KTD PUBLICATIONS Announces New Book “ESTABLISHING VALIDITY,” by the Seventh Karmapa Chodrak Gyatso, translated by David Karma Choephel

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 […]

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Spanish-language Chöd retreat at KTD: A Remarkable International Gathering

August 6, 2016 In July, I had the great privilege of attending a week-long chöd retreat for Spanish speakers taught by Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra. The retreat was a remarkably international gathering. The teachings were offered in three languages and attendees came from all over the world. Between Rinpoche, the retreatants, and […]

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Lama Tsultrim Yeshe: Building Sustainable Puja Tables From His Own Walnut Trees

Lama Tsultrim Yeshe is a Lama of many accomplishments; among these is building furniture, in this case puja tables for use in Tibetan Buddhist prayer and chant practice. He lives and has the Karma Thegsum Choling dharma center in Ridgeland, Wisconsin. These photos show his process for building the sustainable puja tables that he donates […]

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Compassion at the Time of Illness and Death, at KTD August 5-10, 2016

This retreat is an opportunity for practitioners in the Karma Kagyu tradition to learn short, simple, profound practices they can do to help themselves and others grow spiritually through the experiences of impermanence, sickness, and death. It is also an opportunity to become deeply acquainted with the view that supports those practices. The leaders for […]

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