Dzongsar Khenpo Kunga Wangchuk Parinirvana

     Today prayers were said to mark the occasion of the 10th Parinirvana of Dzongsar Khenpo Kunga Wangchuk, reverently remembered by his many sangha students from Dzongsar Institute in Bir, India. His Eminence Dungsay Akasha Vajra Rinpoche graciously joined us for this event.

Sat teaching

Sat 05 May – Teaching on Mahasandi – Ven Kunsang

On Sat 05 May, Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a teaching on the topic of Mahasandi. Traditionally ‘Dzogchen’ can be traced to two original Sanskrit terms. The first is Mahasandhi, which means the gathering of all or the quintessence, signifying that Dzogchen is the very essence of all teachings. Hence many of the teachings are[…]


Free teaching at IBA – Sat 21 April – Buddha Nature

Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching at IBA on Sat 21 April on the topic of ‘Buddha Nature’– the seed of enlightenment which is regarded as being inherent within the mental continuum of all sentient beings. It is this potential which makes it possible for every individual to realise the ultimate nature of mind[…]

Sat teaching

Tibetan Monastery Services to video Sat 21 teaching

We are pleased to announce a webcast of the Saturday morning teaching by the Venerable Kunsang Choephel titled ‘Buddha Nature’ at the International Buddhist Academy on Saturday, April 21st, 2018. The teaching will be given in English. Registration is now open at www.gompaservices.com. Registration will be available until May 8th, 2018. Ven Kunsang Choephel will give[…]

Sat 7 April teaching – Meditation on Avalokiteshvara

On Saturday 7 April Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching on the topic of Meditation on Avalokiteshvara at the International Buddhist Academy at Tinchuli near Boudha.  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[…]

Ven Kunsang Choephel

Sat 31 March – Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination

Saturday teaching by Ven Kunsang Choephel. IBA welcomes all to a teaching on the topic of the Twelve Links of Interdependent Origination on Saturday 31 March at IBA. Interdependent origination deals with the world as we experience it. Even though we understand through the Mahamudra teachings that everything ultimately has a pure nature, our everyday[…]