Guru Rinpoche Day Message, September 24, 2023
"The practice of all the bodhisattvas is to renounce this life’s concerns, 
For friends and relatives, long acquainted, must all go their separate ways;
Wealth and prized possessions, painstakingly acquired, must all be left
behind; And consciousness, the guest who lodges in the body, must in time

Excerpt from the 37 Practices of Bodhisattvas

  • Tupten Osel Choling is pleased to announce another opportunity to attend a retreat this fall on the shores of beautiful Lake Tahoe and receive teachings from Ven. Sogan Rinpoche.  For more information, click HERE
  • Ven. Sogan Rinpoche's book, Dreams and Truths from the Ocean of Mind, is now available on PRINT and AUDIOBOOK.  

2022 Suka Vajra Sangha Retreat -- Galilee Episcopal Camp and Retreat Center

Welcome to our Sangha.  We are a Tibetan Buddhist community following the Teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha under the care and compassion of Sogan Rinpoche, who has generously offered to share his knowledge of the Buddhadharma with anyone wishing to receive it.  Click HERE to add your name to our email list.  
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"While I am away, I urge you to study and practice the Dharma diligently. I would also like to recommend that you make an effort to get together and discuss the teachings and do the practices that I have shown you:
Guru Yoga tsok
Shakyamuni Buddha
I would like you to alternate the practices. This will help you to build our Dharma community and support each other's practices so you can grow together as Dharma brothers and sisters."  – Sogan Rinpoche, 11/3/13, Oakland, CA