His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin
His Eminence Ratna Vajra Rinpoche
His Eminence Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche
Khenchen Appey Rinpoche
Khenpo Lungrik Senge
Khenpo Jamyang Tenzin
Lama Choedak Rinpoche
Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden
Venerable Ngawang Tenzin
Venerable Drakpa Gyatso
Latest news from and around IBA
Tibetan Buddhist text translator, Thomas Doctor, shared his experiences and ideas with us on Thursday, 4th February. We greatly enjoyed his presentation, benefiting from his insights into the difficulties and joys of translation, as well as sharing our own thoughts.
His Holiness is visiting Pokhara this week and is honouring IBA by staying with us for a couple nights en route. His arrival was preceded by much activity, especially decorating the new entrance.
Today our very special friend Kartruk passed on to the journey to his next life, farewelled with prayers and fond memories. He brought great happiness to all at IBA.
This 12th month of the Tibetan Lunar Year marks exactly 800 years since the Parinirvana of Jetsun Drakpa Gyaltsen. During this month, His Holiness the Sakya Trizin recommends that all Sakya monasteries and devotees recite prayers, make special offerings and hold elaborate ceremonies.
Friday Jan 1, 2016, was the parinrivana day of our founder, Khenchen Appey Rinpoche. This was marked by the launch of a Sakya Digital Library website. Click on this link to visit the site http://www.sakyalibrary.com/
Khenpo Tenzin Sangpo of Kag Chode Thupten Sampheling receiving the earthquake fund of Twelve hundred thousand rupees from Sakya Earthquake Relief Team.
Pashupati Sakya Gonpa receiving the fund of 3,00,000/ rupees from Sakya earthquake relief team. We thank everyone for their ongoing support.
A new prayer book for English speakers has been completed. The book was prepared by IBA monastic scholars and staff and includes the Tibetan, transliteration and English for the morning prayers which are said each day at IBA. Some prayers are newly translated which pleased His Holiness the Sakya Trizin when he was presented with[…]
One of our precious supporters, Joy Zhu, gave an extremely useful management seminar at IBA this week. Attendees included our monks and several visitors – anilas and lay people. Everyone enjoyed Joy’s fun-filled and insightful presentation. Thank you so much!!
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