October 2018

The Art of Living

By |2018-10-18T11:06:08+00:00October 18th, 2018|

The Art of Living is the act of living life AS Art. This can only really be understood if we first look at the more obvious quotidian Arts such as cooking, dining, speaking, listening, deportment, and any facet of life where natural elegance can become the focus of appreciation and presence. The Art of [...]

September 2018

Accountability

By |2018-09-28T16:39:48+00:00September 28th, 2018|

For anyone who has been concerned by the revelations of abuse in the world of Vajrayana Buddhism, the Lineage Lamas of the Aro gTér Lineage have written a text outlining the five precept guidelines which all Aro gTér teachers, abide by. "Those who approach the Confederate Sanghas of Aro can expect its teachers to [...]

What Drala Jong means to me: Awareness and Kindness

By |2018-09-10T15:49:53+00:00September 6th, 2018|

The teachings and practices of the Aro gTér have made such a difference in my life, helping me become a better person. It's really all about awareness and kindness. The effect of the teachings has increased since I became an ordained practitioner. This non-monastic practice is so well-suited to modern life. I look forward [...]

December 2017

Searching and Shopping for Drala Jong – raising money at no cost to yourself

By |2018-09-10T15:50:36+00:00December 12th, 2017|

Dear Supporters, We would very much like your help in raising money for Drala Jong and it won't cost you a penny - you simply need to search the web and shop. Sang-ngak-chö-dzong, the UK charity of the Aro gTér Lineage, is registered with two online services that help raising money for charities. HOW [...]

Drala Jong Yuletide Appeal

By |2018-09-06T16:33:25+00:00December 5th, 2017|

The season of the Yuletide Frog has arrived - the season of merriment, feasting...and giving. Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen, the Aro gTér Lineage Holders,  have requested that anybody who feels moved to send them something for Christmas give a donation to the Drala Jong Appeal rather than sending them presents. For this year [...]

September 2017

The name ‘Drala Jong’, means ‘Sparkling Meadow of Primal Iridescence’

By |2018-09-06T16:34:31+00:00September 16th, 2017|

The name ‘Drala Jong’, means ‘Sparkling Meadow of Primal Iridescence’. Of this name, Spiritual Directors Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen write: Drala Jong innately exists in human beings. ‘Drala’ is the appreciative faculty which exponentially enlivens people the more they engage with the world. Appreciation is the key to enjoyment and to the delighting [...]

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