16 January—The Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche arrived at the Mindrolling temple in New Delhi. Minling Sangyum Kushok, Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche, monks and nuns of Mindrolling and Samten Tse gathered in New Delhi to offer prayers at the Kudung. The entire sangha worked together to prepare the temple and make vast offerings and prayers. Ven. Gyalsay Rinpoche, Dakpo Rinpoche, Ven. Tulku Dakpa Rinpoche, Minling Dorje Lopon Jurchodla, all senior managers and administrators of Mindrolling led the prayer ceremonies. Hundreds of people gathered to receive the blessings of the Kudung of Kyabje Rinpoche. Early morning on the 16th January 2016, the Kudung was taken to Simla to the main monastery of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche. The Kudung will remain there for the coming year. more photos on Facebook »
14 January 2016—The Kudung of Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche left Bodhgaya on 14th January to be brought to the Mindrolling Buddha Temple in New Delhi on the 15th January 2016. The Mindrolling sangha gathered in New Delhi Mindrolling monastery to receive the Kudung. Prayer ceremony will be held throughout the day. The next day, on the 16th Jan 2016, the Kudung will be taken to Simla, the seat of Kyabje Rinpoche more photos on Facebook »
23 December 2015—The crown ornament of the sublime Ancient Translation School, the Wish-fulfilling Jewel, the Lord of Refuge, Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche, passed into parinirvana on this day, December 23rd, 2015. Kyabje Rinpoche displayed the final activity of transferring his enlightened intention to another realm in order to turn the minds of those to be tamed towards the dharma. He remained in this world for 89 years, spreading immeasurable benefit and happiness for beings.
With hearts united in devotion, the entire sangha of Mindrolling is performing all the ceremonies for Kyabje Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche's parinirvana.
15 January 2016—Prayer ceremonies were held at Mindrolling to mark the second week after the Parinirvana of Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche. The Venerable Gyalsay Rinpoche and Venerable Dakpo Tulku Rinpoche led the prayer ceremony along with the Tulkus, Khenpos, monks and nuns of Mindrolling.
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30 December 2015—The Peerless Lord of Refuge, the Incomparable Sublime Compassionate Master of the Dzogchen Lineage, Kyabje Chatral Sangye Dorje Rinpoche, has withdrawn his consciousness into the expanse of dharmata on the 30th of December, 2015. A true Buddha in person and one of the most accomplished yet humble yogis, Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche remained for 103 years in this world helping beings immeasurably through his vast wisdom mind and boundless compassionate activity.
The entire Mindrolling sangha joins together with heartfelt devotion in making offerings, supplications, and prayers for the parinirvana of Kyabje Chatral Rinpoche.