Accumulating Merit for All Sake of Sentient Beings

Studying Buddhism in Rangjung Yeshe Institute is a great opportunity for us to cleanse our adventitious defilement, which we have accumulated since beginningless time via our three doors (speech, mind and body).These Dharma teachings turn any of our mistaken directions towards the virtuous path and pacify all our unwholesome or impure activities within our daily life.Every single morning before we start […]

Graduate MA Thesis

Congratulations Gwen!

Congratulations to Gwenaelle Witt-Doerring, who successfully defended her MA Thesis! “Slob dpon bson nam rste mo and his saintly death: Illuminating the 2nd Founding Father’s Position within the Sakya Tradtion.” The thesis supervisor was Dr. Karin L. Meyers and the External Reader was Khenpo Ngawang Jorden, Ph.D.Director of IBA in Kathmandu. Gwen started her Buddhist Studies career in her home […]

Chandrakirti Khenpo Madhyamika Monastic Shedra Tsadra Foundation

Studying with the monks

In 2008 I arrived in Boudhanath to take a break from my job and to study a little bit of Buddhist philosophy. Now, I am still here and am privileged to study – kindly supported by the Tsadra foundation – in the monks’ shedra.  At the moment we are studying Chandrakirti’s  Madhyamakavatara bhashya.        From […]