The snake year teaching by HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche at Tso Pema has been canceled, HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang Rinpoche will be in retreat and taking rest.
As many of you have already registered and many others planning to come, so we have requested HE Choeje Togden Rinpoche of Ladakh to confer empowerment and teachings.
Tso Pema Teaching 2013
by HE Choeje Togden Rinpoche
17th February - 18th February
Extensive empowerment of Chakrasamvara.
Prepatory phase of empowerment and
19th February - 21st February
Teachings on the Six Intermediate States (Bardo).
Sixth Oddiyana Retreat 2013
with Lho Ontul Rinpoche
23rd February - 1st March
Sun & Moon Amulet
breathing yoga practice for longevity from the Yangzab cycle of terma teachings
transferring of consciousness practice
mind training through relative and ultimate bodhichitta
Rainbow Body Chod Teachings & Practice
*Please note there will not be a pilgrimage this year
If you are unable to attend the teachings it is still possible to make an offering for yourself, your loved ones or in memory of someone dearly departed, email us for more details.
Travel and Accommodation in Delhi
Accommodation arrangements for Delhi and travel to/from Rewalsar can be made by contacting the following Travel Agency:
Mahayana Travel Bureau
44 White House
Delhi - 110054
Office Phone: 0091 – (0)11 – 23814356/23814365
Accommodation in Rewalsar
Accommodation is available in the monastery Guest house, but the space is limited. So we have special arrangements with various hotels and guest houses in Rewalsar. Please see the booking form for a full list of accommodation and costings. We will do our best to accommodate you in your preferred hotel, however rooms will be booked on a first come first served basis. You may put your first and second preference on the booking form to make it easier for us to accommodate you.
Meals can be taken at the monastery for a cost of Rs.624 ($12) per person, per day. The buffet style vegetarian meals will be available from the morning of 17nd February till breakfast on the 2nd March. Please indicate on the booking form if you require meals at the monastery. Please note that all meals must be booked in advance and cannot be taken on a day by day basis.
Snake Year Offerings
If you are unable to attend the teachings it is still possible to make an offering for yourself, your loved one or in memory of someone dearly departed. If you would like to make an offering our bank details can be found here. Please contact the office on firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know who the offering is for. Names will be read out during the teachings.
It is also possible to request butter-lamps to be lit for you. 108 lamps are Rs. 350. Please email your request to the office.
All Dharma teachings are free of charge, however as is the Buddhist tradition one can make offerings (dana / generosity) towards the teacher and the monastery. The monastery depends solely on the generosity and kindness of the students and devotees for its running costs and for taking care of the monks and nuns. Anything offered over the retreat period will be greatly appreciated.
Also, if you are able please think of bring with you writing books, pens, pencils and/or medical supplies for the monks. If you can do this it will be extremely helpful for the monastery. Please contact the office on email@example.com for full details of requirements.