Tulku Sherdor Teachings, April 19 – 21, 2024

The Aspiration For Excellent Conduct

Amogapasha Chenrezig ImageOn April 19, 20, and 21 Tulku Sherdor will be visiting Three Rivers Tibetan Cultural Center to give teachings on The Aspiration For Excellent Conduct and a Transmission on the Practice of Amoghapasha Chenrezig, A Deity of Proactive Compassion.

He will be teaching a contemporary commentary by Khenpo Abay on the King of Aspiration Prayers.   All are welcome.

Friday, 4/19         7:00 pm – 8:30 pm     Introduction & Overview
Saturday, 4/20   9:30 am – 4:30 pm     Aspiration For Excellent Conduct
Sunday, 4/21       9:30 am – 2:30 pm     Amoghapasha Chenrezig

Suggested donation is $80 for in-person and $60 online for the whole program. We are also seeking sponsors who can give more to help others who may have insufficient funds.  Donations to this event may be made online here.  Information on teaching materials and online connection will be sent to you before the teaching.  Access to the recordings of the teaching will be sent to you after the teaching.

The space at our center is limited.  To help us prepare for your attendance please register ahead of time. — Note: registration will close on April 16th. If attending in person, you may bring a lunch or go out. The center will provide tea / coffee – you may bring your own mug.

**Thanks to a few generous donors who have contributed extra funds to support sangha members who would like to attend the teaching but not able to give the suggested donations.  Please email us if you would like to accept this offer to attend the teaching.**

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Tulku Sherdor is the founder of Blazing Wisdom Institute in New York. Born in Montreal, Canada in 1961, he began studying Buddhist meditation from a very young age, and met his first principal teacher, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, in Nepal in 1981. He has studied with many preeminent masters of the 20th century, including His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Dung Say Trinley Norbu Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, Kalu Rinpoche, and many others.

He served his principal teacher H. H. Orgyen Kusum Lingpa in countless ways from 1997 through 2009, and is a senior Tulku in Lung Ngon Tubten Chokorling, in Golog, Tibet. Tulku Sherdor began serving the dharma more than thirty years ago by translating for a number of distinguished Nyingma and Kagyu meditation masters. He was also formally trained in the western legal system and was counsel to one of America’s prestigious litigation firms for years. He has published nine books on varied topics, including commentaries and translation on Buddhist Liturgy, and essays that examine important contemporary social issues. Tulku Sherdor’s illuminating and engaging teachings are invaluable to his fortunate students all over the world on the dharma path.

Some titles of Tulku Sherdor’s books:

  • Entering the Great Expanse–Using the practice of ngöndro as a framework, this book explains the purpose, layers of meaning, and benefits of every level of dharma practice, including the highest levels of Vajrayana and Dzogchen. 
  • A Path Strewn with Flowers and Bones–is about Tulku Sherdor’s early life journey, and his wry, sharp, and candid reflections on life, death, rebirth, and that which neither is born nor dies, our true nature.
  • The Wisdom of Manjusri–translated and introduced by Tulku Sherdor, includes the root text Jampal Tsenjod (‘jam dpal ye shes sems dpa’i don dam pa’i mtshan yang dag par brjod pa) — Professing the Qualities of Manjusri, and three original commentaries, two by Indian masters (Vimalamitra and Garab Dorje) and one by the renowned eleventh century Tibetan master Rongzom Mahapandita.
  • Crumbs from a Parrot’s Beak–A literary journal with more than 200 pithy essays, poems, praises, parables, puns, advisories, reminiscences, anecdotes and accounts of spiritual life. 
  • (More) Crumbs from a Parrot’s Beak (to Whet Your Appetite for Practice)–This follow-up book explores important new territory, including essays that explain the Buddhist perspective on important contemporary social issues.

To browse Blazing Wisdom Institute’s website for the titles:


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