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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Intermediate Tibetan:
Saturdays 10:00am-11:00am

Beginning Tibetan:
Saturdays 11:00am-12:00pm

November 3

On November 3 and 4, ZaChoeje Rinpoche is offering us a two-day weekend workshop on the profound topic "The eternal quest: What is truth?"
Please mark your calendar for Rinpoche’s first fall workshop. We are looking forward to the return of our kind and generous spiritual teacher.

Hearts On Fire

Tashi Delek! You are kindly invited to our annual fundraiser, November 17. We are planning a wonderful evening where we can spend time with ZaChoeje Rinpoche, the monks, friends and family.

sixGeshe-la Lobsang will offer a traditional series of teaching on the Six Perfections, known also as the Six Paramitas. The Paramitas are principles of enlightened living followed by the bodhisattvas.

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Available now! Fifteen years of workshops, teachings, and public talks given by ZaChoeje Rinpoche can be downloaded to your smartphone or computer, to listen to at any time.

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Wednesday October 24

8:00am-8:30am 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.
8:30am-9:30am  Mindfulness Meditation  In the meditation on mindfulness, we learn to watch our thoughts without judgment or comment. We lay the foundation to go deeper into self discovery without confusion, fear or doubt, developing the awareness that builds a spiritual ground from which to live our lives.

Chanting

6:30pm-6:45pm Tibetan Chanting Geshe Namgyal will lead us as we learn to chant the prayers we use in daily practice. 
7:00pm-8:00pm  Mindfulness Meditation  In the meditation on mindfulness, we learn to watch our thoughts without judgment or comment. We lay the foundation to go deeper into self discovery without confusion, fear or doubt, developing the awareness that builds a spiritual ground from which to live our lives.
After meditation  Student Talk Topic: Calm Abiding 
Moderator: Ira Pettit

Thursday October 25

6:00am-6:30am Mahayana Vows  The Mahayana vows are taken for 24 hours.  Taking the vows reminds us to practice love and compassion, reinforcing our determination to become enlightened for the sake of all beings.
9:00am-9:45am Teaching on Six Perfections  Geshe-la Lobsang will offer a traditional series of teaching on the Six Perfections, known also as the Six Paramitas. The Paramitas are principles of enlightened living followed by the bodhisattvas.
Applying these principles to all our actions enables us to follow the path of awakening. The Six Perfections are part of the Lam Rim, the gradual path to enlightenment. Join Geshe-la as he brings depth to our understanding of this important teaching.
This will an eight-week in-depth study. After successful completion a certificate will offered. For your convenience each each class will be given Thursday and Saturday. 
Please sign up on-line or at the center.
10:00am-10:45am Silent Meditation with Geshe Sit in meditation with Geshe, watch your mind, collect mantra, or reflect.
deity Chenrezig 520 saveforweb7:00pm-8:00pm  Chenrezig Meditation 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.

Friday October 26

8:00am-8:30am  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.
8:30am-9:30am  Mindfulness Meditation  In the meditation on mindfulness, we learn to watch our thoughts without judgment or comment. We lay the foundation to go deeper into self discovery without confusion, fear or doubt, developing the awareness that builds a spiritual ground from which to live our lives.

Saturday October 27

9:00am-9:45am Teaching on Six Perfections  Geshe Lobsang will offer a traditional series of teaching on the Six Perfections, known also as the Six Paramitas. The Paramitas are principles of enlightened living followed by the bodhisattvas.
Applying these principles to all our actions enables us to follow the path of awakening. The Six Perfections are part of the Lam Rim, the gradual path to enlightenment. Join Geshe-la as he brings depth to our understanding of this important teaching.
This will an eight-week in-depth study. After successful completion a certificate will offered. For your convenience each each class will be given Thursday and Saturday.

10:00am-11:00am  Intermediate Tibetan  A series of 8 classes For those who have taken beginning Tibetan with Geshe or for those of you who have a rudimentary understanding of the written language, please join Geshe to continue your study. In this class you will continue building a basic vocabulary and start to shift from learning the alphabet, spelling and grammar to developing vocabulary and learning the nuances of meaning. The intent of this class to get the student ready to study Tibetan texts, deepening the student’s understanding and practice.

Suggested donation for the Intermediate Tibetan language classes is $108.00

11:00am-12:00pm  Beginning Tibetan  A series of 8 classes  This class is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of classical Tibetan. Learning the history of the Tibetan language and being able to recognize and pronounce characters, aids us in realizing the full potential of our Buddhist studies. Included in the curriculum is language history, recognition and pronunciation of the characters of the alphabet, basic grammar. phrase construction and useful vocabulary. 

Suggested donation for the Beginning Tibetan language classes is $108.00

Sunday October 28

8:00am-8:30am 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.
8:30am-9:30am  Mindfulness Meditation  In the meditation on mindfulness, we learn to watch our thoughts without judgment or comment. We lay the foundation to go deeper into self discovery without confusion, fear or doubt, developing the awareness that builds a spiritual ground from which to live our lives.
9:30am-10:30am Rinpoche's Video Teaching

 

Teachings on YouTube

37 Factors of Enlightenment - May 1, 2016

Tonglen - August 31, 2005 

Video Teachings on Emaho Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/emahofb/

Click here to download the translation of the mantra used in Rinpoche's teaching on Vajrasattva (pdf)