HH KARMAPA WILL VISIT THE VAJRA VIDYA INSTITUTE, SARNATH, INDIA MARCH 18 - APRIL 1
All accommodation at the VVI is fully booked during HH Karmapas visit.
The Spring Teaching which is webcast live will be from March 25 - 27
THE ANNUAL MANI DRUBCHEN, NEPAL -APRIL 13 - 23
The annual drubchen is held at Shree Mangal Dvip School in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal with all the monks, nuns and lay people with Thrangu Rinpoche and Tulku Damcho presiding. Sponsored by Hong Kong Thrangu Buddhist Centre.
NAMO BUDDHA SEMINAR POSTPONED TO APRIL 6 - 10
The seminar in Boudha, Kathmandu, Nepal has been changed from March 26 - 30 to April 6 - 10.
The change is due to the visit of HH Karmapa to the Vajra Vidya Institute the last two weeks of March.
THRANGU RINPOCHE'S BIRTHDAY 2015
Thrangu Rinpoche's 83nd birthday is on November 21 this year. The birthday will be celebrated at the Vajra Vidya Institute the day after the VVI Seminar ends (Nov.20)
He was born on the 10th day of the 10th month which is a special
Guru Rinpoche Day according to the Tibetan Calendar.
VAJRA VIDYA SEMINAR IN SARNATH, INDIA NOVEMBER 9-20, 2015
Due to the Kalachakra in Bodhgaya in January 2016 and the Kagyu Monlam beginning after Losar (Feb.8) on February 12 and extending into March, Thrangu Rinpoche has decided to hold the seminar in November 2015.
Teaching subject to be announced.
Namo Buddha Annual Seminar at Shree Mangal Dvip School
March 26 - 30, 2016 - Kathmandu (Boudha), Nepal
Teaching subject: "Spewing Gold" by Khenpo Gangshar Wangpo
Just added to the Biography Page:
The Precious Line of Thrangu Tulkus
.....brief accounts of the lives and deeds of the incarnations of the Thrangu Tulkus written by the 9th Thrangu Rinpoche with exquisite thangka paintings of each that can be enlarged by clicking on them
THE THRANGU MONASTERY THAT REPRESENTS CANADA IN LUMBINI, NEPAL - July 2014
Tara Abbey Nuns Debate - see photo
ANNUAL MANI DRUBCHEN APRIL 1-11, 2013 - see photos
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche 80th Birthday Celebrations
Click to see photos of the event and read more details
FUNDS ARE NEEDED TO REBUILD THE COLLEGE FOR HIGHER BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY
AT THRANGU TASHI CHOLING MONASTERY (SHEDRA) IN TIBET.
Give a Two-way Gift
When you purchase the Giving Ring or the Giving Ring pendant from Stone Lily
100% of the net profits will be donated to your selected beneficiary.
You can select Himalayan Children's Fund and the donations
go to Rinpoche's Shree Mangal Dvip School.
A Prayer for Troubled Times
This is a prayer we can direct towards the conflict in Lhasa
Purchase Beautiful Artwork and Benefit Thrangu Rinpoche's Projects
James Daniel III is an artist residing in Asheville, North Carolina who works in oils, fresco, pen and ink, and charcoal and pencil. He was recently featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine's May issue. James has made a very generous commitment to the Himalayan Children's Fund whereby he will donate a percentage of all pictures purchased directly from him to the HCF. We are grateful for this kindness and encourage you to visit the James Daniel website and view his work at: http://www.artistjamesdaniel.com
NOW DIRECT FLIGHTS
TO VARANASI AND GAYA FROM BANGKOK
Thai Airways has announced that from October 29, 2006 there will be
direct flights from Bangkok to Varanasi (for those going to Sarnath) and Gaya
(near Boudhagaya) 3x weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. This is
due to the increasing popularity of Buddhist pilgrimages to Sarnath and Boudhagaya.
Thai Air flies directly to Bangkok from Los Angeles, New York,
Frankfurt, Rome etc. and from most cities in Asia.
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