August 2015

Wisdom Eccentrics

By |2018-03-16T16:31:11+00:00August 19th, 2015|

Wisdom Eccentrics rumours of realisation as told by Künzang Dorje Rinpoche with additional tales of the unexpected By Ngakpa Chögyam A rare account of remarkable Lamas in the final years of a lost era. The author finds himself the first Western disciple of Künzang Dorje Rinpoche, a highly reclusive master known for mercurial wrath and [...]

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 [...]

Wearing the Body of Visions

By |2018-03-16T16:31:13+00:00July 15th, 2015|

Wearing the Body of Visions By Ngakpa Chögyam (Ngak’chang Rinpoche) Wearing the Body of Visions is a unique overview of Tantric Buddhism. Ngak’chang Rinpoche abandons the didactic expository style of most books on Tantra. Instead, he adopts language that is poetic, electric, evocative, experiential, unconstrained and unconventional. This is the style of Tantra itself: Rinpoche [...]

Rays of the Sun

By |2018-03-16T16:31:13+00:00July 8th, 2015|

Illustrating reality: certainty, transcending causality, kindness, confidence By Ngakpa Chögyam In the early days of Vajrayana few Tibetan Lamas visited Britain, and eager students were often prepared to travel considerable distances to receive instruction. Yet some sought out a young Englishman recently returned from the Himalayas. Inspired by the magic and mystery of Tibet, they [...]

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 [...]

April 2013

Fundraising Dinner – Saturday 11th May – Bristol

By |2018-03-16T16:31:18+00:00April 1st, 2013|

Art and appreciation are limited only by our human imagination.  Art permeates all the sense fields, and as Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche first taught, also encompasses fine dining - the poetic expression of our most basic human pursuit - eating and drinking. With this in mind, we cordially invite you to join French Chef Iza Redon [...]

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