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Dear Ripa Sangha and Friends,

Losar Tashi Delek!

As we usher in the year of the Water Dragon, it is our pleasure to also announce the upcoming visit of our precious master, His Eminence Terton Namkha Drimed Rinpoche, to the United States.  We hope that you and your families will be able to participate in as many of these wonderful events as possible!

Red Feather Lakes, CO Magnetizing Gesar Shambhala Mountain Center Sunday, June 17 – Monday, June 18
Los Angeles, CA Healing Ceremony Shambhala Center, Los Angeles, CA Sunday July 1
Tehachapi, CA Tagsham Yeshe Tsogyal Empowerment Ari Bhod Wednesday, July 4
Tehachapi, CA Yeshe Tsogyal Retreat Ari Bhod Thursday, July 5 – Saturday, July 7
Tehachapi, CA Magnetizing Gesar  Fire Puja Ari Bhod Sunday, July 8
Tehachapi, CA Peaceful Gesar  Fire Puja Ari Bhod Monday, July 9
Purchase, NY Gesar Wealth Puja Purchase, NY Saturday, July 14
New York, NY Tibetan Community Event TBD Sunday, July 15

In addition to the U. S. teachings, His Eminence will attend the grand opening of the Ripa International Center in Reid, Switzerland Sunday, July 22 to August 19, 2012. Details of these events will be available soon at and

If you have not already done so, please take a moment to make sure your membership with the Ripa Ladrang Foundation is current for the New Year.  Membership fees and donations help to cover the cost of the Teaching Tour and are used to support the work of the Ripa Masters.  Memberships and donations can now be handled very easily at

Please feel free to contact us with any questions.  We can be reached at

We look forward to practicing and celebrating with all of you soon!