Summer Meditation Week

Summer Meditation Week

August 6, 2016 0 62

An intensive week of teaching and meditation under guidance of Gonsar Rinpoche in the exquisite surrounding of Mont-Pèlerin.

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Teachings on the Middle Lamrim

A four week teaching on Je Tsongkhapa’s Middle Lamrim plus the word-transmissions of the eight great Lamrim commentaries.

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Serpom Thoesam Norling Monastery

Serpom Thoesam Norling Monastery is situated in the Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement of Mysore, India. The monastery has a population of over 500 monks and has produced innumerable scholars, Buddhist masters, yogis, reincarnated tulkus, philosophers, and scholars.

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Claudio Cipullo

Claudio Cipullo

BlogNews February 18, 2016 5 348

Claudio Cipullo has met and received teachings from the greatest Tibetan Lamas of that time, including His Holiness Kyabje Trijang Dorje Chang, Kalu Rinpoche, His Holiness Kyabje Zong Rinpoche and Lama Yeshe.

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Rabten Choeling

Rabten Choeling

Temples January 3, 2016 3 969

Perched on Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland, approximately 820m above sea-level and overlooking the Alps of Wallis and Savoy is Rabten Choeling, an institute for higher Tibetan Buddhist studies which houses a thriving monastic and lay community dedicated to the pursuit of Tibetan Buddhist practices.

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Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche

Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche

Lamas November 6, 2015 4 1,248

As the first Tibetan Buddhist master to introduce the complete Vinaya tradition and the study of the five major topics of Buddhism in the West, Venerable Geshe Rabten was hailed as a “ground breaker” who laid the foundations for the growth and expansion of the Rabten Buddhist monasteries.

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His Eminence Gonsar Tulku Rinpoche

His Eminence Gonsar Tulku Rinpoche

Lamas October 30, 2015 1 1,142

His Eminence the 5th Gonsar Rinpoche is the present incarnation in the line of Gonsar Tulkus, who are well-known as practitioners of the Hayagriva Tantras and for their ability to deliver clear, precise and logical teachings.

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Tashi Rabten

Tashi Rabten

Temples October 26, 2015 4 681

There are a few Rabten Monasteries founded by Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche in Europe. One of these is Tashi Rabten Monastery in Austria, situated near Feldkirch, a medieval city in the western Austrian state of Vorarlberg. It is the second largest town in Vorarlberg in terms of population.

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Rabten Chodarling

Rabten Chodarling

Temples August 23, 2015 3 167

Since its inception in 2000, Rabten Chodarling in the Czech Republic has been functioning as a centre for Tibetan Buddhist studies and as a branch of the Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies, Rabten Choeling.

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Venerable Lama Jampa Ngodup

Venerable Lama Jampa Ngodup

Lamas April 19, 2015 3 232

The illustrious Lama Jampa Ngodup started out as a teacher in a primary school in the region of Bangdak, Tibet. At a time when religions were frowned upon, he discovered Tibetan Buddhism and secretly took his vows from Yogi Jampa Genga who gave him both Sutra and Tantra teachings.

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Venerable Geshe Thubten Trinley

Geshe Thubten Trinley is one of the closest disciples of Venerable Geshe Rabten Rinpoche. He spent his early years in Sera Jey Monastery, studying under prominent and eminent teachers. He is known for his Lamrim retreats, deep practice and excellence in his Dharma studies.

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Lama Thubten Phurbu Teaches in the West

Lama Thubten Phurbu, the prominent Gelugpa master from the Yulshu Autonomous Prefecture was recently invited to conduct Dharma discourses in Italy, Switzerland and Nepal where he also received an offering of tenshug or long life puja.

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Dorje Shugden Oracle in Rabten Choeling

In November 2014, the Venerable Gameng Kuten took trance of the Protector Dorje Shugden in Rabten Choeling Buddhist Monastery and gave advice to His Eminence Rabten Rinpoche and Gonsar Rinpoche, and also blessed those present.

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