News Archive

June 20, 2016 -     Late in April members of MSBJ gathered at Tashi Chöling, our mountain center on the Izu Peninsula, to prepare for our fourth annual drupchö, the first event of Kongtrul Rinpoche's spring visit to Japan. When Rinpoche arrived on the evening of the 28th, preparations were almost complete.    This year’s drupchö was to be something new for us. In the past we had held Rigdzin Düpa and Déchen Gyalmo drupchös, based on sadhana practices we were already familiar with, but...   [Read More]
June 9, 2016 - This letter and these photos comes to us fron Sarah Gomes at Guna Norling in Brazil. The Brazillian sangha regularly engages in Life Release practices and we wanted to take a moment to share their work and offerings.   On May 8, we distributed over 170 food kits to homeless people. We also distributed water, clothes, shoes, blankets and sanitation supplies, and were able to involve not only sangha members, but also the larger community.  After a night of heavy rain, we ...   [Read More]