Tibetan Monastery Services webcast – Sat teachings

Tibetan Monastery Services is pleased to announce a webcast of the second in a new series of Saturday morning teachings by the Venerable Kunsang Choephel titled ‘Samatha Meditation’ at the International Buddhist Academy, in Kathmandu, on Saturday 10 March 2018. The teaching will be given in English. Registration for the webcast is now open at www.gompaservices.com.[…]

Saturday 10 March teaching – Samatha Meditation

On Sat 10 March, Ven Kunsang Choephel will give a free teaching in English on the topic of Samatha Medication. The Sanskrit word Samatha, (calm abiding), refers to a state of mind which is characterised by the stabilisation of attention on an internal object of observation, conjoined with the calming of external distractions to the[…]

Sat 3 March teaching – Eight Noble Paths

Saturday Dharma Talks in English with Ven Kunsang Choephel at the International Buddhist Academy. On Sat 3 March Ven Kunsang will give free teachings on Buddhism. The topic for Sat 3 March will be Eight Noble Paths. The teaching will be in English and all are welcome.  Please phone Ven Kunsang on 980 337 2212 if[…]


Happy Losar 2018

To all our precious Dharma Friends and Supporters ལོ་གསར་ལ་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས། 新年快乐 HAPPY NEW YEAR May you receive the blessings of the Triple Gem to bring peace, happiness, well-being and wealth into your lives in the་year of the Earth Dog. With heartfelt warm wishes, Khenpo Ngawang Jorden and everyone at IBA

Tibetan New Year 2018

Tibetan New Year 2018 will be celebrated on Friday 16 February this year. At IBA monks and staff will have a holiday from Wed 14 Feb to Tues 20 Feb and classes will resume on Wed 21 Feb. This will enable everyone to meet with their families and friends and prepare for the celebrations. Monks[…]


IBA celebrates full moon day

Full moon prayers. IBA joined millions around the world in celebrating and offering prayers on the special occasion of the super blue full moon with an eclipse. The Boudha area of Kathmandu was packed as thousands came to do kora and offer prayers around the Stupa with spectacular views of the moon and the eclipse[…]


Great Sakya Monlam – Bodhgaya

Thousands of monks, nuns and lay people have attended the 26th Great Sakya Monlam which is being held in Bodhgaya, India this year. IBA monks and staff also travelled to India to attend  the Monlam.         The Sakya Monlam Foundation has been posting a wonderful selection of photos on its Facebook Page[…]

Happy New Year 2018

IBA would like to send our best wishes to everyone for the western new year 2018 and wish you all a happy and prosperous new year. We look forward to meeting many of our students, friends and supporters during the year. IBA monks and staff have travelled to Bodhgaya for the Great Sakya Monlam which[…]