This week IBA welcomes a group of students from Lawrence University in the USA who have come to IBA for two weeks to study meditation and Buddhist Philosophy and visit places of interest in Nepal. The group is being led by Connie Kassor, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Lawrence University and Linda Morgan-Clement also from[…]
Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching on Sat 2 Dec on the topic of Preliminary practice: Mandala offering. Offering Mandala refers to giving things generously. Through the practice of offering Mandala, you can accumulate merits while reducing negative emotions. The teaching is in English and all are welcome. IBA is at Tinchuli, about[…]
Today is the birthday of HH Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, according to the Tibetan calendar. IBA sangha attended a long life puja in his honour at Tharlam Monastery at Boudahnath. HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOUR HOLINESS. MAY YOUR LIFE BE LONG SO THAT WE MAY CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE SHOWER OF YOUR BLESSINGS.
The date for viewing the webcast of His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche’s teaching at IBA on Clarifying the Sage’s Intent has been extended to November 30. To access this teaching register with Gompa services at http://www.gompaservices.com
On Sat 18 November, Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching on the topic of ‘Preliminary practice: taking refuge vows’. The teaching will be in English from 9.30am to 11am. All are welcome. Arrive at 9am for tea. The International Buddhist Academy is located at Tinchuli, about 20 minutes walk from Boudha. For more[…]
Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching at IBA on Saturday 11 November on the topic of the Four Noble Truths. The teaching will be in English and all are welcome. The teaching is from 9.30 am to 11am – arrive at 9am for tea. For more information, phone Ven Kunsang on 980 337[…]
Program for His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche for his visit to Pema Ts’al Sakya Monastic Institute in Pokhara from 29 October to 16 November 2017 – in Nepali.
Program for His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche for his visit to Pema Ts’al Sakya Monastic Institute in Pokhara from 29 October to 16 November 2017 – in English.
His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche and his entourage arrived safely in Kathmandu on Saturday 28 October on their way to Pema Ts’al Sakya Monastic Institute in Pokhara. His Eminence and the entourage stayed overnight at IBA where they received a warm welcome by the sangha and lay people. His Eminence and the entourage left IBA[…]
On Saturday 04 November 2017 Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a teaching on the topic of ‘Meditation on Avalokiteshvara’. The Avalokiteshvara Mantra is Om Ma Ni Pad Me Hum. The Mantra has six syllables. Those six syllables represent the six Buddha families. Through practising the Mantra one is purified of the six negative emotions. Those[…]