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Community posts share timely information from all of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoche’s mandala of activities. Stay on top of current events and share experiences with the global community of sangha.

Celebration of Chokgyur Lingpa’s 150th Parinirvāṇa Anniversary -

Jul 2, 2020

by Marcela Lopez Nepal: As It Is Now The current situation in Nepal is still far from normal. The lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which started in late March, continues, even...

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Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa -

Jun 21, 2020

150th Parinirvāṇa Anniversary On June 22, 2020, we celebrate the anniversary of the renowned tertön (treasure revealer) Chokgyur Lingpa. About Chokgyur Dechen Shikpo Lingpa (Tib. མཆོག་གྱུར་བདེ་ཆེན་ཞིག་པོ་གླིང་པ་, Wyl. mchog gyur bde chen zhig po...

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Even During Lockdown, The Dharma Keeps Spreading -

Jun 12, 2020

by Marcela Lopez An Auspicious Beginning In this special month of Saga Dawa, the dharma keeps spreading, despite people having to stay home. For instance, on May 30th, the first Dharma Stream...

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Caregiving at a Distance And the Paramita of Generosity -

May 27, 2020

By Andrea ShermanArtwork by Jayne Feinberg Stuecklen Caregiving at a distance is extremely challenging during this time of the coronavirus threat. How do you care for someone when you can’t be directly with...

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Selected Samye Courses Now Donate What You Can! -

May 22, 2020

Samye Institute has made a selection of its course offerings "donate-what-you-can" to use our time in lockdown as an opportunity to study and meditate on key elements of buddhadharma and meditation...

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Vajra Claw Puja (Tib. Dorjé Dermo), Chapagaun Gompa, Nepal, May 2020 -

May 14, 2020

by Marcela Lopez Pujas in a Pandemic Since March 24th, as in most places, we in Nepal have been forced to stay home in order to prevent the spread of the new...

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Mariam’s Playground -

Apr 21, 2020

By Andrea ShermanArtwork by Jayne Feinberg Stuecklen Right now, as a result of this pandemic crisis, many people are navigating through loss of some kind, whether it be jobs, security, or loved...

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Anxiety and Meditation on Campus–Then and Now -

Mar 31, 2020

by Arthur Versluis A Big Surprise I work in a public research university the size of a small city, with its own power plant and water supply systems, with over 41,000 students,...

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Dharma-stream in the Time of Quarantine -

Mar 24, 2020

Stories from Beijing Covid-19, known also as the coronavirus, is now all over the world. We all need to take precautionary measures to take care of others and ourselves. One of these...

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2020 Sang puja, Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling Gompa -

Mar 17, 2020

The last annual puja before Losar was a sang offering based on a text from the Thukdrub Barché Künsel cycle1.  For this puja, the ritual masters gathered all the necessary ingredients for...

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