More than 200 students, a record number, attended Pundarika UK’s 2015 Easter Retreat at Bruton, Somerset, to hear Tsoknyi Rinpoche teaching on Dzogchen and Khamtrul Rinpoche presenting Tilopa’s Ganges Mahamudra instructions.
At last year’s Easter Retreat Rinpoche asked us to help fund running costs for the Tsoknyi Gechak School for young nuns. In particular, the school director, Fionnuala Shenpen, wanted to have the staff trained to Western standards – the cost of which was considerable. So we set up the Education Fund to help with this … [Read more…]
Why Can’t I Meditate? is the title of a new book by sangha member Nigel Wellings. Addressing this perennial question he offers his own experience as a psychotherapist and mindfulness meditation teacher as well as drawing on a wealth of advice from contemporary teachers including Tsoknyi Rinpoche and accounts from new meditators of their struggles … [Read more…]