3rd Jamgon Kongtrul, Rumtek Monastery Parinirvāṇa ritual and Kālacakra

For Dakini Day today, I offer a short post on the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul, one of the main lineage holders of Karma Kagyu and the Non-Sectarian movement in Tibet (Rimey), heart-son of 16th Karmapa and Kālacakra master (who passed away suddenly in a car crash in 1992). Rumtek Monastery Parinirvana anniversary puja Yesterday, Rumtek monastery… Continue reading 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul, Rumtek Monastery Parinirvāṇa ritual and Kālacakra

Kālacakra and the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul: a stunning record of empowerment and teaching

As I have written about several times here and here, the Jamgon Kongtrul lineage of Kālacakra is very important not only for the Kagyu but also in continuing the Jonang and Shangpa lineage teachings.  Jamgon Kongtrul the Great received the entire empowerment of Kālacakra from Karma Kagyu masters, such as Tai Situ Rinpoche and also… Continue reading Kālacakra and the 3rd Jamgon Kongtrul: a stunning record of empowerment and teaching