Sep 25, Wednesday - 7pm - 9pm


With interpretation by Venerable Steve Carlier

Dagri Rinpoche is a respected lama of the younger generation who has been lending his assistance to the great works of Lama Zopa Rinpoche by traveling around the world to teach at many Dharma centers in our organization. We are delighted that Dagri Rinpoche will return to Land of Medicine Buddha this Fall. Rinpoche will give a general talk, open to the public, called “About Sutra and Tantra”. The main event this year will be a commentary on the Lama Chöpa (Guru Puja), an integral practice in our lineage which is usually conducted twice a month at our Dharma centers and even on a daily basis by the very dedicated practitioners.

Dagri Rinpoche will talk about “Sutra and Tantra” – the difference between the Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings, how practicing the former serves as the foundation for success in practicing the latter, why the practice of Sutra needs to be augmented by the practice of Tantra if one wishes to achieve Buddhahood quickly for the sake of all, and about the different classes of Tantra.

Full Program of Dagri Rinpoche’s Visit

Sept 25, Wednesday: 7pm – 9pm
Public Talk on Sutra and Tantra

Sept 26, Thursday: 7pm till end
Secret Hayagriva Empowerment (Tam.drin Sang.drup)

Sept 27 – Oct 6: Three sessions: 10:30am, 3pm, 7pm
Lama Chopa Commentary


Please pre-register online to help us make sure we have enough seats and handouts for you.  Those who did not pre-register will not be guaranteed a copy of the handout.
  • To register for the Public Talk only: Click here
  • To register for the Hayagriva Empowerment & Public Talk: Sep 25 & 26 Click here
  • To register for the Commuter Lama Chopa teachings: Sep 27-Oct 6: Click here
  • To register for the Full Residential Event: from Sep 25 – Oct 6. Click here

Gift of Dharma – Be Part of this Extraordinary Event

This is going to be an amazing 12 days with Dagri Rinpoche – such a rare and precious opportunity!  Our intention is to make attending these events available and affordable for anyone striving for full enlightenment, for those who appreciate the importance of this practice and willing to take on the daily practice for the rest of their lives. As Lama Zopa Rinpoche said:

You will be quickly liberated from oceans of samsaric sufferings and their causes and achieve full enlightenment. It protects the mind from all delusions. Its benefits are amazing.

There are mundane expenses even in spiritual events. We therefore appeal to open hearted students and benefactors who are able to help us put on this event. We would appreciate to hear from members of our Dharma community who have the merit and fortune to be able to become sponsors!

    • Buddha level: $1,008
    • Dharma level: $540
    • Sangha level: $324
    • Arya level: $108

Sangha Sponsorship

LMB offer free food and shared accommodation to all monastics. We have 12 Sangha registered for this event. Help us to support them!

    • Sponsor one meal for one day: $31
    • Sponsor one Sangha’s meals for the entire 12 day retreat: $372
    • Sponsor one Sangha for the entire 12 day retreat: $812
Thank you so much for your generosity. – “The gift of the Dharma excels all gifts.”

Read more about Dagri Rinpoche, from the FPMT website.

See photos from Dagri Rinpoche’s 2011 visit to LMB.
See photos of Dagri Rinpoche from around the world.


Date(s): Sep 25, Wednesday - 7pm - 9pm
Times: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Instructor/Leader: Dagri Rinpoche
Type of event: special event
Number of sessions: 1
Level: All levels
Participation: Full retreat or drop in
Location: Main Gompa
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