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News & Updates

The latest announcements regarding CGF centers and practice groups.

Fire burning the forest floor at Chagdud Gonpa Rigdzin Ling.
April 29, 2022

Rigdzin Ling Restoration & Renewal

Rigdzin Ling Restoration & Renewal

The Restoration Committee is dedicated to planning, funding, and organizing efforts to nurture and renew Rigdzin Ling immediately and for the next 100 years. We invite you to join and offer your donations.

Two chiminea used for Riwo Sangchod practice at Chagdud Gonpa Ati Ling on a sunny day in Cazadero, California. Two chiminea used for Riwo Sangchod practice at Chagdud Gonpa Ati Ling on a sunny day in Cazadero, California.
November 15, 2021

Ati Ling Livestreaming Daily Practices Online

Ati Ling Livestreaming Daily Practices Online

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.

November 15, 2021

Ati Ling Livestreaming Daily Practices Online

Ati Ling Livestreaming Daily Practices Online

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 interviewed by the Forest Service about the Monument Fire.John Swearingen interviewed by the Forest Service about the Monument Fire.
November 10, 2021

Monument Fire Interview 2021

Monument Fire Interview 2021

John Swearingen was interviewed by the Forest Service about the Monument Fire in 2021.

November 10, 2021

Monument Fire Interview 2021

Monument Fire Interview 2021

John Swearingen was interviewed by the Forest Service about the Monument Fire in 2021.

The aftermath of the Monument Fire at Chagdud Gonpa Rigdzin Ling in Junction City, California. The aftermath of the Monument Fire at Chagdud Gonpa Rigdzin Ling in Junction City, California.
September 10, 2021

Rigdzin Ling Fire Updates

Rigdzin Ling Fire Updates

A local crew has been clearing fallen trees and landslide rubble blocking the path to the upper reaches of the creek where the source of the main water line is located...

September 10, 2021

Rigdzin Ling Fire Updates

Rigdzin Ling Fire Updates

A local crew has been clearing fallen trees and landslide rubble blocking the path to the upper reaches of the creek where the source of the main water line is located...

The stupa at Chagdud Gonpa Padma Ling in Spokane, Washington. The stupa at Chagdud Gonpa Padma Ling in Spokane, Washington.
August 18, 2021

Padma Ling Moving to New Location

Padma Ling Moving to New Location

The Padma Ling is in the process of moving out to our new retreat land at 5587 Happy Hill Road in Tum Tum. We will be having a work party on June 12th at 10am to help clean up the land....

August 18, 2021

Padma Ling Moving to New Location

Padma Ling Moving to New Location

The Padma Ling is in the process of moving out to our new retreat land at 5587 Happy Hill Road in Tum Tum. We will be having a work party on June 12th at 10am to help clean up the land....

December 23, 2020

The Meaning of Offering Membership

The Meaning of Offering Membership

Rinpoche established Chagdud Gonpa Foundation with its supporting membership to ensure the continuance of his legacy here in North America.

December 23, 2020

The Meaning of Offering Membership

The Meaning of Offering Membership

Rinpoche established Chagdud Gonpa Foundation with its supporting membership to ensure the continuance of his legacy here in North America.

A bright rainbow pattern. A bright rainbow pattern.
February 17, 2017

Statement of Inclusion and Nondiscrimination

Statement of Inclusion and Nondiscrimination

CGF rejoices in and supports the lives, relationships, and contributions of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer members and friends.

February 17, 2017

Statement of Inclusion and Nondiscrimination

Statement of Inclusion and Nondiscrimination

CGF rejoices in and supports the lives, relationships, and contributions of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer members and friends.