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North America Teaching Tour 2019

Photo: Conrad Harvey

This Friday (4th October 2019) Rinpoche will commence his month long Teaching Tour around North America with a brief stop in Mexico.

You can see an overview of all of Rinpoche’s teaching dates on his Teaching Schedule page.

Members of the Ringu Tulku Archive will be able to follow the audio recordings of the teachings in the Archive as they become available.

To find out more, please visit Rinpoche’s North America website.

www.bodhicharyana.org

Sogyal Rinpoche: As I Remember

I was deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing away of Sogyal Rinpoche this afternoon, 28th August 2019. I knew him from childhood and he remained a friend to me all his life. I first met him when he was studying in Dr. Graham’s Home School in Kalimpong. Every weekend and vacation he went to see his Masters and Khenpo’s to study Dharma. He was sent for western education and he later graduated from the prestigious St. Stephan’s College, Delhi, but the deep impact left by Jamyang Khyentse Chokyi Lodro in his childhood never dwindled. His confidence in Dharma and his devotion to his Gurus took him to devote all his life to Dharma. He was teaching Dharma to his fellow students in school as well as in University and continued even when the King of Sikkim sent him to Cambridge University for further studies in the UK.

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Happy Saga Dawa Duchen 2019!

Dear Friends,

Happy Saga Dawa Duchen!

The first part of Rinpoche’s 2019 teaching tour is now completed and audio recordings of nearly every event have been published in the Ringu Tulku Archive website. We cannot recommend enough this opportunity to follow Rinpoche on his tour through these recordings, which are posted almost the same day.

Please consider joining the Archive so that you can access all these teachings along with nearly all the recorded teachings from the past 30 years.

Becoming a member both supports this ongoing project and keeps the teachings online and accessible into the future.

Rinpoche will soon continue his teaching tour starting with the Kagyu Monlam in Paris on the 28 June.

The Ringu Tulku Archive team

 

(Picture of Ringu Tulku Rinpoche by Conrad Harvey – Palpung Wales, May 2019)

Cancelled: Retreat with the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa in Portugal

Dear Dharma Friends,

We are sorry to inform you that due to Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa’s health concerns, the “Six-day Retreat with Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa in Portugal” scheduled in July 2019 has been cancelled.

If you have made a booking already, please contact the organisers directly to seek a refund for the full payment of the shared expenses and shuttle.

Please note that If you need to be refund by Zmar, please contact Zmar as soon as possible. We suggest you to contact Zmar by 15th May 2019 (UTC 0).
Email: reservas@zmar.eu

We deeply regret the inconvenience caused by this decision and apologise to you all. We thank you for your support and understanding.

Yours in the Sacred Dharma,

Palpung Dharma Chakra

H.E. Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche visits Bodhicharya Berlin

Following on from his first European teachings this year in Brussels last week, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche has been teaching in Berlin all this week. On the 18th of April 2019, H.E. Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche came to visit Bodhicharya Berlin to give her blessing to the new Stupa, which was inaugurated last year.

Her Eminence was received by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche together with the Berlin sangha, and after a simple and beautiful blessing ceremony in the garden, bathed in the gentle afternoon sunshine, the Rinpoches and their retinues sat down for a cup of tea. Continue reading

Six-day Retreat with the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa in Portugal

‘How to be a true Dharma practitioner in today’s challenging world.’

We are glad to share with you the great news that Guru Vajradhara the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa has accepted Palpung Dharma Chakra Association’s request to give a six-day teaching in Portugal.

This is the 12th Chamgon Kenting Tai Situpa’s first teaching in Europe in twenty years and the teaching is open to anyone who is interested in the Dharma.

Subject: How to be a true Dharma practitioner in today’s challenging world.
Dates: 16th to 21st July 2019
Venue: Zmar Eco Experience in Odemira, Portugal.
Organiser: Palpung Dharma Chakra

Please find more details regarding the registration for this event on their website:

palpungdharmachakra.org

Kindly contact: registration@palpungdharmachakra.org for further information.

Rinpoche’s Teaching Schedule 2019

Dear friends,

Wishing you all a very happy and auspicious Chotrul Düchen!

We are pleased to announce that Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s teaching schedule for 2019 is now available to view on his Teaching Schedule page. It shows all confirmed teaching events in Europe and the UK. More events, for summer, will be confirmed and added to the list over the coming weeks.

For further information about any of the events listed, please contact the locations/organisers directly using the links supplied on the Teaching Schedule page. You can also find out more about individual groups here.

Since 2015, Rinpoche has been making audio recordings of most of his talks and teachings. These recordings are automatically uploaded to the Archive and we are able to share these recordings to members of The Ringu Tulku Archive almost as soon as they arrive. This means that members can listen to these recordings as he travels around the globe.

The Online Archive contains over 323 teachings from the past 27 years and we are now in the final stages of publishing all remaining recordings from the original archive in Berlin.

To find out more about the Ringu Tulku Archive visit:

bodhicharya.org/teachings

Meeting Challenges: Unshaken by Life’s Ups and Downs


The Bodhicharya Publications team are very happy to announce the publication at this time of a new Heart Wisdom volume of Rinpoche’s teachings. Meeting Challenges: Unshaken by Life’s Ups and Downs contains Rinpoche’s commentary on a text by the Third Do Drupchen Rinpoche all about bringing happiness and unhappiness onto our paths. Thus it provides a succinct teaching on the very essence of Dharma practice in our own lives and how to go about it.

When times are hard and we have challenges, how can we meet them in a good way; in a way that will not create further unnecessary suffering for ourselves or others? Since we all have our own challenges in life, this really is an extraordinarily useful teaching. But, similarly, how can we take the joyful times in our lives so they do not become a cause for problems (when they pass, as all things must, for example)? Learning these techniques will offer us a path towards true equanimity and peace.


Preorder your copy here

Books will be despatched early in the New Year.


Apart from the Lazy Lama series (7 books now) and a book of Rinpoche’s stories (Parables from the Heart), we now publish 9 Heart Wisdom books. They cover topics such as Emptiness (Like Dreams and Clouds), Dealing with Emotions, Vajrasattva practice and purification (Being Pure) and Kindness and Compassion (Radiance of the Heart).

These can all be ordered from the Bodhicharya online Book Shop. Orders of 10 or more books qualify for a 35% discount.

With our very best wishes that these books may inspire and uplift you through difficult times, and good ones too.

Rigul Children Telling Stories

Dear Friends Worldwide,

On November 18th, Ringu Tulku Rinpoche posted the following news from Rigul on the Bodhicharya International Facebook page:

“A new special program that started in Rigul is now being appreciated by many other places in Tibet. In “Rigul Children Telling Stories,” the children tell all the stories, legends and jokes that they learnt from their parents and grand parents. This program was organised by Rigul School. It is a good way to preserve the old folk culture of the land, a culture which is slowly being forgotten.”
Ringu Tulku Rinpoche.

Rigul Trust is celebrating ten years of raising funds for education, welfare projects and poverty relief among the Tibetan communities of Rigul and other Himalayan regions.

Over the last decade we have funded the children’s education at Rigul School, including text books, boarding costs, teachers and cooks salaries as well as two free hot school meals daily.

In addition, the Rigul Trust also covers running costs for the health clinic, including the salaries of Dr Chuga and Ani Choden the nurse.

On top of that we funded a dining room so the the children do not have to eat outside, built the first ever toilets in Rigul and financed an underground water pipe, which carries water from the stream to five taps within the village.

The Trust has also donated towards disaster relief in Yushu, Ladakh, Sikkim and Nepal.

A very big thank you. Your generosity has helped thousands of people over the ten years.

If you would like to donate to the school in Rigul, please visit www.rigultrust.org and click on DONATE. If you donate with the Celebration option a kind sponsor is offering 25% extra on your donation up to £40,000 GBP

Be happy, be joyful, go well,
Margaret Richardson
Founder of Rigul Trust

www.rigultrust.org

Live webcast of Rinpoche teaching today!

The Yoga of Non Action

At 4:30pm GMT (17:30 UTC+02) today, Tuesday 28th August 2018, Venerable Ringu Tulku Rinpoche will teach from Amsterdam on the subject of ‘The Yoga of Non Action’.

You can view the webcast live on either Youtube or Facebook. The webcast team will also try to organise a Q & A session at the end of the teachings. Visit the links below for more information.

YouTube LIVE | Facebook LIVE