Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 7pm
Jangste Choje Rinpoche comes to Greater Seattle
Green Tara Initiation at the American Evergreen Buddhist Association temple (13000 NE 84th St, Kirkland, WA 98033)
Tara is the female manifestation of Buddha and represents the complete development of our spiritual potential, with particular emphasis given to the fierce compassionate qualities of a mother who protects her children, as well as the far reaching attitudes and wisdom paths to enlightenment.
Jangtse Choje Lobsang Tenzin Rinpoche, Successor to the Seat of Ganden Tripa
Born in Tibet in 1934, Rinpoche was ordained as a monk at the age of seven. He entered Sera Jey monastery at seventeen and obtained his Geshe Lharampa degree in 1979. Following this, he entered Gyume Tantric University and two years later became Master of Discipline. In 1985 His Holiness the Dalai Lama appointed him abbot of Gyume Tantric Monastery, a position he held for 6 years. Since then he has taught extensively in India and the West. In 2010 he was appointed to the position of Jangtse Choje, Successor to the Seat of Ganden Tripa.