The July 2012 issue of View remembers Kyabjé Trulshik Rinpoche, one of the most highly respected Tibetan Buddhist masters of recent times.
Trulshik Rinpoche was a teacher to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and many of the Tibetan masters teaching today, including Sogyal Rinpoche, and an inspiration to Buddhist practitioners in the West.?
Also in this edition:
The Dalai Lama’s principal translator Geshe Thupten Jinpa discusses the Dalai Lama’s efforts to modernize the Tibetan Buddhist monastic system. He speaks about the significance of the Tenzin Gyatso Scholars Program, which brings Tibetan monks and nuns to study in the United States.
Mind with Heart: Encouraging children and teenagers to think more deeply about empathy and compassion.
Garchen Rinpoche talks about the years that he spent in a labour camp during the Cultural Revolution, and how the hardships he experienced enabled him to deepen his understanding of the Buddha’s teachings on loving kindness and compassion.
A Moving Farewell: A report on the Dung Chö ceremonies for Khandro Tsering Chödrön.
Journey to the Lion’s Fortress: Accompanying Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche on an arduous trek to one of Tibetan Buddhism’s most sacred pilgrimage sites.
Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel, Buddhist teacher and wife of Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche, gives an interview on the subject of devotion on the spiritual path.
How Rigpa has been using internet video streaming to deliver the teachings to a wider audience—through the Home Retreat and the first ‘iRetreat’.
Celebrating the 20th anniversaries of Lerab Ling in France and the publication of Sogyal Rinpoche's book, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying; plus the 25th anniversary of Rigpa in Germany.
We remember some of the Tibetan teachers and other important figures who have passed away in the last 12 months.
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