Lama Jampa Thaye recently gave his first Buddhist teachings in Prague, the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic. The teachings were on Shentong, the view of Buddha Nature as expounded by the great nineteenth century Rime master Jamgon Kongtrul Lodro Thaye.Read More
From 2nd - 7th November Lama Jampa Thaye was once again invited to the 7th World Buddhist Summit as UK representative. As part of the event delegates had the opportunity to to share news about the current practice and proliferation of Buddhism in their respective countries. Below is the text of Lama Jampa's speech.Read More
Lama Jampa has confirmed the following teaching dates for the UK. Individual event listings will be created when full details are available. Additional international dates to follow.Read More
Manchester’s fashionable Northern Quarter was the setting for last week’s event around Lama Jampa's book Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times.Read More
The scholar and authoritative teacher of Tibetan Buddhism Lama Jampa Thaye was in Bristol at the weekend teaching original texts from the Sakya lineage.Read More
Lama Jampa was honoured to host Lama Kunga Thartse Rinpoche at the Sakya Dechen Ling on Thursday evening for the initiation of Medicine Buddha as transmitted in the Sakya lineage.Read More
Lama Jampa Thaye visited Karlsruhe on September 21st and gave a public talk about Buddhism in modern times. In his very clear way he gave an overview of where Buddhism is located in the spiritual landscape and emphasised its timeless value for all sentient beings.Read More
This weekend’s event was Lama Jampa’s second visit to the BodhiPath European retreat centre, in the idyllic surroundings of Renchen-Ulm on the edge of the Black Forest, to continue teachings on Zhentong Madhyamaka.Read More
Rays of wisdom pervaded Harrogate at the weekend as Lama Jampa visited to give teachings. To begin with on Saturday a number of people took refuge before Lama Jampa gave the initiation of the famed Kagyu yogin Milarepa.Read More
Lama Jampa began the second week at Sakya Changlochen Ling by giving the initiation of White Tara Chintamanichakra (Wishfulfilling Wheel) and then later in the day the lung (reading transmission for the practice.Read More
For the first three days Lama Jampa Thaye taught the third and final part of Sonam Tsemo’s ‘General Presentation of theTantra Sets’, one of the most important Sakya teachings about Vajrayana.Read More
Students came from France and beyond to receive a week of teachings in the beautiful Dordogne region.Read More
Lama Jampa visited California from July 5-17. He began his visit with a visit to Ewam Choden in Berkeley where he gave a weekend of teachings on Shamatha and Vipassana based upon the instructions in the Triple Vision.Read More
Over the weekend of 1st and 2nd of July Lama Jampa completed his teaching of Jamgon Kongtrul’s Rays of the Stainless Vajra Moon. Over one hundred people cam to hear the final part of these detailed instructions on the essential methods for meditating on and realise the reality of our mind, which is naturally pure and endowed with the qualities of wisdom and compassion.
This bought to an end the current cycle of Shedra texts focussing on the view of Zhentong Madhyamaka that Lama has been teaching in Manchester over recent years.
On Sunday afternoon Lama Jampa gave the initiation of Medicine Buddha from the Sky Dharma lineage of Mingyur Dorje, together with the reading transmission for the accompanying meditation practice.
At the close of the weekend Lama Jampa confirmed that this winter in Manchester he will begin teaching a Mahamudra practice text by the 9th Karmapa Wangchuk Dorje - Pointing the Finger at the Dharmakaya.
A bright and balmy midsummer evening saw a gathering at Dechen's London book shop on Chepstow Road in Notting Hill for the world book launch of Wisdom in Exile: Buddhism and Modern Times.Read More
Lama Jampa visited Sakya Dechen Ling, Stuttgart on 10th and 11th June 2017, to continue the teachings on the Triple Vision (Nang Sum) of Ngorchen Konchog Lhundrup and to bestow the initiation of Amitayus, Namgyalma and White Tara.Read More
On Friday May 26th Lama Jampa along with Dechen sangha welcomed His Holiness Ratna Vajra to Sakya Thinley Rinchen Ling, the Buddhist centre established in Bristol by Lama Jampa Thaye forty years ago.Read More
On the 20th and 21st of May Lama Jampa taught at Karma Migyur Ling, France. Situated on the edge of the French Alps and on the top of a hill with far reaching views, Lama Jampa described this Buddhist centre as like finding a jewel in a beautiful place. EvenRead More
On 18th May Lama Jampa taught for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland. He was invited to teach by a Swiss group of Karma Kagyu students that formed in 2013 under the guidance of Lama Teunsang, founder of Karma Migyur Ling, France.Read More