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.

Mantrathon 2
Emaho is welcoming 2018 with our annual mantrathon.

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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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Tuesday December 12

Tsok
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. 

Wednesday December 13

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 Wisdom Meditation  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.

Video

11:00am-12:00pm Video Teaching ZaChoeje Rinpoche  Topic: Tonglen
6:00pm-6:45pm Tibetan Chanting This week we will learn how to chant 'Four immeasurable' as we use in our daily practice. 
7:00pm-8:00pm Wisdom Meditation  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.

Thursday December 14

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. 

Lamrim
11:00am-11:45  Lam Rim
  With the blessing of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and his teacher, ZaChoeje Rinpoche, Geshe-la has written two books, commentaries, on the Lamrim Chenmo, Great Treatise of the Steps of the Path, by Lama Tsongkhapa.  The Lamrim is a complete comprehensive overview of the path to enlightenment.  Geshe will translate and teach from his book, 'Introduction to Buddhism'. This series of classes is designed for the beginner and advance student alike. Classes will be held two times a week. Each week the class content will be the same to help accommodate people’s busy schedules. You can come to any class without having gone to previous classes and benefit.
12:00pm-12:45pm Silent Meditation with Geshe  Sit in meditation with Geshe, watch your mind, collect mantra, or reflect

Friday December 15

11:00am-11:45am  Tibetan Chanting This week we will learn how to chant 'refuge' as we use in our daily practice.
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  Wisdom Meditation  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.
2:00pm-3:00pm  Video Teaching ZaChoeje Rinpoche Topic:  Tonglen

Saturday December 16

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  Lam Rim  With the blessing of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and his teacher, ZaChoeje Rinpoche, Geshe-la has written two books, commentaries, on the Lamrim Chenmo, Great Treatise of the Steps of the Path, by Lama Tsongkhapa.  The Lamrim is a complete comprehensive overview of the path to enlightenment.  Geshe will translate and teach from his book, 'Introduction to Buddhism'. This series of classes is designed for the beginner and advance student alike. Classes will be held two times a week. Each week the class content will be the same to help accommodate people’s busy schedules. You can come to any class without having gone to previous classes and benefit.

Sunday December 17

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 Wisdom Meditation  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.
11:00am-12:00pm Video Teaching ZaChoeje Rinpoche  Topic: Tonglen
Green Tara
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. 

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