News about Nalanda Monastery

Geshe Jamphel on the  the Practice of Tantra...

In tantra, we need to eliminate or block out ordinary appearances and our grasping for them, and replace this with pure appearances.  At present we relate to the container (world) and contained (sentient beings) as being faulty; and we feel that what appears to us is true.  Ordinary appearances and grasping for them are the basis for our problems and faults; therefore, we need to replace ordinary appearances with pure appearances.  Therefore our main object of abandonment is to get rid of ordinary appearances and our grasping at them.

How the 16 Arhats statues came to Nalanda

Reported  by Ven. Yonten to Ani Thubten Tenzin

Ordained at Nalanda: Ven. Chödrak / Yann Dulac

On May 2, 2014 Yann Dulac was ordained as a getsul (junior monk) at Nalanda. Chödrak, as he is called now, tells us how he became a monk and how he feels now.

New monks’ building about to become a reality

With the erection of the new monks’ building, Nalanda’s Master Plan (2010-2025) will enter into a new phase this autumn. Architect Martijn Prins explains the progress of the Master Plan.

Les enseignements de Guéshé Jamphel sur la science de l'esprit

geshe jamphelIl y a quelques 18 mois de cela, Sa Sainteté le Dalai Lama a demandé à notre abbé de démarrer, ici en occident, des enseignements sur la science de l'esprit.

Une requête du directeur de Nalanda

Chers amis,

Nous espérons que vous appréciez les activités de notre monastère. Nous avons la conviction que ces activités, supervisées par notre directeur spirituel Lama Zopa Rinpoché, sont un support important du développement du Bouddhisme en occident et particulièrement du développement de la vie monastique, soutient des enseignements du Bouddha.

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