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Travels in Tibet

Travels in Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

A book excerpt from My Search in Tibet for the Wish-Fulfilling Jewel by Peter Mt. Shasta As the monks chanted over and over I joined in. Spiritual energy filled my mind and body. As my eyes were closing, the naljorpa who had given me the slip earlier suddenly ... continue
Posted March 11, 2018 by CGH
The Life of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

The Life of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche – HIGHLIGHT

Today, on Parinirvana Day (April 4), we are delighted to share the first of a series of beautiful panels. These seven panels provide a very brief overview of the life of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, in Tibet and in the West.  They were prepared by a team led ... continue
Posted April 3, 2017 by CGH
Terma in Dark Times

Terma in Dark Times – HIGHLIGHT

An interview with Holly Gayley on the recent publication of her book, Love Letters from Golok: A Tantric Couple in Modern Tibet. It chronicles the lives and letters of a contemporary tantric couple, Khandro Tāre Lhamo and Namtrul Rinpoche (pictured here with Khenpo Jigme Phuntsok), who ... continue
Posted January 20, 2017 by CGH
Self-Sufficiency Bears Fruit

Self-Sufficiency Bears Fruit – HIGHLIGHT

Update from the Gesar Fund Interview with Nyima Kunga by Maarten Regtien “A dream has come true!” Every year Gesar Fund’s board member Nyima Kunga travels to Donda and Yushu in the Kham district for the Gesar Fund Checking our Aid campaign. He just returned this week and we spoke ... continue
Posted September 30, 2015 by
Global corporations helping rebuild Tibet ….. really!

Global corporations helping rebuild Tibet ….. really! – HIGHLIGHT

by Mark Curtin Being a Shambhalian employed by a corporation is not always easy. It is almost predictable in meeting new people within the sangha to receive suspicious or somewhat appalling looks when answering the question, “So what do you do as a career?” This is not ... continue
Posted April 11, 2015 by
Festivities at Surmang

Festivities at Surmang – HIGHLIGHT

The winter is a special time for practice at Surmang Dutsi Til, the monastic seat of the Trungpa Tulku lineage in eastern Tibet, particularly after Losar or the Tibetan new year. The Konchok Foundation is delighted to share photographs from the annual Chakrasamvara dance and from the ... continue
Posted April 3, 2015 by Dan
Launching the Surmang Shedra

Launching the Surmang Shedra – HIGHLIGHT

Surmang Shedra – view with ruins aboveThe Konchok Foundation is delighted to announce that the Surmang Shedra will launch this fall. Last October, the Pema Chodron Foundation offered a $150,000 matching grant to complete the Surmang Shedra–the monastic college at Surmang Monastery in eastern Tibet–and hold ... continue
Posted February 4, 2015 by
Landscape as Sacred Map

Landscape as Sacred Map – HIGHLIGHT

Pilgrim, TibetAnnouncing a New Book Release A Photographic Journey into the Heart of the Himalayas by David Zurick, Berea, Kentucky In 2004 I began traveling in the Himalaya and Tibet with a large-format camera and sheet film to make black-and-white photographs of sacred places in the region: monasteries, shrines, ... continue
Posted September 3, 2014 by
The "Technology" of Flexibility

The “Technology” of Flexibility – HIGHLIGHT

Dharamsala,A Study of Trauma and Flexibility in a Tibetan Exile Town by Sara Lewis, PhD, LMSW, New York City Stopping at a tea stall on the side of the road to drink a glass of peppery Indian chai, Tashi Lhamo squints back at me. “These problems you always ... continue
Posted May 5, 2014 by
Penor Rinpoche's Reincarnation Discovered

Penor Rinpoche’s Reincarnation Discovered

from Lamen Kyi-Khyap, Acharya Mitchell M. Levy Office of International Affairs, Shambhala International We would like to inform you of the discovery of Penor Rinpoche’s Yangsi (reincarnation). He was discovered through a prophecy letter written by His Holiness Jadrel Rinpoche. The Yangsi was born in Tibet, near Lhasa, ... continue
Posted December 7, 2013 by
An Unforgettable Trip to Tibet

An Unforgettable Trip to Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

UPDATE: From the Gesar Fund by Eric Elbers The Gesar Fund Foundation, based in the Netherlands, focuses on alleviating poverty, stimulating education and fostering health in the Tibetan region of Kham (including Surmang, the location of the monasteries of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche) and in the region of Golok. ... continue
Posted October 6, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet, part 4

Reborn in Tibet, part 4 – HIGHLIGHT

A Retrospective Memoir, Part 4 Lhasa 1986 by Lee Weingrad One day I decided to visit the Potala Palace, the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas. At 11,000 feet it was an arduous climb up the 500 stairs from the village of Shol below. When I got to the ... continue
Posted May 22, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet, part 3

Reborn in Tibet, part 3 – HIGHLIGHT

Vajrayogini in the sky, ©2013 Lee WeingradA Retrospective Memoir, Part 3 Lhasa 1986 by Lee Weingrad “It’s not a question of discovering who you are. It’s a question of discovering who you are not!” Chogyam Trungpa, Rinpoche 1984, Boulder It was a strange thing for me to think, “I know everything ... continue
Posted May 20, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet, 2

Reborn in Tibet, 2 – HIGHLIGHT

©2013 lee weingradTribute to the Vidyadhara A Retrospective Memoir, Part 2 by Lee Weingrad “Sometimes you meet your fate on the road you took to avoid it.” ~~ Clive Owen’s character in “The International” The five mile walk crossing the Tibet-Nepal border over the path that connected the Chinese-built Friendship Highway ... continue
Posted April 14, 2013 by
Reborn in Tibet

Reborn in Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

©2013 lee weingradTribute to the Vidyadhara, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche A Retrospective Memoir in Multiple Parts by Lee Weingrad Part 1 “In the Kagyu lineage, the physical presence of the guru is not particularly important.” ~~ H.H. Gyalwa Karmapa XVI, Karma Dzong, Community Meeting, Boulder, 1980 I have to say that even from ... continue
Posted April 6, 2013 by


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