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Dorje Pamo News

By Ven Chantal It has been a long time since we have given any news, yet many events have followed one another at our Monastery since.  Since last May, and with the installation of the Buddha statue in the altar, the brand new main gompa is in full operation. The resident nuns do their daily…

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End of an Era

By Ven Chokyi Liberation Prison Project making offerings to His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Sydney, Australia. Kevin Ison (office manager Australia), Sarah Brooks (now Ven. Choying after ordaining with Lama Zopa Rinpoche in 2019), Kate McDonald (previous LPP staff), His Holiness, Ven. Thubten Chokyi (LPP Director), Ven. Robina Courtin (LPP founder). I was…

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Sangha Lam Rim Discussion Program, 1976

By Lama Thubten Yeshe Ordination group with Lama Yeshe, 1976. Courtesy of lamayeshe.com Some Sangha members think they get very little teaching. If you really check up, you can see that a one-month meditation course is equal to an explanation of the whole Lam Rim Chenmo spread out over a period of a year. If…

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Hard Lesson from the Fire

By Ven Ciampa Tsomo I am a 70 year old Italian buddhist nun and I have lived for 15 years in a very isolated retreat place surrounded by woods, which Geshe Jampa Gyatso, former resident lama of ILTK where I was based, named Tara House.. This year when wild fires fire came around Tara House (TH),…

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Nalanda Monastery News

Nalanda rejoices in having hosted the Teacher Development Service Seminar (TDSS).  For four days Nalanda Monastery hosted a very inspiring Teacher Development Service Seminar. In which we explored many creative ways of sharing Dharma, we learnt to develop teacher skills, and learnt to understand how teaching is practicing and practicing is teaching. During this course…

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My Experience as an IMI Regional Representative

My Experience as an IMI Regional Representative By Ven Tenzin Tsultrim I’ve been the regional representative for IMI Southeast Asia for about a year now, since being invited to take on the role in February 2021. The workings of IMI were not unfamiliar to me as I had once served on the Board from 2009…

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Fire, Smoke and Prayers at Amitaba Buddha Pure Land

Fire, Smoke and Prayers at Amitaba Buddha Pure Land By Wongmo, ABPL, Washington 2021 As I write this I just realized that our fire began August 15th, 2015, and now it’s the August 16th…meaning fire season here isn’t over yet.  At  least another month to go… gosh. What with fire season and two months of…

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Asian Americans Under Attack: How would the Buddha respond?

Asian Americans Under Attack: ​​​How would the Buddha respond? ​Sunday, August 15, 2021 2:30pm - 4:30pm PDT  4:30pm - 6:30pm CT 5:30pm - 7:30pm ET ​Cost: Free to All Happening on Zoom (Link is below) The recent rise in attacks on Asian Americans has sparked fear and tremendous anger in our communities. These attacks have also…

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Thangtong Gyalpo’s Prayer: & “Liberating Sakya From Disease”

Transcript of Geshe Tenley’s commentary. Transcription and editing: Kimber Fitzmorgan, kimber@kurukulla.org  Would you please introduce yourself? Hello, my name is Geshe Tenley. Geshe Ngawang Tenley. I am from Tibet. I came to India to study at Sera [Je Monastery], then I came to Boston. Right now, I am the Resident Teacher at Kurukulla Center in…

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