Awakening Vajra

San Jose, CA

Awakening Vajra is an international non-profit organization founded in 2010 by Venerable Geshe Gyalten in order to fulfill the dreams of His Eminence Choden Rinpoche to teach and preserve the Five Branches of study from the Nalanda spiritual tradition. Its ultimate goal is to awaken the roots of compassion, love and wisdom in the hearts of students for the benefit and welfare of all beings.

The Five Branches of Study are:



Healing Arts

Fine Arts

Astrology and Feng Shui

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  • Work
    • Buddhist Religious Education
  • Education
    • Nalanda Tradition