Lecturer: Venerable Tulku Yeshi
Sunday, July 22nd
Time: 1:30- 3:30 pm
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested contribution: $25 Public, $20 Members
Prerequisite: Troma Nagmo Empowerment or Chöd Initiation. If possible, it is very helpful to bring a Chöd damaru (drum) and Kangdhung (traditional bone or copper horn) or conch shell.
Participants will receive further instruction on Chöd practice and have the opportunity to ask questions with regards to the practice. Venerable Tulku Yeshi will go over the chanting and beautiful melodies in Chöd practice, and participants will practice Chod together.
Venerable Tulku Yeshi Rinpoche is a Dzogchen master and the reincarnation of Dzogchen Gyaltsab Thodo Rinpoche. He was recognized by H.H. Dalai Lama’s Nyingmapa teacher Kyabje Trulshig Rinpoche. He received teachings from twenty-five masters representing all five schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Tulku Yeshi has written thirteen books, ten of which have been published, on the subject of Tibetan Buddhism and culture including A One Thousand Year History of Sakyapa. His most recent work entitled A Modern Liberation Odyssey – An Autobiography of a Tibetan Nomad Lama, will be published soon. He also writes novels, poetry for mind training, provides Tibetan astrology readings, can advise people on how to enjoy their life, and can bestow empowerments. Currently he is working on Dharma activities at Sakya Monastery in Seattle. He is now working on producing a documentary on His Holiness Jidgal Dagchen Rinpoche’s life.