August 2015

Moving Being

By |2018-03-16T16:31:11+00:00August 12th, 2015|

Moving Being By Khandro Déchen Khandro Déchen Tsedrup Rolpa’i Yeshé is a Nyingma Lama who teaches in the Dzogchen lineage of Aro Lingma. Her clear, direct and detailed handbook of sKu-mNyé (also known as kum nye) enables those with determination to embark on an adventure into the otherwise hidden dimension of energy revealed through Dzogchen [...]

Entering the Heart of the Sun and Moon

By |2018-03-16T16:31:12+00:00August 5th, 2015|

Entering the Heart of the Sun and Moon By Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen explore vajra romance as the living application and dynamism of the ‘Nyi-da Mélong’ – a Dzogchen tantra from the cycle of visionary revelations, realised by the enigmatic Nyingma treasure discoverer Khyungchen Aro Lingma (1886-1923). The Nyi-da [...]

July 2015

Roaring Silence

By |2018-03-16T16:31:12+00:00July 29th, 2015|

Roaring Silence Discovering the Mind of Dzogchen By Ngakpa Chögyam (Ngak’chang Rinpoche) and Khandro Déchen This is a guide for anyone wanting to deepen their meditation practice and a key text for Aro students. It discusses in depth the preparation practices for Dzogchen (which include shi-nè and lhatong meditation) and gives an introduction to Dzogchen [...]

Spectrum of Ecstasy

By |2018-03-16T16:31:12+00:00July 22nd, 2015|

Spectrum of Ecstasy The Five Wisdom Emotions According to Vajrayana Buddhism By Ngakpa Chögyam (Ngak’chang Rinpoche) and Khandro Déchen Spectrum of Ecstasy describes the Dzogchen view of emotions, emotional pain and pleasure – and the liberation of emotions. It is valuable reading for anyone interested in human psychology according to Dzogchen and a must-read for [...]

E-mailing the Lamas from Afar

By |2018-03-16T16:31:14+00:00July 1st, 2015|

E-mailing the Lamas from Afar Heart Advice from Two Buddhist Teachers to Their Students By Ngakpa Chögyam and Khandro Déchen This book carries into the 21st century the teachings of an ancient spiritual tradition, non-monastic Vajrayana Buddhism, the vehicle of transformation and of direct essential understanding of the nature of mind, within the activities and [...]

June 2015

Inspiration: Aro Lineage Lamas

By |2018-03-16T16:31:14+00:00June 20th, 2015|

Our Spiritual Directors Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen are married Buddhist teachers living in Wales. They trained under some of the most highly respected Buddhist teachers of the 20th Century, including some of the senior most teachers of the oldest Tradition of Buddhism in Tibet – the Nyingma Tradition. The Drala Jong project seeks to [...]

May 2015

Drala Jong Interview with Ngak’chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen

By |2018-03-16T16:31:16+00:00May 16th, 2015|

In 2011, the Drala Jong Blog published an interview, in three parts, with Ngak'chang Rinpoche and Khandro Déchen on the subject of Drala Jong. We thought it would be useful to highlight these articles for new readers. "[I]t doesn’t cost a lot to transform a place – such as painting a room the shrine room [...]

March 2013

So near I can almost touch it

By |2018-03-16T16:31:18+00:00March 10th, 2013|

As the Drala Jong fund grows, in recent times there have been a number of requests from donors and volunteers to get a more tangible sense of what Drala Jong will be, what facilities will be there, what work will need to be done to get it up and running, where it will be located [...]

July 2012

Green Man Marathon Update – Don’t Panic – Mirek is Fine!

By |2018-03-16T16:31:22+00:00July 1st, 2012|

First of all, and most importantly, I want to start by letting the readership know that Mirek is perfectly fine in spite of the travails and tribulations of the Green Man Marathon which supporters and friends of the Drala Jong Retreat Centre Appeal walked (slipped, slid, tumbled and almost swam) on Saturday. The walk started [...]

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