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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Monday February 27

4:30am-5:00am  Coffee and a light continental breakfast.
5:00am-6:00am  
Traditional Tebetan New Year prayers.

Wednesday March 1

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  Bodhichitta 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 23 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. Buddha
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.

Thursday March 2

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.
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7:00pm-8:00pm Golden Tara Meditation  By practicing Golden Tara we increase enrichment and abundance.

Friday March 3

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 Bodhichitta 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 23 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. 

Saturday March 4

10:00am-11:00am  Beginning Tibetan Language Class  A practical introduction of the Tibetan alphabet from which we build vocabulary and sentence patterns. 
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  Sets forth the Buddhist path. We will investigate these four line stanzas word by word. 
7:00pm-9:00pm  Buddha's Life Story, Episode 21, 22 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha.

Sunday March 5

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. 
10:00am11:00am Bodhichitta 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 23 The Life and Journey of Prince Siddhartha. 

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