Activities & Events

All Sessions are now in person and via Zoom.

Sundays in March: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm   

03/05: Prayers, Dharma Talk (Frank Howard) followed by Meditation

03/12: Prayers, Dharma Talk: Khenpo Konchok Molam will continue his discussion about the Five Paths of Accumulation, followed by meditation.

03/19: Prayers, Dharma Talk, Protector Practice – Achi Chokyi Drolma and Mahakala


03/25: All day Achi Practice and Empowerment with H.E. Gyabra Tritsab Rinpoche – see programs

03/26: Dzambhala Empowerment with H.E. Gyabra Tritsab Rinpoche – see programs

Other events in March, 2023 – 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Tuesday, March 7:  Day of Miracles, Chotrul Duchen
7:00 PM  Merit Pledge Drive dedication ceremony.
The Day of Miracles is one of the four major Buddhist holy days each year. The first fifteen days of the Tibetan New Year, culminating in the Day of Miracles (Chotrul Duchen), commemorate fifteen days of miracles performed by the Buddha in Shravasti, India. Any merit performed during this period is said to be multiplied many times. Khenpo Molam will give a short teaching followed by aspiration and dedication prayers. Zoom link:

03/14 Vajrakilaya:  for the Zoom link, contact

03/21  White Tara: Zoom: 

03/25-26: H.E. Gyabra Tritsab Rinpoche – see programs

03/28: Closed  

Special Programs

H.E. Tritsab Gyabra Rinpoche

White Lotus is honored to welcome His Eminence Tritsab Rinpoche to Rochester. His Eminence has a special connection to both the Drikung Kyabgons, serving as the Regent of the Drikung lineage in their absence. For more information on Tritsab Rinpoche please see:

Saturday, March 25:
Achi Chokyi Drolma Empowerment & Special Achi practice day
Achi is one of the main protectors of the Drikung Kagyu lineage to which White Lotus belongs. She is also the grandmother to the founder of the lineage, Jigten Sumgon.


Sunday, March 26: Dzambhala Empowerment & Special Dzambhala practice
The Buddhda Dzambhala removes the causes of suffering, poverty and sickness, purifies non-virtuous karma, averts disaster and sickness, and generates bodhicitta mind.
For more information on H.E. Tritsab Rinpoche, please go to:

White Lotus welcomes you to the program with H.E. Tritsab Gyabra Rinpoche!


Saturday 3/25    10:00 AM-12:00 PM  Achi Chokyi Drolma Empowerment  /  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Achi Chokyi Drolma Practice

Sunday  3/26      10:00 AM-12:00 PM  Dzambhala Empowerment  /  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Instruction and Summoning Good Fortune

Please either make an offering through the Paypal Donation button or at the door with a check or cash.

Your generosity helps us continue to bring programs like this to Rochester. Thank you.

Suggested Offerings:

Full Weekend:  $140.00-$200.00 

Achi Empowement only: $45.00-$100.00

Achi Full Day: $75-$100

Dzambhala Empowerment only: $45

Dzambhala Full Day:  $75-$100

* No one will be turned away – scholarships are sometimes available. Please contact us at if you would like to attend and need assistance. 

Zoom or YouTube links:

Texts for the weekend can be found here: