Togden.org launches

The inevitable law of change has resulted in a new website for the togdens at the Khampagar Yogi Center!  Our launch is occurring at an auspicious time for the Tibetans. This year the “Lha Bab Düchen” falls on November 10th and commemorates the Buddha’s return from the Tushita heaven where his mother had been reborn. There Buddha transmitted the precious Dharma to his mother in thanks for her great kindness. Düchens are times where the effects of both positive and ...

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2017 Newsletter

Dear friends and sponsors of the togdens,

Here is finally the 2017 newsletter that I planned to send since a long time. I usually write it in June after getting back to Holland from my annual 6 month stay India and Nepal. This year things got delayed due Ani Chonyi Zangmo’s resignation from her work as coordinator for the togden sponsorship program in the US, which made it necessary to change the Paypal option and reorganize the togden website.

Ani Chonyi Zangmo, ...

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2016 Newsletter

Dear sponsors and friends of the togdens,

Here is finally the annual newsletter about the Tashi Jong togdens, I apologize for being so late again due to health issues. This year I spent again three months in Tashi Jong, from late December 2015 till late March 2016, and did some retreat, visited with the lamas and togdens a few times, and attended the annual lama dances late March. After that I went to Nepal and during April and May did some ...

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2015 Newsletter

Dear sponsors of the togdens,

Here is finally the annual newsletter Of the Tashi Jong togdens, my apologies for taking so long this year. I was caught in the April 25th earthquake in Nepal and experienced at least 50 aftershocks during the following 10 days until a Dutch Air Force plane evacuated me on May 5th. ..For the Nepali people who have been through it all and are mainly busy trying to survive, it won’t be easy to get rid of ...

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2014 Newsletter

Dear friends of the togdens,

Here is finally some news about the togdens in Tashi Jong again…I spent 3 months in Tashi Jong from late December 2013 till late March 2014, and during the first two weeks there I was able to meet some of the togdens in the lower retreat center — Togden Lekden, Togden Thutob Nyima, Togden Drubgyu, and Tsawa Lama. Togden Thinley Kunchap and the two togdens in training Jampa Wangdu and Sonam Jigmey were in strict ...

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