Please join us for a special visit to Los Angeles by Ven. Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche who will bestowing Kurukulle & Black Manjushri Empowerments belonging to the 13 Golden Dharmas of the Sakyapa

Ven. Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche

Venerable Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche was born into a noble family in Lhasa in 1935, the son of Tsipon Shuguba, the Treasurer in the Dalai Lama’s government. At the age of 7, Lama Kunga Rinpoche was recognized as a reincarnation of Sevan Repa, a heart disciple of Milarepa, Tibet’s great 11th century poet-saint. Rinpoche entered Ngor Monastery at age eight and was ordained as a monk at age sixteen. In 1959, Rinpoche became Vice-Abbot of Ngor Monastery in the Sakya tradition, but fled through western Tibet with some of his countrymen due to situation in Tibet. Rinpoche came to America in 1972, and subsequently established the Ewam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center in Kensington California. Rinpoche has also taught in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Wisconsin, Minnesota, Oregon, Utah, Arkansas, Florida, southern California, and Hawaii. Rinpoche speaks fluent English, and is loved by all his students for his warmth, kindness, and easy going nature, and wonderful spiritual advice. For more information about Rinpoche and his activities, please visit Ewam Choden Tibetan Buddhist Center website:

Location of all events:

Tsechen Chokhor Ling | 12037 Clark Street | Arcadia, CA 91006 >Map and directions.


phone: Oliver: 626.831.4413

Thank You to All Who Attended the visit by His Holiness the Sakya Trizin to Los Angeles in 2016, hosted by Tsechen Chokhor Ling. The visit was a very wonderful time and a great blessing for all. Please click here for photo galleries of the activities and check back here for news of the next visit as well as other upcoming events.

Schedule & Registration

From this visit with the next few visits, Kunga Thartse Rinpoche will begin a series of empowerments belonging to the 13 Golden Dharmas of the Sakyapa.

KURUKULLE Empowerment
Saturday, June 10, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Kurukulle (Tibetan: rig che ma.,English: The One of the Action Family) is magnetizing power. Her practice is one of the 13 golden Dharmas of the Sakyapa. She may be called upon for her powers of enchantment to subdue those evil spirits, demon and humans working against the welfare of humanity and spiritual evolution. Also, her practice may be helpful for improving health, wealth and spiritual energy. She brings a power of peacefulness, joy and wisdom.

Sunday, June 11, 2017
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Black Manjushri: This also is one of collection in 13 Golden Dharmas of the Sakyapa. Manjushri is the Bodhisattva of transcendental wisdom. In general, the practice of Manjushri cuts ignorance and delusion, and opens the mind of wisdom. Additionally, the Black Manjushri, ( Jampal Nagpo) a more wrathful form, powerful force against serious illnesses, obstacles, fears, obscurations, negative forces, and protects traveling.

There is no prerequisite and everyone is welcome. A practice sadhana will be given; the empowerment can also be taken as a blessing.

Requested Donation: $25 each session
You may pay at the door or online by clicking on one of the options below to use your credit card or PayPal:

Register For Both Days ($50)
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