New Haven location
Located in New Haven, Connecticut, The Center is dedicated to the teachings and practices of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhsim. Our mother house is Gonjang Monastery in Gangtok, Sikkim.
In the ordained Ngakphang, or tantric White-Robed lineage. Teachings are given from the perspective where everyday experience is embraced as a precious opportunity to realize one's own true Nature. Through this process, one discovers that the awakened state of absolute peace, compassion, and wisdom already exists within.
Gonjang Rinpoche is the 10th incarnation in the Yolmo Shakya Zangpo lineage of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism. He received all the Northern Treasure empowerment and oral transmissions from H.E. Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche and the Dudjom Ter-Sar and complete Ka-Ter teachings from His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche as well as other oral transmissions from Gyalwai Kagyur Rinpoche. His root teacher is H.H. Dodrupchen Rinpoche, of whom he is a primary disciple. Gonjang Monastery is home to 100 monks, is located in Gangtok, Sikkim.