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.
Tashi Delek Dear Friends of Karmapa In 2010 and again in 2018-2019 extensive work was done to the site and many of you helped. The Tashi Gomang Stupa sits high on the side of a mountain at 9,000 feet. The winding, rocky road that takes you there gives no hint to the beauty of the
Tashi Delek Dear Friends of Karmapa! Those of you who have been to the Karmapa’s Tashi Gomang Stupa in Crestone, CO, know how precious this monument and pilgrimage site is to the world. You also know how fierce the climate is at our breathtakingly beautiful altitude at 9000 ft. In the order of nature, the
Around 50 friends braved a cold wind to participate in a sang (smoke) offering Monday February 27. Guests enjoyed tea and cookies and a break in the weather afterwards. Khenpo Lobsang led the joyful event and encouraged everyone to express Unconditional Love this year. Happy Fire Rooster Year! Tashi Delek!
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