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Nepal Retreat with Menri Lopon

May 24, 2017 The ancient Zhang Zhung Nyen Gyud Dzogchen teachings are methods to realize the unconditioned and full potential of the clarity aspect of one’s own natural mind. These great teachings will be given by His Eminence Lopon Trinley Nyima Rinpoche – a Dzogchen master and the Lopon of Menri Monastery. Rinpoche is the successor of the unbroken Yangton …

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News from Menri Lopon / Lama Tashi House

December 19, 2016 To my dear friends and students, It has been a very long time since I last wrote to you. This year, I’ve been very busy with many projects and programs. On April 21 and 22 we held a Tenshug ceremony for His Eminence Yongdzin Rinpoche at Triten Norbutse in Kathmandu Nepal. Here, we gave thanks to HE …

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Menri Lopon Tours Dolpo

In August/September of this year, Menri Lopon and his attendant Dawa Tenzin (Daten) visited Nepal, and toured Lopon’s home region of Dolpo. He was invited by Yangton Lama Sherab Tenzin Rinpoche to consecrate the reconstructed Bonpo Lhakhang Monastery which was founded by the great Yangton lineage master more than 900 years ago. He was also invited to inaugurate a newly …

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Sangha Garage Sale for KWL!

Bön Sangha members organize yearly garage sale to generate donations for KWL! From BJ and Ron Loving of Oklahoma City: Here’s how we do our annual garage sale on the “prairie”. This year was our 4th year to have the garage sale. It started with me wanting to make some money for Lopon to help him with his endeavors to …

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Losar 2015 Newsletter

Feb 17, 2015 Dear Friends, Greetings to you all! Here at Menri Monastery we are about to celebrate Losar, the Tibetan New Year. Soon we will welcome the start of the Wood Sheep year. On February 14th all the monks took an exam and demonstrated their chanting skills, and yesterday, we prepared all of the torma (offering cakes) for today’s …

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HH 33rd Menri Trizin Visits Los Angeles

On Saturday June 22, 2013 I had the opportunity to host HH 33rd Menri Trizin in my home, which is also the headquarters of Khyungdzong Wodsel Ling in the U.S. I first met HH in 2002 during my first trip to Menri.  Since I had seen his “house” it was only right that he should see mine!   The visit was …

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Menri Phowa Retreat 2012 – Some thoughts (and photos) from the participants

From Margaret: This year Menri Lopon invited students to travel to Menri for a 10-day residential Phowa Retreat. Our group was a blend from around the world – England, United States and Mexico. We met in Delhi on November 16 and the next day we were in taxis on our way to the train station. Everyone was carrying the recommended …

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Sock Project

Our sock offering project has been so successful that we were able to extend the sock donations to include all of the monks of Rebkhong Monastery in eastern Tibet! KWL President Margaret Frison will be traveling with Peggy Day of Peggy Day Adventures and a small group of women to eastern Tibet culminating in a festival in Tongren, the home …

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November 2005 Newsletter

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November 11, 2005 The Power of Compassion A letter to my friends and disciples with whom I have a karmic connection: Today I am going to talk about dealing with the Power of Compassion. Tönpa Shenrab has said that the Essence or root of Bon is Compassion. For this reason, it is indispensable that practitioners of Bon and Buddhism meditate …

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