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 the Prayer (PDF) by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche on purifying our inner obscurations through cleaning our outer environment.
Download the Concise Prayer (PDF)
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
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.
The Outer Offerings, a brief explanation by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche
Short Explanation on the Benefit of Offering Light by Lama Tharchin Rinpoche
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
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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)
We hope to have Rinpoche's quality torma reproductions available again in the future.
Los Angeles 1996 and 2005 Talks PDF
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).
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.
Download the PDF of Lama Tharchin Rinpoche's brief explanation of the syllables.