Celebrating Losar, the year of the Iron Ox, February 12, 2021
Dream Flag (Tibetan namkhyen gyaldar) “In the early summer of 1980, while His Holiness, the 16th Gyalwa Karmapa was visiting Boulder, Colorado, I had the good fortune to be his personal seamstress. One morning he called me into his sitting room at Marpa House and showed me three small coloured pencil sketches of a flag.
KTTG Expresses its appreciation to outgoing director Zoe de Bray and welcomes new director Rene Evenson KTTG is sad to say goodbye (again) to retiring director Zoe DeBray. She has been an inspiring leader, initiating many projects to maintain the stupa and grounds, growing KTTG into a stable organization, and last but not least, diligently
KTTG’s Lifelong Retreatant, Mary Raftery, talks about her path and what led her to do a lifelong retreat at the Tashi Gomang Stupa. She is completely supported through donations and has no funds of her own. As of this year, she does receive a very tiny Social Security payment. Please consider supporting our lifetime retreatant
We have news from our directors from 2013-14, Kelly and Sergey Noskov, who are now in a nice village just outside of Ulan Ude, Buryatia, Russia. They are buying a house which you can see here. Kelly says: If you click on “street view” you should be looking right at the house we plan to
KTTG welcomes back Zoe de Bray to her former position as director. The KTTG board unanimously voted to reinstate Zoe after a one year absence. The interim was covered admirably by Sergey and Kelly Noskov. Sergey is a traditional thangka painter and Kelly has been a Tibetan Buddhist nun. We thank them for their untiring
Zoe has resigned as director of KTTG. She has been a visionary, loving and hard-working leader for our small and diverse group. She will be deeply missed here in Crestone where she has not only accomplished many great acheivements for KTTG but has also forged deep bonds with the other spiritual centers and the entire
Zoe wrote an Earth Sadhana for Earth Day, April 22, 2011. It has since been recited a few times, in a few ways. For instance in June, 2011 we combined energies with Universal Dances for Peace and danced the three parts of the sadhana with the mantras to Green Tara, Chenrezig and Medicine Buddha (see