Thrangu Gompa Lama’s Annual One-Week Retreat

On 27th Nov 2021 the Thrangu Gompa lamas who have completed long retreat – with Tulku Damcho, Choje Lama Wangchuk Tobden and senior Khenpo Karma Tashi chief among them – came together for a one week retreat at the sacred site of Taklung Thrangu Yangstse Monastery. Over the course of the retreat teachings were given on The Precious Ornament of Liberation and four practice session were kept on the practices of

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, and a small group of Buddhists from the Congo travelled to hear me teach; if you can call my talks ‘teachings’ that is.

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 topics

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...

August 2020 - Four Dharmas of Gampopa - Hwayue
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 Foundation in Taiwan. Rinpoche...

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

4th Annual One-Week Retreat for Thrangu Gompa Lamas

20-26 November 2019 - We just completed the fourth annual one-week retreat at Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery at the sacred site of Namo ...

Third Trip to Africa

On November 3rd Drupon Khen Rinpoche completed a third trip to the continent of Africa. The final stop was Lubumbashi, the second city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. He stayed here for two days ...

Question from a young chap to Rinpoche

After yesterday afternoon’s teaching here in Johannesburg, Drupon Khen Rinpoche was on his way to meet someone when a young chap called Owen wished to ask ...

Teachings in Samye Dzong Kensington

Today and yesterday Drupon Khen Rinpoche has been teaching the Four Dharmas of Gampopa at Samye Dzong Kensington, Johannesburg, SA. In ...

Teachings in Samye Dzong Randburg

The last two days Drupon Khen Rinpoche has been teaching meditation and mind training at Kagyu Samye Dzong Randburg, Johannesburg, SA.

Teachings in Samye Dzong Cape Town

Drupon Khen Rinpoche has spent the last couple of days teaching in Samye Dzong Cape Town, in South Africa. He taught a song by Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro ...

Discussion about how best to raise children with Chen Yu-Hui

On 22nd of October, Drupon Khen Rinpoche was invited by Thrangu Dharmakara to hold a discussion with novelist Chen Yu-Hui about how best ...

Teaching in Thrangu Vajra Vidya Dharma Centre, Taipei

On the 15th October, Drupon Khen Rinpoche taught at Thrangu Vajra Vidya Dharma Centre in Taipei. Here are some photos from the evening, with Drupon ...

Samye Ling Teachings 2019

For three weeks, from the 24th September to the 13rd October, Drupon Khen Rinpoche was in Kagyu Samye Ling, Scotland, UK. The time was filled with many meaningful activities: he continued ...