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A Rain of Marvelous Teachings

A Rain of Marvelous Teachings

Sangha members along with new students gather for the Vajrayana Retreat with Her Eminence Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche.»
On Rinpoche’s Birthday—An Offering of Life

On Rinpoche’s Birthday—An Offering of Life

Sangha members trave to the eastern shore of Maryland to make offerings in honor of Rinpoche’s birthday by performing a tsethar or life release ceremony, liberating thousands of blue crabs into the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Full story and photos. May the peerless Guru's life be steadfast and long!»
Tibetan Language and Ritual Instruction with the Mindrolling Monks

Tibetan Language and Ritual Instruction with the Mindrolling Monks

Sangha members are studying intensively during the final section of the Mindrol Lekshey.»
His Eminence Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on the <em>Guhyagarbhatantra</em>

His Eminence Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche on the Guhyagarbhatantra

Rinpoche returns to Lotus Garden to continue his multi-year cycle of teachings on one of the most renowned of all sacred texts.»
The Healing Art of Tibet

The Healing Art of Tibet

Lotus Garden welcomes Dr. Tsewang Rigzin to the Mindrol Lekshey.»
Mindrol Lekshey Underway at Lotus Garden

Mindrol Lekshey Underway at Lotus Garden

Her Eminence Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche and students gather for the opening teachings of the Mindrol Lekshey Summer Program.»
Long-Life Ceremony for H.E. Khochhen Rinpoche

Long-Life Ceremony for H.E. Khochhen Rinpoche

Mindrolling offered a tenzhug for Kyabje Khochhen Rinpoche, one of the founders of Mindrolling Monastery, which he helped establish in India in 1962, prior to the enthronement of His Holiness Mindrolling Trichen. LInk to photos and videos.»
The Great Tse Chu at Mindrolling Monastery

The Great Tse Chu at Mindrolling Monastery

On March 26, the Mindrolling monks performed the annual Great Tse Chu, a practice first established by the founder of Mindrolling Monastery in India, the dharma king,Terdag Lingpa. Link to photos and videos.»
Auspicious Beginning of the Earth Dog Year

Auspicious Beginning of the Earth Dog Year

The magnificent New Year of the Earth Dog begins at Mindrolling Monastery in India. Story, photos and videos.»
New Year Message From Rinpoche

New Year Message From Rinpoche

Many warm greetings and best wishes to everyone on the occasion of the dawning of the New Year 2018.»
An Abode for the Three Jewels

An Abode for the Three Jewels

The new temple, named Mindrol Gatsal, is now taking its seat within the magnificent treasury of the glorious Mindrolling lineage. Read construction update and view photos.»
Cremation Ceremony for the Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche

Cremation Ceremony for the Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche

The cremation ceremony of the kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche took place on 19 October in Shimla, India. Link to photos and videos of the ceremony on Facebook.»
Centuries-Old Tradition Is Flourishing in the West

Centuries-Old Tradition Is Flourishing in the West

During the months of July through September, there was a downpour of blessings at Lotus Garden in the form of teachings, practices, and intensive training in the Tibetan language and ritual traditions of the Mindrolling lineage. History was made as the sangha undertook the first three-day drubchö of this caliber to take place in the West.»
Onward and Upward—Temple Diary Updates

Onward and Upward—Temple Diary Updates

During the past several months, construction on Mindrol Gatsal has taken a dynamic shift forward with the installation of the temple roof, the 2nd floor windows and surrounding veranda. The veranda deck is currently under construction. Please follow photo updates in the »
Eight Steps to Take Into the New Year

Eight Steps to Take Into the New Year

On New Year’s Day, Rinpoche gave a web address to worldwide Mindrolling sangha. We are delighted to present a print version of Rinpoche's address.»
Saying Goodbye to a Magnificent Year

Saying Goodbye to a Magnificent Year

We remember the events of 2016 in photos.»
On Prayers and Aspirations

On Prayers and Aspirations

In the context of the Lotus Garden vajrayana retreat in 2012, Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche gave a teaching on the prayer book comprising the initial prayers of the traditional Mindrolling Chö Cöd. »
Like a Hundred Rivulets Gathering: Mahasangha 2016

Like a Hundred Rivulets Gathering: Mahasangha 2016

Lotus Garden sangha members joined several hundred European vajra brothers and sisters in Oberlethe, Germany for a five-day drubchö of the Profound Sadhana of the Minling Dorsem.»
Losar Message from Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

Losar Message from Mindrolling Jetsün Khandro Rinpoche

Rinpoche's letter for Losar, and the auspicious Year of the Fire Monkey.»
Hundreds Gather in New Delhi to Receive the Blessings of the Kudung

Hundreds Gather in New Delhi to Receive the Blessings of the Kudung

The Kudung arrives at the Mindrolling temple in New Delhi.»
The Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche is Brought to Delhi

The Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche is Brought to Delhi

The Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche is brought from Bodhgaya to Delhi.»
Mindrolling Holds Prayer Ceremony for Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche

Mindrolling Holds Prayer Ceremony for Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche

Prayers marked the second week since the parinirvana of this great master.»
The Parinirvana of Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche

The Parinirvana of Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche

Mindrolling mourns the passing of a great Dzogchen master»
The Parinirvana of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche

The Parinirvana of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche

Mindrolling mourns the passing of a great Nyingma master.»
Remembering Lopön Rita Gross

Remembering Lopön Rita Gross

Lopön Helen Berliner shares her memories of Lopön Rita Gross.»