This group practices and studies Tibetan Buddhist meditation under the guidance of our teacher Lhoppon Rinpoche. We host Rinpoche when he travels from his residence in Boulder, CO to the Puget Sound area several times per year. We also receive weekly telephone meditation instruction and teachings from him.

Lhoppon Rinpoche is dedicated to sharing the Dharma in the west. He received intensive training in the monestary by Tibetan Buddhist Teachers who poured into him & other young lamas, an abundance of profound, ancient empowerments & transmissions. Motivated by losing their homeland, Rinpoche's teachers were determined that the Dharma would continue.

Lhoppon was born in a Tibetan refugee camp in Bir, India. His mother was not confident he would survive his infancy. Both his mother and grandmother were dedicated Buddhist practioners, and worshipped the family's protective diety, Guru Rinpoche. Concerned for Lhoppon's life, they offered him to Guru Rinpoche at the edge of the sacred Lake Tso Pema, also known as Guru Rinpoche Lake. Whatever Guru Rinpoche wished would be Lhoppon's fate. Steeped in this sacred environment he revealed auspicious signs resulting in his entry into the Palyul Cho Khor Ling Monastery at 5 years old. His childhood was spent training and practicing. He studied with His Holiness Penor Rinpoche, who guided him to receive teachings from many great teachers and to eventually teach in the East and West. Upon completing his training, Lhoppon was guided to provide services for the dying and deceased with many people. At age 27 HH Penor Rinpoche sent Lhoppon to teach in Washington, D.C., Ashland, Oregon, San Francisco, and Boulder, Colorado-his current home.

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Welcome to our Vajrayana Tibetan Buddhist Group - Students of Lhoppon Rinpoche

Recent Meetups

What's new

 
Founded Nov 8, 2012

Help support your Meetup

Chip in

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Bill

I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

Bill, started New York City Gay Craft Beer Lovers

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy