Course curriculum

  1. 1
  2. 2
    • The Four Laws of Karma

    • Abandoning Non-Virtue

    • Cultivating Virtue

  3. 3
    • Birth, Ageing, Sickness and Death

    • The Three Realms

    • The Faults of Cyclic Existence

    • The Three Poisons

    • The Twelve Links of Dependent Origination

    • The Causes of Liberation

  4. 4
    • The Preciousness of a Human Life

    • The Rarity of This Precious Life

    • The Importance of Not Wasting this Life

  5. 5
    • The Impermanent Nature of Life

    • The Death Process

    • Attaining Rebirth in Shambhala

  6. 6
    • Supports to Help You Practice

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  • Who is this course for?

    The courses contained in this series are suitable for anyone who wishes to learn how to connect to and practice the Kalachakra Ngondro in accordance with the Jonang lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • What will you learn?

    In this teaching cycle you will learn about the four key subjects that will orient your mind towards genuine happiness and give you the determination to experience a truly meaningful life.

  • How will this benefit you?

    By understanding the topics covered in this series, you will develop greater clarity regarding the need to engage in authentic Dharma practice and you will establish a strong foundation that will act as an unshakeable resolve for your future spiritual development.

Pricing options

We offer flexible offering levels to accommodate students in different countries and economic situations worldwide. If you need further financial assistance to access a class, please email No one is turned away for lack of funds.


Ven. Tenpai Gyaltsen

Suchandra Institute

Ven. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen and his root teacher, the Kalachakra Master Khentrul Rinpoche Jamphel Lodrö, have collaborated on many English books from the basics of meditation up to the advanced yogic practices of the Six Vajra Yogas. Tenpa’i Gyaltsen is currently based at the Suchandra Institute in Austria, and is the president of Dzokden, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the manifestation of the golden age through the study and practice of Kalachakra.