Chagdud Gonpa Foundation (CGF) is part of an international network of centers whose origin is Chagdud Gonpa in Tibet, a monastery founded in the 15th century. Established in 1983 by Chagdud Tulku Rinpoche, CGF offers teachings and meditation practices from the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism.
The Vajrakilaya drubchen performed at Tibetan New Year prevents the obstacles from the past year from carrying forward into the New Year. It is said that participation in a single week’s drubchen practice generates as much merit as a year's retreat.
Amazingly, we have arrived at our destination! It has been almost a year since the fire destroyed the Rigdzin Ling water system and it has now been fully rebuilt.
The Restoration Committee has begun working with conservationists and government agencies on repairs and for advice on the long-term restoration of the land.
Ati Ling is broadcasting its daily puja online via Youtube, on a private channel. For those who have received the relevant empowerments AND who have practised regularly with a Chagdud Gonpa sangha.
By offering a butterlamp, you are making a symbolic offering of wisdom. Just as light dispels darkness, the lamp represents the removal of ignorance so that you and all beings can attain the wisdom of enlightened mind. Butterlamps are offered every day and on sacred days at several centers.
Audio teachings for people looking to learn more about Buddhism.
Stay informed about what’s happening with CGF.
Read selected interviews and articles from the past.
Sounds and sights to support your practice.
Practice texts and prayers used at CGF centers and practice groups.