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White Tara Practice Weekend with Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche at PBC Padma Gochen Ling in Monterey, Tennessee
October 23, 2015 - October 24, 2015
Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche will lead a White Tara Practice Weekend Retreat at PBC Padma Gochen Ling Retreat Center near Monterey, Tennessee.Tara is known as the “Mother of all the Buddhas,” who fully embodies enlightened compassion. After achieving enlightenment, Tara vowed to always return as a female bodhisattva to protect sentient beings as far as space. There are 21 principle emanations of Noble Tara, and among these the practices of Green and White Tara are the most popular. White Tara is renowned for protecting sentient beings, and bestowing good health, long life, and prosperity.
The female buddha White Tara is an enlightened wisdom being of longevity, prosperity, good health, and enlightenment. Practicing on White Tara increases ones compassion, wisdom, long life, healing, and serenity, and leads to lasting happiness and peace for oneself and all beings.
For this retreat, Khenpo Rinpoche will confer the transmission and pith instructions of White Tara according to the Kama and Terma lineages of the great Nyingma master Mipham Rinpoche.
Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche was born in eastern Tibet and enthroned as a Nyingmapa abbot by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche. As a holder of the complete Nyingmapa lineage, Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche is fully versed in the Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana schools, and is a master of Dzogchen. He has co-authored over 25 Dharma books in English with Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, and travels throughout the world giving teachings, empowerments, and personal guidance in fluent English at numerous retreats.
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PBC Yeshe Tsogyal House in Nashville