RigDzin Dharma Foundation is a Tibetan Buddhist Dharma Center and bookstore located in the heart of Albuquerque, NM. Founded in 2005 by the Venerable Traga Rinpoche, the Center offers a relaxed and informal place for meditation and learning about Buddhism.
People from all spiritual and religious backgrounds are welcome—whether you are a new practitioner, curious to learn a little about Buddhist teachings or meditation, or a more experienced student of the Dharma.
To learn more, follow the menu across the top or click the "Calendar and Events" to see our listing of current teachings and special events! For more information, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (505) 401-7340
CENTER SCHEDULE CHANGE: WE WILL NOW BE OPEN ON TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS, TEACHING RETREATS, AND SPECIAL PRACTICE DAYS
RigDzin is now open on Thursday evenings 6 to 7 pm-Please join us for meditation 6:15 to 6:45 pm
Tuesday: 6:30 to 8 pm Thursday: 6 to 7 pm Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm Special practice days: Check Calendar and Events page
Shop RigDzin Dharma's Bookstore!
The 2016 Sacred Images of Tibet calendars are in the bookstore, and we've just restocked with even more semi-precious stone malas, pecha bags, incense, and more! See our calendar for Center hours, or by appointment, call 505-401-7340 or email email@example.com.
Support Ven. Traga Rinpoche's Chetak Water Project
Natural Liberation: Padmasambava's Teachings on the Six Bardos With Venerable Lama Thubten Nima June 10 to 12, 2016
Lama Thubten Nima will continue the Bardo Teachings and grant Phowa empowerment
He will also be available for questions at a Dharma Café on June 8
Save the Dates for Upcoming Teachers
Drupon Rinchen Dorje: August 17 through August 23
Khenpo Tsultrim: September 29 through October 4
Lama Thubten Nima: October 4 through October 14 (Tentative)
Open Invitation to the Community to Make a Difference!
The RigDzin Steering Committee held a special session to welcome members of the community who would like to be involved in newly formed volunteer teams. There will be soon be a webpage detailing what the center currently needs and where you can help us grow the future state. Team coordinators are seeking enthusiastic sangha for various fun jobs that will benefit all beings and all levels of practitioners. The following are a few examples of the teams:
Sangha program management
Call 505-401-7340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org at to learn what each team is responsible for and see if you'd like to help.
Advice from His Eminence Garchen Rinpoche
Available here is Quotes From the Precious One, a collection of 108 insightful quotes, inspirational sayings, and heartfelt advice from our beloved Garchen Rinpoche.
DRIKUNG DHARMA SURYA CENTER (Virginia) created this treasure for all Garchen Rinpoche’s Centers. We would like to share the book with you and wish that all these Centers will preserve and ensure that these quotes of love and wisdom can spread far and wide with the sole wish to bring peace and happiness into the world and to benefit all sentient beings without exception. This book is intended exclusively for use in Dharma study and is for FREE distribution, not for resale.