Sowa Rigpa

Rigul Trust Financial Resume April 2009 to April 2010

Dear Friends,

So very many people are helping with Ringu Tulku’s projects through Rigul Trust. People are helping in so many ways – ideas, donations, graphic design, translating, spreading the news of Rigul Trust on email lists, websites, blogs, hand crafted goods for sale, fund raising events and many other ways. For all of this Ringu Tulku and the trustees are deeply grateful. Continue reading

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 Rumtek, Sikkim, helping in the early stages of setting up the Sowa Rigpa garden for endangered Himalayan medicinal plants that is Rinpoche’s long-term dream. What follows are some notes on my experience.

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