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DW Open HOuse

Join our new Open House, a monthly event of guided meditation including an orientation to Dakini’s Whisper. This is a friendly doorway and powerful support for beginning a new spiritual practice or deepening your existing practice.

Sunday 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm

Subtle Body Training - Dakinis Series II - The Song and Dance of Awakened Human Dakinis

Each class invites you to be inspired by and to embody one of the human dakinis who has been celebrated in the Tibetan tradition as an awakened human expression of the Feminine Principle.

Thursdays beginning May 16th, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm or Tuesdays beginning May 21, 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm

Spring 2019 Annual Residential Retreat - Sweden

Entering the Stream of Lineage Blessings In Conjunction with the FIVE YEAR CHÖ MASTERY TRAINING.

 

This retreat held in conjunction with the Five-Year Program is devoted to the gateway of the Ear-Whispered Chö lineage, a repository of blessings.  The retreat is rich in content and is a well-balanced program supporting personal exploration and full immersion in the traditional lineage practice.

April 26 - May 2, 2019

Three Saturdays Drop-Ins Subtle Body Training with Mahamudra

Join us for three Saturdays of skillful practice intended to balance the body, heart, mind, and awareness. Delve together into this uniquely-embodied expression of wisdom and compassion.

March 23, 30 & April 6, 11:30 am - 1 2:45 pm

Transmission - Eight-Line Praise to Vajrayogini

Join us for this joyful and powerful practice, connecting with the Queen of Dakinis to increases confidence energy and resolve and removes obstacles! As the Tibetan New Year of the Earth Pig has begun, it would be most auspicious if we all could make an extra effort to increase praise recitation during this year. 

March 30, 5:00 pm - 5:20 pm

Subtle Body Training - Dakinis Series I

Each class invites you to be empowered by and embody one of the dakini deities who has been celebrated in the Tibetan tradition as a unique expression of an awakened quality. 

Five Thursdays, starting February 14, 11 am - 12:20 pm

Cho Drum Clinic

Would you like to make your chö drum fit better in your hand & get the best sound from the drum?

Chöying will show you how. Please join her for this special 2-hour workshop!

March 2, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Three-Hour Workshop - Subtle Body Training with Mahamudra

Buddha Eye Temple, 2090 Garfield St, Eugene, OR 

 

DAKINIS Subtle Body Training (DSBT) is designed to assist spiritual practitioners in integrating Buddhist teachings, body-oriented disciplines, advanced Vajrayana meditation techniques, and spiritual psychology into a skillful practice for balancing the body, heart, mind, and awareness.

February 16, 2019, 10 am - 1 pm

Dakini's Day Online- New Year's Gathering

This is a joyful and celebratory opportunity to connect with the Chopas worldwide sangha and freely share your questions and challenges that have come up in your practice with Chöying and fellow practitioners.

January 20, 1pm - 2pm

Dakini's Whisper End-of-Year Gathering

Please join us for this Dakini's Whisper end-of-year get together! The event will include the powerful and transformative Cho Tonglen as a purification practice as well as reflection and dialogue.

December 26th, 11 am - 1:30 pm

Machik Five Dakinis and Vajrayogini in a Turbulent Time

Please join us for this beautiful and powerful practice which was blessed and passed down over the centuries by ear-whispered Chö masters. Together we will cultivate love, peace, and courage to face adversities. 

Sunday, December 2nd

Dakinis Subtle Body Training

The SBT is devoted to Therapeutic Mind-Body-Heart Training to restore and heal your relationship to the whole through both contemplative and active processes.

Starting Thursday, November 1st, Pacific

Mahamudra Shamatha

Our first Series is devoted to the foundations and the development of single-pointed concentration or cultivation of a calm, clear and focused mind, specifically focusing on the nature of mind according to sutra Mahamudra.

Five Sundays, October 28 – December 2 (No class on November 18)

Workshop - Dakinis Subtle Body Training - in Portland

OPEN AND ACCESSIBLE TO ALL LEVELS OF PHYSICAL ABILITY​​

2261 SE 66th Ave, Portland,

OR 97215-4022,

 

Join us for a small 3-hour workshop on Dakinis Subtle Body Training (DSBT), taught by Choying Khandro.

Monday, November 19th, 10 am - 1 pm, Pacific

Subtle Body Training IV

The SBT is devoted to Therapeutic Mind-Body-Heart Training to restore and heal your relationship to the whole through both contemplative and active processes.

Five Thursdays, starting September 29th, Pacific Time

Oral Transmission

Please join us for this rare opportunity of receiving the oral transmission (lung) of the Chö sadhana,

Dedicating One's Illusory Body as a Feast Offering according to Chö Whispered from the Mount of Bliss!

Saturday, October 6th, 6:00 pm, PST or Sunday, October 7th, 10:30 am - 11:00 am, PST

Aryadeva's Esoteric Instructions..

Join us for a rare and auspicious transmission and commentary of the solo Indian source of CHO. The retreat will be interwoven with sessions of actual Chö practice, meditation, and movement in order to integrate Mahamudra Chö with the body and mind-stream!

September 21 - 23

Ear-Whispered Five Dakini Retreat

This retreat interweaves the Tantric practice of embodying the awakening energies of Prajnaparamita and the Five Dakinis with the transformation of conflicting emotions into pure awareness. 

September 7 - 12

An Invitation to the Ear-Whispered Chö - Supplications to Machik Five Dakinis

Chöying invites you all to this beautiful and inspiriting practice - "An Invitation to the Ear-Whispered Chö Practice - Supplications to Machik Five Dakinis". 

Sun, August 12th, 11 am - 12:30 pm, Pacific Time

Subtle Body Training

Therapeutic Mind-Body-Heart Training

6 Weeks: June 28 - Aug 5

Six-Week Foundations of Chö Series

Foundation of Cho series Is devoted to the exploration of Chö Foundations, the core of the entire Buddhist teachings, the basis of our most profound transformation in Vajrayana and Chö practice.

Six Sundays May 13 – June 17 10:00 am -  11:00 am, Pacific Time

Five-Week Tibetan Yoga Series

Please join Choying, a certified instructor of Wisdom Body Training, for a Five-Week Series of fun and profound Tibetan yoga from the subtle body practice tradition.

5 Thursdays, March 15 - April 12, 2018 11 am -  12:15 pm, Pacific

Five-Week Cho Series Part 2

The Ganden Ear-Whispered Chö - An Online Commentary and Practice

Offers in-depth commentary to “Dedicating One’s Illusory Body as a Feast Offering,” the main text of the Ganden Ear-Whispered Lineage of Chö.  Join Chöying for the series that will provide the basic understanding of the principal aspects of Chö practice and deepen your spiritual practice.

Sunday, Feb 3 - March 11th - April 8th, 11 am - 12:45 pm

Dakini Day Online

Guided Meditation, Discussion & Dance with Chöying

 

- Free and Open to All DW Sangha Members

Join online for this monthly, joyful opportunity to practice meditation and discuss your practice, and other deeper questions with Chöying.

March 1st 11:00 am - noon, Pacific

"Meditate with Chöying" includes guided Meditations to

  • Welcome & be present with difficult emotions

  • Rest in your true nature

  • Practice integrating the entirety of your own experience with body, speech & mind

The Ganden Ear-Whispered Chö - An Online Commentary and Practice

Offers in-depth commentary to “Dedicating One’s Illusory Body as a Feast Offering,” the main text of the Ganden Ear-Whispered Lineage of Chö.  Join Chöying for the series that will provide the basic understanding of the principal aspects of Chö practice and deepen your spiritual practice.

Losar with King of Prayers

Aspiration Wishing Prayers and Meditation

 

Join online for Losar, a celebration of the Tibetan New Year. We will celebrate the 1st Losar for the Dakini's Whisper Community with meditation and aspiration prayers.

Saturday, February 17, 2018   10:30am Pacific / 12:30pm Eastern

Open Transmission Online

During this free LIVE online event, Chöying offers the Oral Transmission (Lung) of the practice, 

Dedicating the Illusory Body as a Feast Offering (Gyulu Tsoksu Ngowa), the gateway to the Ear-Whispered Lineage (Nyen-gyu). Tantric Vows are strongly encouraged.

Saturday, February 3, 2018,   11 am, Pacific / 2 pm, Eastern / 6 am Aust East

A Workshop to help you modify or repair your Chö (chod) drum (damaru)

 

Would you like to make your chö drum fit better in your hand & get the best sound from the drum? Chöying will show you how. Please join her for this special 2-hour workshop! 

A Workshop to help you modify or repair your Chö (chod) drum (damaru)

 

Would you like to make your chö drum fit better in your hand & get the best sound from the drum? Chöying will show you how. Please join her for this special 2-hour workshop! 

The Extreme Tonglen That Illuminates The Darkness

Join Chöying for an hour of Chö (Chod) Meditation practice, a Buddhist Tantric practice of fierce compassion. At the end of the year, we’ll engage in a powerful practice of radical paradigm shift - Welcoming our demons, disowned parts of ourselves that need love and healing, fulfilling their needs, and resting in their true nature.

Friday, December 29th, 5-6 pm Pacific / 8-9 pm Eastern

A Chö (Chod), Meditation & Movement Retreat: Turning Your Enemies Into Allies

Join Chöying Khandro for an online weekend retreat on the premise of ancient wisdom – Chö (Chod), turning your demons into allies! We will explore this timely paradigm shift through teachings, meditation, discussions, and movement. See details.

YouTube Dakini's Whisper Channel

Do you know we have our Youtube channel, Dakinis Whisper? Watch some videos of teachings and slideshows with Cho chanting by Choying.​

Online Practice Group, Ear-Whispered Chö - New Email List

This email list is used for any Chö related announcements, such as Online Ear-Whispered Chö Practice, upcoming retreats, support for personal Chö practices, and much more. If you would like to join the group, please contact the administrator Matthew Godward at chantsinging@gmail.com.

Chö Preliminaries - Foundations

Join Chöying for the exploration of the gem called "Chö" on the palace of the entire path through establishing the solid foundation of motivation that leads to the genuine determination to be free (Renunciation), the sturdy walls of the Mahayana Path (Bodhicitta), and a golden roof of Vajrayana (Wisdom of Emptiness and Presence).

  • Commentary and Meditation on the Three Principle Aspects of the Path

  • Variations of Tonglen or Chö Meditation

  • Physical Movement and Dance - Wisdom Subtle Body Training

  • Playing Musical Instruments/Chanting with Melodies/Visualization and Meditation 

Chö as a Gem of the Three Principle Aspects of the Path Boulder CO, August 25 - 27, 2017

The Dākinīs-Whisper Chöpa Program

Join us for a new and comprehensive training program in the Ganden-Ensa and Machik Ḍākinī Ear-Whispered Lineages. Open to both new and advanced practitioners. See details.

"Ganden Chö Practices"

This new volume is the compilation of a new translation of "Dedicating one's Illusory Body as a Feast Offering" with preliminaries and concluding practices. This encompasses the main practice of Ganden-Ensa Whispered Lineage. For more info and purchase the text, please go to Media.

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Ganden Ear-Whispered Lineage Retreat

Choying co-led the retreat called "the Ear-Whispered Lineage of Ganden" with Kunze Chimed. During the retreat Choying gave the Chö Empowerment "Opening the Door to the Sky" and gave a commentary. See details.

For more details, please sign up (FREE) to see the Members-only site which includes:

  • some guided meditation and teachings from the retreat

  • helpful resources for download and quotes from the retreat teachings

  • access to online group practice and more

July 18-23 , 2017 @Tara Mandala

The First International Chöd-Zhije Conference at Tara Manalda,

Chöying made a presentation on the Ḍākinī' Ear-Whispered Lineage at the First International Chöd-Zhije Conference hosted by Tara Mandala.

July 12-16, 2017 @Tara Mandala

New Translation of "The Profound Path Of Peace - Shiwa Lamsab"

This sadhana is the Guru Yoga of the Ḍākinīs Ear-Whispered Lineage. It includes The Supplication to Machik Dakinis composed by Mahick's son, Gyelwa Dondrub. See our Youtube video for learning how to chant and drum this section of the sadhana.

 

For more info and purchase the text, please go to Media. Empowerment and transmission required. 

New Text and Recording of Ganden Tröma Nakmo

This sadhana with some additional practices is concise yet profound, encompassing all the essential practices to accomplish the yidam Tröma Nakmo according to the Ganden Ensa Ear-whispered Lineage. This Tröma Nakmo lineage is a major part of the Dharma Circles of Mañjushrî. The lineage has been transmitted from Buddha Vajradhâra, Venerable Mañjushrî, Mahâsiddha Dharmavajra, and Victorious Je Tsongkhapa and kept very strictly as an oral tradition up to the current generation.

 

For more info and purchase please go to Media. Empowerment and transmission required.

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