Sunday, March 31
Location: Shrine Room
Suggested contribution: $25 Public, $20 Members
Mahasiddha Nalong Sangye Zangpo lived in the late 18th and early 19th century in Jyekundo area of Kham, Tibet. He was an ordinary monk who went on pilgrimage to Lhasa, Sakya, and Ngor on foot when he was 16 years old. He received teachings from Ngor abbots, returned to Kham, and then he meditated in a cave for seventeen years on Vajrayogini. He sustained himself by eating only barley flour and water. He became realized and gave teachings, showed spiritual power, and helped others. Through his life and his story, he influenced thousands of practitioners.
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. He also writes novels, poetry for mind training, provides Tibetan astrology readings, and can bestow empowerments. He is also a Chod master. Currently he is working on Dharma activities at Sakya Monastery in Seattle. He is now working on producing a documentary on His Holiness Jigdal Dagchen Rinpoche’s life. Tulku Yeshe Rinpoche is a Tibetan Buddhist master, poet and author. He has published ten books about philosophy, life, nature, peace and magic. He is the founder of Tibetan Zen, and he has given the Tibetan Zen teaching in many places. His book, “Tibetan Zen”, will be available in 2013. His autobiography, “A Modern Liberation Odyssey”, is available now.