News from Dropan Ling
The centre is open to visiting tourists every day from 13.00 to 16.00.
Visitors are requested to consider that their presence outside these hours may disrupt practice and disturb practitioners.
Due to the recent cases of Covid-19 in the centre, all the visitors are requested to visit Drophan Ling only after making sure that they are not infectious, and wear a mask in the places of gathering at all times.
In this autumn, apart from the daily practice of Small Rigdzin and Big Rigdzin on the special days, in Drophan Ling will be held the main ritual practices from Jangter tradition. You are welcome to join in practice the monks from Dorje Drak Monastery in India.
Those, who would like to visit Drophan Ling and participate in the practice, are requested to contact the office prior to arrival.
Official announcement of the recognition of His Holiness Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche's reincarnation
To all devotees of His Holiness Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche,
It is a matter of great joy and pleasure to inform all the disciples and well-wishers of His Holiness Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche residing around the globe.
After several please made by disciples to the Master of non-sectarian teachings and reincarnation to Terton Apam Orgyen Trinle Lingpa, His Holiness Kyabgon Sakya Gongma made detailed prophecies instrumental in unmistakenly identifying the child. According to instructions, the Yangsi Search Committee found the Yangsi in Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, the northern part of India.
On 28th November 2022, the Yangsi Rinpoche will bless with his presence seat, Thupten Dorje Drak Aewam Chokgar Chhokhor Namgyal Ling, & H.E. Namkhai Nyingpo Rinpoche a heart son to predecessor and a beacon of Ancient Translation School, will perform the hair-cutting ceremony etc. We will inform later about the enthronement ceremony.
May Yangsi Rinpoche live for eons and emulate his predecessor.
source: Dorje Drak Monastery Administration office.
Reading recommended by Khenpo Tsangyang Nyima
Shantideva - Bodhisattva's Way of Life (Bodhicharyavatara)
Gyalse Tokme Zangpo - 37 Practices of a Bodhisattva (Gyalse Leklen So Dunma)
Patrul Rinpoche - Words of my Perfect Teacher (Kunzang Lama'i Shalung)
Tsongkhapa - The Great Treatise on the Stages of the Path (Lamrim Chenmo)
Longchenpa - Finding Comfort and Ease in the Nature of Mind (Semni Ngal So)
Additionally Khenpo La adviced to study:
Khenpo Ngagchung (Khenpo Ngawang Pelzang) - A Guide to the Words of My Perfect Teacher (a commentary to Kunzang Lama'i Shalung)
Geshe Langri Thangpa - Eight Verses of Mind Training (Lojong Tsik Kang Gye Ma).