Main Practices

Main Practices

Guru Rinpoche

In the Vajrayana path of Buddhism, the reason and goal for studying, contemplating, and meditating on the Holy Dharma is to transform afflictive emotions…

Dakini Yeshe Tsogyal

Dakini in Sanskrit, Khandro in Tibetan literally means Sky dancer or Sky dweller.

Yeshe Tsogyal incarnates the ultimate essence of the Dakini, the feminine principle, both in its human and divine forms.

King Gesar, the Enlightened Warrior

The “Lhasang” is a smoke offering ritual offered to the Deities and the Three Rare and Sublime Jewels, the Three Roots, the Dharma Protectors and Guardians, the wealth gods, local deities, lords of the soil, etc. By doing so, any impurities and corruptions are cleansed and purity of intention is brought about…

Medicine Buddha

The Medicine Buddha, or “Buddha Menla”, made great vows as a Boddhisattva to: help beings suffering from illnesses, misery, bondage, and want; as well as to: lead beings from ignorance to pure conduct and ultimate Enlightenment….


“Swiftly Granting Accomplishment”; A Brief Torma Offering to the protectors and the Three Roots, that’s daily group practicing in RIC and personal in westerner Ripa sanghas, was composed by HE Terchen Namkha Drimed Rabjam Rinpoche, in the form of less word and complete meaning, of the protector practice of Taksham Tradition.

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