Dear Friends,

We are very pleased to announce that the matching funds challenge has been met.

Thank you to all our donors. We are inspired by your generosity!

 
Thrangu Monastery Canada Sangha's wishes you all Happy New Year with prosperity and happiness

What is Enlightenment?

A Heart of Buddha Public Talk and Live Stream with Rigdzin Shikpo

Dön Season Program

The final days of the lunar year: traditionally a time for protector practices

SEARCHING FOR SHAMBHALA

Where and what is it?

Dathün at Dorje Denma Ling

The daily schedule beginnings at 7 am and ends at 9 pm. Sitting sessions are alternated with walking meditation, and with meals, tea, a mid-day work period, and personal time.

Tribute to Marvin Casper

Please keep Marvin, his family and legions of friends in your hearts

The Audio Repair Project

Here is a list of what's working again

The Passing of James George

James George passed away on Friday night, February 7, 2020 at the age of 101. He was an important person in Trungpa Rinpoche's life, and in the history of...

A Good Self-Existing Sword: Desire to Sharpen It Will Make It Dull.

When, out of hope and fear, you apply a competitive or comparative logic to your experience, trying to measure how much you have fathomed, how much is left to fathom, or how much someone else has fathomed, you are just dulling your sword, the sharpness of your mind. Instead, have confidence in your awareness and relax in your ability to connect with a larger vision, the experience of vast mind.

— From Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior Book and Card Set.

Changling Rinpoche

Changling Rinpoche, a devoted student of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, is the current abbot of the Shechen Monastery Shedra (monastic university) in Nepal.

Rinpoche’s Naropa

1974 Boulder, Colorado 700 hippies cross-legged chanting, "Aditia Radayam Punyam Sarve Shatru Vina Shanum." Clueless, I sing along, staring at braless, white peasant shirted young women, longing to be...

Tea Offering

In 1982, I was encouraged to join the Dorje Kasung, partly, I was told, because it provided good context, structure, and occasions for direct encounters with the Vidyadhara. In...

Memories of Chögyam Trungpa

He replied, “The path is the goal.”

Please Give Me Space

I'd like to share my story of a personal teaching that the Vidyadhara gave to me in the early 1970s. Its import has grown for me over these many...

Grandmother’s Audience

As told by Sarah Cox to Elizabeth Richardson Born in 1890, Sarah Louise Buffington, was an unusually self determined woman for her generation. With the onset of the First World...

Qualities

My stories of the Vidyadhara are pretty uneventful. As a kasung, as personal guard, I got to be around him many times, and I lived in the Court in...

Glimpses of Tail of the Tiger 1970

  Jonathan first heard of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche in 1970 when his mother, Nancy Eric, showed him a brochure she had picked up about Tail of the Tiger. Jonathan read...
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Journey to Taktsang

Travel with Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche from Scotland to Taktsang in 1968, and hear him talk about receiving the Sadhana

Togden Achö – Recollections

Escape from Tibet with Trungpa Rinpoche
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Saga Dawa Sūtra Resounding

A Message from 84000, Translating the Words of the Buddha

Beyond Comprehension

Book Review: From Lion’s Jaws, Chögyam Trungpa’s Epic Journey to the West
by Grant MacLean

The Karmapa’s Golden Handprints

If the Vajradhara of Dorje Dzong is the living embodiment of the primordial buddha, it has watched and listened ...