Guy Newland at Sravasti Abbey 2014


I’m a huge Guy Newland fan, so I’ve been watching recordings of his teachings at Sravasti Abbey. He’s a master teacher, not only does he have a deep understanding of the Dharma, he’s able to communicate difficult concepts clearly and with humor. In particular, he’s known for his explanations of emptiness.  He’s careful to bring […]

Medicine Buddha Puja Recording With Sera Mey Khensur Rinpoche


Here’s a video of Sera Mey Khensur Rinpoche Ngawang Jordan chanting the Medicine Buddha puja in Tibetan at the Guhyasamaja Center. His chant master has a beautiful voice and he sang very slowly and carefully. He led our group in an extended mantra recitation. This was an informal, intimate gathering of friends and a small […]

Khensur Rinpoche Losang Jampa: Nagarjuna’s 60 Stanzas Aug 9 – 17 2014


We are very pleased to annouce that Rinpoche will give a 9-day teaching at Tibet House on Sixty Stanzas on Reasoning. This program is co-sponsored by DNKL, CT and MSTC, NJ. This work, composed by Nagarjuna, beatifully illustrates the perfect harmony between the Truths of the conventional and the ultimate, the Practices of morality and […]

Spirits On the Loose at the Kalachakra


Last night around 11:30 U.S. EST, I was watching the lifestream of His Holiness’s birthday celebration in Ladakh. Speaker after speaker gave a short speech honoring His Holiness. Then, suddenly, a woman in a white chuba (Tibetan gown) ran up from the crowd towards His Holiness. The Ladakhi security guards ran after her and tried […]

Compassion Day Activity July 6 2014


Celebrate Compassion Day, July 6th, 2014 July 6th is His Holiness The Dalai Lama’s 79th birthday, which is celebrated as Compassion Day. This year we’re celebrating Compassion Day by creating a collage that explores compassion. Please copy by hand a short Dharma passage that nurtures the compassion in you – it could be a favorite […]

Kalachakra in Ladakh July 3 – 14, 2014


His Holiness the Dalai Lama has arrived safely in Ladakh and will be conferring teachings and the Kalachakra initiation from July 3 to the 14th. Here’s the link to the official event home page. Links to the live webcast: Live English language webcast can be viewed at http://dalailama.com/live-english Live Tibetan and Ladakhi language webcast can be […]