Welcome to Drukpa Hamburg
Drukpa Hamburg invites you to get to know the Drukpa order, one of the central schools of Tibetan Buddhism with over 800 years of experience. The order is also known as “Dongyu Pälden Drukpa” – the “spiritual lineage of the glorious dragons”. Discover their teachings and their humanitarian work which are characterized by charity and human dignity.
H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa initiated this school in the year 1206 as Tsangpa Gyare. Since then He is the founder and head of the Drukpa order. As a modern ambassador of humanity H.H. advocates worldwide peace, education, compassion, equality and conservation of nature.
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US-Kongress honours H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa
His Holiness the Gyalwang Drukpa was presented with a U.S. congressional resolution from Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the U.S. Congresswoman for New York’s 12th Congressional District. The resolution paid tribute to the Gyalwang Drukpa as a world-renowned humanitarian, environmentalist, and champion of gender equality, recognizing his efforts to provide relief services to tens of thousands in the Himalayas following the devastating 2015 earthquake in Nepal; to protect against soil erosion and support clean air through his One Million Trees project; and to empower, educate, protect, and inspire girls and women in the Himalayas and around the world. Other U.S. administration officials were also in attendance of the birthday celebration.
H.H. Gyalwang Drukpa visits the Bucerius Summer School
On invitation of the ZEIT-Stiftung the Gyalwang Drukpa has visited Hamburg and was present at a conference of the Bucerius Summer School on Global Governance. He has spoken about "Religion and Extremism". In a statement he said: "But think about it. It is individuals who build peace. An when indviduals build peace it is strong, it is lasting and it is genuine."
More about the visit you can read here.
NDR Hamburg Journal has reported on his pathbreaking visit.
H.E. Kyabje Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche in Hamburg!
On January 21st and 22nd Drukpa Thuksey Rinpoche has visited to our great joy again the Druk Kunzig Ling center in the scope of his visit to Europe.
Amongst other things he gave instructions and the initiations into the meditation practice of Chenrezig.
2017 ©Agnes Forsthuber
More about the visit you find here.
Bike Yatra - 5000 km on the road
The Gyalwang Drukpa has driven with 250 nuns on the bike from Kathmandu to Delhi and back - to motivate environmental awareness and to set an example for gender equality.
Read here an interview with the Drukpa nun Khenmo Jigmet Tingdzin La about this extraordinary experience .
Do you want to participate in the meditation practice in the Druk Kunzig Ling center? You are welcome. More details you can find here.
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