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.
The three jewels are not outside of our own mind, if they were, they wouldn’t be able to give us refuge or protection.
The more we understand emptiness, the more confidence we will have in the law of causality.
Whether we come to have a good understanding of the dharma or not is determined by how well we are able to understand the intention of the lama who is teaching us. In truth, what we are trying to learn in the dharma is nothing other than the intention and view of the lama. It […]
I sometimes think that I am a faithless individual, because I rarely have faith in the types of lamas and things that other Buddhists seem to have faith in. At other times I think I have very strong faith, but it is just a bit unusual. For example, I can come across an old Nepali […]
- 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