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Message from Osel Hita February 27, 2012

Message from Osel Hita February 27, 2012

Occasionally Osel Hita shares his thoughts and experiences on his Facebook page. In this update, he discusses the concept of time and how to make life meaningful. Time is a concept, but it exists just like the light which is ... Read more »

A Cockroach in Bangalore

Bangalore, India — February 2, 2011 From Ven. Roger: Rinpoche jumped up from his chair suddenly and ran to the center of the restaurant, went on to his knees and quickly tried to protect the cockroach from the waiter about ... Read more »

Getting to the Airport On Time

India — January 31, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: It’s time to leave for the airport. Everything is ready and we are on time. Suddenly, someone turns up sick, they need a puja done … Rinpoche says he will do ... Read more »
Rinpoche in Varanasi and Sarnath

Rinpoche in Varanasi and Sarnath

Varanasi, India — January 22, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: 6,000 nuns and monks attended His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s teachings and each day the number seemed to increase. Of course there were many, many lay people as well. After ... Read more »

A Puppy and A Buffalo

Varanasi, India — January 12, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: It’s the first day of His Holiness’ teachings in Sarnath. We are staying in Varanasi, so it’s a 45-minute drive if we are lucky and there is no traffic. We ... Read more »

Goats and Chickens

Varanasi, India — January 10, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: The flight to Varanasi was delayed which is good because we were running late. Rinpoche seemed not at all concerned about the lateness and he even gave a short teaching ... Read more »
His Holiness in Delhi for the 30th Tushita Dharma Celebration

His Holiness in Delhi for the 30th Tushita Dharma Celebration

Delhi, India — January 9, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: It’s a very cold day for Delhi, about 4 ˚C. His Holiness the Dalai Lama is in Delhi for a few events including the 30th Delhi Dharma Celebration. Tushita has ... Read more »
Fire! Fire! Fire!

Fire! Fire! Fire!

Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu, Nepal — January 1, 2011 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: Rinpoche arrived back in Nepal on the fifth of December after a six hour drive to the Seattle airport followed by three flights and 35 hours of travel. ... Read more »
Tharpa Choling Monastery, the Oldest Tibetan Monastery in India

Tharpa Choling Monastery, the Oldest Tibetan Monastery in India

Tharpa Choling Monastery, Kalimpong, West-Bengal, India — December 12, 2010 From Ven. Roger Kunsang: Right now I’m at Tharpa Choling Monastery, the oldest Tibetan Monastery in India, on a rooftop high above where His Holiness the Dalai Lama is talking ... Read more »

Youth in Refuge

The 2010 Light of the Path retreat was attended by a very special young girl, Maddy Stafford, who, at the age of 10, requested to become a nun and geshema. Merry Colony spoke with Maddy and her mother, Mer Stafford, ... Read more »

REJOICE! for Erdenechimeg Lhasuren!

This amazing story demonstrates how something as simple as offering water bowls can dramatically change a student’s life. By Daria Davaa Erdenechimeg Lhasuren commenced offering water bowls at Shedrup Ling, FPMT Mongolias’s centre in Ulaanbaatar, in 1999. During that time, ... Read more »

Earthquakes and Milarepa’s Towers

By Ven. Chönyi Taylor Earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis. There seem to have been a lot of them lately. Our earth is shrugging off some of its pressure and reshaping its surface in the process. What we thought was solid, immovable and ... Read more »