November 2, 2021 The elements were harmonious for pouring the concrete for the KKR Stupa on November 2, 2 PM. The foundation was poured and leveled and covered with special blankets designed to keep concrete pours warm in colder weather. During this time a small group which included Hanne Strong, Barbara (who made the shrine
October 17, 2021 Last report we shared that the Sa Lhong (requesting permission from the deities of the land to build our stupa) had taken place (see more about the Sa Lhong). Then beginning October 7, the first day of the 9th lunar month we began to prepare the land for the KKR Stupa. From
You are warmly invited to join a birthday celebration for His Holiness and the Sa Lhong of the land for the Khenpo Karthar stupa, on June 26th at 1 pm at the Tashi Gomang Stupa in Crestone. We will create the traditional fire offering and chant prayers. Birthday cake and tea will be served. Karmapa
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