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.
If we regard our afflictions as something like garbage to be thrown out and gotten rid of, then we won’t look at them very carefully. As soon as we notice an affliction, we will immediately want to get rid of it, won’t we? Taking this approach our practice will become more and more difficult and […]
Our normal way of being will show us how our practice is going, not how long we can sit on the cushion.
In Tibetan Buddhist circles you hear many people theses days referring to their lama as Buddha so-and-so, or Dorje Chang so-and-so. But in truth only those who have attained accomplishment can see their lamas as Dorje Chang, Vajradhara. Ordinary beings cannot. I think I have quite strong faith in my Lamas, I think it would […]
Venerable Tashi came to see me today to confess that he had become angry at me for what he thought was me wasting his time. But, Venerable Tashi, you should know that if you had even a shred of a practitioner’s way of thinking, and are someone who is truly careful with their time, then […]
- 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... July 24, 2020
- Conclusion of the 7th Cycle of Retreat
Today saw the successful conclusion of the seventh cycle of retreat at Thrangu Sekhar Retreat Centre. The retreat took place between 17th April 2016 and 24th July 2020