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

6 August 2014: Five Dear Friends

Dear Friends Near and Far, Firstly on this Guru Rinpoche day, I would like to share a short video in which I talk about the five dear friends that everybody should have. I would also like to talk about Bodhichitta and the motivation that we should have.