THE VAJRA REGENT ÖSEL TENDZIN
LIBRARY & ARCHIVES
Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin
Dharma Heir of Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
Born in the United States, Ösel Tendzin was confirmed as the first-generation Westerner to hold the lineages of the Karma Kagyü and Nyingma schools of Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhism. Alongside his teacher, Trungpa Rinpoche, the Vajra Regent taught extensively throughout North America and Europe, and together they founded Shambhala Training.
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Projects and Needs for 2024,
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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Having had the good fortune to experience the Vajra Regent’s teachings—the expressions of his brilliant communication and powerful devotion—we aspire to extend the possibility to many, many others. There will be much to do, and you will be afforded many opportunities to help out with your time, energy, and expertise.
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TIMELINE OF TEACHINGS
An online searchable collection of the Vajra Regent's teachings, including video, audio, digital transcripts, poetry, art, and life stories. Also available are recordings of recent Library courses and programs.
To access the Timeline, click HERE.
The Library is dedicated to the preservation and propagation of all the works of
Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin.
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UPCOMING NEW MOON PRACTICE
The Sadhana of Mahamudra
Practice & Study Sessions on the New Moon
Sunday, March 10, 2024, 10 - 11:30 a.m MT
(Please note: this is the morning after change to daylight savings)
Monday, April 8, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. MT
Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. MT
For the Zoom link to attend each session, click HERE.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
Sunday, February 25: Milarepa Day,
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.,
and 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
For the Zoom link, click HERE.
Sunday, March 10: New Moon
Sadhana of Mahamudra
Practice and Study, 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Sundays March 17 and 24: Study Course
on Teachings by the Vajra Regent
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time
Thursday, April 4: Parinirvana Day of the
Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Mountain Time
For the Zoom link to the above, click HERE.
For more information,
email us: Library@vrot.org
Mindfulness-Awareness meditation, the practice of being present with body, breath, and environment, is an essential key to connecting with the Buddhist teachings.
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LIBRARY SANGHA NEWS
Our end-of-year fundraising efforts made progress in addressing our budgeted needs for the year. Thanks to all who gave so generously. Please consider recurring monthly donations, however small, to help sustain our work.
The process has begun to complete the collection of the Library at the levels of video and audio recordings, digital transcripts and paper transcripts. Volunteers are needed in Boulder to inventory and sort the paper files in the archives. If you have old video or audio tapes, please let us know.
Plans are in the works for an in-person program at Drala Mountain Center that would include the completion of the Heart Stupa containing the relics of the Vajra Regent.
A second edition of Buddha in the Palm of Your Hand, the first book by the Vajra Regent, is now available in paperback from Amazon.com. Click HERE.
Editing work continues on The Unobstructed Way, the book title the Vajra Regent chose for the collection of his talks offering commentary on The Jewel Ornament of Liberation by Gampopa. Other collections of the Vajra Regent’s teachings are being planned for publication. If you can help with transcribing, proof-reading, and/or editing, please email Library@VROT.org