Tsurphu

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The approach to Tsurphu is a slow winding 20+ km climb through the green Dowo valley through which the Tsurphu Chu tumbles, or should I say roars, from the higher elevations. The road has been improved a great deal in … Continue reading

Bodhgaya III

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Those of us attending the teachings at Tergar Monastery, also referred to as the Karmapa Monastery, were graced with a brief visit from the Karmapa himself on Wednesday, along with his retinue of attendants and uniformed Indian military armed guards. … Continue reading

Bodhgaya II

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I am here to attend teachings offered by Mingyur Rinpoche at the Tergar Monastery. He teaches in English, with simultaneous translation into Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Tibetan, Spanish and Japanese. In the main gompa, I am surrounded by 500 students from … Continue reading