2019 – The Complete Path Year 3 at IBA. We are pleased to announce that His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche, the 42nd Sakya Trizin, will teach Year 3 of The Complete Path at IBA from 15 August to 4 September 2019. The topics for TCP Year 3 will be the Preliminary Practices (Ngondro) and Hevajra[…]
IBA monks are on their way back to Kathmandu after completion of the Great Sakya Monlam in Bodhgaya. On 14 January 2019, the language classes for IBA monks will begin – teaching them English and Chinese which will greatly help them as teachers and translators. Preparations are also beginning for the 2019 Autumn program at[…]
The Great Sakya Monlam for World Peace is being held in Bodhgaya for the second time since moving its location from Lumbini. Situated under the Bodhi tree, with His Holiness Ratna Vajra Rinpoche and His Eminence Gyana Vajra Rinpoche presiding over the thousands of Sangha and lay devotees attending, the scene was inspiring and blissful.[…]
Sakya Pandita Kunga Gyaltsen (1182 – 1251) was the fourth of the five founding fathers of the Sakya order. On Friday December 21 we celebrated the anniversary of his parinirvana at IBA with light offerings and prayer recitation around our stupa.
In mid December we were delighted to be visited by Lama Choedak Rinpoche and some 30 of his students from Australia and New Zealand. Ven. Kunsang Choephel of IBA traveled with the group for most of their pilgrimage to India and Nepal, giving impromptu teachings and being of assistance wherever he could. Their last night[…]
IBA is pleased to announce that Tibetan Monastery Services is making webcasts of the teachings by the Ven. Kunsang Choephel at IBA. The topic for the Saturday November 17th teaching is ‘Bardo’ (see below). The teachings will be given in English. Registration for the webcasts is now open at www.gompaservices.com. Registration will be available until December 10th. The[…]