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. […]Read more "Auspicious Days for Practicing Generosity 2015"
The Torma documentary, produced under the guidance of the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje, illuminates Vajrayana Buddhism through the lens of tormas. Shot in India and Nepal, the film reveals the profound meaning of tormas, while documenting artistic preparation for the Kagyu Monlam butter sculptures, as well as a seven-day Mahakala ritual in Nepal involving tormas […]Read more "About the Torma Documentary"
Click on each page to view in full screen mode. VIEW THE TORMA FILM ONLINE AT VIMEO ON DEMAND: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/24659 ORDER THE TORMA DVD WITH 2 HOURS OF BONUS INTERVIEW MATERIAL http://www.namsebangdzo.com/Torma_The_Ancient_Art_of_Tibetan_Butter_Sculpture_p/720825380049.htmRead more "About Torma: The Ancient Art of Tibetan Butter Sculpture"
Make Your Gift Go Twice as Far – $12,000 Matching Grant Announced! Karma Triyana Dharmachakra has joined the global generosity movement called “Giving Tuesday” – in which non-profit organizations encourage donors to practice generosity on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year’s Giving Tuesday is Dec. 2 – and from now until Dec. 2, your donation will […]Read more "GivingTuesday™ at Karma Triyana Dharmachakra – December 2, 2014"
This article was first published on Michael Erlewine’s Facebook page. All photos from Michael Erlewine and his Facebook page unless specified otherwise. Beginning of Involvement with KTD – Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche “In for a penny, in for a pound.” is an old saying about getting involved. Anyway, getting involved with the dharma and our monastery (Karma Triyana Dharmachakra) in […]Read more "I have never gotten over the fact that I could be part of a “religion” that I actually loved and that also was the truth! KTD History from Michael Erlewine"
These last eleven days here at the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery located high on a mountain above the legendary Woodstock, New York have been extraordinary. I have been here many times, many long trips from Michigan and back. This series of 10-day Mahamudra intensives alone have gone on for 26 years and Margaret and I […]Read more "THE MANDALA AND A PERSONAL NOTE by Michael Erlewine"
“Rinpoché, estoy encargada de una tarea imposible: expresar con palabras el agradecimiento, la devoción y las aspiraciones de 70 personas cuyos corazones están más que llenos con lo que han recibido esta semana” -Ven Damchö durante la clausura del retiro Ha llegado el momento de la ceremonia de clausura de este hermoso retiro de Tara […]Read more "Ceremonia de Clausura – Retiro de Tara Verde, KTD 2014"