The Rigpa sangha members who joined the recent prayer gathering in Bodhgaya have all returned to their homes around the world, beaming with joy! No need to say more, these images say it all.Read More
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The Rigpa sangha is currently immersed in a 16-day period of practice world-wide, dedicated to the complete healing of the Rigpa sangha and for the fulfilment of the wishes of all the masters of our tradition. Over 300 sangha members are gathered under the Bodhi tree n Bodhgaya while others a practising at home, all around the world. Whether sitting under the Bodhi Tree in Bodhgaya itself, or following online, everyone has expressed feelings of joy and oneness, and a deep sense of sangha and community.Read More
I’m an Australian living in a Buddhist community on a relatively remote French plateau. When people discover this, they often ask: “Really? What time do you get up in the morning?” “What do you actually do?” “Are you a monk?” and “Are you all vegetarian?”. In reality, we are students from more than 20 different countries with diverse roles, routines, relationships, and diet. Here's a little snapshot of life in our spiritual community with a magnificent Tibetan Buddhist temple at its centre.Read More