Tsegyalgar East Weekly Schedule 28 August – 3 September

Aug 28-Sept 3rd – Tsegyalgar East Announcements
Dear Vajra family,

Visit our Event Calendar for ongoing/weekly practices.
Scroll down this email for steps to access Zoom links and an updated schedule anytime.

We are delighted to share the news with our community that Direct Introduction will be given by Yeshi Silvano Namkhai at Merigar in September, although registration for this in-person event is already full.

Khandroling awaits you for personal retreat. Visit our website to learn more about our accomodations.

Special events this week:

No Yantra Yoga with Paula Barry this week. Yantra Yoga schedule with Naomi Zeitz will be updated by Sunday, Aug 29th.

Saturday August 28th:
Khandroling Paper Cooperative Workshop. Last event for Summer. 5-7pm at Tsegyalgar East in Conway and via Zoom. Public Event. Drop-ins welcome! Meeting ID: 867 6034 4885 Passcode: 331208

Wednesday, Sept 1st Dakini Day Ganapuja  7pm on Zoom!  Meeting ID: 812 1306 2357  Password: VAJRADANCE

OR meet earlier at Khandroling. *(see local google group conversation for in-person event updates)

To receive weekly schedule of Dondrubling (Dzogchen Community West Coast) sign up here.

Coming up:

Wednesday, September 8th at 6pm – Tibetan Pronunciation Study Group. Opportunity to practice the Tibetan contents of the ganapuja in informal and supportive setting.

2nd Sunday Odzer Chenma Practice beginning Sept 12 at 10am, joined with pracitioners from Merigar in addition to ongoing practice on Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri with Kundrolling on the same recurring Zoom link.

Sunday, September 12th at 4pm – Community Meeting – We have two additional candidates for the Gakyil, so please come vote! Candidate statements and meeting agenda will be shared shortly.

Mondays starting September 13th at 6pm –  Shiné ! Monday evening Sitting Meditation led by authorized SMS instructor Lynn Newdome on Zoom. Everyone welcome, these weekly sessions are open to the public.

Thursday Sept 23rd, 2:30-4pm – Practice of Natural Light, with authorized SMS and dream yoga instructor Michael Katz and continuing 4th Thursdays. Deepen your clear light dream state.

Monday, Sept 27th – 3rd Anniversary of the passing of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu. Afternoon & evening of practicing together at Khandroling.

Saturdays in October, starting Oct 9th, 10:30-noon – Opening the Door to Practice  – Taught by Santi Maha Sangha Instructor Steven Landsberg. Introduction to the Dzogchen Community practices. Sign up for course now.

Please keep the following people in your hearts as you dedicate the merits of your practice towards their healing:

    • Ines Garcia Calderon
    • Carlos Rivera Zuzunaga
    • Jonathan and Nancy Swinchatt
    • Richard Welder, Laura Welder’s Father
    • Sheila Lizdas, Saralé’s mother
    • Benjamin Trucano-Harp, Jim’s son
    • Sophia Dalle
    • The Kaiser family
    • Marcus Molefi Ford, Toi Ford, and Marsha McNeill
    • Vero Zelada
    • The community of all sentient beings throughout space

Shitro for:

    • Jillian Patricia – Sunday 9-10pm EST practice or with Ganapuja with Dondrubling until Sept 12 (see Zoom links)

To add (or remove) your name, a loved one’s name, or a community in need, to the practice dedication list, please email Secretary@tsegyalgar.org

All times are in ET – NYC Time (GMT – 4) Check your local time here.

We are gratefully accept your ongoing support to help us sustain our Gar. 

For online shopping, travel booking etc, consider using Deal Aid  and when prompted for the cause, type in “Dzogchen Community in America” for us to receive a % of each purchase.

Access Zoom links anytime by following these steps:

  1. Visit and Save: http://www.tsegyalgar.org/videoconference/
  2. Your login name is (all lowercase): member
  3. Password is (all lowercase): snowlion-tibet-108 
  4. For easy access: Log into  zoom.us , find saved meeting ID and enter password.
  5. View Our regularly updated Events Calendar!  No need to wait for an emailed schedule.

You can also find most events on the Sangha App. For questions or suggestions for practices, email bluegakyil@tsegyalgar.org

Stay cool,

Tsegyalgar East Gakyil

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