From an early age Rinpoche underwent long and rigorous training under the direction of supremely accomplished masters of mahamudra and dzogchen.
Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Center
Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Center is situated in the hills forming the eastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley, just below a cave used by the revered Tibetan yogi, Milarepa
Marpa Translation Society
The MTS was founded with the intention of making the classics of Tibetan Buddhism available to non Tibetan speaking practitioners, to aid their study and practice of Dharma.
A young child is happy to play with other children for a while but its heart lies with its mother. It is happy as long as its mother is in sight. Likewise, us modern day Buddhists are happy to play with the dharma for a while but our hearts lie with the world. We will […]
Whatever we are attached to becomes our boss. Our desires enslave us.
If you wish to progress in your practice it is very important to think positively of others. This is more than doable because every person has something positive or admirable about them. Merely by the fact of being human – of all the six different classes of beings, humans are rare and special – so […]
Yesterday Olga requested some practice instructions. She said she gave up everything in order to come here and rely on me – her career, her status, her financial security and so on. So what I’ll say in reply is, ok, you gave up these things to come and train under my guidance, now on top […]
- September 23, 2021
- My Hope and Inspiration
Many people have asked me how we came to have children in the retreat centre. It started in 2017 when I accepted an invitation to teach in Zimbabwe, at Kagyu Samye Ling Zimbabwe May 14, 2021
- Thrangu Sekhar Retreat’s 21-Year Programme
A new 21 year programme has just commenced in Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Centre. The programme prioritises the major treatises on the five principle... April 17, 2021
- The completion of a Six-Year Retreat
On March 21st 2021, a group of 24 monks, nuns and lay aspirants from 12 different countries concluded the first six-year retreat at Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Centre. On this day with minds brimming with... August 3, 2020
- Online teachings on the The Four Dharmas of Gampopa
On August 1st and 2nd 2020, Drupon Khen Rinpoche gave a two-day online teaching requested and organised by Hwayue...