Kunzang's Blog

Honoring the Earth Day

by Khandro Kunzang Since 1970, April 22 has been designated as ‘Earth Day’ to demonstrate support for environmental protection. From a Buddhist point of view, the ‘earth’ (Jambudvipa) includes not only the physical

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The Song of Method and Wisdom

Teaching by Kunzang Dorje Rinpoche and Lama Dawa Rinpoche.Kunzang Dorje Rinpoche often gave instruction and teaching in the form of song, and often used songs from his native Tibetan village of Dam to

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Practice for Pacifying Earthquakes

This is a special edition of the section of the Sampa Lhundrub prayer for pacifying the four elements. It includes a secret visualization and mantra as part of the Ley-Tsog from Rigzin Godem,

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How Dakinis Die

by Khandro Kunzang On Sept. 6, 2014, I wrote a short post below about the passing of the Sangyum, Rikzin Wangmo in New York City. On Nov. 3, I’ve updated this post and

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How T'hroma Practitioners Die

Today we received a phone call from Nepal informing us of the unexpected death of Shiva Lodro Rinpoche. Shiva Rinpoche is the reincarnation of Golok Serta Rinpoche, a great T’hroma Chod practitioner and

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Khandro Kunzang has been a devoted student and follower of the Dharma for most of her life. In the early 1990’s, she left behind a promising career, family, home and friends, to pursue her practice of the Dharma and became a novice nun in the Drikung Kagyu lineage, studying under Khenchen Konchog Gyaltsen and H.E. Garchen Rinpoche.