Sangha Updates

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.

Magnetizing in Malaysia

Feb 25, 2020

The Kurukulle Puja, February 18, 2020 On Dakini Day, February 18th, four monks and about 24 dharma siblings gathered at the Guru Rinpoche Lhakang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for the first Kurukulle...

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Bumgyur Dawa: Month of Miracles and Merit

Feb 24, 2020

Bumgyur Dawa: Opportunity to Accumulate Vast Merit Bumgyur Dawa is the Tibetan term for a month where karmic actions are multiplied by 100,000. The first fifteen days of the first month of...

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Losar: Tibetan New Year

Feb 21, 2020

Losar literally means 'New Year' in Tibetan. Tibetans celebrated a New Year harvest festival prior to the introduction of Buddhism into Tibet. Many elements of the ancient harvest festival remain, however Buddhist rituals easily incorporated these ancient...

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Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche – Parinirvāṇa Anniversary

Feb 17, 2020

Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche and the Ngakso Pūjā 2020 Commemoration February 17 Each year, practitioners at Ka-Nying Shedrub Ling monastery in Boudha, Nepal, commemorate the parinirvāṇa of Kyabje Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche. Therefore they...

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Sidok Raksha Tötreng Puja, Ka-Nying monastery, 2020

Feb 4, 2020

I had been waiting with anticipation and finally the day came for this amazing annual puja to dispel obstacles! This specific practice, in which Guru Rinpoche takes the wrathful form of Raksha...

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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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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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Annual Three-Day Sidok Raksha Tötreng Puja Event Roundup

Dec 22, 2019

January 21st, 2020—January 23rd, 2020 Raksha Tötreng is a wrathful manifestation of Guru Rinpoche, Padmasambhava. When Guru Rinpoche left Tibet, he manifested as the king of the cannibals (sri) called Raksha Tötreng....

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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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Nyungné Fasting Practice

Nov 26, 2019

Nyungné is a fasting ritual of the 1000-armed Avalokiteshvara belonging to the Kriya Tantra tradition. Its purpose is to purify negative karma in a short time and to develop great compassion. For...

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