February 19, 2021 at 10:49 am
Funds are being raised for a copse of native trees to be planted on Holy Isle in memory of Choje Akong Rinpoche. Rinpoche developed large scale projects in eastern Tibet and elsewhere, to reforest and protect the land, wildlife, and medicinal herbs, and to benefit our wider environment. Thus it is fitting that this new… Read More
October 24, 2018 at 16:24 pm
For the final session of teachings on Chapter 3 of the ‘Precious Ornament of Liberation’, in the context of how to relate properly to our lama, Drupon Rinpoche encouraged us to reflect on how we treat those people in our lives who have been particularly kind to us. He urged us to do our very… Read More
October 16, 2018 at 17:23 pm
Today we were privileged to receive further teachings from Drupon Khen Rinpoche Karma Lhabu on ‘The Precious Ornament of Liberation’ by Gampopa Sonam Rinchen. Having begun to teach from this text last year, Rinpoche took the time today to remind us of the importance and relevance of it to the Kagyu lineage and of the… Read More
October 15, 2018 at 19:08 pm
Monday Teaching This last morning of the retreat Drupon Rinpoche returned to some of the major themes of his teaching during the course of the week, making sure that the key points had been absorbed by everyone attending. Regarding lamas he emphasised that a good lama should take care of their students by pointing out… Read More
October 14, 2018 at 21:55 pm
Sunday Teachings Drupon Rinpoche continued to respond to the questions appearing on Kunga’s desk during the first and second teaching session today. The questions included how and whether it would be possible to heal post traumatic stress syndrome, the challenges of maintaining silence in retreat, the meaning of devotion, how to practise at home for… Read More