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Bum-Tsok May 2014

Bum-Tsok: 100,000 Torma Offerings to Yeshe Walmo & Sipe Gyalmo This Week May 10, 2014 Announcing: Menri Monastery and Redna Menling Nunnery preparation and performing the Bum Tsok Offering of 100,000 tormas to Yeshe Walmo and Sipe Gyalmo on May 14 – May 20, 2014. You are invited to participate in this ritual by making your donation via the PayPal …

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Newsletter Nov 1, 2013

Nov 1, 2013 My dear students and friends My US trip is almost at an end. Since August 27 I have visited many different places and have met many people. I am very happy. Soon I will be traveling and teaching in Europe before going back to Menri.  I have given many teachings and I hope they have been of …

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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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Newsletter March 2013

March 10, 2013 Dear Students and Friends, Here I want to tell you about our Losar activities at Menri Monastery and the traditional Tibetan system. At the end of January we did Jin Sig (Hom in Sanskrit), a puja that comes from Takla Mebar (Tiger yidam). This is a five day puja we did in the Yogi Temple with all …

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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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Newsletter December 2012

Dear Friends, In August and September I visited Dolpo. Geshe Nyima Kunchap invited me to give the Victory Deities initiation to the people of lower Dolpo. The ritual took ten days. Geshe Nyima Kunchap had recently built a stupa, children’s school and retreat house for children’s five year retreat (www.zhangzhungbon.org). English, Tibetan and Nepalese language are all taught in the …

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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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A Thank You Message from Lopon

Dear friends, Thank you so much for your condolences. My mother really was a fortunate person and I am too. For the last nine years of her life every morning she did Phowa practice, a Naga puja (a water offering) and the mandala offering. She also used her prayer wheel and now we realize what mastery she had achieved with …

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India-Nepal Journal from Jackie Cole & Harvey Rice

In March of 2012, Galveston, Texas residents Harvey Rice and Jackie Cole traveled to Menri Monastery (Dolanji, India) and Triten Norbutse Monastery (Kathmandu, Nepal) to interview some of the last living Tibetan Bön survivors who fled the Chinese invasion of Tibet in 1959 for their upcoming book about this historic event. We thought you might enjoy reading their fascinating journal …

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Long Life Prayer for Menri Lopon!

Here is the new Long Life Prayer for Menri Lopon, written by H.E. Yongdzin Rinpoche.  Thank you to everyone who wrote letters in support of this prayer. Long life prayer for Rinpoche

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