Tuesday, 20 July 2010

Drepung Loseling Monks return to Dublin this week.

The Monks from Drepung Loseling are due in Dublin for the Festival of World Cultures in Dun Laoghaire. They will be chanting during the festival during the weekend, but as their arrival has been delayed, the planned Sand Mandala of Chenrezig for the Park in Dunlaoghaire

Photo : The monks in Dublin on their first visit to the West, 1986

has been moved to a different venue and will now happen next week, Monday to Wednesday, 11am-8pm & Thursday 11am - 4pm from 26th-29th July and take place in no. 11 North Great Georges St. Dublin 1.Led by Lama Nyendak Tulku, the Mandala of Chenrizig will be created in coloured sand. Chenrezig symbolises the universal world of compassion. The Mandala will be created starting on Monday 26th July and on display in 11 North Great Georges Street until 4pm on Thurday 29th, when the monks will release the sand as part of the Buddhist ritual, symbolising that nothing in this world is permanent.

The Latest Rigul Trust Newsletter now available to read

We've received the latest newsletter from Margaret Richardson.

Rigul Trust Newsletter no. 5 Summer 2010
100% of all donations received will go to fund activities in the field 100% of expenses met by volunteers The objectives written into the Charity Commission Governing Document are: "The relief of poverty and financial hardship, the advancement of education, the advancement of religion, the relief of sickness, the preservation and protection of good health, in particular but not exclusively in Rigul, Kham, Tibet as the trustees may decide"

Dear Friends,
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Wednesday, 7 July 2010

Dilgo Khentse Yangsi Rinpoche

This might be of great interest to all dharma students who know Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and who have access to the internet...
Rigpa at Lerab Ling is offering FREE video-streaming of Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche's public talk on July 18 - this means that anyone with internet can watch LIVE for free by clicking on this website http://videostreaming.rigpa.org/
if you think it helpful, you might like to announce this soon via the various email databases and blogs/sites
For more on Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche click here.


Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Rinpoche Speaks About Depression

While he was in Dublin in May this year, Rinpoche spoke to Michael Frost about working with depression . here's the interview :

Rinpoche will return to Europe this month

Rinpoche is once again preparing to return to Europe and will be teaching in Portugal and at Summercamp in La Petite Pierre during July.
We also have news that His Holiness 17th Karmapa is expected to teach in Switzerland during September at the invitation of the Nyingmapa Rigdzin Community.