Meditation is neither a hobby nor a duty.

Meditation is a daily supplement for obtaining a healthy mind and an

ultimate cure for the symptoms arising from afflictive emotions.

-Lama Lakshey Zangpo

Learn with Lama Lakshey Zangpo

Lama Lakshey Zangpo currently provides meditation instruction on alternating Sunday mornings, one Saturday a month, and on select Wednesday nights.

The Wednesday night series is offered in cycles. These teachings are open to all and cover a variety of meditation topics, you can find details on the current topic on the Wed Night Series page. Wednesdays are a great introduction to meditation and a profound way to get to know Lama Lakshey and his teaching style.

Sunday teachings are ongoing and consist of one hour of traditional Buddhist meditation practice followed by an hour of meditation teaching and instruction. These teachings are currently hybrid. Please see Lama Lakshey's calendar for more details.

Upcoming Retreats & Events

Wave Street Studios Blessing & Celebration

Sunday, June 23rd

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

(In-Person Only)

774 Wave Street

Monterey, CA
RSVP requested:

Ellen Grossman at

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Brief Biography of Lama Lakshey Zangpo

Lama Lakshey Zangpo was born in eastern Tibet and entered Mardo Tashi Choling monastery at the age of ten. Later, he attended Larung Gar Institute in Tibet and studied buddhist philosophy and meditation for a decade with H.H. Jigme Phuntsok. Lama Lakshey was recognized at a young age as a Tulku, and was later enthroned by H.H. Katok Getse Rinpoche. H.H. Katok Getse Rinpoche was the seventh head of the Nyigma tradition. Lama Lakshey has taught in the U.S. and Canada for the last 15 years. He provides instruction on buddhist meditation and eastern psychology to dharma practitioners, university students and faculty, medical communities, and tech corporations. Lama Lakshey is the spiritual advisor of Tsinta Mani Choling, and has served on the Board of Directors of Joru Foundation. Lama Lakshey currently resides in the SF Bay Area.

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P.O. Box 7254

Santa Cruz, 95061

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