A new look for the Sakya Resource Guide! After nine years the SRG
has had a face lift along with changes to the basic organization of
information. Please send all comments and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Many of the old news items from the last several years have been
removed because of broken URL links. All announcements of New
Books have been moved to the Bibliography section of the webpage.
Jetsun Kusho Chimey Luding: Australia 2005. Jetsun Kusho will visit
cities around Australia, beginning April 29th though June 25th, to
give teachings and empowerments. Due to the impermanent nature of
all things, the programme is subject to change, however any alterations
or further information will be posted on the website of Sakya
The Himalayan Art Project website has changed names and is now called
Himalayan Art Resources.
For a review of the website see the Tricycle article Virtual
Treasures from fall 2003.
Tibetan Buddhist Resource
Center: "To preserve and make available the wisdom traditions
of Tibetan Buddhism supported by Tibetan history and culture by utilizing
the latest available technology to preserve documents and images,
to access and systematically research them, while promoting a standard
of excellence in these fields." (Uploaded 23/09/00)
Message from Khyabgon Sakya Trizin Rinpoche. (Uploaded 09/09/00)
Short History of Sakya by Khyabgon Sakya Trizin Rinpoche.(Uploaded
Announcement: On the 16th of March, 2000, Luding
Shabdrung Rinpoche was enthroned at Ngor Pal E-Wam Choden Monastery,
Manduwalla, India, as the 76th abbot of the line. The position of
the head abbot of Ngor was traditionally held for a three year period
in which extensive teachings are given almost non-stop. The three
year periods alternate between the four monastic Houses (labrangs);
Luding, Khangsar, Thartse and Phende. Due to the Chinese take-over
of Tibet in 1959 and the disruption to the Ngor monastic system Luding
Khen Rinpoche has effectively lead and maintained the Ngor School
up to the present. (Uploaded 14/2/00)
Tarig Tulku Rinpoche of the Ngor School of Sakya passed away peacefully
on Friday May 15th, 1998, at Sakya Tenphel Ling, Singapore.
Rinpoche was the head of the Tsechen
Shedrupling Monastery at Boudhanath, Kathmandu, Nepal. Since fleeing
Kham, Tibet, in the late 1950s Rinpoche has tirelessly strived to meticulously
preserve the Sakya teachings and traditions according to the Ngorpa custom.
He was exceptionally generous to everybody be it Dharma teachings or material
goods. He was a master of the concept of 'auspicious occurrence' (tendrel
yagpo du) and performed all actions in a humble manner free of haughtiness.
Rinpoche was not only a great Buddhist practitioner and Dharma Teacher,
but exemplified on a day to day level how to properly care for those under
his protection, family and neighbours, how to support the Dharma practice
of others and be a sponsor for the propagation of the Dharma as a whole.
All Sakya students owe a debt of kindness to this humble lama who blessed
the lives of all of those he came in contact with. May his Dharma activities
live on through his example and the inspiration that he engendered in
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