Events

Teaching by Ven. Chamtrul Rinpoche - August 16-18, 2019

posted Jul 10, 2019, 8:58 PM by Pema Choephel   [ updated Jul 17, 2019, 9:24 PM by NWTCA ORWA ]


Ven. Chamtrul Rinpoche will continue the teaching on Dzogpa Chenpo Semnyid Ngelso from where he left last year. 

Date: Friday, August 16 - Sunday, August 18, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


NWTCA Summer Camp - August 4 - 10, 2019

posted Jul 10, 2019, 8:57 PM by Pema Choephel   [ updated Jul 17, 2019, 9:08 PM by NWTCA ORWA ]

DateLocation
Sunday, August 4Bodkhang
Monday, August 5 - Wednesday, August 7Camp Wa-Ri-Ki
Thursday, August 8Field Trip to Portland Children's Museum
Friday, August 9 - Saturday, August 10Bodkhang (Closing ceremony)


Registration is now closed. 

Any questions, please contact our Education Director Sonam Choezom la at 360-487-0173 or nwtca.education@gmail.com


Essence of Saga Dawa by Ven. Beri Palden la - Saturday, June 15th, 10 am

posted Jun 12, 2019, 6:18 AM by NWTCA ORWA

Ven. Beri Palden la will explain the meaning and significance of Saga Dawa.

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 10am

Tea & refreshment will be served.


Teaching and Learning Tibetan More Effectively and Joyfully by Ven. Beri Palden la - June 7, 8 and 9

posted Jun 6, 2019, 8:30 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Jun 7, 2019, 9:48 AM ]

NWTCA is delighted to announce that Ven. Beri Palden la from Drepung Loseling Monastery will visit Bodkhang to share with us the secret of learning Tibetan effectively and joyfully. Ven. Beri Palden la is a new generation Tibetan language scholar and a passionate educator. Everyone is requested to take advantage of this rare opportunity, especially Sunday School children, teachers and parents. 

Friday, June 7, 2019

  • 05.00 pm
    • Introduction with Teachers of NWTCA Sunday Tibetan School
  • 06:00 pm
    • Meet with Children of NWTCA Sunday Tibetan School or any other children interested in learning Tibetan Language. Beri Gyalsey will teach in classroom format.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

  • 05.00 pm
    • Beri Gyalsey will take class again for children. Same children from previous class are encouraged to attend but others are most welcome to attend as well. Class will benefit kids immensely.

Sunday, June 9, 2019 

  • 09:00 am - 10:00 am 
    • During morning assembly, Beri Gyalsey will give 15 minutes talk on Saka Dawa.

  • 11:00 am - 12 noon
    • Talk to parents on how to teach, encourage and assist your children in learning Tibetan at home.

  • 02.30 pm - ???
    • Beri Gyalsey la will continue to teach children using his teaching techniques to help children learn and love learning Tibetan at home, in school and lifelong.

Saga Dawa Tsepa Choenga Sontsok - Monday, June 17th, 6pm

posted Jun 1, 2019, 6:11 AM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Jun 6, 2019, 7:40 PM ]


Please join us for a Jowo Thukje Chenpo'i Sontsok with Lama Wangdu Rinpoche to observe Saga Dawa Tsepa Choenga. Attendees are requested to bring more fruits for Sontsok which will be delivered to a homeless shelter.


Date & Time: Monday, June 17, 2019, 6pm


Dinner will be served jointly by Dorjee Tsering and Jampal Dorjee families. Please don't forget to bring your own cup, plate and bowl.

Saga Dawa Kangyur Tengyur Reading - June 4-17, 2019

posted May 19, 2019, 8:40 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated Jun 12, 2019, 8:49 PM ]

Please join us for our Annual Saga Dawa Kangyur Tengyur Reading at Bodkhang from June 4 - 17, 2019. A simple vegetarian lunch or tea/snacks will be served depending on sponsorshipPlease contact any Board Member la if you wish to sponsor a meal and substitute a "Tea and snack" with lunch which will extend the time from 12 Noon to 4 pm.

There will be Jowo Thukje Chenpo'i Sontsok on Saga Dawa Tsepa Choenga (Monday, June 17th) at 6pm. Lama Wangdu Rinpoche will preside over the prayer. Dinner will be served.   


Daily Schedule:
Tsepa Date Time Remark Meal Sponsor
1 Tuesday, June 4 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Jointly by Palmo (Ang Tsering) and Dechoe Zingkha families
2 Wednesday, June 5 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Lobsang Tenzin and Norbu Tsering families
3 Thursday, June 6 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Pema Dechen, Yangchen Tsogyal and friends
4 Friday, June 7 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Tashi Tsering and Lhakdon la family
5 Saturday, June 8 9:30 am - 12 Noon Tea and snack
7 Sunday, June 9 9:30 am - 3 pm Tea and snack Sunday School
8 Monday, June 10 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Chungratsang Family
9 Tuesday, June 11 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Tenzin Phuntsok Moenbook Family
10 Wed., June 12 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Norbu Kartsang Family
11 Thursday, June 13 9:30 am - 4 pm LunchTseten Wangchuk Family
12 Friday, June 14 9:30 am - 4 pm LunchTsundu Kunga Family
13 Saturday, June 15 9:30 am - 12 Noon Tea and snack
14 Sunday, June 16 9:30 am - 3 pm POTLUCK POTLUCK
15 Monday, June 17 9:30 am - 4 pm Lunch Moenbook Families
6 pm - 8:30 pm Dinner Jointly by Dorjee Tsering and Jampal la Families

Shabten/Rabney at home by Gandhen Shartse Monks

posted May 12, 2019, 3:01 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated May 13, 2019, 10:27 AM by Pema Choephel ]

Five monks from Gandhen Shartse monastery will be in Portland from May 13 - 20, 2019. They are available on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19 for Shabten and Rabney at home. Please contact our Spiritual Director Gelek Gyatso la if you are interested. 

All proceeds from their activities will benefit Gandhen Sharte monastery in South India. 


Special Shabrim by Gandhen Shartse Monks - Friday, May 17, 9:30 am

posted May 12, 2019, 2:40 PM by NWTCA ORWA

Five monks from Gaden Shartse monastery will be at Bodkhang to offer special prayers to ward off any negativity surrounding His Holiness the Dalai Lama's obstacle year. 

If you wish to sponsor lunch, make donations or volunteer in the kitchen, please contact any Board Member or our Spiritual Director Gelek Gyatso la at (360) 513-9857.

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

Time: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm 















Chod and Yangdrub with Ven. Lama Wangdu Rinpoche - May 12-13, 2019

posted Apr 24, 2019, 3:02 PM by NWTCA ORWA

Please save the dates for NWTCA Annual Chod and Yangdrub with Ven. Lama Wangdu Rinpoche 

  • CHOD TSOG LE RINCHEN TRENGWA
    གཅོད་ཀྱི་ཚོགས་ལས་རིན་ཆེན་ཕྲེང་བ།
    Sunday, May 12, 2019 (Mother's Day)
    10 AM - 4:30 PM

  • GONKAR YESHI NORBU'S YANGKHUK
    མགོན་དཀར་ཡེ་ཤེས་ནོར་བུའི་གཡང་ཁུག།
    Monday, May 13, 2019
    10 AM - 4 PM
Please contact our Spiritual Director Gelek Gyatso la for lunch sponsorship and volunteer opportunities.

Free Health Checkup by Tibetan Emchi las - Sunday, May 12th, 10am - Noon

posted Apr 24, 2019, 3:01 PM by NWTCA ORWA   [ updated May 11, 2019, 12:07 PM ]

Free Health Checkup by Tibetan Medicine doctors Emchi Yangchen Dolker la and Emchi Kalsang Choedhen la at Bodkhang on Sunday, May 12, 2019 from 10am - Noon. 

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