Current & Upcoming Teachings

Finding Joy in Our Samsaric World, March 24-26, 2023

We often can’t control the world around us, but we can tame and open our minds to find wisdom and joy in these rich and difficult times. During this retreat, Tana Rinpoche will teach how to enhance basic meditation techniques, and from there how to upgrade our meditation practices to apply the profound insights of the Mahamudra teachings. Clayton Ingerson will provide translation support.

Current Monthly Sangha Teachings

Rinpoche teaches monthly Zoom teachings to the Tana Yelpa sangha. Usually these teachings occur in the morning of the second Saturday of the month (10am MT). Over the last six months Rinpoche has provided teachings on Enhancing your Meditation Practice,  Tilopa’s Six Aspects of Meditation, Meditation Practice Instruction, The Four Immeasurables, Medicine Buddha practice ,...

“Mahamudra Ocean of Certainty” Retreat, Date Pending

Originally scheduled for June 19-21, 2020. This teaching is now pending and will be rescheduled for a later date. The weekend will be an opportunity, in a small group setting, to explore and experience this Mahamudra text with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche. This text was written by Wangchuk Dorje, the 9th Karmapa. Wangchuk Dorje, when a…

Tana Dungsey Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Tana Yelpa and Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Recently Tsoknyi Rinpoche has requested that Tana Dungsey Rinpoche teach to students in the West.  Tana Dungsey Rinpoche continues to teach in many other parts of the world including Malaysia, Indonesia and India. Instructions and insight for Green Tara practices and Saga Dawa programs are some of the recent topics he’s taught. He also provides general guidance and instructions to Tibetan sanghas in Connecticut, New York and Colorado. He teaches in both Tibetan and English.

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Past Teachings

Amitabha Pure Land Retreat

AMITABHA PURE LAND RETREAT in-person/Zoom with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche Amitabha has a long and rich history in Vajryana Buddhism. This retreat is an opportunity to further your experience of Amitabha Buddha and to learn and enhance Vajrayana practices that are central to this yidam deity. Tana Dungsey Rinpoche will be offering this retreat  in-person and…

Sangye Yelpa Mahamudra Retreat – Part 2, Nov 11-13, 2022

THIS RETREAT IS CLOSED. PLEASE DON’T ATTEMPT TO REGISTER. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS CONTACT US:  [email protected] Tana Rinpoche has offered to complete the Sangye Yelpa text/transmission during Nov 11-13, 2022. This is an opportunity to explore and experience this Mahamudra text with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche in a small group setting. The text was written by...

Closed: Introduction to the Vajrayana: the 5 Skandhas & 5 Wisdoms; Winter Seminar Starting Jan 9, 2022

THIS CLASS IS CLOSED! Introduction to the Vajrayana: the 5 Skandhas & 5 Wisdoms Tana Dungsey Rinpoche will be offering a short winter 2022 dharma class. The Winter Season Class will be 3 Sunday mornings in January 2022, by zoom. January 9 – January 16 – January 23 10-12:00 am MST This class will introduce…

Fundamentals of Meditation – Part 2; October, 2021

Tana Dungsey Rinpoche will be offering another dharma class soon! “Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation – Part Two” The Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation class Part 2 is now closed. This Fall Season Class will be four Sunday mornings in October 2021, by zoom: October 10, October 17, October 24, October 31 10am -12:00 pm MDT This…

Fundamentals of Meditation – Part I, Summer 2021

The “Fundamentals of Buddhist Meditation” class is closed.  Tana Dungsey Rinpoche will be teaching an online 6-week class on the “Fundamentals of Meditation”. Classes will be by Zoom, June 13 to July 25 (no class on July 4) on Sunday mornings, 10-11:30 am MDT. The class is for any students, new and old, friends and…

Tana Dungsey Puja Offering in New York and New Jersey, October 13, 2019

Tana Dungsey Rinpoche will lead a puja and tsok offering of Kunchok Chidu and bestow a long life empowerment at Sherpa Gompa in Elmhurst, NY, on October 13, 2019.

October 2019 Sangye Yelpa Mahamudra Retreat

The Sangye Yelpa Mahamudra An opportunity with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche, in a small group setting, to explore and experience this Mahamudra text that was written in the 12th Century by the founder of the Yelpa Kagyu lineage, Sangye Yelpa. What “Sangye Yelpa’s ‘MAHAMUDRA OF THE NATURAL STATE: THE INSTRUCTION THAT ILLUMINATES INNATE NATURE’  is a...

White Tara Weekend Retreat April 12th thru 14th

White Tara: Empowerment and Teachings An Opportunity, in a Small Group Setting with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche, to explore the Development and Completion Stages of this Special Kagyu Sadhana What Tana Dungsey Rinpoche has provided White Tara teachings to students in Malaysia, India and Nepal. This will be the first time he will be providing the...

Working with Obstacles in Mahamudra/Dzogchen Practice; Colorado, Dec. 8-9, 2018

An Opportunity for Mahamudra and Dzogchen Teachings in a Small Group Setting. Tana Rinpoche will give a weekend teaching on Working with Obstacles in Mahamudra/Dzogchen Practice. The teaching will be in the Boulder, Colorado, area on December 8-9, 2018

Practices to Enhance our Relationship with the Earth, Colorado, Jan 19-20, 2018, 7 pm

UPDATE: Postponed! Note: Rinpoche returned to India in late December to see his ill elderly mother, and also because the Indian banks are threatening to capture monies (including the account for Tana Monastery) not verified by a newly required ID. At this point his return date is uncertain, and so we must postpone the “For…