Shechen Monastery Nepal Winter-Spring 2018 Events

December 22nd, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

The calendar of ceremonies and dances at the Shechen Monastery is now available. We look forward to your visit!

Winter December 2017 Newsletter

December 10th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

Our last newsletter for 2017 extensively follows Khyentse Yangsi and Rabjam Rinpoche’s travels to various centers across the world including a number of Shechen centers. We also review the progress of the Shechen School, the nuns in Bhutan, the restoration process, and Matthieu Ricard’s new book.  

Prayer Requests Revised

August 29th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

We have changed our list of prayers that can be requested to make it more convenient to order. Have a look at the new pdf. Prayers for the deceased can be chosen on the second page, prayer numbers 35-48. Please remember to add the name of the person the prayers are dedicated to and send […]

UPDATE: Dilgo Khyentse Yangsi Rinpoche Teaching Schedule

August 29th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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: AUSTRALIA Aloka Centre, Peats Ridge, NSW 07 OCT […]

New Book by Matthieu Ricard

August 28th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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 […]

Recollections of Trungpa Rinpocha

August 11th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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

Final Update on Restore Shechen Phase One

August 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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, […]

Offerings Towards the Annual Summer Rains Retreat

August 5th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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 […]

Meet the Teachers of Shechen School: Part 6

August 4th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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 […]

The Life and Times of Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö

August 4th, 2017  |  by  |  published in NEWS

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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