Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong


6231 Paul Boone Rd
Happy Valley TN  37878

Phone: (865) 382-1585

Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

Milarepa Ösel Chö Dzong was formed under the guidance of Tibetan Buddhist Master Lama Norlha Rinpoche by practitioners of the Kagyu lineage of transmission, in the greater Knoxville area.

With sanctuaries both within the thriving city of Knoxville and just beyond, in the Smoky Mountains, MOCD offers people of varied levels and interests the opportunity to develop and sustain the practice of meditation. The organization provides the meeting ground for teachers across many spiritual paths and disciplines.

MOCD offers the community rare opportunities to sit in the presence of visiting masters of Tibetan Buddhism, receive oral instruction, and empowerments.

In addition, the organization is supported by the presence of a resident lama who bring with them over 10 years of practice completed under the direction of Lama Norlha Rinpoche in the context of traditional Tibetan Buddhist retreat. The lama supports seekers on the path with an extensive array of resources ranging from the profound teachings of the Buddha to contemporary psychology.

Holding the supreme vow to accomplish completely the enlightenment of each and every sentient being, members and friends of MOCD meet weekly to pray, meditate, and study in order to awaken innate wisdom and compassion.

Having been trained rigorously and thoroughly by retreat master, Lama Norlha Rinpoche, in the traditional Tibetan practices and customs, MOCD’s resident lama facilitate short and long-term retreats in these traditional rituals and practices.

With the initiative of the lama in residence, MOCD provides unique experiences for youth to find spiritual guidance for the cultivation of inner strength and personal integrity.

As stewards of Lama Norlha Rinpoche’s enlightened activity, members and friends of MOCD are working together to realize the vision of developing a stupa and retreat cabins in Happy Valley, TN. True to the imperative in this present age for awareness of the ecoglogical, the sacred monument and facilities will set an example for sustainability and reflect a global consciousness. In this way MOCD’s projects will serve as local expressions of global health and harmony of the elements.

In all, Milarepa Ösel Chö Dzong is an invaluable resource that provides the framework, environment, and support for practices that strengthen individual’s and communities’ ability to heal mind, body, and spirit.

For more information about our offerings and programs, to become of member, or submit a contribution to Milarepa Ösel Chö Dzong Email: mocd@mocd.org

Milarepa Ösel Chö Dzong is a dharma center in Happy Valley, Tennessee.

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Hours

Mon: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm



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Past Events

Fall Retreat: Finding Joy in the Body

Fall Retreat: Finding Joy in the Body
06:00 pm - 10/04/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

This year’s residential fall retreat will explore the wisdom of the body. Through various meditations and gentle yogas, we will explore the abiding nature of...

Sound Meditation for Women, Happy Valley

Sound Meditation for Women, Happy Valley
07:30 pm - 09/01/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

We would like to invite you to a meditative sound practice for women at MOCD in Happy Valley on Sept 1. Together, we will integrate sound, conscious breathing, contemplative...

Welcome Back Home Party for 2017 Pilgrimage

Welcome Back Home Party for 2017 Pilgrimage
06:00 pm - 08/24/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

(Smoky Mountain Peace Vase Pilgrimage Reception Party) Welcome Back Party for the 2017 Earth Vase Pilgrimage. Once again, Doug Cox has graciously agreed to host...

Path of Totality: Solar Eclipse Practices

Path of Totality: Solar Eclipse Practices
11:00 am - 08/21/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

Path of Totality: Practices (to Avert Obstacles) for the Total Solar Eclipse at MOCD In the traditional Indian and Tibetan cosmological view, a total eclipse is...

Earth Vase Pilgrimage

Earth Vase Pilgrimage
06:00 pm - 08/17/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

Join us this August for Wilderness Retreat with Lama Karma and Eden Tull. (earthvase.org/about/) We are preparing for this year’s peace vase pilgrimage in the...

Sound Meditation in Happy Valley

Sound Meditation in Happy Valley
07:00 pm - 07/22/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

We will lead an evening sound meditation session at MOCD. The evening will be a collaborative practice of integrating sound, conscious breathing, contemplative...

Spring Retreat: The Union of Calm Abiding and Insight

Spring Retreat: The Union of Calm Abiding and Insight
11:00 am - 05/22/2017

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

This second annual spring meditation retreat will be lead by Lama Karma and will be based on one of the most treasured meditation manuals in the Kagyu Lineage, Mahamudra:...

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LHA BAB DUCHEN BUTTER-LAMPS
03:00 pm - 11/20/2016

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

All invited Sunday 11/20 around 3:00pm. Offering 108 butter-lamps for LHA BAB DUCHEN (celebrating Buddha Sakyamuni's descent from heaven). All actions (negative...

May 1 Gathering at MOCD

May 1 Gathering at MOCD
01:00 pm - 05/01/2016

At Milarepa Osel Cho Dzong

When: May 1, 2016 afternoon (12:30 till dusk around 8PM) What: Welcoming back Lama Karma (Justin Wall) following his six-month retreat at Karma Ling, Avalon, France...

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