Tsoknyi Rinpoche November 2016 Newsletter

To All, Please read the newsletter below and learn about Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s 2017 retreat schedule and many other relevant news items. If you are on Pundarika’s main mailing list and you have a “gmail” e-mail address, this newsletter may have gone into your ‘Promotions’ folder and not into your Inbox. We want to stay connected … READ MORE

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A personal letter from Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Dear Friends and Students,   The recent US election news is troubling for many, but I do believe this country will hold itself together in the long run. I have an abiding trust in America’s future. My father, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, told me that America is a great nation and will be around for a … READ MORE

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Happy New Year from Rinpoche

Dear Friends and Students, Reflecting back, this has been a busy, but very good year. I have taught many times in many places. My projects, especially the Chobar Gechak nunnery, have gone very well. A lot of progress has been made. I want to wish a Happy New Year to all of you. I pray that … READ MORE

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On the Passing of Shamar Rinpoche

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Losar Tashi Delek! Year of the Wooden Horse

Dear Friends and Students, I’m now in a very sacred place, the center of all the Buddhas. Buddhism came out of Bodhgaya; many past Buddhas became enlightened here, and many future Buddhas will become enlightened here. Right now, I am receiving teachings from Khenchen Namdrol Rinpoche on the Guhyagarbha tantra, one of the highest tantras. … READ MORE

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Rinpoche’s Condolence Letter to the Family of Akong Rinpoche

“I was so shocked and sad to hear of Akong Rinpoche’s sudden passing.  I wanted to send my sincere condolences to Lama Yeshe Rinpoche, all his family and the greater sangha.  Akong Rinpoche was a very important Lama in the Karma Kagyu School.  He was very socially conscious.  He helped many people all over the … READ MORE

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Losar Tashi Delek and Best Wishes for the Tibetan Water Snake Year

We survived 2012, and the world didn’t end! What a relief! Finally we can relax, and I hope in this coming year we will all increasingly become healthy human beings. According to dharma, every day is a new day and each day can be used in a meaningful way. Just as every day can be … READ MORE

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2012 annual letter from tsoknyi rinpoche

Dear Friends, As 2012 draws to a close, I would like to let you know about some of the work that Pundarika Foundation and the new International Friends of the Tsoknyi Nepal Nuns have achieved over the past year. Someone recently asked me if any of my teachers ever thought about retirement or at least … READ MORE

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Losar Tashi Delek!

Losar Tashi Delek! From the foothills of the Himalayas, I send you all my best wishes for a happy and prosperous Tibetan Year of the Water Dragon. I am writing to you from my home in Nepal, where I have been staying for the past several months.  My mother-in-law passed away recently, and I have … READ MORE

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Losar Message from Rinpoche

Losar Tashi Delek and New Year’s Greetings from Tsoknyi Rinpoche: “All outer and inner conditions are dependently interconnected. We can see that outer circumstances have changed for the past year in the material world. The inner conditions of the physical elements and organs of our constitution have also changed due to interdependence. These are natural … READ MORE

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