Monthly Archives: September 2016

A little pilgrimage to France to hear Mingyur Rinpoche’s teachings

This was another amazing little pilgrimage, treading on the path of Dharma again with Lama Rabsang and a few friends. There seems to be something very special when these trips are made with a teacher who holds the space and the mandala with such ease and kindness, so that everything always somehow seems to go [...]

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Venerable Gyalton Rinpoche led a Medicine Buddha retreat and bestowed empowerments

After a seven-year break Venerable Gyalton Rinpoche was travelling in Europe again, and we had the great delight of hosting his visit for a week here in Brynmawr In August. Gyalton Rinpoche is from our main monastery, Palpung Sherabling Monastic Seat in India, so it felt like welcoming him back home. Things have changed since [...]

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Venerable Ringu Tulku teaching on How to apply ultimate and relative bodhicitta in daily life

Chamtrul Rinpoche left Palpung Wales on the same day that Ringu Tulku Rinpoche arrived, so we had a blessed afternoon when two Rinpoches and Choje Lama Rabsang met over lunch. It had been a cloudy and rainy morning, but while our teachers were having a meeting of hearts and minds, the sky cleared completely over [...]

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Chamtrul Rinpoche’s first visit to Palpung Wales

This was the first visit by Chamtrul Rinpoche to Palpung Wales. Rinpoche gave very clear and inspiring teachings on the common and uncommon preliminaries according to the text "The Words of My Perfect Teacher". The teaching reinforced our understanding of the importance of the Ngondro practice, and it became very clear how precious this human [...]

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Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche teaching on View, Meditation and Conduct

Once again our summer of visiting teachers was started by the brilliantly clear, powerful, compassionate, humorous Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, whose visits are always very eagerly anticipated. Over the past five years that Rinpoche has visited the Centre, she has definitely made her way into our hearts. It looks like we need her awakening and sharp [...]

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