International Drikung Kagyu Council
Honoured to organise the 800th Commemoration of Lord Jigten Sumong's Maha Parinirvana.
The teaching of the Gong-chig ("The Holistic Enlightened View”) by Khenchen Könchog Gyaltshen Rinpoche based on the commentary called "The Lamp of Wisdom Illumination" has now completed its sixth week.
This week the presentation of the Gong-chig as one hundred and fifty main ‘vajra statements’, divided into seven sections, has continued. The fourth section, “Key Points Concerning the Bodhisattva Training” has now been completed.
A translation of the root text for the fourth section has been completed based on the teachings of this week: Click here. This is included as a summary of these teachings.
It was announced this week that the Kagyu College will be hosting all the attendees of this teaching for a prayer ceremony to celebrate the successful completion of the teaching on the 11th of January. Then, on the 12th and 13th, there will be a seminar on the Gongchig at Kagyu College in which attendees of the teachings will share papers they have written on the Gongchig, and these will be discussed. All are welcome to attend these events.
The Office of the HH Drikung Kyabgon Chetsang
Acharya Kinley Gyaltsen and Terence Barrett
23 December 2012