Supplications to Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

  Lama Tharchin Rinpoche supplication prayer by Dungse Thinley Norbu Rinpoche

  The Healing Medicine of Faith by Chakung Jigme Wangdrak Rinpoche

  Concise Supplication to Lama Tharchin Rinpoche by Lama Pema Dorje Rinpoche

  Prayer that Heralds Faith by Loppon Jigme Rinpoche

  Supplication to Lama Tharchin Rinpoche by Anam Thubten Rinpoche from          Jnanasukha

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche Short Biographies

About Lama Tharchin Rinpoche PDF

Short Bio by Lama Sonam Tsering Rinpoche PDF

Death & Dying

Visit our Death & Dying Resource Page

Making Offerings

  The Outer Offerings, a brief explanation by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

  Short Explanation on the Benefit of Offering Light by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

  Water Offering Prayer

  Butter Lamp Offering Prayers


Dzam Ling Chi Dang

Download PDF of Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche's Prayer for World Peace

Lama Sherab Dorje Rinpoche's Posthumous Advice

Download PDF of de-zhey advice

O Sal Tro Dang Tsok Lu

Download (PDF) tsok offering song by Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche

Prayer to Calm the Elements

Download the Sa Chu Me Lung prayer

Seven Line Prayer

Download (PDF)

Yeshe Tsogyal's Quintessential Daily Practice

Download (PDF) (used in Warm Blessings of the Dakini)

Zheng Zhik Pema

Download PDF of prayer recited by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche in the Ngondro Teaching (Series 19 Teaching 10)


Listen to "A Heart Jewel for the Fortunate, Great Perfection Pointing-Out Instructions" (Nying Nor) by Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche recited in Tibetan by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche. We also have Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's teachings on the text. Search "Heart Jewel" to find our current offerings.

Writings by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's Final Words of Advice

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche passed into parinirvana on the lunar sixth month full moon day (July 22) 2013 in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California. Rinpoche had written words of advice (Shal Chem) that he asked Pema Dechen to give to sangha after he passed.

Download Rinpoche's original Tibetan here, the English translation here, and the Tibetan in U-Chen script here.

The Blazing Scythe of Wisdom

Download the Prayer (PDF) by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche on purifying our inner obscurations through cleaning our outer environment

Blazing Wisdom Form: A Very Concise Daily Kilaya Practice

Download the PDF for tablet or letter format with Tibetan/Phonetics/English or in Tibetan/English here.

Butter Lamp Offering Prayer

Download the Concise Prayer (PDF)

Cultivating the Two Accumulations

Purchase Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's teaching to Three-Year Retreatants in 2005 in PDF or Booklet.

A Drop of Nectar, An Old Man's Heart Advice

Download Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's 2002 poem, A Drop of Nectar or A Droplet of Elixir, of pith instructions for carrying negative phenomena onto our spiritual path. You can find Rinpoche's teachings on his poem in A Drop of Nectar, An Old Man's Heart Advice (2003), A Drop of Nectar at Esalen (2004), New York City teachings 2010 (coming), Open Secret teachings 2010 (coming), and Heart Advice at Nalanda (2011).


Download the PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's teaching on the Benefits of Drupchen from Pema Osel Ling 2006

Drupchen Tong-Thun in Tibetan and English

The Flute of the Celestial Musician's Daughter, A Song of Joy

Download PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's song composed during Kyabje Thinley Norbu Rinpoche's visit to Pema Osel Ling in 2005 in Tibetan or English.

A Longing Melody of Faith

Download PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's prayer to the Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal, A Longing Melody of Faith in letter format or for tablet. You can find Rinpoche's teachings on the prayer in A Heartfelt Longing Melody of Faith (2004). Stream Rinpoche reciting the prayer on YouTube and SoundCloud or purchase a download.

Ornament of the Wisdom Mind of Kuntuzangpo

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's prayer of aspiration he wrote in 2000 in response to the death of his young nephew Kalsang Norbu. Rinpoche's teachings on the prayer are available here.

Download the prayer (PDF) translated by Ngawang Zangpo, January 2001

Or purchase Lama Dechen Yeshe Wangmo's 2017 translation (PDF) and help support Jnanasukha Foundation.


Notes on practicing the Troma Sur Chod offering, PDF companion to Troma Nagmo Fire & Water Offerings (Series 13)

General Chopon Notes According to the Mindroling Tradition of the Nyingma PDF


An explanation of tormas by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche: Tormas in Tibetan Buddhism (PDF)

Video teaching on tormas by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche streaming on YouTube and Vimeo. Also available for download.

Damchen Chitor Dharmapalas (PDF)

We hope to have Rinpoche's quality torma reproductions available again soon.

Treasury of Gems of Threefold Faith

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's brief commentary on the concise supplication to Kyabje Dudjom Rinpoche in Tibetan and English (see Wisdom Nectar Foreword, Shambhala Publications, 2005 for an earlier version).

Tsok: Brief Teaching on the Practice of Tsok

Excerpt from teachings given by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche at Phowa Retreat, Pema Osel Ling, April 2001. 3 pages (PDF)

Vajrayana Foundation Logo Meaning

Download the PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's explanation.

Vajra Guru Mantra Meaning

Download the PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's brief explanation of the syllables.


Two short explanations by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche of using visualization in our meditation practice: Pema Osel Ling 1991 and Seattle 1993 (PDF's)


Stream Free Teachings & Recitations by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche

Listen on SoundCloud
Watch on Vimeo
Watch on YouTube

Do Gyud Dzod

Resource Guide for "The Complete Nyingma Tradition" on Shambhala Publications.

Bero Jeydren Publications

Texts from Vajrayana Foundation's Bero Jeydren Publications

Tsogyal Center

Text downloads & other resources from Jnanasukha Foundation's Tsogyal Center 

Articles & Interviews

Snow Lion Publications 1990 interview with Lama Tharchin Rinpoche, 1991 Winter Supplement

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's Vision for Vajrayana Foundation Hawaii, interview with 1993

Snow Lion Publications interview with Lama Tharchin Rinpoche 1995

Dharma Time interviews available on YouTube: Chatral Rinpoche, the Lion; Chatral Rinpoche letter from KarmapaExamining Spiritual Teachers; Nyingma LineageRebuilding the Nyingma Lineage in India; Schechen Kongtrul Rinpoche

The Passing of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche, Shambhala Publications, 2013

Lion's Roar Parinirvana Announcement, 2013

Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's Ku-dung Stupa



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