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Registration open for the Winter Retreat in Berlin

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The second Bodhicharya Winter Retreat will take place at Bodhicharya Berlin from December 3rd 6pm to December 6th 5pm.

This retreat is once again organised as a fundraiser for the building of Bodhicharya Berlin.

Ringu Tulku will teach from the text ‘108 Instructions of Jonang’, a collection of pith instructions from all the lineages that came from India to Tibet. This collection was compiled by Kunga Drolchok (1507-1566) and Jetsun Taranatha (1575-1634).

For more information and to register, visit the Winter Retreat page.

Winter in Berlin, Summer in Portugal

8364125899_608d38f7fe_zMark your agendas, Rinpoche has accepted to lead a second Winter Retreat in Bodhicharya Berlin to raise funds for the new temple.

It will probably take place in early December 2015. The full details should be available around mid-september.

The dates for the next Bodhicharya Summer Camp are also known. It will once again take place at the Centro de retiros, Soutelo, near Braga in Portugal from August 1st to 7th 2016.

See you there.

Rinpoche in North America 2015

Rinpoche will visit North America in November. Here is his detailed schedule:

usaNov 3 (Tue), Boulder, Rime Society
Nov 4 (Wed), Boulder, Nalandabodhi
Nov 5-8 (Thur-Sun), Crestone
Nov 9 (Mon), Boulder, Naropa
Nov 11 (Wed), Boulder, Shambhala Mahamudra Group
Nov 13-15 (Fri-Sun), Mexico, Mexico City
Nov 17-18 (Tue-Wed), Mexico, San Luis Potosi
Nov 20-22 (Fri-Sun), New York, KTD
Nov 23 (Mon), New York, KTC
Nov 24 (Tue), New York, Westchester Buddhist Center
Nov 27-28 (Fri-Sat), Maine, Vajra Vidya Maine
Nov 30-Dec 1 (Mon-Tue) Toronto, KSDL

 

You can find more details on the Bodhicharya North America website.

Uncle’s Anniversary

Uncle in Rigul in 2005.

This Tuesday September 09 2014, 15th (full moon) day of the 7th month of the Tibetan calendar is the second anniversary of Ringu Tulku’s uncle Thondup Dorjee.

“Uncle” as he was known accompanied Rinpoche extensively during his travels in the 1990’s and 2000’s. Many of Rinpoche students had the chance to meet Uncle and appreciate his discreet presence.
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29th Birthday of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa

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Today is the 29th birthday of His Holiness the 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje. Let us all pray for the long life, good health and accomplishment of all his Buddha activities. May all the obstacles and hindrances for his life and activities be eliminated like the light dispels the darkness. May we all be able to contribute effectively in performing his enlightened activities to benefit all the beings and greater well being to this world.

Ringu Tulku
26/6/2014