Shamar Rinpoche has passed away

It is with great sadness that we report that our great teacher the 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche has died. Rinpoche had been travelling to different countries in Europe to teach his students, and had just completed several days of teachings … Continued

25 years of lay Buddhism in Russia

The history of Buddhism in Russia goes back officially almost three centuries to 1741, when Empress Elizabeth decreed Buddhism to be one of the official Russian religions. Buddhism was present in the former Soviet Republics of Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, … Continued