Report by Michele Martin To prepare for the Monlam, sixty-five nuns and monks from Kagyu monasteries gathered at Thrangu Rinpoche’s Vajra Vidya Institute in Sarnath for twenty-two days during December. They spent this time intensely studying the ancient art of torma making —the tall,… Continue Reading “29th Kagyu Monlam Torma Report via the Kagyu Monlam Website”
Vara the Boon In a rural Indian village, a young temple dancer falls in love with a poor sculptor, and puts both their lives at risk when she agrees to model for him in secret. Written and directed by Khyentse Norbu (The Cup, Travellers… Continue Reading “Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s new film: Vara the Boon”
The Black Hat Eccentric Artistic Visions of the Tenth Karmapa August 31, 2012 – February 11, 2013 via Rubin Museum of Art:Current Exhibitions at the Rubin Museum of Art.
To view the slideshow, go here: http://monlam.wordpress.com/2012/03/09/torma-close-ups/