IBA has had a wonderful visit by students and staff from Lawrence University in the USA from 26 November to 11 December 2017. The group was led by Connie Kassor, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Lawrence University as well as Linda Morgan-Clement from the Faculty. The students[…]
Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a teaching on the topic of Dzogchen on Saturday 16 December from 9.30 am to 11am. Dzogchen (Mahasandhi) refers to highest practice in the Nyingma School. It is called self-liberation or direct cognition. This is the last Saturday teaching at IBA for 2017 and monks and staff will be away[…]
On Sat 09 Dec at IBA, Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a teaching on the topic of Preliminary Practice: Guru Yoga. Guru Yoga is an important preliminary meditation in which the practitioner visualizes the spiritual teacher as inseparable from the meditational deity, thus assisting the aspirant to cultivate a direct experience of the enlightened attributes[…]
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.