CBC Radio Interviews Abbey Monastic

Can giving up freedoms make you paradoxically more free? Piya Chattopadhyay explored this question with Khyung Tso, a temporary monastic at Gampo Abbey, on CBC Radio’s Out in the Open. In the seven-minute conversation, Khyung Tso discusses what motivated her to take ordination, and how her experience has changed her understanding of freedom. Listen to the … Continue 

New Life Monastic at Gampo Abbey

Gampo Abbey is happy to announce the ordination of a new life monastic! On Feburary 1st Samten Trinkar, one of Gampo Abbey’s residents, took the brave leap of accepting Parma Rabjung ordination. This is the first step on the path of life ordination in Gampo Abbey’s tradition, an entry period before requesting Getsul (novice) vows. Samten … Continue 

Tribute to the life of Gelongma Migme Chödrön

Over the many years that Ani Migme, more formally known as Gelongma Migme Chödrön lived at Gampo Abbey she touched 100s of different peoples’ lives.  If you have a personal story or photo of your time with Ani Migme that you would like to share please post them here in this blog.  We want to … Continue