March 2019

Special activities

Special Amitabha Puja

Friday, March 1 – 7:30 p.m.

Acharya Choying Gyurme will lead the traditional prayer for the deceased in dedication to Peter Colvey, Stephanie’s brother who passed away recently. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Teaching on Je Gampopa’s “The Jewel Ornament of Liberation (Ornament of Precious Liberation)”

Saturdays, March 9th & 23rd
10:30 a.m. – noon & 2 – 4 p.m. 

A comprehensive foundation for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism, this teaching clearly outlines the ground, path and fruition of Buddhadharma. The topics covered in “The Jewel Ornament of Liberation” are Buddha-nature, finding a spiritual master, impermanence, karma, cultivation of bodhicitta (altruism), development of the six perfections, the ten bodhisattva bhumis, Buddhahood, and the activities of the Buddha.

Gampopa was the foremost disciple of the famous yogi, Milarepa, a renown 12th century Buddhist teacher and founder of the Kagyu Lineage of Buddhism.

This series of sessions of teachings is the first of three parts, the second two to be given in March/April and May/June.

Participants are welcome to eat their lunch at the centre between sessions — coffee, tea and dessert will be provided for everyone.

Suggested Donations: 

per session:

$10 for members
$15 for non-members

If these suggested donations are not convenient, please give whatever you can.

RIGPE DORJE CENTRE is a project of the RIGPE DORJE FOUNDATION founded by His Eminence the Third Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Senge and under the spiritual direction of His Eminence the Fourth Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Karma Lodro Chokyi Nyima.

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP suggested for the Rigpe Dorje Centre: $25 (a portion tax deductible). You can subscribe as usual or on Internet: Membership

All membership funds go towards the monthly cost of maintaining the centre and hosting our teachers. To benefit from membership while supporting the cost of maintaining the centre, please contact us by telephone or email.

It is not necessary to be a member to participate in the Centre’s activities.


Tel. : (514) 485-8886