Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sunday Around the Gar

While Jim Valby presented a SMS Level II weekend at the yellow schoolhouse, members of the growing Khandroling Coop team (below) met to discuss the coming season at Rinpoche's house on Lower Khandroling. 

For those who would like to enter into the SMS training, each Tuesday Tsegyalgar East hosts a Santi Maha Sangha Base Level Study Group online via Webex at 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM. The study group primarily reviews, The Precious Vase and base practices with some opportunity for discussion among the participants. Collaborations with various authorized SMS teachers occurs whenever possible. The study group is limited to 25 participants from the US.

[SMS level 2 participants with  Rinpoche summer 2013 at the farmhouse on lower Khandroling]

If you would like to participate, please register online so that you can receive an invitation to join the Webex meeting each week. 

For further information about the study group, contact Elisa Gonzales at

[Team present left to right: Nary, Paula (hidden), Jess, Vern, Sean, Yuchen and Joe]

The Khandroling Coop team meets periodically. The Coop is open to all members of the DCA, eveyone is invited to participate or present a new project for consideration. 

Even though our activities at present are agricultural that does not mean that other activities can not be accepted, such as trades, crafts, husbandry etc.

All projects which can be pursued in a cooperative environment have the possibility of bringing benefit to the DCA are welcome. 

For further information visit the Khandroling Coop webpage

[Photos by Jacqueline Gens]

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