Supporting Tana Dungsey Rinpoche and His Activities Worldwide
Tana Yelpa Monastery, Tibet
Tana Dungsey Rinpoche
Tana Monastery in India
Monks at Tana Monastery
Sangye Yelpa Mahamudra Teachings, October 2019
An Opportunity with Tana Dungsey Rinpoche, in a small group setting, to explore and experience this Mahamudra text that was written in the 12th Century by the founder of the Yelpa Kagyu lineage, Sangye Yelpa.
Tana Dungsey Rinpoche is the head of two convergent lineages, the Yelpa and Hungkara. The Yelpa lineage was established in the 12th century by a student of Phakmo Drupa (who was a student of Gampopa). The Hungkara lineage was established probably the 8th century, by a student of Guru Rinpoche.
Recently Tsoknyi Rinpoche has requested that Tana Dungsey Rinpoche teach to students in the West. Tana Dungsey Rinpoche continues to teach in many other parts of the world including Malaysia, Indonesia and India. Instructions and insight for Green Tara practices, Saga Dawa programs, are some of the recent topics he’s taught.
A profound resonance with nature has always played a central role in Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan masters have developed and encouraged many practices to enhance and deepen a student’s relationship with the five elements and Mother Earth. Making offerings to streams, mountains, springs and local spirits that dwell in natural settings is a daily part of…
In addition to teaching, there are other activities that are important to Tana Dungsey Rinpoche. If inspired, students may contribute directly to these by making donations (see the “Ways to Help” tab). Tana Monastery, Kollegal, India Presently, the spectacular Tana Monastery lies within a compound of Tibetan refugee camps in Kollegal, South India, and is…
Tana Yelpa Foundation Tana Yelpa Foundation offers religious services (pujas, teachings, meditation instruction, holiday gatherings) and study groups to dharma students in the United States and around the world that follow the Tana Yelpa Lineage Buddhist Mahamudra texts. Tana Yelpa hosts teachings by Tana Rinpoche and other visiting Rinpoches and lamas. Study groups offer in-depth…
Your donations will help support Rinpoche’s activities in the United States including formal teachings, dharma talks, pujas and other dharma events. Funds are also used to benefit Tana Monastery, Kollegal, India.