Once for a Lifetime

On Temporary Monastic Ordination by Shastri Loden Nyima, Monastic Secretary to Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche Edited by Emma Cataford, Temporary Monastic at Gampo Abbey (2014-15) Photographs by Thubten Tingdzen and Adrian Thalasinos Haley The Shambhala monastic community Someone once asked one of the great monastics and teachers of the Tibetan community in exile why he ordained … Continue