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UPDATE: Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche Teaching Schedule

Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche’s International Teaching Program  October and November 2017 Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche will be teaching in the following countries. Contact details are included below. We hope you can attend! SINGAPORE 01 OCT Dharma Talk, Lineage of a Good Heart Contact: Rangjung Yeshe Oddiyana, Singapore: ryo.singapore@gmail.com AUSTRALIA Aloka Centre, Peats Ridge, NSW 07 OCT […]

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New Book by Matthieu Ricard

Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche Enlightened Vagabond is the most vivid and inspiring account of Dza Patrul Rinpoche, author of The Words of my Perfect Teacher among other works, that has been passed down orally from teachers to students since the late nineteenth century. Over the past thirty years, Matthieu Ricard has […]

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Recollections of Trungpa Rinpocha

by Mark Elliott and Vivian Kurz Rabjam Rinpoche traveled to the United States twice with his grandfather, Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, where they visited Trungpa Rinpoche and his community of students. Click the link below for the video interview with Rabjam Rinpoche. Recollections of Trungpa Rinpoche

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Final Update on Restore Shechen Phase One

The restoration of Shechen Monastery, damaged by the earthquakes in 2015, is reaching completion! The funds for the restoration were raised by generous donations from 1200+ donors from 50 countries, and a matching fund grant that was doubled thanks to many smaller donations. You did it! The temples have been retrofitted, cracks repaired, glass replaced, […]

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Offerings Towards the Annual Summer Rains Retreat

The annual Summer Rains Retreat (Yarne) at Shechen runs from August 7th (full moon) to September 20th (new moon) this year. The practice stems from the Indian custom established by the Buddha in the Vinaya Sutra.  At that time the retreat was three months long and done during the summer monsoon. This retreat is observed […]

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Meet the Teachers of Shechen School: Part 6

Meet Irina Kotik “My name Irina (Era) Kotik and I was born in the USSR in 1974.I earned my masters in computer science and business administration and had a successful Internet business until I retired in 2005 to totally dedicate my life to the study and practice of Dharma. In April 2017 I came to […]

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The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s Translated Biography of His Teacher The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö is a translation of a biography written by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche and stories collected by Orgyen Topgyal. The foremost torchbearer of the Rime movement, Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö (1893–1959) dedicated his life to the study, practice, and propagation […]

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Message from Rabjam Rinpoche: Second Anniversary of the Nepal Earthquake

Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche, myself, the Shechen monks and nuns will be praying for all those who died and suffered two years ago as a result of the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal. We send our heartfelt thanks to all the donors who supported our monks’ efforts to help victims and communities through disaster relief. We are […]

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Restore Shechen News

The restoration work on the Shechen main temple has reached a new milestone. Thanks to hundreds of generous donors from over 30 countries we were able to finally reach this stage of rebuilding after the 2015 earthquakes. The temple will be able to be used this year for the annual ceremonies. On February 17th Rabjam […]

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Eco Group Disaster Training

After the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal, the monks from the Shechen Monastery Eco Group went right to work helping hundreds of people in need. They were able to use the skills they learned from the Karuna-Shechen First-Responder Disaster Relief Training the year before. This year, the monks invited the Nepal Red Cross to the monastery […]

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