Recalling The Exalted Three JewelsThe Sutra “Recalling the Exalted Three Jewels” is one of Shakyamuni Buddha’s earliest teachings. It is valuable to all Buddhist traditions as a way of remembering the Three Jewels and deepening faith in them. The Three Jewels: The Buddha, the teacher or guide; the Dharma, his teachings; and the Sangha, the community of practitioners. This teaching is open to everyone regardless of experience. Long time practitioners and those new to Buddhism can all benefit from this essential foundational Sutra.
Dates and Times
April 17 & 18 – 8:30 am to 10:30 am USA Central Time CST
April 24 & 25 – 8:30 am to 10:30 am USA Central Time CST
RegistrationTo register for the teachings, please click HERE. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the teaching.
DonationThe suggested donation is $108.00 for the full teaching. All are encouraged to attend. No students will be turned away due to lack of funds. Payments can be made on the website by clicking the DONATE button in the top right corner, or by sending a check payable to ‘Palri Pema Od Ling’ to:
PPOL 605 East 45th St, Austin, Texas 78751
Translation will be available for Mandarin Chinese,Vietnamese, Spanish, Greek, and Nepali.
About our Spiritual Director – Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso RinpocheKhenchen Tsewang Gyatso Rinpoche was born in 1954 in a village near Lhakhang Dzong in the southern region of Tibet bordering Bhutan called Lhodrak. In 1969 he entered CIHTS at Sarnath, where he followed a nine-year curriculum in Buddhist studies and graduated with the degree of Acharya in 1978. After graduation he was invited to teach at Palyul Namdroling Monastery in South India, where for several years, he taught at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute. In 1983 he was enthroned as a Khenpo (Professor of Buddhist Studies) by His Holiness Pema Norbu Rinpoche.
Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso has received all of the major lineage empowerments and transmissions of the Nyingmapa school, including the Dudjom Tersar from Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche; the Longchen Nyingthig Yabshi, and Nyingma Kama from Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche; and the Rinchen Terdzö and Nam Chö from Pema Norbu Rinpoche. He has done intensive Dzogchen practice under the guidance of Penor Rinpoche and other eminent masters including Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche and Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche. Pema Norbu Rinpoche has authorized him to represent the monastery and to teach, to confer empowerments and to give personal instruction in Buddhist practice.