Over the coming months, we have the privilege of being able to share the voice recordings of four talks on Bardo given by Ringu Tulku Rinpoche in Hamburg in 2016.
Bardo in Tibetan means in between, something hanging, in transition, on travel, changing situation.
Life is a bardo, death is a bardo, getting to the next life is a bardo.
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Now we start with the Bardo of Life.
Be happy, be joyful, go well,
Location: Casa da Torre – Centro de Retiros | Soutelo – Vila Verde – Braga
Start: 31/07/2017 | End: 06/08/2017
The 2017 Bodhicharya Summer Camp will again be held in Portugal. The chosen place is a Christian retreat house, in the North of Portugal. The facilities are excellent, with single and double rooms with twin beds. Vegetables and fruit are grown by the community itself and taste absolutely delicious. There is a river, at a short walking distance away, where one can swim or just refresh oneself. There is a fluvial beach and a small terrace, perfect to sit, relax and enjoy a drink. Participants may also relax and enjoy the activities available around the centre.
The teaching subject for the summer camp is yet to be confirmed. Please refer to the Summer Camp webpage for more updates.
To find out more, and to register, visit here:
We are looking for articles for the next issue of Many Roads, the electronic magazine for Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s students. There are a wide variety of subjects you can write about: personal stories; fictional tales; humorous articles; reviews of books, films, events, poetry; photography and video. Any previous writing either published or unpublished! Take a look through the Many Roads website to get a feel for the categories we have.
Articles can be sent in to Albert at firstname.lastname@example.org
We would like to thank all the contributors to the magazine over the past four years. The variety of the articles has been varied and of a high quality.
We are happy to announce that Ringu Tulku Rinpoche’s Teaching schedule for Spring and Summer 2017 is now available to view on his Travel Schedule page. It shows all confirmed teaching events up until the Bodhicharya Summer camp in August. More events are planned but as yet unconfirmed. So please check back from time to time to see more events as they get added.
For further information about any of the events listed, please contact the locations/organisers directly using the links supplied on the Travel Schedule page.
You can also find out more about individual groups here.
Wishing you all the very best in 2017 and we hope that you manage to see Rinpoche somewhere along the way!
Circumambulating the freshly renovated Boudhanath stupa I observed thousands of people from all over the world walking around it peacefully with their prayers in heart. This world heritage pilgrimage place was not built by a powerful king, a wealthy sponsor or a teacher with many followers. It was built by a poor and ordinary village woman who worked at the kings chicken farm solely with her resolution, resourcefulness and resilience.
I would like to share with you the peace and tranquility of this stupa and wish that you will face 2017 with resolution, resourcefulness and resilience.
Wish you a Very Happy New Year.
གསར་དུ་ཉམས་གསོ་བྱས་པའི་མཆོད་རྟེན་ཆེན་པོ་བྱ་རུང་ཁ་ཤོར་ལ་དལ་གྱིས་སྐོར་བ་བྱེད་སྐབས་འཛམ་གླིང་གི་ཕྱོགས་ཡོངས་ནས་ཡོང་བའི་སྐྱེ་བོ་སྟོང་ཕྲག་མང་པོ་ཞི་འཇམ་གྱིས་སྐོར་བཞིན་སྨོན་ལམ་བཟང་པོ་རྒྱབ་བཞིན་པ་མཐོང་། འཛམ་གླིང་གི་ཕ་ནོར་བྱིན་རླབས་ཅན་གྱི་གནས་ཆེན་འདི་ཉིད་ཐོག་མར་དབང་ཆེན་གྱི་རྒྱལ་པོ། རྒྱུ་ཆེན་གྱི་ཡོན་བདག འཁོར་མང་གི་བླ་མ་སོགས་ཀྱིས་བཞེངས་པ་མ་ཡིན་པར། བུད་མེད་དཀྱུས་མ་དབུལ་པོ་བྱ་རྫི་མ་ཞིག་གིས་རང་ཉིད་ཀྱི་སྙིང་སྟོབས་དང་ཐབས་ཤེས་བརྩོན་འགྲུས་ཁོ་ནས་བཞེངས་གྲུབ་པ་ཞིག་རེད།
2017 ལོ་སར་གྱི་ཉིན་མོ་འདིར་ཁྱེད་རྣམས་ལ་རང་བྱུང་མཆོད་རྟེན་ཆེན་པོ་འདིའི་བྱིན་རླབས་ཀྱི་གཟི་འོད་འཕྲོ་བས་ལུས་ལ་བདེ་ཐང་དང་སེམས་ལ་ཞི་བདེ་འབད་མེད་དུ་འབྱུང་བ་མ་ཟད། མ་བྱ་རྫི་མའི་སྙིང་སྟོབས་དང་བརྩོན་འགྲུས་ཐབས་ཤེས་ཀྱིས་ལོ་འདི་ལེགས་ཕྱོགས་སུ་བསྒྱུར་ཐུབ་པའི་སྨོན་འདུན་དྲག་པོ་དང་བཅས། 2017 གནམ་ལོ་གསར་དུ་བཞད་པ་ལ་བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས་ཞུ་བཞིན། རི་མགུལ་སྤྲུལ་མིང་ཀརྨ་ཚུལ་ཁྲིམས་འགྱུར་མེད་ཕྲིན་ལས་ནས་གུས་ཕུལ། །
Dear friends worldwide,
It is with a happy heart that we have a new website:
This website is about living and dying in peace and with dignity. We have a focus around dying, death and after death. This is a team endeavour with ongoing support in progress.
On the home page there is a box where one can sign up for regular postings.
There is also a link for requesting prayers on this website.
Thank you very much.
May all beings be kind to each other.
Be happy, be joyful, go well,
Founder of Rigul Trust
Bodhicharya Publications are very happy to let the wider Bodhicharya community know about our latest developments, following our AGM last month:
- We have sold around 4000 books in the last two years. These are sales of all Rinpoche’s books that we publish, which are currently: 6 Lazy Lama Series books; 7 Heart Wisdom Series books; 1 book of stories.
- Our largest investment of profits, made this year, has gone into creating a new online web archive which will give members access to all Rinpoche’s teachings in recorded format. This large scale project is very much still in progress but you will be the first to hear when it is ready….
- We also made a donation to Rigul Trust of £1500 from profits made.
- We published two new titles over the last 12 months: “Parables from the Heart,” a collection of Rinpoche’s stories, edited by Patricia Little, with Mary Heneghan. And “Being Pure: The Practice of Vajrasattva,” compiled and edited by Mary Heneghan.
- All our titles remain on sale from the Bodhicharya website Book Shop and Amazon.
Thank you for supporting this work through buying Rinpoche’s books – we hope you enjoy them.