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About Lotus Direkthilfe e.V.

Lotus Direkthilfe is a non-profit charity trust supporting people in need within the Tibetan culture

Benchenmonks helpen the local community

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Benchen monks bring water to local people

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Benchen Monks help saving rare Buddhist Text and relics from Swayambhu

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The Benchen monks have tried to help at various sites where buildings have collapsed but were told they could not be of help. In order to better coordinate the efforts to help there has been a meeting with the president … Continue reading

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Life in the Monastery after the earthquakes

  A message from the monastery: “Tashi Delek! Drubwang Sanggye Nyenpa Rinpoche is in Bhutan and very fine. Rinpoche sent a message to the Benchen community along with his prayers. All of us should help whomever is in need in whichever … Continue reading

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Last preparations for Gutor at Benchen monastery Kathmandu

Under the guidance of H.E. Sangye Nyenpa Rinpoche the Benchen monks in Kathmandu are preparing for the yearly Mahakala dances that are traditionally performed at the end of Tibetan Year. From February 8th till the New Year’s celebrations on February … Continue reading

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Opening of the Phur Khang

On May 23rd 2012 the precious Kudung of the Lord of Refuge Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche has been ceremonially cremated at Benchen Phuntsok Darjeling monastery in Kathmandu, Nepal. This short video material shows the opening of the Phur Khang (cremation stupa) on May 31st in search … Continue reading

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Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche’s cremation ceremony

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Kalachakra Sadhana at Benchen Phuntsok Darjeling monastery May 13 – 22, 2012

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Visit of the nuns from Panshing monastery

Since the foundation of Benchen Phuntsok Darjeling monastery in Kathmandu in 1984/85 Kyabje Tenga Rinpoche used to invite the nuns from the Panshing monastery (Gelugpa lineage) once a year to perform a Tara ritual. The nuns also came regularly to … Continue reading

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