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Rain of Clarity (Part 3) and Initiation of Dzambala

  • Santa Monica, USA Presbyterian Church, 1220 2nd St Santa Monica CA USA (map)

In the morning Lama Jampa will teach the third section of his book 'Rain of Clarity', one of the first English texts written with all the qualities of a traditional buddhist teaching. It includes discussion on issues facing modern Western practitioners of Buddhism.

"This work is intended as a gateway into Buddhist spiritual thought as a basis for a healthy and spiritually fulfilled life. In it, Lama Jampa Thaye covers the Buddhist path from the initial taking refuge right up to the profound teachings of the vajrayana." ( From the foreword to Rain of Clarity by H. H. Sakya Trizin).

The teachings is suitable for everyone:  for new people interested in dharma and those who are already established practitioners.

Copies of the book will be available to purchase at the teaching, also available at and

In the afternoon Lama Jampa will bestow the initiation of Dzambala. Dzambala is one of the most important vajrayana deities associated with the increase of prosperity and positive conditions for spiritual practice.

Please note that in order to receive this teaching one must have made a formal commitment to the Buddhist path through having taken refuge. Please contact the center if you would like more information about this.

Detailed schedule to be confirmed.