Heyvajra Teaching

e49332b1-2218-489f-b972-35d1fcecfc76His Holiness has been working on a unique commentary on the Hevajra Root Tantra (BUM-CHUNG NYIMA) for many years and has finally completed and published his work in March 2021. This rare but precious commentary is compiled by His Holiness based on notes from Marpa (1012-1097), Ngok Shedang Dorje (1090-1166) and Lodro Thaye the Great (1813-1899).


Lhabab Duchen

123502921 3487520461330028 7338097973343962063 oNovember 7th, 2020, the 22nd of the 9th Tibetan month of the Iron Rat year, is Lhabab Duchen, a major festival that celebrates the Buddha’s descending from the Heaven of the Thirty-Three. It is also His Holiness Chokyi Nangwa’s 79th birthday. On this auspicious day, for the first time, His Holienss Chetsang hosted a commemoration of the Maha Parinirvana of Phagmodrupa, the guru of Lord Jigten Sumgon. His Holiness succinctly spoke of the life stories of Phagmodrupa:


TBRA had audience with HH

121412427 3418990231516385 8505626673244826183 oThe president, vice president, and staffs of the Taiwan International Tibetan Buddhism Research Association had an audience with His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang and requested guidance and instructions from His Holiness. With full joy and compassion, His Holiness bestowed a speech. The following is the essence of His Holiness’ instructions:“It is extremely important to avoid achieving one’s goals through unfair and unjust means.“Wherever we are, we may always encounter people who slander and criticize Buddhism in general, and


Shravasti Meditation

 119450113 3339428202805922 6534242757942200958 nHis Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon led the Shravasti Meditation Retreat in Taiwan. During the retreat H.H. focuses on breathing technique with the awareness of our body, speech and mind, whether one is sitting, walking or sleeping. H.H. emphasised that without awareness meditation cannot be successful, and through awareness all our activities of body, speech and mind become positive and worthwhile. May peace shine on earth.


Congrats MCT

107703848 3137753819640029 1738321453041978127 nOn behalf of His Holiness The Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, the Drikung Kagyu Institute would like to extend our sincere gratitude and congratulations to the State and Central Indian Government for the declaration of Kushinagar Airport, in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airpot. A few months ago we had the good fortune to meet with Hon. Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri and we requested their help to develop the Great Sharavasti project and air connectivities to the Buddhist sites. Honorable Minister assured us he will put this into action.


803rd Commemoration


14th June 2020. At the humble request of the International Drikung Kagyu Council Taiwan, the Commemoration of Lord Jigten Sumgon's 803rd Maha Parinirvana Anniversary led by His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang, all the Drikung Kagyu Rinpoches, Khanpos, Drupons, Monks, Nuns, ley devotees and the stuff members of IDKC Taiwan were also present, at the began of the Puja His Holiness delivered a blessing teaching and advice and which he emphasised and said. Tashi delek to all the dearest lamas, Tulkus, Drupon, Khanpo and all the dearest monks of Drikung Kagyu and the dearest devotees who have gathered here. 


803rd Maha Parinirvana

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  • Hosting by His Holiness The Drikung Kyabgon Thinley Lhundrup the commemoration Puja of Lord Kyobpa Jigten Sumgon 803rd Maha Parinirvana at Taipei Taiwan.
  • Date: 14/06/2020
  • Time: 8:00 PM, Sunday(Taiwan time) Youtube broadcast link:


HH Visits USA, 2020

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24th January 2020. The Lunar New Year’s eve, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang granted Vajrapani empowerment to disciples in San Jose, California, USA. On Jan 31, Garchen Rinpoche warmly received His Holiness at Rinchen Choling, LA. His Holiness gifted Garchen Rinpoche a pot of orchid flower. His Holiness will bestow Hevajra Empowerment on Feb 1 & 2. His Holiness Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang blessed the New Drikung Kagyu Chamtseling Centre in Westminster California, USA.


Shravasti Meditation in Taiwan

82281818 2652270614828106 4001848791798906880 oThe 4-day Shravasti Meditation retreat at Ling Jiou Mountain Buddhist Society, Taiwan has been successfully accomplished. At the conclusion session, His Holiness expressed his joy and contentment,“The Shravasti Meditation is based on Anapanasati Sutta. Today our retreat has been successfully accomplished.


Thanks for your giving

IMG 6195As the year 2019 came to an end, His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang remembered the Taiwanese friends who have long supported and sponsored the vast Dharma activities in the past, and specially held a thanksgiving dinner.For decades of years, His Holiness has personally put in a great effort in establishing and expanding the Drikung Kagyu lineage overseas. Despite the difficulties of life,


14th Tibetan Religious Conference

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From 27th to 29th November 2019, 14th Tibetan Religious Conference convened at the headquarter of CTA in Dharamsala, the three-day conference is administered by the heads and important figures of various traditions of Tibetan Buddhism and native Tibetan Bon tradition including H.E Sakya Trizin Rinpoche, H.E Gaden Tri Rinpoche, H.H. the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang,


His Holiness visits Indonesia

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His Holiness and entourage were invited towards the Plataran Heritage Hotel, where they were received by hundred over devotees who came for the retreat from 13 countries. The next day His Holiness led the vippassana retreat and gave teachings on the importance of meditation practice, and was successfully accomplished the Shravasti Meditation Retreat ended successfully with many enlightened


Winter Teaching in Dehradun 2019

win 2The annual winter teaching was commenced on Feb 9, 2019 at Jangchubling Monastery, Dehradun, India. On first day His Holiness the Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang gave teachings on Dharmapada in the morning session, after lunch there were puja hosted by general sungha assembly. On the second day H.H. gave same continues teaching and after lunch the general puja and aspirational prayers were organised.


The Birth of Buddha
Buddha's Renunciation
In Search of Truth
Turning the Wheel of Dharma
Buddha's Parinirvana
Buddha's Teachings

The Four Noble Truth
Dharma Practice

What is the Mind?
Loving Kindness and Compassion

What is Vajrayana?
Why Practice Vajrayana?
Authentic Vajrayana
Levels of Vajrayana
Attachment and Vajrayana
What to Meditate On
Sitting in Meditation
Preparing for Meditation
The Meditation Session
A Meditation Schedule

The Kagyu Lineage
Meaning of Hung Symbol
Meaning of Drikung
Life Story of Achi
The Three Protectors