Introduction to Buddhism
by Watch Staff
Dec 15, 2011 | 1099 views | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RIDGWAY - The Venerable Chhoje Rinpoche, a reincarnated Lama and holder of both the Nyingma and Kagyu lineages of Tibetan Buddhism, and founder of Chumur Monastery in Ladakh, northern India, comes to the tri-county area next week.

Rinpoche, who has been teaching in the U.S., Europe and Japan for many years and speaks English fluently, is the founder and director of Padma Shedrup Ling study and meditation center in California.

He is currently establishing meditation retreat centers in Crestone and Tso Pema, India.

On Monday, Dec. 19, Rinpoche delivers “Introduction to Buddhism,” from 7-9 p.m., with a $20 suggested donation, at Ken Edgar’s home in American Village (call for directions).

On Tuesday, December 20, Rinpoche’s topic is “How to Work With Anger in Chaotic Times,” again from 7-9 p.m., at Edgar’s home, with a suggested $20 donation.

On Wednesday, December 21, Rinpoche’s topic is “Maitri: Building Friendship in Oneself). He will present this in the Kiva Room at the Chipeta Sun Lodge, 304 S. Lena St., Ridgway, 7-9 p.m., with a suggested $20 donation.

No one will be turned away for lack of funds; calling ahead to reserve a space is appreciated. For more information, visit www.padmashedrupling.org; for email confirmation, contact kenedgar@montrose.net or phone him at Alpine Health Care, 970/249-7377.
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