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Lama Lakshey Zangpo Rinpoche   

Lama Lakshey Zangpo Rinpoche, was born in Golok, Tibet. At 10, he began training in the Kathok Nyingma tradition with Kyabje Jigme Phuntsok Rinpoche and other masters. He was formally recognized as the reincarnation of Tulku Pema Tashi and was later enthroned by Kyabje Katog Getse Rinpoche. In 2011 Lama Lakshey founded and became the spiritual advisor of Tsinta Mani Choling, and serves on the Board of Directors of Joru Foundation. Rinpoche’s modern approach to teaching meditation addresses the needs of people from a variety of backgrounds. Lama Lakshey Rinpoche is known for his warmth, skill, and accessibility.

Lama Lakshey Zangpo currently provides meditation instruction on both Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings. The Wednesday night series is offered in cycles. These teachings are open to all and cover a variety of meditation topics. Visit:

Longchen Nyingthig



10 am - 4:30 pm pacific [2 hr break]

In person & online

Longchen Nyingthig Phowa, also known as the transference of consciousness, is a profound practice within the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. Through specific visualization, mantra, and breathwork, Phowa practice aims to guide the practitioner’s consciousness at the moment of death to the pureland of Sukhavati, the realm of Buddha Amitabha. The practice of Phowa requires the guidance of a qualified teacher, along with the familiarization with meditation techniques and visualizations.

Location: Wisdom Center of Santa Cruz

The Galleria, Ste 240 community Room

740 Front Street, Santa Cruz, CA

Fee:  $120; 80 low income.
No one turned away for lack of funds.

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