Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche will continue live-streaming more teachings and healing practices from his Padma Samye Ling monastery and retreat center, starting April 29 at 3:30 pm.
The first week was Sunday April 5 – Saturday April 11, 2020 from 3:30-5:30pm EDT. Then, after a three-day break, he resumed for April 15 through 25. Now, after another break, he will resume on Wednesday April 29 from 3:30 to 5:30 each day, followed by an additional half-hour of prayers and mantra chanting for those who wish to continue.
Ven. Khenpo Rinpoche is offering heart advice on sacred Dzogchen pith instructions by His Holiness Dudjom Rinpoche Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, as well as leading silent Dzogchen meditations and additional practices on Orgyen Menla, Medicine Buddha, Vajra Armor, White Tara, Noble Lady Tara Ritod Loma Jonma, and Dharma protector prayers. He is kindly live streaming to members and friends of the Padmasambhava Buddhist Center around the world.
In addition to the afternoon sessions with Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche you can also join morning and evening practices with the lamas from Padma Samye Ling:
8:00 – 9:00 am: Buddha Shakyamuni Practice
7:30 – 8:15 pm: Heart Sutra Practice
Because of Zoom security upgrades, a password is now required to join the meeting. The password is 019376. Also, you may have to wait a moment to be admitted to the meeting. Please be patient and one of our technical staff will admit you promptly.
Listed below is the daily schedule, and the list of texts we are using for this special time. Included are links to our online bookstore, as well as complimentary pdfs of several of the practice texts.
Please spread word of this special opportunity to practice live with Ven. Khenpo Tsewang Rinpoche from your home! You can forward this email or tell them to go to padmasambhava.org/events.
Webcasts are being streamed via the Zoom platform. In the last section of this post are instructions on how to download the Zoom application.
Donations in support of these live webcasts are graciously welcome. To make a donation click here.
Texts we will use during this week’s retreat…
If you don’t already have any of these prayer texts, hard copies can be purchased online at the PBC Chiso Dharma Store. Several of these texts are also available as complimentary downloads during this special retreat.
Zoom has tightened their security and a password is now required to join this meeting. The password is
After you enter the password, you may find yourself in a waiting area. This is another security feature that Zoom has added. Please be patient, and one of our hosting staff will admit you to the meeting very soon.
Instructions for Zoom: It is best to download and install the Zoom application in advance, since this may take a few minutes. The application is free, and clicking on this link will take you to the Zoom site where you can download the version that is best for your device.
• For Windows or Mac computers, choose Zoom Client for Meetings. The correct software will download automatically.
• For iPhones, and iPads, and Android devices, choose either the Apple App Store or Google Play.
• For Microsoft Outlook, choose Microsoft Outlook Add-in
• For Chrome and Firefox web browsers, choose Zoom Extension for Browsers
Once you have downloaded and installed Zoom, you should be able to just click on the link below or any of the buttons aboveto join Rinpoche. If you run into trouble, you may have to type in the Meeting ID below.
Please use the Zoom controls to mute your microphone so that we are all able to hear Rinpoche clearly.
The telephone numbers at the bottom of the page are for your use if you prefer to simply dial in and listen instead of joining the video stream.
Much of the quality of the audio and video dependent on everyone’s bandwidth and connectivity. To provide the best experience for all sangha members, we would like you to be aware of the following.
By default, your microphone and camera will be disabled; please leave them like this.
We ask that all Sangha members leave their video cameras off during the live stream. Leaving video off will preserve bandwidth and allow for the best experience. Leaving your video off is also less distracting for other sangha members.
When viewing in full-screen mode, you can minimize the thumbnails of other participants by clicking the small grey rectangle at the top of the thumbnail pane. We advise that you do this.
Do note that the entire internet is under considerable strain as many people work from home, and schools and universities around the planet are rapidly moving to online education. Please keep this in mind as you enjoy these precious teachings.
Below are the telephone numbers to use if you prefer to simply dial in and listen instead of joining the video stream. One tap mobile
+16465588656,,724793529# US (New York)
+13126266799,,724793529# US (Chicago)
Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US +1 301 715 8592 US +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 787 966 7727 Puerto Rico +1 787 945 1488 Puerto Rico