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Awakening Practice

with guest teacher Khenpo Tenzin Norgay Rinpoche

Saturday, October 26, 2019
11:30 AM–12:15 PM

Contemplative practice has its roots in the living traditions of the Himalayas. Join Tashi Chodron and guest teachers in the shrine room for a morning mindfulness session, which explores the connections between Himalayan cultures, art, and the practice of meditation. Each 45-minute session includes 20 minutes of guided meditation that will explore different approaches including breathing exercises, mantra, mudra, and mindfulness.

Awakening Practice is supported by The Fredrick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism.

About the Teacher


Khenpo Tenzin Norgay Rinpoche was born in Bhutan in 1965. After completing secondary school in 1986, he joined Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, the prestigious Buddhist studies and research center, at Namdroling Monastery in Mysore. At the Institute he studied under Khenchen Pema Sherab, Khenpo Namdrol Tsering, Khenchen Tsewang Gyatso, and other visiting professors, including Khenchen Jigme Phuntsok and Khenpo Pema Tsewang from Tibet. He completed the Shedra program in 1995 and joined the Institute staff, teaching there for three years. He was formally enthroned as Khenpo by His Holiness Penor Rinpoche in 1998 and was assigned by His Holiness to teach at the Buddhist college at Palyul monastery in Tibet. He is the main resident master at Palyul Dharma center.

Tickets: $19.00

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Tickets include free all-day access to the Rubin Museum of Art.

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