Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath stupa is the most ancient and one of the holiest spiritual spots in Kathmandu valley in Nepal. It is believed that circumambulating the ridge 13 times a day will wash away all sins and bad merit accumulated so far, including left over from past lives.

As per the 15th century Swayambhu purana, a Buddhist scripture ab ...

The Secret Guru Padmasambhava

~ Talk by His Eminence Gyalwa Dokhampa at the Mountain Echoes 2016

When I was about 15 years old, one of my Gurus told me that in our prayers we say that the entire universe is Guru. And he asked me if I actually understood what that means? This entire universe is Guru, this table is Guru, this chair is Guru, how dare we sit on a Guru? It took me a ...

Reflection on being a Volunteer

I am very glad to see that there are many individuals who wish to volunteer and as there were so many new volunteers joining during my trip, at the same time I feel it’s important to express a few things, which I feel are important in volunteerism.

Some of you may feel, ‘How will Rinpoche know anyt ...

The Art of Joyful Living

This is english edition teaching given by Kyabje Gyalwa Dokhampa in Singapore on 5th September 2009.

Mind For Hire, Happiness For Free

His Eminence Kyabje Gyalwa Dokhampa, is a spiritual master of Vajrayana Buddhist of Drukpa Order. From his current residence Bhutan, a country known as the happiest place in the world and the only nation who considers the happiness of its people its most precious resource,H.E. Gyalwa Dokhampa travels the world over to teach and spread messages of grace and beauty.