Archive of Olmo Ling Retreats and Teachings

Note that this is a listing of past events.
Go to the list of upcoming retreats and teachings.

August 2019

Sunday August 11, 10am-1pm Empowerment and Blessing of Sherab Mawe Senge with His Holiness 34th Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargye
Sunday August 11, 10am-1pm
Saturday August 10, 10am-4pm Daylong Teachings on the Loving Mother with His Holiness 34th Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargye
Saturday August 10, 10am-4pm
Friday August 9, 7-8:30pm Public Talk & Blessing with His Holiness 34th Menri Trizin Lungtok Dawa Dhargye: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
Friday August 9, 7-8:30pm
August 9-11 His Holiness 34th 2019 visit package - public talk, teaching, and empowerment
August 9-11

June 2019

June 29-30, 2019 Dzogchen & Shikantaza Retreat
With Tempa Dukte Lama and Zen priest Catherine Gammon
June 8-9, 2019 Karmic Ripening - The Law of Causality
With H.E. 7th Kundol Rinpoche

May 2019

May 10-12, 2019 Sidpa Gyalmo Healing Retreat
With Tempa Dukte Lama and Yoga instructor Alma Largey

April 2019

April 26 (evening) and April 27 Tibetan Bon Healing Retreat - the Healing Practice of Sidpa Gyalmo
Woodstock, VT with Tempa Dukte Lama
April 6-7, 2019 Dream Yoga Retreat with Geshe Lodoe Choglek and Tempa Dukte Lama
Pittsburgh, PA with Geshe Lodoe Choglek and Tempa Dukte Lama

February 2019

February 16-17, 2019 The Secret Aspects of the Mind - from the Dzogchen Oral Tradition of Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud
With Geshe Nyima Dhondup, abbot of the Bon Dialectic School at Menri

January 2019

January 19-20, 2019 Beyond Mindfulness: Suffering and Transformation
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama
January 6, 2019 from 10am-1pm Chod Healing Prayer Ritual with Tempa Dukte Lama
A ritual to clear obstacles and strengthen health and wellbeing for the new year

November 2018

November 17-18, 2018 Tibetan Thrul Khor Yoga Retreat - Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud transmission
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama and Geshe Chhembel Gurung
November 9-11, 2018 Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Meditation Retreat
with Tempa Dukte Lama

October 2018

Saturday October 6 Sidpa Gyalmo protector practice
Pittsburgh, PA with Iris Grossmann

September 2018

Saturday September 15 Chod practice workshop
Pittsburgh, PA with Andrew Kaiser

August 2018

August 18-19, 2018 Dzogchen and Shikantaza Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama and Zen priest Catherine Gammon

June 2018

June 30, 2019 Tsa Lung Tibetan Bon Yoga and Chod Healing Ritual
with Tempa Dukte Lama
June 9-10, 2018 Bon Phowa Practice Retreat: Teachings and Transmission
With Tempa Dukte Lama, June 9-10, 2018

May 2018

May 12-13, 2018 Bon Ngondro Retreat: Teachings and Transmission
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

March 2018

March 16-18, 2018 Bon Chod Practice Retreat: The Laughter of the Dakinis
With Tempa Dukte Lama, March 16-18, 2018

February 2018

Saturday February 17, 9:30am-5pm The Meaning of Bon Symbolism
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

January 2018

Saturday January 20, 9:30am-5pm Rabney Ritual Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama
Saturday January 13, 9:30am-5pm How to Meditate
Daylong Retreat with Tempa Dukte Lama

December 2017

Saturday December 10, 2017 Chod Healing Retreat
Saturday December 9, 9:30am-5pm

November 2017

November 17-19, 2017 Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Practice Retreat
with Tempa Dukte Lama

August 2017

Saturday August 19, 2017 Introduction to the Bon Tradition and the Way of the Lay Practitioner
With Tempa Dukte Lama

July 2017

July 9, 10am-1pm Chang Bu Gyatsa Chod Healing Prayer Ritual
With Geshe Yangton Lama Tashi Gyaltsen and Tempa Dukte Lama
July 8-9, 2017 Ancient Tibetan Thrul Khor Yoga Retreat
With Tempa Dukte Lama and Geshe Chhembel Gurung

June 2017

June 17-18, 2017 Heart Drop of the Loving Mother with Tempa Dukte Lama
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

April 2017

Fri. April 28, 7-8:30pm, Sat. April 29, 9:30am-5pm Contemplative Workshop on Being With Dying I
With Tempa Dukte Lama, Dan Leger, Stan Perelman, and Jon Spiegel
Saturday April 8, 2017 Red Garuda Fire Puja - Khyung Mar Jinsek
with Geshe Nyima Kunkyap and Tempa Dukte Lama

February 2017

February 18-19, 2017 Longevity Practice of Sidpa Gyalmo
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

January 2017

January 28-29, 2017 Meditation Instructors Training Part II 2017
with Tempa Dukte Lama
Thursdays 7-8:15pm Vibration Sound as a Road to Transformation
with Eileen Nadzam, MA
November 13-15, 2015 Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Transmission and Practice Part I 2015
with Tempa Dukte Lama
January 14-15, 2017 Dream Yoga Retreat with Geshe Lodoe Choglek and Tempa Dukte Lama
Pittsburgh, PA with Geshe Lodoe Choglek and Tempa Dukte Lama

November 2016

Friday November 18th, 10am through Sunday November 20, 2pm Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Transmission and Practice with Tempa Lama Part III - 2016
Sequanota Center, Boswell, PA

October 2016

Saturday, October 22, 9:30am-5pm Music Mantra Meditation
with Eileen Nadzam, MA

September 2016

September 24 Chod: Laughter of the Dakinis
with Andrew Kaiser
Olmo Ling Bon Center & Institute Instruction in Calm Abiding Meditation: A Foundational Meditation of Bon
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

August 2016

August 20-21, 2016 Meditation Instructors’ Training Part I with Tempa Dukte Lama
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

July 2016

July 30-31 Ancient Tibetan Thrul Khor Yoga Retreat
With Tempa Dukte Lama and Geshe Chhembel Gurung

June 2016

Sunday June 12, 2016 Du Tri Su Initiation and Empowerment
with H.E. 7th Kundol Rinpoche, Tempa Dukte Lama, Geshe Tenzin Tarke Gurung, and Geshe Chhembel Gurung
Saturday June 11, 9:30 am - 5 pm Dzogchen Mar Mo Dzub Khrid Second Cycle 2016
with H.E. 7th Kundol Rinpoche

May 2016

May 14-15, 2016 Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Transmission and Practice Part II 2016
with Tempa Dukte Lama

April 2016

2016 Introduction to Bon: view, practice and the life of Tonpa Shenrab
With Tempa Dukte Lama
Friday, April 8, 7:00 – 8:30 pm, Saturday, April 9, 9:30am – 5:00pm (with lunch break) and Sunday, April 10, 10:00am-1:00pm. Being with Death and Dying Workshop IV: Phowa Practice
Olmo Ling Tibetan Bon Center and Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

March 2016

March 19-20 Divination of Sidpa Gyalmo Retreat
with Tempa Dukte Lama
Olmo Ling Bon Center & Institute Instruction in the Calm Abiding Meditation: A Foundational Meditation of Bon
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

February 2016

Olmo Ling Center & Institute Soul Retrieval Retreat
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

January 2016

Nov 12-14 Dzogchen Thrul khor: Tibetan Dzogchen Yoga
With Tempa Lama and Geshe Lhundup Chaphur
January 8-10, 2016 Bon Chod Retreat: The Laughter of the Dakinis
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

August 2015

Olmo Ling Center & Institute Longevity Empowerment of Tsewang Rigzin
with Geshe Yangton Tashi Gyaltsen Rinpoche

July 2015

Saturday July 11 & Sunday July 12, 2015 Healing Retreat: Tibetan Bon practice of Sidpa Gyalmo
With Tempa Dukte Lama

June 2015

Saturday June 13 & Sunday June 14, 2015 The Many Faces of the Loving Mother
with Eileen Nadzam

March 2015

Friday March 27, 7-8:30 PM, Sat. March 28, 9:30 AM-5 PM and Sun. March 29, 10am-1pm Being With Death & Dying Workshop III: The Bardo
Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA
Olmo Ling Center & Institute, 1101 Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217 Lu Chod Homi Gyatso Ritual Retreat
with Geshe Nyima Kunkyap Rinpoche and Tempa Dukte Lama

February 2015

February 7-8, 2015 Dzogchen Mar Mo Dzub Khrid Teachings - Second Cycle
with H.E. 7th Kundol Rinpoche

November 2014

Friday Nov. 21, 7-8:30 PM and Sat. Nov. 22, 9:30 AM-5 PM Being With Death & Dying Workshop II: Contemplative Practices to Help the Dying
Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

October 2014

October 31-November 2, 2014 A Khrid Dzogchen Transmission and Practice Part III
with Tempa Dukte Lama, Sequanota Center, Boswell, PA

June 2014

June 28-29, 2014 The Way of a Compassionate Being with Tempa Dukte Lama
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
June 28-29, 2014 Heart Drop of the Loving Mother with Tempa Dukte Lama
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
June 7-8, 2014 Family Retreat: The Loving Mother of Wisdom
McKeever Environmental Learning Center, Sandy Lake, PA

May 2014

May 31-June 1, 2014 Bon A Khrid Part II 2014
with Tempa Dukte Lama

April 2014

Fri. April 18, 7-8:30pm Sat. April 19, 9:30am-5:00pm Being With Death and Dying Workshop I
With Tempa Dukte Lama

In this first Workshop in the Being with Dying series, we will explore the meaning of death in our lives and the art of conscious dying.

March 2014

Monday March 3, 2014 to Thursday March 13, 2014 Trip to Menri Monastery, India, with Tempa Dukte Lama
Monday March 3, 2014 to Thursday March 13, 2014

January 2014

Fri. Jan 24, 7-8:45pm, Sat. Jan 25, 9:30am-5pm, Sun. Jan 26, 10am-1pm Heartdrops of Dharmakaya I with Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche
Olmo Ling Bon Center, 1101 Greenfield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA

December 2013

December 10 Test Event
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

November 2013

Olmo Ling Bon Center The Spiritual Life and Journey
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

October 2013

November 16th 2013 at 6pm Invitation for Fundraiser and Reception
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama
October 11-13, 2013 Bon A Khrid Dzogchen Transmission and Practice
Boswell, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

September 2013

Sunday September 8, 2013 Longevity Empowerment
With H.E. Menri Lopon Trinley Nyima Rinpoche
September 7, 2013 Essence of the Three Heart Mantras of Bon and Longevity Empowerment
With H.E. Menri Lopon Trinley Nyima Rinpoche
September 7, 2013 Essence of the Three Heart Mantras of Bon
With H.E. Menri Lopon Trinley Nyima Rinpoche

August 2013

August 3-4, 2013 Dzogchen Mar Mo Dzub Khrid Teachings – First Cycle Part II
Pittsburgh, PA with 7th Kundol Rinpoche and Tempa Lama

July 2013

July 6-7, 2013 Personal Protector Retreat: The Invocation of Sidpa Gyalmo
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

May 2013

Saturday, May 25, 2013 3:00 - 5:00pm Ordinary Mind and the True Nature of Mind, A Public Talk and Blessing
With H. H. 33rd Menri Trizin, Spiritual Head of the Tibetan Bon Tradition and Tempa Dukte Lama
Saturday, May 25, 2013 6:30 pm Benefit Dinner with H.H. 33rd Menri Trizin and Tempa Dukte Lama
Benefits the nuns and children of Menri Monastery, Dolanji, India

April 2013

Friday, April 5, 7-8:30 pm and Saturday, April 6, 9:30am-5:30pm Beyond Mindfulness IV: The True Nature of Generosity and the Power of Compassion
With Tempa Dukte Lama, Dr. Stan Perelman and Dr. Jon Spiegel

March 2013

Olmo Ling Center & Institute, 1101 Greenfield Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15217 Soul Retrieval Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Geshe Nyima Kunkyap Rinpoche and Tempa Dukte Lama

February 2013

Saturday, February 16, 2013 9:30am - 5pm Teachings on the Bon Refuge Tree
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

January 2013

Saturday, Jan. 19, 9:30am - 5pm & Sunday, Jan. 20, 10am-1pm The Bon Practice of the Five Elements
Pittsburgh, PA with Khenpo Ratsa Geshe Tenzin Dargye

December 2012

Sat. Dec. 1, 9:30am - 5pm and Sun. Dec. 2, 10:00am - 1pm The Four Goodnesses and Five Applications
Pittsburgh, PA with Latri Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche

November 2012

Saturday, November 10, 9:30am - 5pm and Sunday, November 11, 10am - 1pm Chod: Laughter of the Dakinis
Olmo Ling Center, Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

Chod is an ancient and powerful Tibetan practice that helps us develp the wisdom to cut through the four fears that afflict individuals and cause our suffering.

October 2012

Fri. Oct. 5, 10am through Sun. Oct. 7, 2pm, Boswell, PA 3-day Bon Healing Retreat: The Heartdrop of the Loving Mother
Residential Retreat at Sequanota Center with Tempa Dukte Lama

July 2012

July 21-22, 2012 Dzogchen Mar Mo Dzub Khrid Teachings – First Cycle
Pittsburgh, PA with 7th Kundol Rinpoche and Tempa Dukte Lama

April 2012

Test Test: Test
Pittsburgh, PA

March 2012

Fri. March 30 - Sunday April 1 Beyond Mindfulness III: The Nature of Consciousness
Pittsburgh, PA
Sat. March 17 - Sun. March 18 Weekend Teachings on the Yum Do (Heart Sutra)
Pittsburgh, PA with Geshe Tenzin Drukdak and Tempa Dukte Lama
Evening Talk & Weekend Teachings The Tibetan Bon Healing Practice of Sidpa Gyalmo
Bronx Bon Buddhist Center, NY with Tempa Dukte Lama

February 2012

Saturday Feb. 4 - Sunday Feb. 5, 2012 Retreat & Teachings on Bon Ngondro
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

December 2011

December 2-4, 2011 Bon Practice of the Five Elements
Pittsburgh, PA with Khenpo Tenzin Dargye

October 2011

October 21 through October 23, 2011 Being with Death and Dying Workshop Part III: The Bardo
With Tempa Dukte Lama, Jon Spiegel, Ph.D. and Stan Perelman, Ph.D.,

August 2011

Saturday, August 20-Sunday, August 21, 2011 Transcending the Self through Purifying the Eight Consciousnesses
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

July 2011

Friday July 15 - Sunday July 17 Weekend Retreat: The law of cause and effect
Pittsburgh, PA with H.E. 7th Kundol Rinpoche

June 2011

Saturday, June 25-Sunday, June 26, 2011 The Way of a Compassionate Being
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama
Sat. June 4 Public Talk and Blessing: Awakening the Heart of Compassion
With H.H. 33rd Menri Trizin, Spiritual Head of the Tibetan Bon Tradition
Saturday June 4, 2011 at 6:30pm Benefit Dinner with H.H. 33rd Menri Trizin and Tempa Lama
Saturday June 4, 2011 at 6:30pm

March 2011

March 18-20 Beyond Mindfulness Workshop: The Urgency of Now
Chatham University with Tempa Lama, Dr. Stan Perelman and Dr. Jon Spiegel

February 2011

Friday, February 18-Sunday, February 20, 2011 Meditation Instructors’ Training
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

January 2011

Friday, January 28-Sunday, January 30, 2011 Sang Gye Men Gyi Lha: Teachings on the Medicine Buddha
Pittsburgh, PA with Nyima Dakpa Rinpoche

December 2010

Sunday December 12, 2010 Calligraphy Workshop Winter 2010
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

October 2010

October 2-3, 2010 The Longevity Practice of Drenpa Namkha
With the 7th Kundrol Rinpoche

August 2010

Sat. August 21, 2010 Calligraphy Workshop with Tempa Lama
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

July 2010

July 31st and Aug 1st, 2010 Bon Ngondro Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

June 2010

June 5-6, 2010 Contemplative Healing Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

April 2010

April 16-18 2010 Bon Dzogchen Teaching
Pittsburgh, PA with Menri Ponlob Rinpoche
Saturday, April 9 & Sunday April 10 Contemplative Healing Retreat in Spencertown NY
Spencertown, NY with Tempa Dukte Lama

March 2010

March 4-7 2010 Being with Death and Dying
Pittsburgh, PA
March 4-7 2010 Being with Death & Dying with CE credits for psychologists
Pittsburgh, PA
March 4-7 2010 Being with Death & Dying with Social Work CE credits
Pittsburgh, PA

February 2010

February 13-14, 2010 The Three Essential Mantras of Bon
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

January 2010

January 15-17 2010 The Bon Chod Practice “Laughter of the Dakinis”
Pittsburgh, PA with the 7th Kundrol Rinpoche and Tempa Dukte Lama

November 2009

Sat Nov 21st 9:30am-5pm, Sun Nov 22nd, 10am-1pm The Ten Perfections
with Tempa Dukte Lama

October 2009

Sat Oct 10, 9:30am-5pm, Sun Oct 11, 10am-1pm The Nature of the Mind and our Buddha Nature
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

September 2009

Saturday Sept 26, 2009: 9:30am - 5pm Meditation Retreat
Pittsburgh, PA with Tempa Dukte Lama

August 2009

Fri Aug 14th: 7-8:30pm, Sat Aug. 15th: 10am-5pm, Sun, Aug. 16th: 10am-12:30pm Bon Dzogchen Teaching on the Sevenfold Clear Light
Pittsburgh, PA with Geshe Tenzin Dargye and Tempa Dukte Lama

May 2009

May 29-31, 2009 Retreat on the "Bon Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud Ngondro", the Preliminary Practices
Pittsburgh, PA with Menri Ponlop Thinley Nyima Rinpoche

March 2009

March 28-29, 2009 Teachings on Dream Yoga from the Bon Mother Tantra
With Geshe Chongtul Rinpoche

Upcoming retreats and teachings.

Retreats and teachings that took place in 2008.