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Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche in London 14 November 2010

October 20, 2010


On Sunday 14 November 2010, Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche will teach in London in benefit of Lotus Outreach UK. Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche was born in Bhutan in 1961 and was recognised as the main incarnation of Dzongsar Khyentse (1894-1959). From early childhood, he has studied with some of the greatest contemporary masters, particularly H.H. […]

Ajahn Sumedho leaving the UK

October 11, 2010


After 33 years of teaching Theravada Buddhism in the UK, next month Ajahn Sumedho leaves England and goes back to Thailand. He will be succeeded at Amaravati by Ajahn Amaro. Ajahn Sumedho featured in this previous blog post about monastic Buddhism in the UK. More details at Ajahn Khemadhammo’s blog.

Amazing 1903 photos that showed the secret kingdom of Tibet for the very first time to be auctioned off

October 4, 2010


From the Daily Mail, 3 october 2010: An incredible set of pictures taken during the controversial 1903 British Mission to Tibet has come to light – the first ever photos to come out of the mysterious country. The rare snaps were taken by an officer during the campaign – the first time the British were […]