July 28, 2018 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM America/Los Angeles Timezone

White Tara Empowerment with Lama Palden

Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 3:00pm

Participants must have taken formal refuge vows or take them at the empowerment

White Tara Practice Retreat in August – click here for details

White Tara

White Tara, Drolkar, also known as the Noble Deathless Lady and the Wish-Fulfilling Wheel, transmits the timeless, non-dual awareness wisdom and increasing vitality and long life. Meditating on her transforms our distorted view of self to reveal the radiant luminosity we truly are. As a form manifestation of the Prajnaparamita, the perfection of wisdom, the realization of emptiness, she is what gives birth to all the Buddhas, male and female.

Lama Palden will give the White Tara Empowerment on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at 3pm.  Having taken formal refuge vows is required to take this empowerment. Registration is also required, as information will be sent to participants. Lama Palden will give refuge  vows at the start of the empowerment if needed; please indicate this on your registration.

Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the empowerment is to start; doors will be locked and no one will be admitted once the empowerment begins. Please note – ending time is approximate.

Prerequisites: Participants must have already taken formal refuge vows or take them at the empowerment.

Location: Sukhasiddhi Center, Fairfax CA.

Cost: Suggested donation is $25, which can be paid online or at the door. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, please offer what you can. It is also customary to make a donation to the empowering Lama with a kata which will follow the empowerment. Katas and envelopes will be available.

Registration: Please Register here for this event.

Questions? Contact Us

 There is a White Tara Practice retreat August 10-31 for vajrayana practitioners – click here for details.

Lama Palden Drolma is the founder and Senior Lama of Sukhasiddhi Foundation. She completed the traditional Tibetan Buddhist three-year retreat in the Shangpa and Karma Kagyu lineages under the previous Kalu Rinpoche’s guidance in 1985. In 1986 she became one of the first Western women to be authorized as a lama in the Vajrayana tradition. In addition to Kalu Rinpoche, she has studied with many of the great Tibetan masters from all lineages, including the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa, Tai Situ Rinpoche, Bokar Rinpoche, Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, Dezhung Rinpoche, Dudjom Rinpoche and the Dalai Lama.

With overwhelming gratitude to her gurus, Lama Palden transmits, trains and mentors students, passing on the profound and precious teachings and practices that enable one to reach full and complete awakening in this lifetime. She focuses on translating Vajrayana Buddhist principles and practices in ways that make them accessible to Westerners. Lama Palden was profiled in Shambhala Sun magazine as one of the women “changing the face of Buddhism.”

Lama Palden’s background is in comparative mysticism and psychology. As a licensed psychotherapist she has done groundbreaking work in the intersection of the spiritual and psychological aspects of our humanity. She is deeply committed, as was her root guru, Khabje Kalu Rinpoche, to ecumenicism and interspirituality.


He is currently living in Canada with his wife and family.

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