Review of Activities
Water in Myanmar
Myanmar, the Golden Land, is mostly a Buddhist country. It was conquered by the British in the XIX century and subsequently incorporated into its Indian Empire. It was administered as a province of India until 1937, finally gaining its independence in 1948.
Since 1962, the military has controlled the country. This is replete of natural resources, but growth and progress are stifled by strict government controls.
Since 1989 the military authorities have promoted the name Myanmar as conventional name for the state. Since then, the name Myanmar is widely accepted by numerous countries and by the United Nations.
With nearly 60.000.000 of population distributed in a total area of 678.500 square kilometres, Myanmar is the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia and the 40th largest in the World. Bordered in the northwest with Bangladesh, it shares its longest borders with “Tibet” to the north and China to the northeast. It is bounded by Laos and Thailand to the southeast.
Much of the country lies between the Tropic of Cancer and the Equator. It lies in the monsoon region of Asia, with its coastal regions receiving over 5,000 mm of rain annually. Annual rainfall in the delta region is approximately 2.500 mm, wile average annual rainfall in the Dry Zone, which is located in the central Myanmar, is less than 1.000 mm. North regions of the country are the coolest, with average temperatures of 21º C (70 F). Costal and delta regions have mean temperatures of 32º C (90 F).
The country’s slow economic growth has contributed to the preservation of much of its environment and ecosystem. The forest, including dense tropical growth and valuable teak in lower Myanmar, cover over 49 % of the country. Others trees indigenous to the region include acacia, bamboo, ironwood, mangrove, coconut and betel palm, and rubber has been introduced. In the highlands of the north, oak, pine and various rhododendrons cover much of the land. The lands along the coast support all varieties of tropical fruits. In the Dry Zone, vegetation is sparse and stunted.
Typical jungle animals, particularly tigers and leopards are common in Myanmar. In upper Myanmar, there are rhinoceros, wild buffalos, wild boars, deer, antelopes and elephants. Smaller mammals are also numerous, ranging from gibbons and monkeys to flying foxes and tapirs. The abundance of birds is notable with over 800 species. Among reptile species there are crocodiles, geckos, cobras, Myanmar pythons and turtles. There are hundred of species of freshwater fish, which constitute a very important food source.
Keeping the most pure sources due to his slow economic growth, Myanmar is a unique country that still preserves a traditional system of medicine unknown to many. The houses are made of Bamboo all over the country, except in the capitals. Due to such circumstance, in the rural areas, it is very difficult to have water and that’s the reason why is a primordial necessity to set up a water system.
The Establishment of Water Wells can cost an amount between 1.000 euros up to 10.000 euros, depending upon whether the project consists in a simple pump or with a tank. It is also variable according to how many feet depth must be excavated to dig a well.
The initial project of Trikaya includes the establishment of 6 water wells and a tank in the States of Shan and Magwe, ones of the more needed, with an approximated total cost of 26.000 euros. At the present, there is an experienced team in Myanmar that provides the required technical and material support for the optimal development of the scheme. The cost of each water well can be covered either by an individual o by institutions.
1. A water well and a tank at Shan State. Estimated cost: 7.000 Euros.
2. Three water wells at Mebegon village, at the State of Magwe. Estimated cost: 3.000 euros each.
3. Two water wells in two villages near Mebegon village at the State of Magwe. Estimated cost: 5.000 euros each.
These are some of the details of a Water Well donated at Pakoku, in the west bank of Bagan. It had a cost of 5.500 euros and it can produce 7000 gals per hour.
Well Depth: 500 feet
4’’ Dia pipe: 500 Euros
Drilling: 1200 Euros
Pump: 3000 Euros
Water storage tank: 500 Euros
Extra Expenditures: 300 Euros
These are some of the details of Water Well donated in the village of Myo Thit, near by Pakok Ku. Its cost was 6.500 euros.
Water Well (including pipe): 2400 euros
Pump: 1800 euros
Two Water storage tanks: 1500 euros
Brick Water storage tank: 500 euros
Extra Expenditures: 300 euros
Consecration of the Aung Pagoda in Alpujarras (Spain)
The 8th of July of 2013, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder and president of the Trikaya Association, consecrated at the community of Beneficio, located in the mountain rage of Alpujarras in Granada (Spain), the Pagoda Aung (success) by him established and located 13 km far away of the Osel Ling Retreat Center.
Within the new pagoda was enshrined a relic of to the Ven, Sariputta, one of the most prominent disciples of the Buddha of this Era, the Gautama Buddha.
On the other hand, the new community of Beneficio has started the procedures for the opening of a Cultural Association, which will give attention to those who wished to reside for some time in the Alpujarras area.
Related to this, every Tuesday is organized a voluntary activity for the reconstruction of the old and only building belonging to this community, where the visitors are suggested to use their time in a useful way and to participate in the collective meals available for the members.
In the same way, at the present, Beneficio is doing the arrangements for being sustainable in the coming years and for sheltering to those who wanted to have the experience of residing in a Tipi.
Recitation of Green Tara at the Community of Beneficio, Granada (Spain)
On June of 2013, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, president of the Trikaya Associaction, started in the premises of the Community of Beneficio, located at the mountain rage of Alpujarras in Granada, 17 km far away from the town of Bubión, the recitation of the Buddhist prayer of Green Tara, which will continue for various months and whose merits of compassion and wisdom are dedicated to the benefit of all sentient beings.
The Saya Kunsal Kassapa undertook this recitation after his arrival to this community, in whose surroundings a German man committed suicide in May.
The Community of Beneficio, established at the end of the 80s in a property acquired for non-profitmaking purposes by members of different nongovernmental organizations, as Rainbow, is established in a valley crossed by various rivers and waterfalls and with great variety of flora and fauna.
In the same way, along the month of June of 2013, the members of Beneficio started the reconstruction of the installations of the Tipi “Big Lounge”, meeting point for residents and visitors, where it is sought to improve the service of the dining-room.
Workshop on Alchemy at Jumilla, in Murcia (Spain), on April of 2013
On the days 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th of April of 2013, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, president of the Trikaya association, imparted a Workshop on Alchemy at the town of Jumilla, located in Murcia, (Spain), where he was firstly invited on January of that same year.
In this occasion, the Workshop of Alchemy took place in the area of Pinosa, located next to the road to Carche of this town, in a property handed over by its owners for the benefit of the local region and for the development of the different retreats that, since January, Trikaya has been organizing for the practitioners.
In this occasion, in the workshop participated Giulio Santa and the famous traditional Spanish dancer Cristina, who shows and promotes this traditional dance from Murcia, and who, during ten days in Genuary and February, undertook at Jumilla the four preliminary practices of Nongdro in a atmosphere of retreat.
The participants in the workshop created and developed a Dhatlon and received theoretical teachings on the millenarian knowledge of Alchemy, for the first time practiced in this area, where the Saya Kunsal Kassapa remained for some time preparing the activities of Trikaya.
The Saya Kunsal Kassapa visit the Foundation Sakya at Pedreguer (Alicante), Spain.
With the visit of His Holiness Sakya Trinzin to the Internacional Center of Buddhist Teachings, from which is the seat of His Holiness in Spain.
The Saya Kunsal Kassapa visited last 26 of March 2013 the Sakya Foundation at the locality of Pedreguer (Alicante), Spain with the arrival of His Holiness Sakya Trinzin who imparted a Cicle of Teachings and Initiations from the 27 of March to the 3 of Abril. The teachings: To Separate from the four Attachments and the Initations: Great Initation of Avalokiteshvara, the four cardinals deities of the Kadampa, Sakyamuni, Avalokiteshvara, Achala and Tara.
The occasion brinded to give three relics of Ven. Sariputta and three relics of Ven. Mogallana by the Saya Kunsal Kassapa for the coming construction of a Pagoda “Project Stupa” of three metres of hight at the precints of the Foundation. The Stupa o Pagoda is the symbol by excellence of the Spiritual Awakening of Buda.
Values Conference for Children in Zarzalejo, Madrid
Exposición Reliquias en Valdepuertas, Molinos - Teruel(Aragón)
Exposición Reliquias en Zarzalejo-Madrid
Conference on Values for children at Zarzalejo, Madrid
On the 10th of February of 2013, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder and president of the Trikaya association, imparted at the space known as De Shang Gong, located at Zarzalejo, Madrid, a conference on Values addressed to children of various ages.
Accompanied by their mothers, the kids had the chance of listen a pleasant introduction to the Buddhist philosophy, offered from the perspective of the values by the president of Trikaya. In the same way, during his exposition, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa told to the boys and girls different episodes from the life of Buddha and taught to the children how to prepare an altar with the correspondent objects.
At the end of the session, each one of the small boys and girls drew a picture of a Buddha.
Teachings on “The Four Contemplations” at Galapagar, Madrid
On the month of February of 2013, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, president of the Trikaya Association, imparted at the Espacio Abierto center, located at Galapagar, Madrid, the valuable teachings of “The Four Contemplations”, mentioned in the text of “La Antorcha de la Verdad” of the great Jagmong Kongtrul.
Along two sessions, those present, many of them therapists, had the chance of receive from the founder of Trikaya the outlines for the contemplation on “The Valuable Human Existence”, “The Impermanence”, “The Karma, Cause and Effect” and “The Suffering of Samsara” (the Cycle of the Existence). As the Saya explained during his exposition, various masters have said that these teachings are even more relevant than the spiritual practices themselves.
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Visit of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa to Madrid and recitation of Green Tara
After his stay for three months at Cataluña (Spain), on November of 2012, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder and president of the Trikaya Association, went to Madrid, where he visited the place where, with the collaboration of friends and familiars, some of the best street artists of Madrid painted a mural in memory of the four mortal victims of the Macro concert of the Arenas compound.
Together with this, the Saya visited the garden where it was consecrated a small altar honouring the five deceased youth, where the president of Trikaya recited the sadhana of Green Tara for the benefit of all sentient beings.
Conference by the Saya Kunsal Kassapa at the Camp del Remei, la Bisbal (Gerona)
On the month of November of 2012, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder and `president of the Trikaya Association, imparted a conference at the Camp del Remei, la Bisbal (Gerona), in which he referred to the various practices carried on by the alchemist Siddhas of Myanmar, as well as about the inner attainments through them acquired. Likewise, the president of Trikaya presented the books recently published by him, considering them as a valuable didactic material, either for any reader in general, either for the practitioner immerses in the compromise of the inner purification and the merit accumulation for the knowledge of the inner Self.
In the same way, during the conference, those interested had the chance to put questions about the different tools to be used along the process of formation of teachers.
The meeting ended with the signing by the Saya Kunsal Kassapa of some of his books to some of the ones present at the event.
First alchemy workshop at the Camp del Remei, La Bisbal (Gerona)
The days 6th, 7th, and 8th of December of 2012, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, president of the Trikaya Association, imparted the first alchemy workshop at the locality of La Bisbal (Gerona), worldly known because its large pottery tradition and because the castle which the celebrated Catalan painter Salvador Dali wanted to buy there.
In a retreat atmosphere and in a peaceful environment of introspection, those who, by their accumulation of merit, had the chance to participate in the event could practice and acquire the millenarian knowledge of the Alchemy, inherited from the Siddha masters of Burma.
The workshop, which took place at the Camp del Remei, started with the offering of prayers flags for the auspicious of its development and, during the three days that it lasted, the altar installed for the occasion, where were held meditations and prayers for the benefice of all sentient beings, was uninterruptedly paid attention.
In the same way, the practitioners had the chance to create and develop their own Dhatlon (philosopher stone), which they could work on the sacred fire (grail) in three occasions. The last day of the event, they received theoretical teachings at the propitious hall of Can Toronja, which along the year will shelter the relics of the Buddha and some of his disciples which are in possession of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa.
Each participant took with him the created Dhatlon and the book “Wonders of Mebegon Village”, written by the founder of Trikaya.
First alchemy workshop at the Nagama Centre Murcia
Following the invitation of Ramón Argudo, organizer of the event, from the 15th up to the 18th of November of 2012, the president of Trikaya, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, imparted the first alchemy workshop at the Spanish city of Murcia, specifically in the known as Garden of Murcia. During the workshop, those present created and developed their own Dhatlon, literally translated as round stone, and received from the Saya the theoretical teachings on the alchemist tradition of Myanmar.
Among the many particularities of this workshop, was remarkable the fact that, despite the large quantity of charcoal used in it, at the end of the sessions there were few ashes left. In the other hand, due to the deep practice there developed, the site where the workshop was held become a sacred place, where all beings, regardless their faith, social condition or sex, can go for praying or meditating, as well as for leaving a piece of cloth besides the tree where the participants worked with the below, looking for auspiciousness for their aspirations.
Conference by the Saya Kunsal Kassapa at Murcia (Spain)
On the 14th of November of 2012, the founder of Trikaya, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, imparted at Murcia (Spain) the first conference on the Alchemy tradition of the Siddha masters of Myanmar. The event took place at the home of Dr. Fabio, born in Mexico, and Dr. Rosalina, of Spanish nationality, whose ancestors were settled in this Spanish city.
During the two hours which lasted the conference, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa could present the linage of the alchemist Siddhas of Burma, relating their inner attainments and their extraordinary practices, mentioned in various books, as the one of “Wonders of Mebegon Village”, wrote by the founder of Trikaya himself. At the end of the speech, those present had the chance to participate in a round of questions and answers, in which they could clarify their doubts.
Coinciding with this first meeting, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa accepted the invitation from Dr. Fabio to organize an Alchemy workshop at Mexico at the end of 2013.
Visit of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa to the exposition “Tour of Relics of the Maitreya Project” at Barcelona
On November of 2012, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, who is in possession of numerous relics some of them belonging to the Gotama Buda Himself, five thousand of which he distributed across Europe, South Africa and Russia in the year 2000, visited the “Tour of Relics of the Maitreya Project”, celebrated at Barcelona from the 2nd up to the 4th of that same month, an event that has been presented in different countries for the promotion of the world peace.
These relics (crystalline formations with pearl shape found among the ashes left after the cremation of enlightened beings) were deliberately produced by various masters as part of their spiritual realizations, showing in them the essence and compassion that they themselves developed. The opportunity of admiring the relics is a fact of great relevance, as, commonly, they are permanently enshrined inside temples, statues or stupas (also known as Pagodas).
In fact, those who had the fortune of enjoying such kind of expositions have received great inspiration and have been witness of extraordinary healing experiences.
The event gave to those present the chance of personally meeting the president of the Maitreya Project, who came from Australia accompanied by a nun, as well as the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, who is settled in Spain since the year 2010.
Conference at Barcelona by Leonard Orr and tha Saya Kunsal Kassapa
On the month of September of 2012, the founder of the Rebirthing organization, Leonard Ord (www.leonarorr.com), and the founder of the Trikaya Association, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa (www.trikaya.es), gave both of them a conference at Barcelona, in which they exposed their works and their continuity in the inner self development through the elements and the alchemy.
During the conference, Leonard Ord expressed his will to remain in retreat at the United States, while the Saya Kunsal Kassapa announced the promotion of his activities in the different localities mentioned in the Web page of Trikaya.
49ª Edition of the International Rally of Rafting and kayak at the Pallars Sobira (Spain)
Among the days 20 and 29 of July of 2012, the Catalan region of Pallars Sobira welcomed the 49ª edition of the International Rally of Rafting and Kayak, held at the Noguera Pallaresa River, which flow near the locality of Sort, located in the province of Lerida. In the event was present the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, who years ago was a remarked member of the canoeing Club.
In such occasion, the rally, which started at the town of Llavorsi, was held at the boat-race field of Aigurola. Sponsored by the City Council of Sort and the Canoeing Federation of Cataluña, the event took place with the participation of more than 200 canoeists, who showed their qualities in different modalities as descent of rapids, rafting and night rafting, activity in which took part the veteran canoeists of the Noguera Pallaresa, who honoring the celebration descending the river at night.
First Art-Natura-Spirituality (Art-Natura-Espiritualidad) Days at the Pallars Sobira
The days 14 and 15 of July of 2012 were hold at the township of Vall Farrera the first days on Art-Natura-Spirituality, promoted by Josep María Marachall, teacher of the reputed “Masana” school of art of Barcelona. The event took place between the gastronomic center of “Pa Amb Tomaque” (www.laccb.cat), the Zero Point of the Natural Park of the High Pyrenees located at Burg, and the Center of Art and Natura of Farrera (www.farreracan.cat).
At these first days, in which participated José María Marachall, Jose Maria and Anna, of art-Natura-Spirituality, the speakers exposed their different works before the more than 20 people present there, among which was the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, who clarify the peculiarity of that in Spain Buddhism is registered as a religion deep-rooted, while in Brussels is recognized as philosophy.
At the end of the first day, the Saya offered to the promoter of the event one of the relics of the Venerable Sariputa, one of the most relevant disciples of Buddha, in order for it to receive homage in this environment, propitiating the next Days on Art-Natura-Spirituallity.
First Alchemy Workshop at the Pallars Sobira (Spain)
In the month of June of 2012, the Saya Kunsal kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, held in the region of Pallars Sobira (Spain) the first Alchemy Workshop imparted at Cataluña. Among the participants at the workshop was the reputed Taichi and Chi Kung Italian master Enrico Mori.
Along the workshop, which lasted for three days, those present created a Dhatlon (philosopher stone) working with the bellow during different occasions, and received the correspondent meditative teachings. In the same way, the participants had the chance to know the region of the Pallars Sobira, the biggest of Cataluña and the one with lesser population per km2, known because its gastronomic richness and for the extended practice of the natural medicine in its territory.
A day before this first alchemist meeting at the Pallars Sobira, the earth crushed when the Saya Kunsal Kassapa was in meditation at the Treso’s Bordas (a typical kind of Spanish construction). In the same way, at the conclusion of the Alchemy Workshop, those presents were surprised by the earthquake of 3rd degree in the Ritcher’ Scale registered at Sort, the capital of the region.
Visit to Madrid of the Venerable Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche
On May and June of 2012, in his visit to the Samye Dzong centers established at Spain, the Venerable Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche travelled to Madrid, where in January of 2010 opened its doors the Madrid Samye Dzong Buddhist Center, belonging to the Kamtsang Kagyu linage of the Buddhism Vajrayana, headed by His Holiness the XVII Karmapa Ogyen trinley Dorje.
On the 1st of June, during this third visit to the capital and first one to the new center, the Venerable Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche gave the Guru Rinpoche initiation to those present, act which had the participation of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association and of the Nagama centers. Along the act, the Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche expressed his joy before the establishment and expansion of the Buddhist practice in Spain.
Likewise, on the morning of the Saturday 2ndof June, the Ven. Dr. Akong Rinpoche gave to the participants the Green Tara initiation, as well as the Taking of Refuge to those who asked for it.
Visit of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa to his master Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche
On the Friday 25th of May of 2012, coinciding with the opening of the Nagma Centre at Cataluña, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, met at the Barcelona Samye Dzong Centre the Venerable Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche, who was visiting Spain for giving the Medicine Buddha Initiation (Sangye Menla).
On the next day, 26th of May, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa and the Ven. Dr. Akong Tulku Rinpoche visited the premises of Casa Toni of La Mola, at Santa Coloma of Ferners. The Ven. Dr. Akuong Tulku Rinpoche also celebrated the first ceremony of the ritual fire of purification of the place, accompanied by the Ordination Sangha of monks and nuns, as well as by laic practitioners.
At the present, the place has a residence for ordained nuns and monks, as well as for practitioner with vows. During the next years, it is foreseen there the construction of the Samye Deche Ling Monastery, linked to the Karma Kagyu tradition, for the study and practice of the Buddhist teachings in general and for the Kagyu teachings in particular.
Opening of the Nagama Centre at the Pallars and Alchemy workshop
After more than 25 years, on the month of May of 2012, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, founder of the Trikaya Association, paid a visit to the community established at La Mola de Montardit de Dalt, in Cataluña, where he received the offering of running and coordinating, together with Patxi, a Masía (type of farm typical in Cataluña) of the 12th century known as La Mola, which from now will held the name of Nagama Centre of Pallars Sobira.
The opening of the centre took place on the 19th of May, after the earth trembled on the previous night while the Saya Kunsal Kassapa was practicing meditation at the Bordas of Tresso, located near Ferrera, in the charge of Vilitis, daughter of Barbara. The inauguration of the Nagama Centre of the Pallars counted with the participation of Enrico Mori, a renowned master of Tai chi at Roma, Italia.
The 21st of May, a day before the small earthquake registered at Sort of level 3 in the scale of Ritcher, at the Nagama Centre finished the first Alchemy workshop imparted by the Saya Kunsl Kassapa, in which also Enrico Mori participated.
Throughout the workshop, the participants created a Dhatlon (philosopher stone) working with the bellow in several occasions, and received the knowledge of the millenarian art of Alchemy, as well as the corresponding meditative teachings. They also learned how to use the premises that the Nagama Center offers to its guests.
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Exhibition of photographs (Life an Buddhist Culture in Birmania”) at San Lorenzo de El Escorial
During all the month of December of 2011, the Trikaya Association displayed the first exhibition of photographs in the favor of the Burmese people, called “Life and Buddhist Culture in Birmania”. The collection of founds got with this exhibition, which included 14 photographs, was aim for the assistance to the “Matta Aline” Hospital of Ophtalmology and General Medicine of Pakkokhu (Burma), as well as to the project of construction of six water wells in areas without supply of that country.
In this occasion, the exhibition took place at the Post Office of San Lorenzo de El Escorial, where there could be seen, among others, images from the Shwedagon Pagoda, located at the city of Yangon and which contains the eight hairs that the Buddha Himself gave to two Burmese merchants after attaining the full enlightenment, or from the Abbot of the Aungtawmu Monastery, the Sayadaw (religious master) Sanathar, holder of the Siddha tradition of the Alchemy and Siddha of medicine, cabalistic diagrams and of the Supreme Siddhi of the Enlightenment.
The exhibition was presided over by the directress of the Post Office, Pilar López Núñez, who the 2nd of September of 2011 celebrated in Nepal the attainment of the Paranirvana of His Holisness Trulshik Rinpoche, who was designed head of the Nyigmapa tradition in 2010, whose cremation she attended.
New Year Retreat with the Saya Kunsal Kassapa at the retreat center Dhamma Sati
The Friday 30 of December of 2011, the founder of the Trikaya Association, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, gave beginning to a course-retreat of three days in the Retreat Center Dhamma Sati, located 70 km far from Madrid. During the retreat, he celebrated the new year with practitioners of different Buddhist traditions, all of them committed in the Dharma. With excellent vegetarian meals, the retreat was done in a familiar environment and in an atmosphere of silence during the days 30th and 31th of December of 2011 and 1st of January of 2012. Yet, the practitioners received the verbal teachings imparted by the Saya Kunsal Kassapa.
For all those interesting, the center Dhamma Sati offers the chance of accommodation for those who wants to make use of the premises of the center for practicing and acting as volunteers. For more details, contact with www.dhammasati.org.
Visit of the Saya Kunsal Kassapa at the Sakya Tashi Ling Monastery at Sitjes
The 6th of December of 2011, the “Constitution Day” in Spain, during his visit to Cataluña, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa visits the Sakya Tashi Ling Monastery, placed at the region of Garraf. Although the monastery doesn’t shelter ordained monks, it follows the pure Nagpa tradition of the Sakya School of Buddhism, welcomed to practitioners who however have vows and precepts given by the Abbot of the place, the Ven. Jamyang Tashi Dorje Rinpoche.
In such occasion, the founder of Trikaya met the Abbot, who recently had finished a retreat of 9 months at Peru traveling to Spain via Nepal, where the Ven. Rinpoche celebrated his anniversary. During their meeting, both of them exchanged the activities linked to Buddhism promoted by their respective entities.
Thangkas Exhibition at Nepal Art & Handicraft, Diagonal, Barcelona
The 1st of December of 2011, the shop Nepal Art & Handicrafts, located at the Diagonal venue in Barcelona, inaugurated a Thangkas exhibition, which was visited by the founder of Trikaya, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa. The exhibition was open during the month of December in this space that the Nepal Art & Handicrafts shares with the seat of the Friends of Nepal Association.
In the inauguration act were present different representatives of the association and sympathizers of Art, as well as people interested in Buddhism. In a distended atmosphere, those present could enjoy an appetizer and converse about the spiritual development at Spain.
Visit to San Lorenzo de El Escorial (Madrid) of the Geshe (Lecturer) of the Ganden Monastery of India
The 9th of September of 2011, the Venerable monks of the Ganden Monastery of India visited the centre Piedra Luna at El Escorial (Madrid), where they carried on the recitation of Tara Verde. At the end of the event, the Geshe Nawang Tsering leader of the group had also the time to visit San Lorenzo de El Escorial, 3 kilometres far from there, and to meet the founder of Trikaya, the Saya Kunsal Kassapa, at the Nagama Centre, where both of them treated different aspects related to the Dharma. The occasion was also used to know the development of the Ganden Monastery and of the activities carried out by the Trikaya Association