

 

 

As of April 1 2022 the total recited is 52,063,480

Thank you for helping with this great effort!

Join us to start accumulating at any time. 

 

 

 

 

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Support the Foundation through its membership program. Get 10% off retreats and at the Dharma Treasures gift shop.

 

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You can provide any level of financial support you want to whichever project or program you'd like to sponsor. We have many "thank you" gifts available as a show of our gratitude for your help.

 

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Rinchen Barwa

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's Torma collection available for purchase.