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Remembering Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche

Our beloved guide, Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, left his physical body behind on June 22, 2024. As with all great teachers, his passing has magnified his presence in the hearts and...

Tribute to George Howell

A student of his own sensitivities, George was gentle and forgiving, inviting intimacy with his simplicity. When others spoke, he afforded them space and listened intently. Precise and measured in his...

Saraha and Sahaja

In this lecture, Roger Jackson talks about Saraha's songs, with a special focus on his teachings on sahaja – a vital tantric term variously translated as "the coemergent," "the connate," or "the simultaneously arisen."

Father Thomas Keating and Trungpa Rinpoche Talk About Egolessness

This conversation took place during Naropa’s 1983 Christian Buddhist Conference

Midsummer’s Day 1980

A Glimpse of Midsummer's Past

Matthieu Ricard on the Anniversary of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Parinirvana

Here is Matthieu Ricard talking about his teacher, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. This video message marks the anniversary of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoches's passing. Thank you to Matthieu Ricard for sharing these inspiring...

Parinirvana Day Message from Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche

At dawn on April 4, 2020, Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche sent this message

Foreword to The Rain of Wisdom

...the older I get, the more of a Kagyü person I become. -CTR

SEARCHING FOR SHAMBHALA

Where and what is it?

The Flight from Tuting

Sixtieth Anniversary of the Last Leg of the Vidyadhara’s Escape to India

The Question of Magic

As far as tantra is concerned, magic is working with the real world on a completely ordinary level. Magic is completely relevant to our world, our life and our path.

On the Mamos, the Dharmapala Principle and Mahakali Vetali

The feminine principle, functions as a force of creating harmony, friendship, and connectedness, in relationships and family, in community, between self and nature, and between mind and body.

The Dön Days

Mark Nowakowski talks about the dön days at the end of the lunar calendar and the annual practice of "Pacifying the Turmoil of the Mamos."

Devotion

Created from Lama Ugyen Shenpen's Home Videos of the Lineage

Shambhala Day Address, Year of the Water Dog, 1982

The Chronicles would like to wish everyone a very cheerful Shambhala Day/Losar and the very best of the Earth Dog year ahead. Tashi Delek to us all!

Western Thangka Painting: An interview with Jack Niland

"If you want to rule a kingdom, you have to have a kingdom, and a kingdom is a culture, and a culture is art." - CTR 1971