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Gardening and Gilding the Buddha in Bodhicharya Retreat Centre

Pat Little’s Diary of her visit to Bodhicharya Retreat Centre, Sikkim, and a fascinating insight into the creation of the new kitchen garden for the recently completed Buddhist Retreat Centre and the medicinal Himalayan plants project. “In November 2009 I had the great privilege of spending three weeks in Ringu Tulku’s Bodhicharya Retreat Centre in

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Kagyu Monlam Live Webcast

The entire 27th Kagyu Monlam Chenmo will be broadcast live on this site starting from 12/20/2009 to 1/1/2009. The first broadcast will be the Dharma Teaching by His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa: “A Letter to a Friend”. “A Letter to a Friend” is a text widely studied by all Buddhists, whether one is a

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Rupa has arrived in Sikkim.

Ringu Tulku has sent us a photo of the new Buddha Rupa which is now in Sikkim, at the Bodhicharya Meditation & Retreat Centre, close to Rumtek Monastery. The statue was made in Kathmandu, Nepal and Rinpoche says it has yet to be filled and blessed with relics, prayers and precious stones, before taking it’s

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