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.
From what I have seen, most Western Buddhists are not so concerned about the buddhadharma. You have no real thought of learning the full breadth of the teachings in order to master them. Yes, to master them for your own development, but also in order to preserve the continuity of the teachings for future generations. […]
My retreat lama, Karma Sherab, was something of a scholar in his younger years. At one point after he had served his root lama, Lama Tsepal, and had received mind instructions, Lama Tsepal said the only text he should read from then on is the Words of My Perfect Teacher. From that time onwards, for […]
When I see the students I’ve guided leave retreat and then make no effort to pursue the dharma, it becomes clear that I haven’t helped them at all. It pains my heart when I see that. The fact that some of them stop practising and receiving dharma teachings shows that after teaching them daily for […]
If you are serious about the dharma, try to let go of what you are attached to and try to accept what you find difficult to accept. At the very least try to question your likes and dislikes. This alone will open up a new path for you and you will be able to make […]
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- Buddhistdoor Global Interview
Drupon Khen Rinpoche was recently interviewed by Buddhistdoor Global about his observations of Buddhism in Africa among other topics... May 10, 2023
- Lesotho – Day 1 & 2
On May 7th I arrived in Lesotho from Malawi via South Africa. I was greeted at the airport by Master Hui Li, whose activities in Africa are vast in scale, together with the director of the centre here... May 8, 2023
- Last Day in Malawi
In the African country of Malawi on May 6th, I gave meditation classes to the high school students of the Amitofu Care Centre. I taught and took questions from the grade 1 students from 08.00 to 09.30 ... May 8, 2023
- Visits to Prisons and an Orphan
On May 5th in Malawi, I spent the day visiting prisoners in the country of Malawi. In the morning, I went to a young offenders institute, offering a few words of advice...