News Archive

August 30, 2015 - Kongtrül Rinpoche reveals his vision for the MSB Lineage in EuropeAugust 2015In early August 2015, the European sangha welcomed Kongtrül Rinpoche back to Ireland with great joy and celebration, following an absence of several years.  Rinpoche’s visit was hosted at Bohatch by Mangalam Dharma Group Europe. Bohatch is a beautiful site in the countryside near Mountshannon in East Clare overlooking Lough Derg. A 100-person tent was put up to accommodate the teaching program...   [Read More]
August 21, 2015 - Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche refers to the Nygima Summer Seminar as Mangala Shri Bhuti’s “Thanksgiving”. While there were tsok feasts and a lively dance party, the true sentiment of the Thanksgiving holiday came through most in the collaboration and gathering that makes NSS possible: the car pooling, lunchtime planning sessions, work period, and spending time. NSS is the time for the MSB Family to come together – see those we haven’t seen all year, to meet others for the...   [Read More]
August 10, 2015 -  The Guna Norling sangha in Brazil sent this note and photos from their August 8th life release. Some Brazilian students who attended the 2015 Nyigma Summer Seminar, held in Colorado in July, presented a delightful slideshow one evening, describing what has been a consistent and profound practice for their community. Please enjoy the story and photos from our Brazilian friends. Many people at NSS who feel inspired by the Life Release practice asked me to keep sending...   [Read More]
August 5, 2015 - On July 27, 2015 Sangdo Palri Temple in Crestone Colorado was blessed by a visit form Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche. Adzom Gyalse Rinpoche was recognized by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the tulku of the great Gyurme Dorje, eldest son of Adzom Drukpa Rinpoche. At present he presides over all the annual ceremonies at Shechen Monastery in Nepal and at branch monasteries in Bhutan. He also gives guidance to the monks in three year retreat in Bhutan, where he has a retreat center....   [Read More]