H.E. Choden Rinpoche

Tibetan Master

The Guru to many of the world's gurus,
H.E. Choden Rinpoche is regarded as one of the great masters of our day and is renowned as a great yogi, scholar, and teacher. Read more...

Rinpoche's great vision is to create Centers around the world which will provide a sound environment in which to learn the authentic, complete science of Buddhism (Sutra and Tantra), as well as Astrology, Linguistics, Medical Healing, and Art. Read more...

Awakening Vajra

Five Branches of Study


Awakening Vajra is an international non-profit organization founded in 2010 in order to fulfill the dreams of His Eminence Choden Rinpoche  to teach and preserve the Five Branches of study from the Nalanda spiritual tradition.  Its ultimate goal is to awaken the roots of compassion, love and wisdom in the hearts of students for the benefit and welfare of all beings.

The Five Branches of Study are:

  • Buddhadharma
  • Linguistics
  • Healing Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Astrology and Feng Shui

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Long Life Mantras for Rinpoche

We are requesting Rinpoche's students worldwide to recite, as many times as possible, long life prayers and mantras for Rinpoche, and to dedicate the merit for his health and long life. The following are excellent to recite and dedicate:

White Tara Mantra


Manjushri Tantric Cycle at Sera Je in December, 2014

Manjushri Tantric Cycle (Jamyang Choekor)
with His Eminence Choden Rinpoche
at Sera Je Monastery

A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity

His Eminence Choden Rinpoche has kindly agreed to bestow the Manjushri Tantric Cycle, as well as the oral transmission of its two major commentaries, at Sera Je Monastery from 11 December – 17 December, 2014. This will contain the entire cycle of Manjushri teachings, including tantra. Rinpoche will also confer Getsul (novice) ordination on 9 December.

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