Welcome to Ocean, the Vast Teachings of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Our mission is to further the study and practice of Chogyam Trungpa’s teachings and to nurture community amongst old and new students alike. We are developing both introductory classes and a broad curriculum of in-depth learning, drawing from all aspects of Chogyam Trungpa’s teachings. We are also creating a network of support for all levels of dharma practice, and collaborating with the variety of other initiatives by Chogyam Trungpa’s students furthering his teachings.

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    • Parinirvana Day Sadhana of Mahamudra Online Feast

      Parinirvana Day Sadhana of Mahamudra Online Feast

      Join us in celebration of the life and teachings of Vidyadhara the Venerable Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche April 4, 2020 In the Ocean Shrine Room 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time We …[...]
    • Practice Calendar: Weeks of March 30 and April 6

      Practice Calendar: Weeks of March 30 and April 6

      Upcoming Practice Sessions Daily Sitting Meditation Every Morning, 7:40 – 8:00 AM ET (13:40 – 14:00 CET) Twenty minutes of shamatha/vipashyana practice. Sessions start with a lineage supplication and end with a …[...]
    • Dön Season Practices

      Dön Season Practices

      Original painting by Chögyam Trungpa; © Diana J. Mukpo, used by permission Join us each evening Thursday, February 13th through Saturday, February 22nd Vajrakilaya Practice 7:00 – 7:30 PM ET …[...]
    • How to join a class

      How to join a class

      Want to get started on Ocean? Here’s a quick introduction.[...]
    • Pricing, discounts and the payment process

      Pricing, discounts and the payment process

      We have had a number of inquiries over the past few days about our pricing and discount policies, as well as practical questions regarding how to  join a class, request a discount, …[...]
    • Join Ocean’s Volunteers

      Join Ocean’s Volunteers

      Currently Ocean has a strong group of volunteer schedulers, coordinators, and practice hosts. Now it seems, it’s time to expand. Please join us. These jobs are fun and rewarding. An …[...]
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