Amitabha Meditation Center in Bodhgaya

Main Entrance to Phowa Institute

Construction is continuing on the main temple as seen from the gate as well as on the monks’ and guests’ quarters surrounding the main temple.

Main Temple Area


Sleeping quarters

Sleeping quarters

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His Holiness Penor Rinpoche has released his meditation

Update from Nam Dro Ling: “His Holiness Penor Rinpoche remained in thugdam for almost eight days.  This morning [Friday, April 3, Indian time] he released his meditation.  Now we are preparing to preserve his body for some time so that the public can pay their respects and receive his blessings. [Read more…]

XVI Bodhgaya Annual Phowa Course

Dear All, 

I am happy to announce the dates for the  XVI Bodhgaya Annual Phowa Course [Read more…]

Ayang Residential School Report

The Amitabha Foundation is helping support a boarding school in Ayang Rinpoche’s monastery area in eastern Tibet.  In August 2008, a meeting was convened and attended by Yushu County officials, the Rashu Township Secretary, the school headmaster, representatives of Ayang Monastery, the school’s 5 teachers (2 full-time and 3 part-time), students’ parents and 92 students. They met to discuss four major issues: (1) funding received from the conclusion of 2006 to June 2008; (2) delivering of food supplies; (3) delivery of 91 students’ summer and winter uniforms and shoes; (4) sponsorship of 17 additional students.

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