Third Annual Vajrayoginī Druppa

Description: This druppa will consist of five full practice days and as such is a great opportunity to further familiarize or deepen yourself with the entire practice, including the abhisheka and feast sections, which will be recited every day. The last day will feature a grand feast.

Who can attend: Whoever has received Vajrayoginī abhisheka.

Location: KCCL.

Date: December 27–31. Arrival date: December 26.

Suggested Contribution: $ 400 if staying at KCCL; $ 250 if staying outside of KCCL.

Registration: If you would like to stay at KCCL during the program, please register soon since there is limited space available at KCCL and so that we can explore other locations (with sangha and non-sangha) for people to stay. E-mail: kccl.contact@gmail.com

Free downloads of “The Profound Path of Peace”: Issues No 5 to 17

Please find below the free downloads of the recently made available PDF files of “The Profound Path of Peace”, a magazine of the International Kagyü Sangha Association of Buddhist Monks and Nuns, published between the years 1987 and 1998. You will find in these issues many quite valuable and by now also historic teachings and texts on various subjects. Enjoy!

Here are the links:

HH Ogyen Trinley Dorje and HH Trinley Thaye Dorje meet


Transcript of the Joint Statement

His Holiness Ogyen Trinley Dorje and His Holiness Trinley Thaye Dorje met over the last few days at a rural location in France. Their purpose was to get to know each other personally. They also discussed how they might work together to preserve and strengthen the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism.

After their discussions, His Holiness Trinley Thaye Dorje and His Holiness Ogyen Trinley Dorje issued the following joint statement:

“We are both very pleased to have had this opportunity to meet and get to know each other in a peaceful and relaxed environment. We both had this wish for many years, and we are gratified that this wish has now been fulfilled.

The purpose of our meeting was primarily to spend time together so that we could establish a personal relationship. We were able to talk together freely and to learn about each other for the first time. We were thus able to begin what we expect will develop into a strong connection.

While we were together we also talked about ways that we could work to heal the divisions that have unfortunately developed within our precious Karma Kagyu lineage in recent years. We view it as our duty and responsibility to do whatever we can to bring the lineage together.

This undertaking is critically important for the future of the Karma Kagyu lineage as well as for the future of Tibetan Buddhism and the benefit of all sentient beings. We therefore ask everyone within the Karma Kagyu community to join us in our efforts to strengthen and preserve our lineage. We view it as our collective responsibility to restore harmony to our tradition which is a lineage of wisdom and compassion.”

His Holiness Ogyen Trinley Dorje           His Holiness Trinley Thaye Dorje

Teaching schedules of various Kagyü and Nyingma teachers

Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche:

For information, see: http://www.rinpoche.com/schedule.html

 

 

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche:

For information, see: http://www.dpr.info/category/schedule/

 

 

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche:

For further information, see: https://www.khandrorinpoche.org/schedule/

 

 

Tsoknyi Rinpoche:

• Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, CA:

November, 2–8, 2018: Advanced Practice Retreat

For further information:

https://tsoknyirinpoche.org/programs/10335/advanced-practice-retreat-nova-scotia/

Mingyur Rinpoche:

For information, see: https://tergar.org/mingyur-rinpoches-schedule/

 

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Welcome in particular to the Karma Kagyü and Nyingma lineages, namely, the group of our main advisors, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa, Dzogchen Pönlop Rinpoche and Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche. Welcome also to the teachers who greatly inspire us, the V.V. Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche and the late V.V. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Welcome, furthermore, to all the other teachers and practitioners of the genuine Buddhadharma involved with creating enlightened society in our modern world.

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