Community Garden Party


We welcome our neighbours and local community to join us for a high tea afternoon to celebrate Rinpoche’s birthday. This is an opportunity for our local community to come and explore the temple and connect with other members of the neighbourhood. Having a sense of community unites us. Being a part of a community can make us feel as though … Read More

Online: 21 Tara Empowerment, Medicine Buddha Empowerment and Drolmi Kazug Puja and Oral Transmission


Registration for this event is handled by Dzokden’s International website.All proceeds from this puja will go towards our Land of Shambhala project. About this 21 Taras Drolmi Kazug Auspicious Fortune Puja System Khentrul Rinpoche spent 5 months in semi-retreat preparing this puja for the whole world. Because of our economic and health situation in the world, Rinpoche would like to do … Read More

The Purelands of Amitabha and Shambala 1-Day Retreat


Often times students find a huge contradiction in their minds between Amitabha pureland practices and those of Shambhala. The common question is do I need to give up one and focus on the other. Khentrul Rinpoche will illuminate the non-contradictory nature and help us better understand the options and how they fit together. Khentrul Rinpoche’s root Guru, Lama Lobsang Trinlé … Read More

Tantric Purification Workshop on Fire Pujas


This is an incredible opportunity to learn how to practice pujas to generate vast amounts of merit and purification. In Vajrayana there are many types of burnt offering pujas that utilize fire. They can be sorted into 3 main categories, Sur (smell offering), Sang Chö (smoke offering) and Jinsek (fire offering). All of these practices have incredibly profound meaning at … Read More

Distinguishing the Purelands of Amitabha and Shambhala


Khentrul Rinpoche’s root Guru, Lama Lobsang Trinlé an incredible Kalachakra master who taught the teachings of Shambhala, also did an Amitabha practice daily for his entire life. He said whoever had devotion to him and Amitabha would surely reach the Pureland. These two Purelands are both incredibly powerful spaces with different approaches to reach them. Khentrul Rinpoche will help us … Read More