Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Procession during the retreat

This is the 3rd of 3 videos released byChagdud Gonpa video project, and this one covers the procession around the temple that concluded the first three days of Padmasambhava´s Pureland Consecration and the aspirations expressed by Chagdud Khadro at the moment the Pure Land was introduced to the authorities and the press on the morning of the 8th of December.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

More photos from my Brazil trip

These are just a few more photos taken at Khadro Ling in Brazil. The above is of the eight stupas there. Just below you get a view of the yard in front of the lhakang, and the Padmasambhava palace is up on the hill.

The picture below gives an idea of what the view is like there, and of the flora in the area:

Monday, December 15, 2008

Fire Puja while at the Consecration

This video shows scenes from a Fire Puja, a traditional Tibetan Buddhist ceremony, which was performed on the third day of Padmasambhava's Pureland Consecration at Khadro Ling, in Brazil.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Photos from Brazil

Was in Brazil for the Essence of Siddhi retreat, plus the Consecration of the Padmasambhava Palace from Dec. 3rd through til Dec 11th.
Here are a few photos from this event:

the first one shows a lot of the benchs used inside the tent where practice was conducted.

the third one shows the lhakang (shrineroom) at Khadro Ling{Tres Coroas, Brazil}

- view of the lhakang from atop the Padmasambhava Palace

From my Brazilian adventure:A video take of the event

This is a video produced by Chagdud Gonpa Videos, and covers and provides atmosphere of the first 3 days of the event I was attending in Brazil. This would be from Dec. 5th, 6th and the 7th.