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
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May 21 206 Khenpo Jorden was a guest speaker at a function at Boudha Stupa marking Buddha Jayanti, the Buddha’s birth. This function which launched books on the Great Boudha Stupa, was organised by the Shree Boudhanath Area Development Committee and included representatives from Buddhist communities and other officials. […]
IBA welcomes home Khenpo Dr Ngawang Jorden after his visit to Taiwan the past month. IBA monks and staff are very happy to have our Principal and teacher back at IBA. IBA continues to be busy with language classes, translation classes, conversation partners and 12 hours a day rebuilding and retrofitting of the dormitory building.[…]
Monks, nuns and lay people from all Sakya monasteries and centres in Kathmandu joined together for a puja for His Holiness Dagchen Rinpoche at Boudha Stupa on Friday 6 May 2016. The puja included the Seven Limb Prayer and the Lam Offering Prayer composed and compiled by Khenchen Appey Rinpoche. These were followed by aspirational[…]
IBA monks and staff dedicated the practice of Lamdre Guru rituals for the swift return of His Holiness who passed into parinirvana on 29 April 2016. He was the first Head of the Sakya Order to live in the United States. His work also included the foundation of Tibetan Buddhist communities in India, Hong Kong,[…]
His Holiness The Sakya Trizin advised the parinirvana of on the on the 29April 2016 at pacific standard time of approximately 8.15 pm. His Holiness Sakya Trizin was at the side of His Holiness Dagchen Rinpoche during the parinirvana and immediately offered prayers and ritual in Seattle, and request that all prayers for precious rebirth[…]
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/
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