Pilgrimage and Consecration

The Pundarika Pilgrimage previously announced for October 2020 has been temporarily postponed to 2021 with the date being determined by Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Gerardo Abboud.  Please do not contact Gerardo directly as he and Rinpoche are still working out the dates, and as soon as a definite date is reached, we will post it immediately! …

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2020 North America Schedule

Dear Friends and Students of Tsoknyi Rinpoche and Pundarika Foundation, Welcome to Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s 2020 North America retreats and updates on Pundarika projects! Please visit our website: for a complete listing of Rinpoche’s worldwide retreats. For more information about specific retreats and registration, contact the Registrar, Susan, at 2020 PUNDARIKA NORTH AMERICAN RETREATS RENUNCIATION, COMPASSION AND DEVOTION:  A DZOGCHEN …

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Bodhichitta: The Excellence of Awakened Heart

The following piece is a repost from an article that Pema Chödrön wrote for Lion’s Roar online magazine. We hope you enjoy it! Bodhichitta: The Excellence of Awakened Heart

New Offering from Rinpoche!

Announcing a new offering to begin this evening, Saturday, June 8th! A video clip from the online course, FULLY BEING, as taught by Tsoknyi Rinpoche, will be posted weekly on his Facebook page for 4 months. To learn more about the full course, visit

Pundarika Pilgrimage October 2020

PUNDARIKA PILGRIMAGE October 2020 Please note this is not a Pundarika Foundation sponsored pilgrimage. For more information about this trip, contact Tour Director Gerardo Abboud at: Tentative Itinerary Prices and registration details will be available on November 1, 2019. Itinerary subject to final confirmation of flight availability and timings. The tour consists of four …

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World Economic Forum 2019

Rinpoche will be teaching about happiness and leading morning meditations at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, from January 21-25. To follow the events at Davos, you can use this link:

Stupa Consecration: Louisville, KY – 10/31/2018

Tsoknyi Rinpoche helped to consecrate a new Stupa on the grounds of Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, October 31, 2018. Rinpoche said that this was an auspicious date because it marks the conception of the Buddha. In a truly remarkable Rime’ collaboration, Tsoknyi Rinpoche empowered the consecration along with Geshe Rabgyal and monks from the …

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From Crestone, August 2018

“Having severed the basic root of mind, may we see the natural face of the view.  By knowing the uncontrived ways of resting, may we be steady in the naturalness of meditation.  Through taking whatever occurs on the path, may we find the natural spontaneity of the conduct.  By freeing errors into basic space, may …

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Awakening Mind Essence in This Life and the Bardo – Nova Scotia 11/2-8/18

In our daily lives, every moment offers us the possibility to realize the essence of our mind nature.  In this retreat, Tsoknyi Rinpoche teaches how to skillfully practice the teachings of Dzogchen to prepare for the bardo experience. This is an advanced retreat. Qualifications are: a full open retreat with Tsoknyi Rinpoche or Mingyur Rinpoche where …

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