HH Chatral Rinpoche's daughter Semo la Saraswati issuing a statement about the false will of the Rinpoche Please go to the following link to read the statement: http://www.wenchenggongzhu.org/photos-detail.php?id=46
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MEET THE PEACEMAKER by Ingrid Piper "This man has an ambitious plan for Nepal: to transform Buddha's birthplace Lumbini into a futuristic centre of spirituality for all mankind." In Lumbini’s sacred garden, orange-robed sadhus mingle with maroon-clad monks, and women in brilliant-coloured saris wander under a sacred bodhi tree festooned with hundreds of prayer flags. Nearby, the deep green water of the sacred pool, where Buddha had his first bath, reflects the white Maya Devi Temple built over the......
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Building Peace through Spirituality by Jetsetter, HK The Nepalese government recently appointed His Eminence Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche to develop the Mahasiddha Sanctuary for Universal Peace in Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha. He tells Gayatri Bhaumik about the significance of Lumbini and what he hopes to achieve with the sanctuary. LUMBINI WAS A MAJOR SPIRITUAL DESTINATION UNTIL THE 15TH CENTURY. WHAT MADE IT SO SPECIAL? Lumbini is the birthplace of Buddha. Queen Mayadevi stopped here on the......
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Review of the Golden Enthronement Ceremoney of  H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrungpa According to the Tibetan calendar, on the day the Buddha descended from heaven, November 3, 2015, His Holiness the IXth Kyabgon Jedrungpa,Ogyen Sangay Ngudup Garwang Rigzin Trinlay Lhungyi Drubpe De Pal Sangpo, was enthroned as the unmistaken reincarnation of HH the VIIIth Kyabgon Jedrungpa, with sacred Buddhist ceremony of the Golden Enthronement at the Shyalpa Monastery in Kapan, Kathmandu, Nepal. The procession......
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Golden Enthronement Ceremony of His Holiness the IXth Kyabgon Jedrungpa Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Kathmandu The Golden Enthronement Ceremony of His Holiness the IXth Kyabgon Jedrungpa at Shyalpa Monastery in Kathmandu will take place on this auspicious day. A Grand Evening Celebration of Golden Enthronement with sacred tantric ritual offerings by high Lamas and traditional Nepali, Tibetan,and Bhutanese dance by renowned local celebrities will be performed. In 2012, Ogyen......
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Behind the Scene II: Preparation for H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrung Rinpoche Golden Enthronement Preparation work for the Golden Enthronment Ceremony of H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrung Rinpoche has entered the final stages. Monks, nuns and staff of Shyalpa Monastery, under the guidance of H.E.Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche and Khandro Tenzin Choeden la, have worked very hard to get everything ready. The 100 million Vajra Guru Mantra Recitation will commence on Nov. 1st.with thousdands of......
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Behind the Scene: Preparation for H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrung Rinpoche Golden Enthronement The Golden Enthronement of Reincanated Living Buddha is the most grand ceremony in Buddhism. The Golden Enthronement of H.H. the IXth Kyabgon Jedrung Rinpoche, Ogyen Trinley Lundup, is once-in-a-life-time tantric ritual experience. Shyalpa Monastery and Nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal, is preparing for the Golden Enthronement Ceremony on November 3, 2015, which is the day when Buddha Descended from Heaven,one of......
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Rebirth of Nepal A Tour of Our Spiritual Home October 31 - November 5, 2015 Nepal: At Least Once in a Lifetime Traveling comes in many forms Backpacking to rugged countryside, city tours and sightseeing, or simply relaxing on the beach. Bhrikuti Himalyan Foundation presents a special kind of journey to honor the birth of Lord Buddha and commemorate the rebirth of Nepal. We are inviting you to experience the essence of Buddhist......
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While Nepal may still be a disaster zone, the government is keen to encourage tourists to return to help to revive the economy , reports Ingrid Piper. Four days after being sworn into office on May 22, and just one month after the massive earthquakes, Nepal’s new Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Kripa Sur Sherpa, appealed for tourists to return to Nepal. “ Nepal is alive, 85% of our destinations are till open,” sais Sherpa said. Sherpa is the third tourism minister in less......
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"Political allegiance underlying Nepal earthquake aid" - South China Morning Post China is working to rebuild Nepal after April's devastating earthquake - but politics and aid are strongly intertwined Ingrid Piper in Kathmandu  │Tuesday, 21 July, 2015 Barely 24 hours after the April 25 earthquake devastated Nepal, the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) rescue team slipped quietly across the border into Nepal. It was the first time this......
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