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Khenpo Ugyen Wangchuk

The Red Vajrasattva practice has been held at Rigzdin Ling, with daily practice and a drubchen annually each year.  This year Gochen Tulku Sang-ngag Rinpoche was the Vajra Master.   Khenpo Ugyen Wangchuk, a scholar accomplished in the arts of the Vajrayana, was the skilled umze and, as in years before, patiently coached our chopens, musicians and other participants with humor, skill and precision.

This year’s practice was attended by several Chagdud Gonpa lamas and  marked with exceptionally strong signs of accomplishment, as well as abundant joy and good humor.

For a short slide show of photographs from the event, click on the photo above, or this link to the Chagdud Gonpa web gallery. For the entire album of photos, click here to link to the dharmaphotos gallery. 

Here are a few photos from the annual Rigdzin Dupa retreat at Ati Ling.

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(click the photo for a slide show)

 

for more photos of the event, click here.

 

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His Holiness Sakya Trizen, visited Chagdud Gonpa Dechen Ling in Cottage Grove, Oregon, and gave the oral transmission for the Red Tara practice.  His Holiness’ visit was a wonderful blessing for the center at River House, Chagdud Rinpoche’s first seat in the West.  His Holiness is the incarnation of Apong Terton, who revealed the Red Tara practice.Click on the photo for a slide show of the visit.

After blessing Dechen Ling, His Holiness went to The Village Green, in Cottage Grove, where he gave a Medicine Buddha empowerment to a large audience.
Clicking on the photos will take you to a slide show of the event.

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Vajrakilya was held at Rigdzin Ling on the days before Losar.  Lama Padma Dorje Rinpoche was the Vajra Master, and Chagdud Khadro, Lamas Norbu & Thubten attended.  Click on the picture for a slideshow,
or click here to go to the gallery.

 

Red Tara Statue at Dechen Ling

Red Tara

This statue of Red Tara, one of the first sculptures made in the West by Chagdud Rinpoche, sits in the shrine room of Dechen Ling, in Cottage Grove, Oregon, the first Chagdud Gonpa center outside of Tibet, and Rinpoche’s home for many years.

For more pictures of the Red Tara statue, as well as a Guru Rinpoche statue also sculpted by Chagdud Rinpoche, click on the picture above. You will be taken to a site where you can view, download and/or order good quality prints.

Senge Khadro and Lama Drimed

The Orgyen Dzambhala (wealth) practice and Tendrel Nyesel (auspicious interdependence) practices, traditionally done at New Years, were again performed at Rigzdin Ling, the weekend after Losar.

Sound Offerings during Orgyen Dzambhala

Click here for a slide show with pictures of the sangha doing practice, as well as Lama Drimed, Senge Khadro, and Lama Thubden.

Wishing you all an auspicious and prosperous new year!!