We wanted to share some news about His Holiness’s next book, called Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society. c Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society is based on a second series of interactions with American university students, and the book is now available for pre-order from Wisdom Publications. c The book will be published on February 28, […]Read more "Interconnected: Embracing Life in our Global Society, A Brand New Book By His Holiness 17th Karmapa"
Good fortune abounded at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery in November. After years of dreaming and months of planning, the first Thrangu Tsedrup (“Tsedrup” means “long-life practice”) was conducted at KTD. More than 40 lamas from all over the world participated. Principal among them was Lodro Nyima Rinpoche from Thrangu Monastery in China, where the Thrangu Tsedrup […]Read more "After Years of Dreaming and Months of Planning, the First Thrangu Tsedrup was Conducted at KTD"
— Michael Erlewine The “Four Thoughts that Turn the Mind” made an indelible impression on me on contact, but they were really driven home to me by the time I spent as chauffeur for the Ven. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. What can I say; meeting Trungpa Rinpoche was a profound experience, an island of sanity in […]Read more "THE ADVICE OF CHÖGYAM TRUNGPA"
— Michael Erlewine Karma is the result of our previous intentions and actions that is ripening. And karma trumps genes, the accidental, and circumstantial. To use an analogy, karma is like rolling a pair of loaded dice, where karma is the “load.” When the dice are rolled, the tendency will be determined by the load. […]Read more "The tiny actions (cringes, shocks, reactions, prejudice, etc.) we perform hundreds of times a day, accumulate beyond our imagination."
Chamgon Tai Situpa’s first visit to KTD in 17 years began with his arrival September 30th, followed by his teaching on October 1, 2016. Some of us could attend, and some could not. However, we all can experience (or re-experience) the visit through the lenses of our photographers, who covered the event in stirring detail. Many […]Read more "Auspicious Arrival: Chamgon Tai Situpa Teaches at KTD October 1st"
The 10-Day Teaching has been part of KTD’s summer schedule since 1989. It is taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche for a large group of happy and loyal students. Each year Khenpo Rinpoche teaches important texts and helps students connect to their practice – whether it’s Shamatha, Tonglen, Chenrezig or Ngondro. It’s also a time and place for […]Read more "10-Day Teachings 2016: Inspiring Stories of an Amazing Life"
August 13, 2016 New Release from KTD Publications: ESTABLISHING VALIDITY by the Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso, translated by David Karma Choephel The book comprises the first chapter of Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso’s Ocean of the Literature on Logic, which is his commentary on the first chapter of Dharmakirti’s Compendium of Validity. That is in turn an extensive […]Read more "KTD PUBLICATIONS Announces New Book “ESTABLISHING VALIDITY,” by the Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso, translated by David Karma Choephel"