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Sunday November 12th

Group Practice Ganapuja  

10A Yantra Yoga

11A Socialize - prep Ganapuja

11:30 Ganapuja

   ... followed by recording a brief Happy Birthday Video for Rinpoche

Laurel Canyon Private home

Contact Beth for Address bethXtd@gmail.com or 323-656-8436

or Sanford for more information DzcommunityLA@gmail.com 


World Wide Guru Yoga TRANSMISSION

Monday November 13th 4:00 AM Pacific


Chögyal Namkhai Norbu will give the Guruyoga transmission with a specific practice that can be followed everywhere at the same time.
You can participate in the Worldwide Transmission by connecting to:



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Explanation and Practice of the Empowerment for the Worldwide Transmission is contained in the GURUYOGA book available from Shang Shung Publications in print and ebook format (English and Italian)



Tsegyalgar West

Baja California, Mexico

Mandarava Practice with NINA ROBINSON

December 22, 2017 – January 14, 2018

Nina Robinson, instructor of the International Dzogchen Community
will be at Tsegyalgar West for a “LONG LIFE PRACTICE RETREAT OF MANDARAVA”.

22, 23 & 24 December  –  Instructions for “Long Life practice of Mandarava”
26 Dec to 14 January   –   Mandarava Practice Retreat

For more information - click here


On-line Live practice workshops offered in


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Introductory Month free




Sunday October 8th

Group Practice Ganapuja  

10A Yantra Yoga

11A socialize

11:30 Ganapuja

> it may be cool enough to take a chaparral trail walk afterwards - bring comfortable shoes.

Laurel Canyon Private home

Contact Beth for Address bethXtd@gmail.com or 323-656-8436


Sunday September 17th

GANAPUJA - Gakyil Meeting - All welcome

10:30A Socialize

11:30A Ganapuja (possible Shitro)

Followed by Gykil Meeting

Long Beach Private home

   Contact Michael by Text or Phone (714) 336-2033 for Address 

• Please bring small contribution of food or drink for Ganapuja.


Sunday September 10th

Shitro - YY - chit chat - dip in pool 

10A Yantra Yoga

11A Coffee, Tea, Danish - chit chat

11:30 A Shitro for Victoria's Father

followed by > Pool Time - pls bring a swimsuite or leave your modesty behind.

Laurel Canyon Private home

   Contact Beth for Address bethXtd@gmail.com or 323-656-8436


Jun, 11

Vajra Dance Practice 

Topanga Community Center 

11 am - 1:30 pm

Topanga Community Center. 1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

Please arrive between 11 am and 11:30 am. We will start practicing at 11:30 am.

We will be focusing on 3 Vajras Dance (Om-A-Hum) this time, so those who haven't learnt much of the dance yet or feeling rusty  - feel free to join us! 


June, 25  (tentative)

SMS Study & YY & Ganapuja 

10A Yantra Yoga

11A SMS study by Dr. Michael Hass

followed by Possible Ganapuja

Laurel Canyon Private home 

 Jun, 4  

10 am - 1:30 pm 

Please arrive between 10 am & 10:30 am 

Karavan Studio

Teaching "Dance of the Song of the Vajra - part 2" 

Catherine will be teaching The Dance of the Song of the Vajra - part 2. If you would like to join but have not learnt part 1 - let Svetlana know, we will figure something out. 


May, 21   

9:30 am - 12pm

Karavan studio 

Dance practice 


Please, arrive between 9:30 and 9:45 am as there are other groups before and after us and we will have to start practicing at 10 am sharp. 


Breathing, Kumbhaka and Pranayamas Course

 May 6-7, 2017 Santa Monica Canyon

Instructor: Naomi Zeitz

Authorized second level Yantra Yoga instructor in the lineage of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu and Authorized instructor of Harmonious Breathing with Fabio Andrico.

 • Date: Saturday and Sunday May 6th & 7th

• Place: Rustic Canyon Recreation Center

   601 Latimer Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402

   Free Parking on site

• Mornings: 10 AM – 12:30 PM

• Lunch Break 12:30 – 2:30

• Afternoons:   2:30 PM – 5 PM

Suggested donation: $108/course or $65/day 

Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.

• RSVP & Contact: Sanford Bardwell (323) 696-0108  Dzcommnityla@gmail.com

 This course is designed for practitioners interested to develop their understanding of breathing, kumbhaka and pranayamas through the study and application of breathing practices and simple Yantra Yoga movements. Through this study and application, we hope to achieve a more clear application of kumbhaka that can lead to a more precise application of the pranayamas of the first and second series - The Pranayama of the Four Applications and The Pranayama of the Four Profound Applications, or Rhythmic Breathing. If there is time and possibility, we can also explore the preparatory stages of the third series pranayama, The Secret Breathing for Directing the Prana into the Central Channel, or more commonly known as the Humkara pranayama.

 Some experience of Yantra Yoga is most helpful, especially Lungsang, or the Eight Movements.

 Transmission from Chögyal Namkhai Norbu required.

Naomi Zeitz has been a student of Chögyal Namkhai Norbu since 1987 and has been authorized to teach Yantra Yoga since 2008 and Harmonious Breathing since 2013. 

Vajra Dance Instruction and Group Practice

The Dance of the Song of the Vajra - Instruction

The Six Spaces Dance - Practice

Dance of the Vajra for the Benefit of Beings

open instruction

Instructor: Catherine Diamond 

Date: Sunday, April 23rd                                         

Place : Karavan Dance Studio   

           1626 S Central Ave. Glendale, CA 91204 

Time: 10:30 am – 11:00 am Arrival and Set Up

Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  The Dance of the Song of the Vajra Instruction

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm The Six Spaces Dance Practice

Suggested donation: $20

Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.

For more information contact us at (310) 817 – 3118 or snk.com@gmail.com

Please, bring light dancing shoes or extra pair of socks.

For more information about Vajra Dance: http://vajradance.net/



Vajra Dance Group Practice

• Date: Sunday April 9 

• Arrival & Set Up: 11:00 am

• Dance Practice : 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

• Place : Topanga Community Center
     1440 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290

To receive more information please contact Sanford Bardwell Dzcommunityla@gmail.com


Tentative Vajra Dance Group Practice Dates:


Vajra Dance Course

Meditation in Movement

Dance of the Vajra for the Benefit of Beings

open course

Instructor: Catherine Diamond 

Date: Saturday & Sunday, March 11th & 12th                                          

Place : Rustic Canyon Recreation Center  

           601 Latimer Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402 

Time: 10 am – 12:30 pm   Morning session

Time: 2 pm   – 4:30pm     Afternoon Session 

Suggested donation: $108/course or $65/day

Nobody will be turned away due to lack of funds.

To register and for more information contact us at (310) 817 – 3118 or snk.com@gmail.com

If you are new to Vajra Dance please plan to attend all sessions.

Please, bring light dancing shoes or extra pair of socks.

For more information about Vajra Dance: http://vajradance.net/


 Ganapuja, SMS, YY Practice

  • Date • Sunday April 2nd •
  • Place : Laurel Canyon •
  • 10A Yantra Yoga lead by Dewey Ambrosino (&/or Coffee/Tea)
  • 11A Santi Maha Sangha Study Group lead by Dr. Michael Hass 
  • Discussion of Precious Vase Chapter 6 •
  • Followed by Ganapuja 
  • Please address any questions or concerns to Sanford Bardwell Dzcommunityla@gmail.com
World Wide Transmissions Three Times per year
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Anniversary of Garab Dorje, March 11, 2017 19:00 Pacific Time
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