News & Events

U.S. West Coast Tour Review, Summer 2014


The west coast tour kicked off in Laguna Beach, California. Laguna Beach is a beautiful beach town know for it’s nice homes, artwork and surfing community. Phakchok Rinpoche gave teachings about how to cultivate compassion and deal with our day to day emotions in a very practical and realistic way. Rinpoche also enjoyed some free time at the beach and in the water.

The Passing Of Kunzig Shamarpa

Dear All,

One of the manifestations of the great Buddha Amitabha passed away yesterday. For those who haven’t heard, I am very sad to share with you the news that Kyabje Shamar Rinpoche has passed. Many of us are left with a feeling of great loss and deep sadness.

Guru Rinpoche Day Teachings

7 July 2014: 6 Vajra Verses and 3 Points of Practice

Dear Friends Near and Far, First of all, on this very auspicious Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share with you this short video in which I give some advice on how to solve our problems in daily life. I also explain the meaning and significance of supplication to Padmasambhava by means of the six vajra verses.