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Upcoming News: Skayamuni Buddha Retreat Sept. August 28th 2016 at DKC 10am-5pm

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Drikung Kyobpa Choling: Sacred Prayers of Tibetan Lamas



Prayer request for Khenpo Tsultrim 

Dear sangha and friends, Khenpo Tsultrim from our Maryland center, recently under went heart surgery in India.  He is stable and doing well now.  Drupon Samten Rinpoche requests Long Life prayers for our dear Khenpo Tsultrim.  If you can please recite the Amitayus mantra / practice that would be deeply appreciated. 


Here is the short Amitayus (Buddha of Long Life) mantra





HHDK at DKC May 2016 World Peace Ceremony and Lama Dances



August 2016 Schedule

August 28th 10am - 5pm

ShakyaMuni Buddha Day long retreat with Drupon Samten Rinpoche

Oral transmission, teachings, practice, Heart Sutra recitation

Potluck lunch around noon (please bring something to share) 

Suggested donation: $25 


August 6th - 26th  Summer break (time for personal retreats and practice)



July DKC Schedule 

July 30th 7:00pm Dharma protectors with Drupon and DKC monastics.  Chanting and Tibetan Ritual instruments and music.

July 23rd 7:00pm Lopon Dorje Khandro teaches from the Jewel Ornament of Liberation 

July 16th 7:00pm Drupon Samten Rinpoche leads VajraSattva (Dorje Sempa), the Buddha of purification. 

July 9th 7:00pm Drupon Samten Rinpoche teachings on VajraSattva (Dorje Sempa), the Buddha of purification. 

July 3rd 10am - 2:00pm   His Holiness Dalai Lama's Birthday celebration: Long Life prayers, TSOK offering, with Drupon Samten Rinpoche and DKC monastics.  Silent auction fundraiser with some very precious items.  Followed by a potluck lunch.  Please bring some thing for the TSOK and a favorite food dish for the potluck. 


June schedule at DKC 

June 25th 7:00pm Drupon Samten Rinpoche teachings on Meditation Concentration from The Jewel Ornament of Liberation.



June 4th and 5th  No Programs (REST Break)

June 6th 7:00pm Special prayer ceremony for Kalsang Peling who passed away on May 31st 

June 11th Lopon Dorje Khandro teachings on Ch. 16 of the Jewel Ornament of Liberation; Meditative                                   Consentration 

June 18th No programs due to His Holiness Dalai Lama's visit in Orange County