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Online Registration: Sacred Transition: Kalachakra Phowa and Vajra Vega Empowerment with Khentrul Rinpoche

This event is available in-person in Toronto, Canada. Registration for In-person Attendance

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 – Understand the Bardos from the Kalachakra vs the Dzogchen Perspective
– Vajra Vega Jenang (wrathful Kalachakra)
– What to do when you die
– What to do immediately and in the year following their death.
– How to spot opportunities for liberation in the Bardo
– Kalachakra Phowa teaching and transmission

Dying is an essential part of life; something that we all will face. Whether you or a loved one is facing death today or decades from now, it’s important to understand what it means to live and die well.

In this weekend teaching, Khentrul Rinpoche will take us on a journey through what is known as the ‘bardos’, or transition periods, between one life and the next, and the tremendous opportunity they can offer if we view them as an opportunity for spiritual transformation.

Khentrul Rinpoche will help us understand the profound steps we can take in our life now to prepare for death and what we can do at the time of death. In this practical teaching, Khentrul Rinpoche will bestow the Kalachakra phowa transmission and help us identify opportunities for liberation in the Bardo.

Vajra Vega, the wrathful form of Shri Kalachakra and the King of the Wrathful Deities, is the protector aspect in Kalachakra. There are many benefits to establishing a connection with Vajra Vega. The essence of Vajravega is that he represents the non-conceptual primordial wisdom which arises when the winds enter the central channel. This is the method by which the root ignorance of conceptuality is cut. It is also the basis or the container in which the precious six vajra yogas arise. When we establish a wheel of protection with Vajra Vega, we are symbolically stopping the arising of dualistic appearances, and abiding within the non-conceptual wisdom.

It is very important and special for us to connect with this aspect of Kalachakra in our lifetime so that we may be benefited from the connection in the Bardo state after death. While we must do our best to create karmic propensities to realize our own sacred truth during this life, if we do not then in the Bardo state after death, we may be able to recognise Vajra Vega in the sea of wrathful Deities and be liberated.

Anyone can join. There is no prerequisite.

Toronto Canada
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Saturday October 8th
Vajra Vega Jenang and Oral Transmission of Praises to Vajra Vega (at the beginning not recorded), Teachings
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Sunday October 9th
Kalachakra Phowa transmission (at the beginning and not recorded) Teachings on the Bardos from a Dzogchen vs Kalachakra view
San Francisco, California
8th October 10 am – 2 pm
9th October  10 am – 2 pm
Sao Paulo Brazil
8th October 2 pm – 6 pm
9th October  2 pm – 6 pm
Vienna Austria / South Africa
8th October 7 pm – 11 pm
9th October  7 pm – 11 pm
Mongolia / Shanghai / Hong Kong
9th October 1 am – 5 am
10th October  1 am – 5 am
9th October 4 am – 8 am
10th October 4 am – 8 am

1) Register for each attendee that will be receiving the empowerment. You will be added to the course on learn.dzokden.org
2) You must receive the empowerment and oral transmission online in real-time. We do not record empowerment. We do not offer empowerment books for this event.
3) You will receive access to the zoom for each of the session of the teaching.

The Dharma is not for sale but we do have cost to put on global events. We have created 3 offering levels to help make this affordable to a range of attendees as we must raise funds to cover the cost. The cost has been adjusted for the cost of living in various countries. Thank you for understanding so that we can make this accessible to our global family. If your ability to pay makes it difficult to attend this program, we will make every effort to make attendance possible. Email [email protected] to request assistance.



Oct 08 - 09 2022


Toronto Canada Timezone
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Oct 08 - 09 2022
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


  • Khentrul Rinpoche
    Khentrul Rinpoche
    Non-Sectarian Master of Kalachakra

    Khentrul Rinpoché Jamphel Lodrö is the founder and spiritual director of Dzokden. Rinpoche is the author of Unveiling Your Sacred Truth, The Great Middle Way: Clarifying the Jonang View of Other-Emptiness, A Happier Life, and The Hidden Treasure of the Profound Path.

    Rinpoche spent the first 20 years of his life herding yak and chanting mantras on the plateaus of Tibet. Inspired by the bodhisattvas, he left his family to study in a variety of monasteries under the guidance of over twenty-five masters in all the Tibetan Buddhist traditions. Due to his non-sectarian approach, he earned himself the title of Rimé (unbiased) Master and was identified as the reincarnation of the famous Kalachakra Master Ngawang Chözin Gyatso. While at the core of his teachings is the recognition that there is great value in the diversity of all spiritual traditions found in this world; he focuses on the Jonang-Shambhala tradition. Kalachakra (wheel of time) teachings contain profound methods to harmonize our external environment with the inner world of body and mind, ultimately bringing about the golden age of peace and harmony (dzokden).

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