Annual Trekchod Retreat

HH Dudjom Rinpoche


Dudjom Rinpoche's "Mountain Retreat" (Ri Chod)

Teachings with Lama Sonam Tsering Rinpoche


Ri Chod: Extracting the Quintessence of Accomplishment – Oral Instructions for the Practice of Mountain Retreat Expounded Simply and Directly in their Essential Nakedness


"For those who, through the reunion of their perfectly pure past aspirations and potential karma, have heart-felt confidence in the Dharma of the profound and secret Great Perfection and in the Guru who reveals it, and who wish to go through the practice to its ultimate end, for all these fortunate beings here is an entrance door....."

[ HH Dudjom Rinpoche, from Mountain Retreat]





Pre-Retreat Information

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Trekchod is the epitome of Vajrayana's Great Perfection (Dzogchen) teachings, introducing qualified practitioners to the View of original purity by "cutting through" deluded perceptions about the nature of mind and phenomena.  


Students must meet prerequisite requirements to attend. If you have not already completed Ngondro (Preliminary Practices), please contact the office to request permission to attend.


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Organizer Dharma Programs


Sun, Dec. 29 - Sun, Jan. 5, 2020
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. US/Pacific


Pema Osel Ling
2013 Eureka Canyon Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
United States