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Refurbishing the TRC Houses

Spring is in the air here at Tara Rokpa. The blossom is out and the tiny green shoots are appearing on the trees. Even the swallows have arrived which is always a beautiful sign to me that spring is finally here. Spring is a time of renewal, and the chance to begin a new season [...]

By |2019-09-03T21:44:03+02:00September 3rd, 2019|community, vision, wish list|0 Comments

A Retreat Full of Taras

Just before Election Day, Dr Ela Manga and I offered the Still Action Retreat, in order to share inward practices for outward impact. In our own work, we have seen how communities are fractured, people are growing more isolated and there is a deep sense of internal dis-ease and disconnection. We have been pondering how [...]

By |2019-05-23T23:41:17+02:00May 23rd, 2019|community, environment, mindfulness, vision|0 Comments

Creating Momentum through Collaboration

How do we build momentum in any community? We recognize moments worth celebrating. Many of you who hold leadership positions know, it is the sad or the bad news that comes into your inbox first. As Chair of TRC, it is usually the financial challenges and staffing problems that are brought to my attention. Yet, [...]

By |2018-11-13T00:22:44+02:00November 10th, 2018|vision|0 Comments

Reflections on Tsunma Tsondru’s Wilderness Within

“To live in the fullness of time” ¹ Spanning almost two days, Ani Tsondru’s Wilderness Within retreat (Aug 31-Sept 2, 2018), was a container of spaciousness, nature walks, silent contemplation, poetry, and heart-centered discussions. The core modules are drawn from eco-philosopher and activist Joanna Macy’s pioneering Work that Reconnects. Having had the privilege to participate [...]

By |2018-10-03T10:09:07+02:00October 1st, 2018|vision|0 Comments

Vision – Vast as the Sky: Action – Fine as Flour

Reconnecting with Our Vast Vision On a frosty July weekend, a group of committed practitioners kept warm by focusing heart and mind on the future of TRC. When Akong Rinpoche founded this healing centre, he committed us to a 1000-year vision. This feels daunting at times, but also reminds us to put self-centred desires aside, [...]

By |2018-07-21T14:30:18+02:00July 21st, 2018|vision|0 Comments