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.
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[…]
On Tuesday 8 May at 4pm, Professor Michel Mohr from the Department of Religion at the University of Hawaii will give a public lecture at the International Buddhist Academy at Tinchuli on the topic of ‘Death and Dying’. The talk will be in English and all are welcome. Professor Mohr has provided an abstract of[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a teaching on the topic of ‘Meditation on Mindfulness’ on Sat 14 April at IBA. Mindfulness is the process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment which can be developed through the practice of meditation and other training. In Buddhist teachings, mindfulness is used to develop[…]
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[…]
Celebrations for the 8th birthday of HE Akasha Vajra Rinpoche were held at IBA on March 29. A Long Life puja, offerings from both his sisters the Jetsunmas, a birthday cake and special lunch were included during the day.
If you wish to join our Complete Path program, but were unable to attend the Year 1 teachings, you can now complete an online course which will allow you to attend the teachings in 2018 and future years. An online option will only be offered for Year 1, not for subsequent years. The online course[…]
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[…]