Dzogchen Lineage
A Record of Past Teachings and Trainings on

The Buddha Path

by His Eminence Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche


Portland, OR
May 27 - May 29, 2003

San Diego, CA
May 30 & 31, June 1 & 4, 2003

Los Angeles, CA
June 6 - 13, 2003

Santa Barbara and Ojai, CA
June 14 - 15, 2003

Boulder City, Nevada
June 17, 2003

Bay Area and Santa Cruz, CA
June 20 - 28, 2003

Grants Pass, OR
July 2, 2003

Summer Dzogchen Retreat in Eugene, OR
July 4-26 , 2003



Schedule of Upcoming Teachings



Portland, OR
May 27 - 29, 2003


May 27th 7:00 - 9:30 pm
Tara Blessing and Dharma Celebration

First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson, Portland

 
May 28th 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Indestructible Spirit of Tibetan Buddhism

N.W. Dharma Association
2907 NE 63rd, Portland

 
May 29th 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Spiritual Practice Within Daily Life

First United Methodist Church
1838 SW Jefferson, Portland

Sponsored by the Portland Dzogchen Shrisingha Community
Suggested donation $20.
No one turned away for financial reasons.



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San Diego, CA
May 30 & 31, June 1 & 4, 2003

Friday, May 30
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Well Within
555 2nd Street
Encinitas, CA 92024-3550
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Sacred Celebration and Fire Puja

Saturday, May 31
3:00 - 5:30 pm [Note: corrected time]
Well Within
555 2nd Street
Encinitas, CA 92024-3550
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Ancient Rites & Insights for Modern Life
New Moon Practice

Sunday, June 1
4:00 - 6:30 pm [Note: corrected time]
Well Within
555 2nd Street
Encinitas, CA 92024-3550
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The Buddha Path of Peace, Happiness and Compassion

Wednesday, June 4
7:30 pm
Shi-ho Center
2002 Jimmy Durante Blvd
Del Mar, CA 92014-2258
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For directions call: 760-944-3441

The Seven Points of Mind Training
(includes Tara Blessing)


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Los Angeles, CA
June 6 - 13, 2003

Friday, June 6
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Tea Garden, 9001 Beverly Boulevard
(Cross Street: Almont, between Robertson and Doheny)
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(310) 205-0104

Saturday, June 7
5:00 - 7:00 pm
Special Fire Puja to celebrate Buddha's birthday!
Residence of Pamela and Julian
8111 Tunney Avenue, Reseda
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(818) 772-5585

Sunday, June 8
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Residence of Charlotte and Randy
14722 Killion Avenue, Van Nuys
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(818) 994-7947

Monday, June 9
7:00 - 10:00 pm
Elixir
8612 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood
(Cross Street: La Cienega and San Vicente)
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(310) 657-9310

Tuesday, June 10
7:30 PM
Mind and Body Institute
11081 Missouri Avenue, West Los Angeles
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Wednesday, June 11
7:30 PM
Borders Books
1360 Westwood Boulevard, Westwood
(second floor stage)
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Friday, June 13
7:30 PM
LA Yoga Center
1256 Westwood Boulevard, Westwood
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Santa Barbara and Ojai, CA
June 14 - 15, 2003



Saturday, June 14
7:30 - 9:30 PM
Krotona Hall
2 Krotona Street
Ojai, CA 93023
For more information call: 541-431-1066
Printable Map

Full Moon Dzogchen Wisdom Celebration
And Fund Raiser for Tibetan Children



Sunday, June 15
7:30 - 9:30 PM
Santa Barbara Yoga Center
32 E. Micheltorena Street
(between State and Anacapa)
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
For more information call: 541-431-1066
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The Buddha Path of Peace,
Happiness & Compassion





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Boulder City, Nevada
June 17, 2003

*** One Night Only ***

Tuesday, June 17
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Boulder City Dharma Center
515 Cayuga Court
Boulder City, NV 89005
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For more information, please call
Pati Kearns at 702-293-2358

Mindfulness and Daily Spiritual Life
A Buddha Blessing




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Bay Area and Santa Cruz, CA
June 20 - 29, 2003



Friday, June 20
7:30 - 9:30 PM
OM Room School of Yoga
300 Natural Bridges Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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The Buddha Path of Peace, Happiness, and Compassion
The Buddha Path offers practical, integrated methods for achieving peace of mind and attaining enlightenment in this very life. You can live a meaningful spiritual life while maintaining a family and career. Through the application of these practices, one can learn how to become free from all forms of suffering and discover the wisdom of vast awakening.


Saturday, June 21
7:30 - 9:30 PM
OM Room School of Yoga
300 Natural Bridges Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
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Introduction to Dzogchen Meditation
The Great Perfection of Wisdom Dzogchen is the pinnacle and heart essence of Vajrayana Buddhism. It is a swift path to enlightenment in this lifetime and the final means through which all Buddhas attained vast awakening. Rinpoche is a lineage holder of Dzogchen and thus can introduce both beginners and more advanced students to this swift path.


Sunday, June 22
2:00 PM
The Chinese-American Mutual Assistance Association
1669 Flanigan Drive, 2nd Floor
San Jose, CA 95121
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The Buddha Path of Peace, Happiness, and Compassion
The Buddha Path offers practical, integrated methods for achieving peace of mind and attaining enlightenment in this very life. You can live a meaningful spiritual life while maintaining a family and career. Through the application of these practices, one can learn how to become free from all forms of suffering and discover the wisdom of vast awakening.


Monday, June 23
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Private Residence
Southern Marin County, CA


Tsok Puja
Join us for this feast offering, and welcome Rinpoche as he arrives to the North Bay. If you'd like to participate, please contact Bhadra at or 415-887-2800. Seating is very limited.


Tuesday, June 24
7:00 - 8:30 PM
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Classroom A
455 Arkansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
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Meditation as Medicine for the Mind
Tibetan Buddhism is not only a path of meditation leading to enlightenment; it also provides profound insights into the psychology of the human mind, and practical spiritual methods for healing the body.


Wednesday, June 25
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Open Secret Bookstore
923 C Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Printable Map
Parking suggestions since lot across street is currently closed.

Buddhism in America,
the Bodhisattva Way of Life

A Bodhisattva is one whose life is dedicated to the benefit of others and attaining full realization in this lifetime. Tibetan Buddhism provides ancient methods to realize one's Buddha nature and fully utilize one's life for the betterment of the world.


Thursday, June 26
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Open Secret Bookstore
923 C Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
Printable Map
Parking suggestions since lot across street is currently closed.

Introduction to Dzogchen,
the Great Perfection of Wisdom

Dzogchen is the pinnacle and heart essence of Vajrayana Buddhism. It is a swift path to enlightenment in this lifetime and the final means through which all Buddhas attained vast awakening.


Friday, June 27
7:00 - 8:30 PM
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin
240 Channing Way, Fireside Room
San Rafael, CA 94903
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Spiritual Practice Within Daily Life
The West offers unique challenges for those on the path to enlightenment. Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche provides training in the practice of Boddhichitta, which is a practical method to heal the mind and emotions. This practice alleviates suffering and ultimately leads to vast awakening.


Saturday, June 28
5:00 - 7:00 PM Pacific Time
Worldwide Broadcast and Dialog
with Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche
This will be a live interactive webcast available to anyone on the Internet.
To log-in to the webcast, go to...
www.dzogchenlineage.org/broadcast


The Buddha Path of Peace,
Happiness, and Compassion

The Buddha Path offers practical, integrated methods for achieving peace of mind and attaining enlightenment in this very life. You can live a meaningful spiritual life while maintaining a family and career. Through the application of these practices, one can learn how to become free from all forms of suffering and discover the wisdom of vast awakening.

Please invite any interested friends to listen to this broadcast, since our ISP will be allowing for unlimited listeners. Questions from participants will be received for Rinpoche by email or telephone. There will be an extended question and answer period. For details and registration, please visit this page...
www.dzogchenlineage.org/broadcast


Sunday, June 29
11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Private Residence
Southern Marin County
Email for directions.

Buddha Path Practice with Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche
This will be a group practice session using Khenpo Choga's book, The Buddha Path. After practice Rinpoche will hold a special blessing and lead a meeting for Bay Area sangha members and those interested.




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Grants Pass, OR
July 2, 2003


Wednesday, July 2
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Alive and Well Yoga Center
120 NW E Street
Grants Pass, OR
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Dzogchen and The Buddha Path of Peace,
Happiness, and Compassion

The Buddha Path offers practical, integrated methods for achieving peace of mind and attaining enlightenment in this very life. You can live a meaningful spiritual life while maintaining a family and career. Through the application of these practices, one can learn how to become free from all forms of suffering and discover the wisdom of vast awakening. Rinpoche is a lineage holder of Dzogchen and thus can introduce both beginners and more advanced students to Dzogchen meditation and this swift path of enlightenment. We look forward to seeing you and your friends there!



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Summer Dzogchen Retreat
Eugene, OR
July 4-26, 2003


We are pleased to announce that Dzogchen Khenpo Choga Rinpoche will be giving Dharma teachings on Shantideva's Bodhisatvacaryavatara (The Way of the Bodhisattva) at a Summer Dzogchen Retreat in Eugene, Oregon.

More Information for the Summer Dzogchen Retreat


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