Community Activity

Stay up-to-date with recent activities in the global sangha.  Find information and photo round-ups of teachings, retreats, community outreach, holiday celebrations and much more! Inspire yourself and your local group by connecting with and rejoicing in the entire maṇḍala.

Nekhor Pilgrimage: Circling the Sacred -

Jan 29, 2020

For over half a decade, a small group of Kyabgön Phakchok Rinpoché’s students have been researching the sacred sites of Guru Padmsambhava. Our goal has been to fulfill a single overarching mission:...

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Radically Happy in Vienna and Everywhere -

Jan 16, 2020

Last year in September 2018, at Gomde Germany-Austria located in the beautiful Austrian Alps I met Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon for the first time. They introduced the newly- released book “Radically...

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Sitatapatra, the White Umbrella puja -

Jan 14, 2020

Chapagaun 2019 The Sitatapatra puja that took place the past December 23 to 25th, marked the end of the cycle of pujas in 2019 in the Do-ngak Nyida Zungdrel Sherab Raltri Ling...

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Learning to Practice: Sampa Lhundrub Sadhana Ritual Course 2019 -

Dec 21, 2019

Sadhana Ritual Course: The Perfect Setting This year’s Sampa Lhundrub Sadhana Ritual Course is taking place in a beautiful new monastery above Narayanthan Kathmandu, on a hill just far and high enough...

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Impressions from Kurukullé Puja Conclusion -

Nov 5, 2019

Kurukullé Puja: The Concluding Scene On the last day of the Kurukullé puja, the gathering of practitioners, the shrine and the offerings were set outside of the main temple.  Below a large...

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Impressions of the 7 day Kurukullé Puja–Day One -

Oct 23, 2019

Thursday, October 17, 2019 marked the first of seven days of the Kurukullé puja in Do-ngak Nyida Zungdrel Sherab Raltri Ling Monastery. We also refer to this place as Vajra Varahi Monastery,...

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Precious Presence: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche’s Visit to Guru Rinpoche Lhakang in Malaysia -

Sep 26, 2019

On September 15, 2019 Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche visited and blessed the Guru Rinpoche Lhakang at Putra Heights, Malaysia with his presence. We honor Rinpoche as a great preserver and guardian of the...

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Late Summer Reflections -

Aug 29, 2019

The Beauty of Simplicity:  Mahamudra Retreat with Tulku Migmar Tsering at Gomde Cooperstown (July 2019) It is the first evening of the Mahamudra retreat at bucolic Rangjung Yeshe Gomde, and a dozen...

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Ngensong Dongtruk Puja–a Student’s Eye-View -

Aug 28, 2019

Making an Auspicious Connection   As the third of the 2019 puja series, the Ngensong Dongtruk or “Dredger of the Lower Realms’ Depths” puja was held for three days from August 10th-12th...

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What is Ullambana: The Hungry Ghost Month? -

Aug 22, 2019

In Chinese culture, commonly known as the Hungry Ghost Festival, the practice of burning extensive offerings made of joss papers to appease hungry ghosts still exists today. Growing up in Chinese communities,...

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