Nepal March-April 2021

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Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Mingyur Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, and Khadro-la offering a naga torma puja, as well as making the naga offering pills by hand - Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Lama Zopa Rinpoche with Mingyur Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, and Khadro-la offering a naga torma puja, as well as making the naga offering pills by hand - Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the way to attend the naga offering puja with Mingyur Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, and Khadro-la  - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Lama Zopa Rinpoche on the way to attend the naga offering puja with Mingyur Rinpoche, Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, and Khadro-la - Kopan Monastery, Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Lama Zopa Rinpoche making the naga offering pills by hand before the naga offering puja - Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Lama Zopa Rinpoche making the naga offering pills by hand before the naga offering puja - Nepal; Photographer: Lhundrup Topgye
Rinpoche with young monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche with young monks - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and entourage and receiving Covishield vaccine at Karuna Hospital. Kopan Monastery has a strong connection with this hospital, as the clinic at Kopan often does work at the hospital. Lama Zopa Rinpoche took the opportunity to also discuss with the doctors about Buddhist philosophy and how everything comes from the mind and the value of thinking about this in regard to how diseases come about - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and entourage and receiving Covishield vaccine at Karuna Hospital. Kopan Monastery has a strong connection with this hospital, as the clinic at Kopan often does work at the hospital. Lama Zopa Rinpoche took the opportunity to also discuss with the doctors about Buddhist philosophy and how everything comes from the mind and the value of thinking about this in regard to how diseases come about - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and entourage and receiving Covishield vaccine at Karuna Hospital. Kopan Monastery has a strong connection with this hospital, as the clinic at Kopan often does work at the hospital. Lama Zopa Rinpoche took the opportunity to also discuss with the doctors about Buddhist philosophy and how everything comes from the mind and the value of thinking about this in regard to how diseases come about - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche and entourage and receiving Covishield vaccine at Karuna Hospital. Kopan Monastery has a strong connection with this hospital, as the clinic at Kopan often does work at the hospital. Lama Zopa Rinpoche took the opportunity to also discuss with the doctors about Buddhist philosophy and how everything comes from the mind and the value of thinking about this in regard to how diseases come about - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's first day of video teachings in 2021 - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's first day of video teachings in 2021 - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's first day of video teachings in 2021 - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Lama Zopa Rinpoche's first day of video teachings in 2021 - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting and blessing elders at an old age home he visited - Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting and blessing elders at an old age home he visited - Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting and blessing elders at an old age home he visited - Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting and blessing elders at an old age home he visited - Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche with Dr Govinda KC. Dr Govinda KC is an orthopedic surgeon who has served Nepal as director of one of the biggest teaching hospitals of Nepal. He is a well known activist for medical students and poor people. He has undergone 19 hunger strikes, the longest for 28 days as part of his activism - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche with Dr Govinda KC. Dr Govinda KC is an orthopedic surgeon who has served Nepal as director of one of the biggest teaching hospitals of Nepal. He is a well known activist for medical students and poor people. He has undergone 19 hunger strikes, the longest for 28 days as part of his activism - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Beautiful sunset above the 1,000 Buddha altar at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Beautiful sunset above the 1,000 Buddha altar at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche teaching in his room at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche teaching in his room at Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche at the Swayambhunath Stupa circumambulating and making prayers. Rinpoche had recently offered new cloth, as he does each month, for the umbrella at the top of the stupa and half-way down - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche at the Swayambhunath Stupa circumambulating and making prayers. Rinpoche had recently offered new cloth, as he does each month, for the umbrella at the top of the stupa and half-way down - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting Serkong Dorje Chang Rinpoche - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche meeting Serkong Dorje Chang Rinpoche - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche at the Swayambhunath Stupa circumambulating and making prayers  - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche at the Swayambhunath Stupa circumambulating and making prayers - Swayambhunath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche making prayers in front of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche making prayers in front of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche having lunch with a view of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche having lunch with a view of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche having lunch with a view of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche having lunch with a view of Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche going around Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche going around Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-03
Rinpoche crossing the road to go to Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche crossing the road to go to Boudhanath Stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche enjoying lunch down in Boudha - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche enjoying lunch down in Boudha - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Rinpoche at Boudha Stupa
Rinpoche at Boudha Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa; each full moon Rinpoche offers a parasol and saffron color to the stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Boudhanath Stupa; each full moon Rinpoche offers a parasol and saffron color to the stupa - Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-03
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Filling and blessing the vases for the Padmasambhava Statue to be built in Maratika - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche watching the teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama online - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche watching the teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama online - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche offering a hair cutting ceremony to two nuns who will soon take ordination in the garden in Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche offering a hair cutting ceremony to two nuns who will soon take ordination in the garden in Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhists Union  - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhists Union - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche offering a hair cutting ceremony to two nuns who will soon take ordination in the garden in Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche offering a hair cutting ceremony to two nuns who will soon take ordination in the garden in Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhist Union - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhist Union - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhist Union - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche joining the online teachings with His Holiness the Dalai Lama requested by the Italian Buddhist Union - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche meeting with Khadro-la after the first day of the seven days of preparation practices she led before offering the long life puja to Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche meeting with Khadro-la after the first day of the seven days of preparation practices she led before offering the long life puja to Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la and senior monks and nuns during the seven days of preparations for the long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la and senior monks and nuns during the seven days of preparations for the long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Monks preceding Lama Zopa Rinpoche before the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Monks preceding Lama Zopa Rinpoche before the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la leads Rinpoche to the gompa for the long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la leads Rinpoche to the gompa for the long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Lama Zopa Rinpoche going to the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Lama Zopa Rinpoche going to the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Lama Zopa Rinpoche being offered a White Tara long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Lama Zopa Rinpoche being offered a White Tara long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la during the long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la during the long life puja - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Losang Namgyal Rinpoche during long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Losang Namgyal Rinpoche during long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la offering a statue during the long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Khadro-la offering a statue during the long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Sangha during long life puja offering to Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Sangha during long life puja offering to Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Losang Namgyal Rinpoche offering mandala during long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Losang Namgyal Rinpoche offering mandala during long life puja for Lama Zopa Rinpoche - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Ven. Roger offering mandala during the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Ven. Roger offering mandala during the long life puja offering - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche walking in Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche walking in Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche descending into main cave of Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche descending into main cave of Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Maratika Monastery, FPMT has offered a grant towards the new building and expansion - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Maratika Monastery, FPMT has offered a grant towards the new building and expansion - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
View of the mountain where the new Padmasambhava statue will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
View of the mountain where the new Padmasambhava statue will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
View from the land where the 66-foot tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
View from the land where the 66-foot tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la and Rinpoche offered pujas on the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la and Rinpoche offered pujas on the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Pujas on the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; 2021-04
Pujas on the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; 2021-04
Rinpoche and Khadro-la doing pujas on the land where the 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche and Khadro-la doing pujas on the land where the 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
On the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built, Khadro-la and Rinpoche offering the different pujas done before beginning a building project - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
On the land where a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava will be built, Khadro-la and Rinpoche offering the different pujas done before beginning a building project - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la and Rinpoche offering specific pujas before beginning the building of a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la and Rinpoche offering specific pujas before beginning the building of a 60-foot (18-meter) tall statue of Padmasambhava - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche and Khadro-la doing a bhumi puja on the ground where the Padmasambhava statue will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche and Khadro-la doing a bhumi puja on the ground where the Padmasambhava statue will be built - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
View of snow mountains from Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
View of snow mountains from Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang
Rinpoche and Khadro-la blessing goats that have been saved from death by Rinpoche for many years in Maratika; Rinpoche has been paying for their upkeep. Rinpoche and Khadro-la are tying a red blessing cloth around these liberated goats - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche and Khadro-la blessing goats that have been saved from death by Rinpoche for many years in Maratika; Rinpoche has been paying for their upkeep. Rinpoche and Khadro-la are tying a red blessing cloth around these liberated goats - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la offering tsog to Lama Zopa Rinpoche in the main cave of Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Khadro-la offering tsog to Lama Zopa Rinpoche in the main cave of Maratika - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche consecrating the statues in Maratika Monastery; Rinpoche sponsored all the gold for them - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche consecrating the statues in Maratika Monastery; Rinpoche sponsored all the gold for them - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche with Maratika Lama - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche with Maratika Lama - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche inside Maratika Monastery - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche inside Maratika Monastery - Maratika, Nepal; Photographer: Lobsang Sherab; 2021-04
Rinpoche and sangha enjoying a picnic lunch on the way back to Kathmandu from Maratika - Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche and sangha enjoying a picnic lunch on the way back to Kathmandu from Maratika - Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche teaching - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
Rinpoche teaching - Kopan Monastery, Boudhanath, Nepal; Photographer: Roger Kunsang; 2021-04
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