by Tenzin Namsel After a long international flight to Kathmandu, I was looking forward to receiving teachings and studying two ngondro texts. One was the Short Barchey Kunsel Ngondro, and the other was the main ngondro for the Tsoknyi Lineage called the Ladrub Kunzang Tuktik Ngondro. It was very exciting to have the chance to … READ MORE
We hope you enjoy the photos offered by Jonathan Finegold taken at the Wisdom in Aging retreat recently held in Northern California at the Mount Madonna Retreat Center. Click here to access the photos, and here are Jonathan’s thoughts on the retreat: “By the end of the retreat, I came away deeply moved by … READ MORE
We survived 2012, and the world didn’t end! What a relief! Finally we can relax, and I hope in this coming year we will all increasingly become healthy human beings. According to dharma, every day is a new day and each day can be used in a meaningful way. Just as every day can … READ MORE
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Buddhadharma Magazine listed Open Heart, Open Mind as one of the Best Buddhist Books of 2012! Please click here to connect to the article.
A video offered by Juan Andres Videla capturing the essence of the Martha’s Vineyard 2012 month-long retreat closing and including the Mandala Offering chant. PLEASE check back another time to view this video–it is currently under repair, and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Rinpoche taught on the timeless and ever relevant “Naturally Free Wisdom Mind” text by Patrul Rinpoche for 20 days, going deeply into Dzogchen practice and the detailed meditation instructions given by Patrul Rinpoche. The setting at the Yoga Barn on Martha’s Vineyard was serene, quiet and beautiful, accented by the powerful and wild storms (including … READ MORE
We are happy to announce that Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s 2013 teaching schedule is now on the web (www.tsoknyirinpoche.org/retreats/) for your future planning! All the information we currently have about each program is on the web now, so if you see some information missing, please check the web site link in a couple of weeks. We will … READ MORE
Dear Friends, As 2012 draws to a close, I would like to let you know about some of the work that Pundarika Foundation and the new International Friends of the Tsoknyi Nepal Nuns have achieved over the past year. Someone recently asked me if any of my teachers ever thought about retirement … READ MORE
Rinpoche completed a very wonderful retreat on November 2nd, which began with excellent teachings and group practice on how to deeply relax and “be” in the body. This was followed by his detailed instructions and demonstrations on how to bring down lung to allow the subtle body to regenerate itself, especially after so many retreatants … READ MORE