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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
Surmang Dances

Surmang Dances – HIGHLIGHT

by Lyndon Comstock photos by Surmang Khenpo Meditational dances are a traditional part of the annual cycle of practices at Surmang monastery in Tibet, the home monastery of the Trungpa lineage. The Tibetan vajrayana tradition includes many intricate practices, all geared towards helping the practitioner clarify their mind ... continue
Posted November 30, 2012 by
Gesar's General Store

Gesar’s General Store – HIGHLIGHT

Update on the Gesar Fund Interview with Acharya Han de Wit, co-chairman of the Gesar Fund board, about the latest developments in Donda (Kham region, Tibet) by Maarten Regtien, Chief Editor of the Dutch Drala Magazine Han, during the last meeting of the board – before we even had ... continue
Posted May 2, 2012 by
Pilgrimage to Trungpa Rinpoche's Birthplace

Pilgrimage to Trungpa Rinpoche’s Birthplace – HIGHLIGHT

article by Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation photos by Surmang Khenpo Reflecting the great significance that Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche still holds for those who knew him in Tibet, some fifty relatives and friends of the family made a special trip to his birthplace in Geje, Tibet in ... continue
Posted April 2, 2012 by
Honeymoon Pilgrimage

Honeymoon Pilgrimage – HIGHLIGHT

by Eric Rugani and Nadine Zerbel, of the Shambhala Center in Marseille, France This is an excerpt of the longer article which can be found in a number of installments on the Shambhala Europe Blog. See below for links to the longer articles. At the time of ... continue
Posted December 9, 2011 by
Sweet Children Of Tibet

Sweet Children Of Tibet – HIGHLIGHT

Sweet Children Of Tibet (Goodnight) By Andrée Stolte Sweet children of Tibet, goodnight sleep lovely dear little ones as white feathered wing sweeps over your exquisite dusty faces, silent eyes continue
Posted May 18, 2010 by
Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts

Update on Earthquake Relief Efforts – HIGHLIGHT

Lyndon Comstock of the Konchok Foundation provides the following Earthquake Relief Update Report, covering the period April 28 to May 3. Evacuation of Jyekundo Underway The situation in Jyekundo has now moved beyond the emergency rescue and relief efforts of the first two weeks after the April 14 ... continue
Posted May 5, 2010 by
Tibetan Quake - Resources

Tibetan Quake – Resources – HIGHLIGHT

On the morning of April 14, a devastating earthquake—6.9 in magnitude—hit Jyekundo (Ch: Yushu) and environs, an area in present-day Qinghai Province that is 98% Tibetan. Recent reports estimate that 1,400 are dead and more than 10,000 injured. According to eye-witness reports, most of the buildings ... continue
Posted April 18, 2010 by

Major Earthquake Near Surmang Monastery

Surmang Shedra in February 2010 A huge earthquake struck Jyekundo yesterday, the closest city to the Surmang Dutsi Til monastery, where Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche was the supreme abbot before leaving Tibet. The initial quake of 7.1 magnitude was followed by several aftershocks of magnitude 5 or more. Most ... continue
Posted April 14, 2010 by
RUN for Tibet a Success!

RUN for Tibet a Success! – HIGHLIGHT

By Chris Gherardi & Lucinda Sears RUN For Tibet Coordinators We would like to update you all with regard to the RUN For Tibet fundraiser that took place on Sunday, May 31st. The walka-jogathon was a huge success! Due to the generous support of our donors and ... continue
Posted June 16, 2009 by
Interview with Lee Weingrad of Surmang Foundation

Interview with Lee Weingrad of Surmang Foundation – HIGHLIGHT

Surmang Monastery, in eastern Tibet, was founded 600 years ago by the first of the Trungpa lineage holders. Until 1959, Surmang was the seat of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Today, Surmang is one of the poorest regions in the world; local people  have an average annual income ... continue
Posted March 26, 2009 by
Tibet in the News

Tibet in the News

As many of you know, the 50th Anniversary of the Lhasa Uprising took place on March 10, 2009. The New York Times has a number of compelling articles on the current situation. Read articles on Tibet at the New York Times or view a slideshow of ... continue
Posted March 13, 2009 by Holly

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