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The Year of the Male Wood Dragon – Losar February 10, 2024

The Year of the Male Wood Dragon – Losar February 10, 2024

The period starting from the first day
until fifteenth day of this  lunar month
is known as Chotrul Duchen,
commemorating the event when Buddha Shakyamuni
performed a different miracle each day
to instill devotion and increase merit.

Why meditate?

Why meditate?

Troubled by emotions, suffering and anxiety we look for an escape, an exit, a liberation from that.
What is causing that distress is our mind.
Why not having a closer look?
Why not meditate?

New Shedra Study Cycle in 2024

New Shedra Study Cycle in 2024

We are very happy to announce a new Study Cycle taught by Dzogchen Ranyak Patrul Rinpoche, with the assistance of Lopön Tsering Gönpo and Lopön Jampa Norgyal. Launched in 2005, this program is an excellent way to understand the “Nine Vehicles”, a gradual approach to the teachings of the Buddha. At the end of the study cycle, students are ready to receive instructions on the Great Perfection, the pinnacle of all vehicles.

Studying the basics? Too easy for me?

Studying the basics? Too easy for me?

Rinpoche opened the first cycle in 2005, the second in 2007 and a while later, in 2011, the third cycle.
There were no right conditions to open any new cycles until now. Don’t miss the chance.

This is a Fortunate Time

This is a Fortunate Time

Wisdom Quotes to Inspire Your Day
This is a fortunate time. We have obtained a human life, which is the basis. We have met a spiritual guide, which is the condition. And we have received his instructions, which are the means. If we cannot enter the profound path to liberation during this lifetime, our life will be meaningless and we will get nothing out of it. Not only that, but it is also possible that we will create the causes of wandering in the inferior states.

The Essence of Echo

The Essence of Echo

Message from Patrul Rinpoche
Written by Patrul Rinpoche, 29 March 2007