A Rain of Blessing from the Copper Coloured Mountain: “The 17th Karmapa is not an emanation of Guru Rinpoche. He is Guru Rinpoche. “

“The 17th Karmapa is not an emanation of Guru Rinpoche. He is Guru Rinpoche.“ — Tai Situ Rinpoche, in a private  interview The Vajra Lama Dance staged on the 10th January, 2014 at the Monlam Pavilion in Bodhgaya was in many ways a parallel historical event to the dramatic opening scenario which established Buddhism in […]

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Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche: The Community Function of the Protector Lama and the Protector Shrine

Word for word transcript by Margaret Erlewine of Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche’s comments, 6-9-2013. Light editing. “As most all of you know, we’ve not only completed the construction of this monastery, Karma Triyana Dharmachakra, but we have now completed the creation of a protector temple or gonkhang. We have not only completed the creation of the […]

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Lama Kathy Wesley’s Stupa Tour Report – 22 Pilgrims, 7 Stupas, All Merit

After traveling more than 500 miles and making offerings at seven great Stupas, the KTD Stupa Pilgrimage continues to inspire pilgrims and other dharma students with its blessings. We undertook the trip (from Albuquerque NM to Crestone, CO and back) as a way of introducing the practice of Pilgrimage and Merit Accumulation to the American […]

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Prema Dasara teaching three Tara dances at KTD, Saturday evening June 1 through Sunday evening June 2

Tara Dance has been blessed and supported by H.E. Tai Situ Rinpoche, the previous Jamgon Kongtrul Rinpche, the previous Kalu Rinpoche, and the previous Bokar Rinpoche. It has been performed for His Holiness Karmapa. Prema Dasara will teach three Tara dances at KTD in a program running from Saturday evening June 1 through Sunday evening […]

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