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THE VAJRA REGENT ÖSEL TENDZIN

LIBRARY & ARCHIVES

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Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin
Dharma Heir of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

 

Born in the United States, Ösel Tendzin was confirmed as the first-generation Westerner to hold the lineages of the Karma Kagyü and Nyingma schools of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism. Alongside his teacher, Trungpa Rinpoche, the Vajra Regent taught extensively  throughout North America and Europe, and together they founded Shambhala Training.

TIMELINE OF TEACHINGS

An online searchable collection of the Vajra Regent's teachings, including video, audio, digital transcripts, poetry, art, and life stories. Also available are recordings of recent Library courses and programs.

To access the Timeline, click HERE.

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The Library is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of all the works of
Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin.
 
For free email newsletters and notices, click HERE.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

The Sadhana of Mahamudra

Practice & Study Sessions

on the New Moon

Saturday, October 14, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. MDT

Monday, November 13, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. MST 

Tuesday, December 12, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. MST

For the Zoom link to attend each session, click HERE.

Fall Study Course

Generosity: Transcending the Boundaries of Self,

a Seminar by the Vajra Regent

Course Leader: Michael Rich

This course is complete.

To listen to recordings of each class,

go to: vajraregent.org, click on Table of Contents,

and select the year 2023.

For more information, email us: Library@vrot.org

MEDITATION INSTRUCTION

Mindfulness-Awareness meditation, the practice of being present with body, breath, and environment, is an essential key to connecting with the Buddhist teachings. 

For personal meditation instruction,

please email us: click HERE.

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LIBRARY SANGHA NEWS

 

  • Video footage of the cremation program for the Vajra Regent in 1990 at Rocky Mountain Dharma Center, now Drala Mountain Center, has just been digitized. Videos will be posted on the Timeline soon. An announcement will be sent to the mailing list when they are ready for viewing.
     

  • Lady Rich visited Drala Mountain Center in August and met the new director. They discussed the possibility of holding an in-person program there next year, focusing on an aspect of the teachings of the Vajra Regent. 
     

  • A second edition of Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand, the first book by the Vajra Regent, is now available in paperback from Amazon.com. Click HERE.
     

  • Editing work continues on The Unobstructed Way, the book title the Vajra Regent chose for the collection of his talks offering commentary on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa. Other collections of the Vajra Regent’s teachings are being planned for publication. If you can help with transcribing, proof-reading, and/or editing, please email Library@VROT.org

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BOOKS BY VAJRA REGENT ÖSEL TENDZIN
Most are available in print and/or eBook versions on Amazon.com and Lulu.com. 

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For Vajrayana Students only:

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