Posted on January 17, 2013 by dialogueireland
DI would like to direct readers to two very insightful testimonies, which have recently been posted on another site:
Indeed, the news is trickling out of Rigpa that all is not well, something like the way news trickles out of Tibet. A couple of brave, courageous individuals step forward to speak out about what they have observed while being insiders at Rigpa. The glimpses we receive show us a reality that any decent Rigpa student must deny in order to continue within the ranks. It seems to be a closed reality now, a world of deceit and repression unto itself, something like communist China. (more…)
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Posted on January 11, 2013 by dialogueireland
Posted on January 2, 2013 by dialogueireland
In the early 2013 I received this booklet Behind the Thangkas. See note above and no one gave us their name? (more…)
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Posted on June 28, 2012 by dialogueireland
Here is the sequence of correspondence with Rigpa in relation to sought meeting with Sogyal Rimpoche
June 27, 2012
I just talked to a delightful German lady who did remember my call which preceded my email on June 16.
She remembered passing on my phone message, but too date I have received no acknowledgement or reply.
I intend to publish this email tomorrow Thursday if I have not heard back from you.
MIKE GARDE MA
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Posted on June 15, 2012 by dialogueireland
Sogyal Rinpoche is the spiritual director of Dzogchen Beara
and author of the widely acclaimed The Tibetan Book of Living
and Dying. With more than 2.8 million copies in print, available in 34
languages and 80 countries, Rinpoche’s teachings resonate with people
of any age, background and faith.
Rinpoche will lead the annual summer retreat at Dzogchen Beara from
29 June to 8 July 2012. For more details on this retreat please visit
For more information on Sogyal Rinpoche and Rigpa (the international
network of Buddhist centres founded by Rinpoche) please visit
For more information on Rigpa’s centres in Ireland please visit www.rigpa.ie (more…)
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