Voluntary Work

Drikung Kagyu Samtenling Nunnery in Dehra Dun, India is looking for a voluntary english teacher for buddhist nuns. Room and meals will be provided. Working hours will be for three hours from Monday to Friday. Anyone interested is to write to the secretary, DK Nunnery at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Songtsen Library - Academic Activities

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Libr008Songtsen Library supports innovative research projects. It is the venue of biannual multi-disciplinary International Conferences and it organizes regular workshops on the conservation of the Himalayan environment. Every winter Songtsen Library offers a 3 month intensive Tibetan language course for beginners. 

Songtsen Library’s publication unit prints the biannual journal Songtsen Tsangyang. The journal’s purpose is to preserve and promote the precious cultural heritage of Tibet and the Himalayan regions. Papers published in the journal deal with a variety of issues concerning the Himalayan region, especially about the region's history, as well as research on the Tibetan Language. The Library also publishes books on a variety of subjects both in Tibetan and in English and a Newsletter is published from time to time and can be downloaded as a PDF-file from the Library’s website.

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

ABOUT DHARMA
Buddhadharma
Dharmawheel
The Four Noble Truth
Dharma Practice


BUDDHIST BELIEFS
What is the Mind?
Reincarnation
Karma
Renunciation
Loving Kindness and Compassion

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

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