H.E. Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

Awake Mind and Open Heart

Using our difficulties and innate wisdom to awaken our hearts and open our mind


Halifax, August 3 – 4, 2019

McInnis Room on the Dalhousie Campus

During this weekend program Khandro Rinpoche will teach on how we can use our innate wisdom mind to face challenges in our lives and bring benefit to others. Her talks will be based on the Lojong or Mind Training practices initially brought to Tibet from India by the great meditation master Atisha. This is a unique opportunity to study powerful teachings well suited to these challenging times.   

Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche is known for her clarity and penetrating humor and teaches in perfect English. She presents ancient teachings in a contemporary voice with vibrant energy.  Rinpoche is one of the most renowned Tibetan teachers currently teaching in the West, and also one of the outstanding meditation teachers of our time. More information on Khandro Rinpoche, her lineage and activities can be found at https://www.khandrorinpoche.org

Tickets  available from Ticket Halifax www.tickethalifax.com

Advance purchase until July 15th $100 for both days.
After July 15th $120 for both days.
One day tickets available for $65. 

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:

Help establish a Kagyü monastic seat and centre in Nova Scotia

Changling Rinpoche: Cutting Through Ego-Clinging. The Teachings of Khenpo Gangshar

At the Halifax Shambhala Centre

Friday, July 19, 6:30–9PM; Saturday, July 20, 9AM– 6PM; Sunday, July 21, 9AM–6PM

$210 Program Price/ $250 Patron Price. There is a generosity policy for program price: shambhala.hfx.finance@gmail.com

More information and Registration Here

For tantrikas / vajrayana students who have received the pointing-out instructions on the nature of mind.

Khenpo Gangshar Wangpo was a renowned scholar and mahasiddha from Shechen Monastery in Tibet. In 1956, he came to Surmang to teach the Vidyadhara Trungpa Rinpoche and also to teach at the new seminary there. During that time, he became very ill and appeared to have died. Amazingly, he returned to life and his personality changed dramatically. Once a respected scholar and model of a proper monastic, he began to manifest as a crazy-wisdom guru, teaching much more publicly and sometimes acting outrageously in order to push his students to realization during the tumult of the changing times. He was later imprisoned by the Chinese army and died in captivity in 1961.

Changling Rinpoche has visited and taught in Halifax and Dorje Denma Ling four times.

He was recognized by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and Penor Rinpoche as the principal tülku of Changchub Ling Nyingma monastery in Central Tibet. He is a lineage holder of the Rechung Kagyü, which is based on the transmission of Milarepa’s disciple Rechungpa. At the age of twelve he entered the Shechen shedra and completed his studies at the age of twenty-one. He has continued to teach at the shedra and is in charge of teaching monastics the ritual tradition and ceremonies of the Shechen lineage.

Changling Rinpoche teaches in English, and will give an audience for tantrikas and sadhakas while he is here.

Transcripts of Rinpoche’s previous teachings on Khenpo Gangshar from 2008, 2009, and 2010 at DDL are available here

Sadhaka Audience Thursday, July 18, registration here: https://halifax.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=402947

Tantrika Audience Monday, July 22, registration here: https://halifax.shambhala.org/program-details/?id=402948

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/



Mingyur Rinpoche:

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



Vision of KCCL

Welcome to our website. Here you can learn about the vision, activities and monthly schedule of Karma Changchub Ling and its residential meditation center. Please feel free to join us so that we can grow into a mutually supportive and enriching Buddhist community based on the Karma Kagyü and Nyingma traditions.

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.


Invitation to support us

KCCL and its residential meditation center is geared toward serving others. To maintain a center that provides an uplifted space for its residents as well as also for friends and like-minded people to join in, we need additional financial backing. We invite you to financially support us, if you have the means and willingness to do so. All donations from Canada and the US are tax deductible.

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