Welcome to Emaho Foundation

The Sanskrit word emaho (pronounced ay-mah-ho) is an expression of joy and wonder, and an invocation for auspiciousness.

Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Emaho Foundation is a Tibetan Buddhist center serving the greater Phoenix area. Founded in 2001 by ZaChoeje Rinpoche, Emaho is dedicated to sharing Tibetan culture in the West, supporting humanitarian projects worldwide, and assisting with personal spiritual development.

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Summer Blast Aug 8th. Click here to register: registration by August 5th is required. Thank you!

 

WISDOM MEDITATION (DAY)

Wednesday July 29 10-11 am

Join us for a guided meditation on wisdom. Learning to understand the nature of things as they truly are is the heart of the wisdom teachings. Meditating on wisdom brings this understanding alive and makes it relevant to our lives and thoughts. 

Everybody is welcome to join this meditation. The guided meditations are popular with people of all spiritual traditions. 

WISDOM MEDITATION (EVENING)

Wednesday, July 29, 7-8 pm

Join us for a guided meditation on wisdom. Learning to understand the nature of things as they truly are is the heart of the wisdom teachings. Meditating on wisdom brings this understanding alive and makes it relevant to our lives and thoughts. 

Everybody is welcome to join this meditation. The guided meditations are popular with people of all spiritual traditions. 

MAHAYANA DAY

Friday, July 31, 5-6am

The 8 Mahayana vows, or precepts, are taken for 24 hours, beginning at 5 am, usually on a full moon and new moon day. Taking the vows helps us strongly maintain the Bodhisattva practice in our lives, reinforcing our determination to become enlightened for the sake of all beings. Vows are taking at 5 am by those who want to participate in the full day of precepts.

CHENREZIG MEDITATION

Friday, July 31, 5-6pm

Chenrezig is the Bodhisattva of great compassion. Chanting his mantra, Om Mani Padme Hum,  removes our selfish attitudes and invokes the spirit of universal compassion for all beings.

MOVIE: HIMALAYAN

Friday, July 31, 7-8pm

Join us for a community movie!

An aging chief’s last stand , lessons for the new, and the education of a young chief-to-be played against the harsh nature in Nepal’s Dolpo. When his son dies returning from Tibet salt lakes, Tinle blames Karma, his son’s friend, refuses to give Karma his blessing as the new chief, and organizes a rival caravan to take the salt to lower Nepal to trade for grain. He, a few old men, his son’s widow, his grandson, and his second son, a monk, set out on the arduous journey. Fearing storms, Karma has led his caravan out of the village before the auspicious day ordained by the lamas. Tinle’s group catches Karma’s before the final pass, the two stubborn men lock wills with Tinle’s grandson watching.

WISDOM MEDITATION

Sunday, August 2, 10-11am

Join us for a guided meditation on wisdom. Learning to understand the nature of things as they truly are is the heart of the wisdom teachings. Meditating on wisdom brings this understanding alive and makes it relevant to our lives and thoughts. 

Everybody is welcome to join this meditation. The guided meditations are popular with people of all spiritual traditions. 

 

 

 

 

Teachings by ZaChoeje Rinpoche

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