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.

Tuesday July 18

7:00pm-8:00pm  The Tsok offering puja is a ceremony that involves making offerings of food and drink to the Buddhas, the Bodhisattvas and our spiritual Gurus in conjunction with prayers, chanting and meditation. The ceremony is an excellent method of accumulating merit, purifying negativity and giving and receiving blessings. Tsok

Wednesday July 19

9:15am-9:45am  Tibetan Yoga  There are five postures in Tibetan Yoga. These postures increase our healing potential by helping to balance body and mind which in turn allows our meditations to become deeper.
10:00am-11:00am  Boddhichitta Meditation  We learn to get in touch with the wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all beings

11:00am-12:00pm  Film, Buddha's Life Story, Episode 42 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. bud

6:00pm-6:45pm Tibetan Chanting We begin by learning the chants we use in our daily practices.
7:00pm-8:00pm  Boddhichitta Meditation  We learn to get in touch with the wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all beings
8:00pm-9:00pm Fundamentals OF Buddhism  
Topic: The Buddhist Basics
Moderator: Donna Tash
Emaho’s student-led discussions have been a powerful tool of learning for Rinpoche’s students. By exploring a topic taken from the teachings of  Buddhism, students gain a valuable opportunity to dive deeply into a subject and then share their knowledge with others.

Thursday July 20

9:15am-9:45am  Tibetan Yoga  There are five postures in Tibetan Yoga. These postures increase our healing potential by helping to balance body and mind which in turn allows our meditations to become deeper and clearer. 
10:00am-10:45am Teaching with Geshe, Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way Of Life  Revered classic source on the cultivation of altruism and the Spirit of Awakening. 
11:00am-11:45am  Teaching with Geshe, Athisa's Lamp to the Path of Enlightenment  We will investigate these four line stanzas word by word.
12:00pm-12:45pm Silent Meditation with Geshe  Sit in meditation with Geshe, watch your mind, collect mantra, or reflect.

Friday July 21

11:00am-11:45am  Tibetan Chanting We begin by learning the chants we use in our daily practices. 
12:15pm-12:45pm  Tibetan Yoga  There are five postures in Tibetan Yoga. These postures increase our healing potential by helping to balance body and mind which in turn allows our meditations to become deeper and clearer. 
1:00pm-2:00pm Boddhichitta Meditation  We learn to get in touch with the wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all beings
2:00pm-3:00pm  Film, Buddha's Life Story, Episode 42 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. 

Saturday July 22

10:00am-11:00am Tibetan Language Class  This class will be a practical introduction of the Tibetan alphabet from which we build vocabulary and sentence patterns. By practicing and memorizing the Tibetan alphabet we can begin to build basic dialogs.  This will prepare the student to begin to converse in Tibetan.
11:00am-11:45am Teaching with Geshe, Shantideva's Bodhisattva Way Of Life  
Revered classic source on the cultivation of altruism and the Spirit of Awakening. 
12:00pm-12:45pm  Teaching with Geshe, Athisa's Lamp to the Path of Enlightenment  We will investigate these four line stanzas word by word.
7:00pm-9:00pm Film, Buddha's Life Story, Episode 40,41 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddartha.


Sunday July 23

9:15am-9:45am  Tibetan Yoga  There are five postures in Tibetan Yoga. These postures increase our healing potential by helping to balance body and mind which in turn allows our meditations to become deeper.
10:00am-11:00amBoddhichitta Meditation  We learn to get in touch with the wish to attain enlightenment motivated by great compassion for all beings
11:00am-12:00pm  Film, Buddha's Life Story, Episode 42 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. 
7:00pm-8:00pm Green Tara Meditation  Green Tara is a feminine emanation of enlightened compassion whose activity of fearless wisdom alleviates fear and obstacles. Green Tara



Teachings on YouTube

37 Factors of Enlightenment - May 1, 2016

Tonglen - August 31, 2005 

Archived Teachings on Ustream

Click here to follow the Emaho Foundation's Channel on Ustream where you can see archived recordings of Rinpoche's teachings. Available recordings include