We all know that for the dharma to flourish in this world, we rely on our spiritual guides to show us the way. In gratitude, His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa has asked us to pray for all masters. He requested that we recite the “Heart of Interdependence” mantra and dedicate it to their long […]
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“It’s not all that helpful to just listen to and develop some kind of understanding about the dharma. What we really need to do is join the dharma with our own being, until the dharma and the individual who is practicing it are no longer separate from each other.” –- His Holiness 17th Karmapa […]
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(Links to all Winter Season opportunities at bottom – May All Benefit!) Wherever you live in this wide world, the winter season is a season of giving. Whether it’s the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Year’s, there is joy and light in the midst of winter darkness. At KTD Monastery, the winter season […]
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According to Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche, the Four Great Occasions (holy days related to events in the life of the historical Buddha), the solar and lunar eclipse days and the days called Drubjor (Attainment of Success) are excellent days for performing virtuous actions, as the merit of those actions multiplies a great deal on those days. […]
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At KTD December 11-13, Lama Jinpa will be leading a weekend Chöd Retreat, based on the Milam Lungten text by Karma Chakme Rinpoche and on the outline of the Chöd retreat given by His Holiness the 17th Karmapa. Open to all levels of Chöd practitioners, including beginners. More information here. What is Chöd? Chöd is a unique […]
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Let Us Pray for your Family and Friends this December Offer special blessings for family and friends at KTD’s Amitabha Ceremony Each December, KTD concludes the year with its annual Amitabha Retreat. Dharma practitioners come from near and far to chant the Amitabha Sadhana with Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche and the KTD lamas, and to pray […]
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