Programs

Summer Sangha Gathering

With Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche

Flexible Dates
Gomde California will host a Summer Sangha Gathering to receive Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche's teachings online, live-streamed from Gomde Germany-Austria, in two parts from August 25th - September 4th. This is a time for the Sangha to come together to practice, receive instructions from our beloved teacher, and relax in the golden atmosphere of Gomde in August. Teaching Schedule for Global Livestream from Gomde Germany-Austria Part One Aug 25th & 26th: Teachings with Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche Aug 27th: Ngakso Puja (online streaming TBD) Aug: 28th & 29th: Teachings Aug: 30th & 31st: Empowerments (NO ONLINE STREAMING) Part Two September 1st –…

Annual Winter Vajrasattva Retreat 2023

January 6 - 12, 2023
Onsite at Gomde California
Gomde’s Annual New Year’s retreat focuses on the deity Vajrasattva—an expression of the ultimate purity of our intrinsic nature. Vajrasattva is the essence of all the Buddhas, so all deities are included within this single deity and all practices within this one sadhana. When you practice this short liturgy of Vajrasattva, it is as if you practice every sadhana of every deity. This profound practice of the Sangtik Dorsem was revealed by the great master, Chokgyur Lingpa, as part of the Sangtik cycle of instruction. It purifies the afflictions that arise due to our past negative actions, clears our mental obscurations, and reveals our stainless essence,…

Private Retreat at Gomde California

Open Dates
The wild beauty of Rangjung Yeshe Gomde California is an ideal environment for personal meditation practice. The waters of Eel River and Cedar Creek flow through stands of fir and redwood, and ever-changing light pours into the river valley. The natural environment of Gomde California supports a sense of awe and renunciation in our residents. In addition to the splendid setting, many Tibetan masters have blessed the land with their practice and realization. We encourage serious Buddhist practitioners who are studying under the guidance of an authentic teacher to apply for private retreat at Gomde California. Private Retreat Facilities Gomde…

Online Treasury of Blessings Practice

With Lama Kunzang Drolma

April 1, 2022 - January 1, 2023
Join our online practice of the Shakyamuni Buddha sadhana from home! In Spring 2020, Gomde California began streaming our Treasury of Blessings practice sessions on Sunday mornings. After a summer hiatus, we are again offering it on Zoom—a perfect opportunity for our community to come together and reconnect with this essential practice, hosted by Lama Kunzang Drolma. SCHEDULE Summer Schedule (June 12–July 24): Sundays at 7:00 am (Pacific Time) Regular Schedule: Sundays at 8:00 am (Pacific Time) FORMAT Click "Register Now" to enter your information and receive the Zoom link. PRICE Free

Campground Retreats

Flexible Dates
During this summer season (June 6–September 30), we are delighted to welcome visitors to our campground. You are welcome to come visit for the day or bring your own camping gear for an overnight visit on our 250-acre property. If you are interested in doing a private retreat in our Retreat Cabin, please sign up here. Our resident teacher, Lama Tsultrim Sangpo, will be providing guidance every day, Wednesday through Sunday, and you are welcome to drop-in to the practice and teaching session. Just ask a staff member and we'd be happy to orient you. Aside from the study and…