2016 Vajrakilaya Empowerment
Gonjang Monastery

Our sangha makes an annual pilgrimage to our mother monastery, Gonjang Monastery in Sikkim, India, to attend Vajrakilaya teachings and ceremonies.

Guru Rinpoche Mantra Empowerment by Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche

On October 5th, 2014 members of our Sangha traveled to New York City to receive an empowerment teaching.

Chokhor Duchen Ceremony

On July 31, 2014 the Center for Dzogchen Studies celebrated Chokhor Duchen by offering 1000 butter lamps.



Sangha members of the Center for Dzogchen Studies take frequent pilgrimages to sacred Buddhist sites.

Visiting Lamas

The Center for Dzogchen Studies has been blessed to receive teachings and practice instructions from a number of visiting Lamas through out the years.