HHRVR zoom teaching Aug 2020

Ngondro Teaching by HH Ratna Vajra Rinpoche on Zoom

  On 19th August, His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche gave a teaching for TCP students via Zoom on Ngondro practices. The teaching was organised by Lama Choedak Rinpoche and Sakya Losal Choe Dzong in Australia. His Holiness gave general advice about the practices which was of great benefit to those who joined the meeting.

Zoom trial July 2020

Zoom teaching given by Khenpo Jorden

Khenpo Jorden’s first zoom teaching has begun, covering the initial fifteen verses of Chapter Five of Bodhicaryavatara. The Sakya Tsechen Phuntsog Choling Centre in Hong Kong provided onscreen the prayers and text for the teaching, as well as a Chinese translation given by Wong Wei.

First turning of the wheel of Dharma

Choekhor Duchen

  Today is Choekhor Duchen, one of the four great festivals of Shakyamuni, commemorating the First Turning of the Wheel at Sarnath, forty-nine days after Buddha gained enlightenment. At the request of the gods Brahma and Indra, Buddha arose from meditation and gave the first teaching which we now refer to as the Four Noble[…]

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Khen Rinpoche Kunga Wangchuk parinirvana

Today IBA celebrated with prayers the parinirvana of Khen Rinpoche Kunga Wangchuk (1921-2008), one of Sakya’s greatest modern scholars, founder of Dzongsar Institute, a renowned Sakya Tibetan Buddhist centre of learning. For many years Khen Rinpoche studied as a student of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö, but was imprisoned for 18 years by the Chinese until[…]