Join us for our first visit by Karme Ling Retreat Master (Drubpon), Lama Karma Drodhul!

Lama Karma Drodhul

Lama Karma Drodhul

Lama Karma will be teaching “Powerful Joy” on Wednesday, August 13.  Please join us as Lama Karma Drodhul talks about understanding our own strength and discovering our capacity to create happiness for ourselves and others.

The teaching will be followed by a Refuge Ceremony and the Amitabha Empowerment. 
(If you are planning to attend the Phowa retreat at KTD this fall, the Amitabha Empowerment is one of the requirements for attendance.)

Please be aware this due to a late location change, there will be very limited seating for this event.  It is very, very important that you register online here to reserve a space.




Schedule: Wednesday, Aug. 13

10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon :  Powerful Joy, Part One

12:00 Noon – 2:00 PM : Lunch Break

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM : Powerful Joy, Part Two

3:30 :  Break

~5:00 PM : Refuge Ceremony followed by the Amitabha Empowerment

(the start time for the empowerment is approximate.  Please be prepared for it to occur as early as 4:00 PM)

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Lama Karma Drodhul is Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s principal attendant and assistant. He became a monk when he was nine years old and at twenty received both getsul (intermediate) and gelong (full) ordination from Khenchen

Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and Lama Karma Drodhul

Ven. Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and Lama Karma Drodhul

Thrangu Rinpoche. Lama Karma excelled in all aspects of dharma study and completed his education in five years. Thrangu Rinpoche sent him to the U. S. to deepen his understanding of the dharma under the tutelage of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. In March 2004, Lama Karma completed his first and in February 2008 his second traditional three-year, three-month retreat under Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at Karme Ling Retreat Center. He now is the Drubpon (retreat master) at Karme Ling. He travels to different centers to teach and is the author of Amrita of Eloquence: A Biography of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche.


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