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.
This three-day retreat will focus on Hayagriva, a red wrathful form of Amitabha, Chenrezig and Guru Rinpoche. This meditation practice is part of the Longchen Nyingtik (Heart Essence of the Vast Expanse)
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.
John Swearingen was interviewed by the Forest Service about the Monument Fire in 2021.
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.